Busy Bees at Melrose, Melrose, Scottish Borders
Busy Bees at Melrose, Melrose, Scottish Borders
Busy Bees at Melrose, Melrose, Scottish Borders

Busy Bees at Melrose Nursery provides a friendly environment in which staff are well-resourced and children respond to warm and intriguing surroundings; encouraging independence, obtaining a wide range of social skills and meeting the key early years learning goals.

Numeracy and literacy are just two parts of the large curriculum; subjects which are introduced through a range of age-specific activities, both individual and group-led, with stimulating outdoor play resources.

Group: Busy Bees Nurseries Ltd

Person in charge: Louise Gillespie (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Scottish Borders Council

Number of Staff: 24

Service Offered: Day Nursery (Privately Owned), Open all year, Full Day Care, Sessional Day Care

Total Places for Children: 75

Age Range: from 0 years to 5 years

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0700-1800

When Closed: Christmas & New Year Bank Holidays

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Reviews

8 Busy Bees at Melrose has a Review Score of 8 (7.984)

The Review Score of 8 (maximum of 10) for Busy Bees at Melrose is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.9 out of 5 from 1 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Busy Bees at Melrose in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 3.1 out of 5 from 1 positive Reviews in the last 12 months.

  • a) 5 Points are available for the Average Rating of all Reviews over all time. For each review the Day Nursery / service is rated Excellent, Good, Satisfactory, Poor or Very Poor on a number of areas eg Staff, Management etc. The Day Nursery receives points for each rating as follows: Excellent = 5. Good = 4. Satisfactory = 3. Poor = 2. Very Poor = 1. These points are added up and then divided by the total number of completed ratings to generate the average rating.

    The Average Rating of 4.917 for Busy Bees at Melrose is calculated as follows: ( (11 Excellents x 5) + (1 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 12 Ratings = 4.917

  • b) 5 Points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 12 months. If there are no Positive Reviews in the last 12 months, then 2.5 points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 2 years. A Positive Review is defined as any Review with 'Extremely Likely' or 'Likely' in answer to the question 'How likely are you to recommend this Day Nursery to friends and family?'

    The 5 points available are broken down as follows:

    1. 4 points are available for the first 5 Positive Reviews, 3 points for the first Positive Review and then 0.25 Points for each of the next 4 Positive Reviews.

    2. 1 point is available for reaching a target number of Positive Reviews based on 20% of the number of registered maximum number of service users. If the target is partially reached then that proportion of 1 point is given. eg a Day Nursery with 50 registered maximum number of service users has a target of 10 Positive Reviews, if it has 10 or more Positive Reviews it will receive 1 point, if it has 7 reviews will receive 0.7 points.

    3. If there are no Positive Reviews in the last 12 months, then 2.5 points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 2 years. The calculation is the same as above, except the points are divided by 2.

    The 3.067 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Busy Bees at Melrose is based on 1 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 = 3

    2. Target of 15 positive Reviews (75 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 1 Reviews ÷ 15 Target = 0.067

  • When a Review is submitted by someone who has previously submitted a Review, only the latest Review will count towards the Review Score.


Average Ratings

  • Excellent
    1
  • Good
    0
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Busy Bees at Melrose?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    1
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Busy Bees at Melrose

  • Mother of Child
    1

My child started at this nursery in November 2016 and the staff have been amazing. They took their time with him to settle him in and you can tell that they really take the time to get to know your child and learn what they like and dislike. It took my son about 4 weeks to settle in and after that, he just loves going to nursery. He has recently transitioned into the next class and has again settled in really well.

The staff always provide me with an update on his day and how he has been. They contact me if they have any concerns regarding his health.

I am so pleased that we chose this nursery. His development and interaction with others has developed since starting with them which is great to see.

How likely would you be to recommend Busy Bees at Melrose? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.9 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

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