Busy Bees at Livingston - Alba

Alba Campus, Rosebank, Livingston EH54 7EG

Busy Bees at Livingston - Alba, Livingston, West Lothian
Busy Bees at Livingston - Alba, Livingston, West Lothian
Busy Bees at Livingston - Alba, Livingston, West Lothian

Carrying out professional childcare for the 0-5s in the Livingstone community, Busy Bees at Livingstone - Alba Nursery is ideal for the development of babies, toddlers and pre-school children; providing a safe and homely environment in which learning, communication skills and creativity can flourish.

All staff are trained to safeguard the health and security of children; standing up for good hygiene and nutrition and pursuing the goals set out by regulators which are recognised as effective throughout the day nursery sector.

Group: Busy Bees Nurseries Ltd

Person in charge: Ailsa Simpson (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: West Lothian Council

Number of Staff: 21

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

Total Places for Children: 100

Age Range: from 0 years to 5 years

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1800

When Closed: Christmas & New Year

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Reviews

8.2 Busy Bees at Livingston - Alba has a Review Score of 8.2 (8.211)

The Review Score of 8.2 (maximum of 10) for Busy Bees at Livingston - Alba 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 3 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Busy Bees at Livingston - Alba in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 3.4 out of 5 from 2 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 4.861 for Busy Bees at Livingston - Alba is calculated as follows: ( (31 Excellents x 5) + (5 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 36 Ratings = 4.861

  • 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 3.35 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Busy Bees at Livingston - Alba is based on 2 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 + 0.25 = 3.25

    2. Target of 20 positive Reviews (100 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 2 Reviews ÷ 20 Target = 0.100

  • 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
    3
  • Good
    0
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Busy Bees at Livingston - Alba?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    3
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Busy Bees at Livingston - Alba

  • Mother of Child
    3

Both my children love going to nursery and the staff are all fantastic. Staff always give me great feedback at the end of the night about what my children have been up to through the day.

How likely would you be to recommend Busy Bees at Livingston - Alba? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.7 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

My son only joined this nursery in January '17 and since then the staff/management have always been very welcoming. My son has learned so much the past couple of months and loves going to nursery which makes me feel at ease. On collection, the staff are great at passing on any information, ie. what he has been doing/eating and if there are any issues I need to know about. I could not recommend this nursery any more, my son is quite a picky eater and they always try to encourage him to try new things. The nursery is always clean and tidy.

How likely would you be to recommend Busy Bees at Livingston - Alba? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.9 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

My little monkey has just turned one and has been attending the nursery since the start of Oct 2016 and he loves it. I cannot praise the staff highly enough they are amazing and I have noticed a big difference in him since he's been going. The ladies that look after him are brilliant and he loves them, they are friendly and I would recommend them to anyone. Also, the food is freshly made on site and is of a high standard. It's a lovely environment and I feel at ease leaving him there as I know he's safe. Overall fantastic.

How likely would you be to recommend Busy Bees at Livingston - Alba? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 5 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: Excellent

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