Happitots Nursery & Creche Cumbernauld

9-11 Allander Walk, Town Centre, Cumbernauld, Glasgow G67 1DW

Happitots Nursery & Creche Cumbernauld, Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Happitots Nursery & Creche Cumbernauld, Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Happitots Nursery & Creche Cumbernauld, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Happitots Nursery & Creche is based in the heart of Cumbernauld, on the third floor of the shopping centre opposite the library. It benefits from ample parking and local transport within walking distance.

This nursery is unique with its roof top garden which is fully enclosed for all children to play and explore nature. It has three bright and spacious playrooms with an additional multi-purpose room to give children a change of environment throughout the day.

A blend of mature, experienced and qualified staff along with trainees create a warm, welcoming and friendly environment for children and their families. Happitots staff are expertly skilled and dedicated to caring for children, treating all children as individuals and supporting all children on their learning journey.

Staff provide a range of exciting, fun and challenging learning opportunities for children to play, learn and develop.

Happitots Nursery provides a range of session patterns to suit all childcare needs including variable sessions, extra sessions, part and full-time sessions. Their crèche service is available throughout the year and a discount is available for siblings and NHS workers, while funding for two-year-olds is also available.

This nursery offers; quality early years care and education, healthy meals and snacks made on site by a nursery chef. Speech and language therapy is available and the nursery uses e-journals and interactive tablets and provides a graduation ceremony for children when leaving for school as well as the celebration of festivals throughout the year, trips in the local community and Spanish classes.

Group: Bertram Nursery Group

Person in charge: Ainsley Beaton (Nursery Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: North Lanarkshire Council

Number of Staff: 25

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

Total Places for Children: 84

Age Range: from 0 years 3 months to 5 years 0 months

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0700-1800

When Closed: Christmas & New Year

Fees Guide: 2 year old funding available

Directions:

When arriving at Cumbernauld Centre park in 'Red Car Park 2'. Follow the Esk Walk to the lift and select floor 3. The nursery is opposite Cumbernauld Library. For more directions please contact the nursery, or if you are on your way and are struggling to find the nursery please phone and press option 1 so a member of the friendly staff team can help you further.

Parking:

There is plenty of free parking available around the Shopping Centre, the closest Car Park to the nursery is 'Red Car Park 2', please contact for further information.

Vacancies

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Reviews

7.2 Happitots Nursery & Creche Cumbernauld has a Review Score of 7.2 (7.164)

The Review Score of 7.2 (maximum of 10) for Happitots Nursery & Creche Cumbernauld 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 10 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Happitots Nursery & Creche Cumbernauld in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 2.3 out of 5 from 10 positive Reviews in the last 2 years. (A 2 year period has been used as there were no 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 4.866 for Happitots Nursery & Creche Cumbernauld is calculated as follows: ( (103 Excellents x 5) + (16 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 119 Ratings = 4.866

  • 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 2.298 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Happitots Nursery & Creche Cumbernauld is based on 10 positive Reviews in the last 24 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 + 0.25 + 0.25 + 0.25 + 0.25 = 4 then divided by 2 = 2.000

    2. Target of 16.8 positive Reviews (84 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 10 Reviews ÷ 16.8 Target = 0.595 , then divided by 2 = 0.298

  • 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
    10
  • Good
    0
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
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    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Happitots Nursery & Creche Cumbernauld?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    10
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
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    0
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Reviewer Connection to Happitots Nursery & Creche Cumbernauld

  • Mother of Child
    9
  • Grandmother of Child
    1

This nursery is fantastic, I can't recommend it highly enough. The staff were, without exception, brilliant. This year my eldest leaves for school and I am on maternity leave, but I wouldn't hesitate to put both youngest back in to Happitots when I return to uni next summer. My children were happy, confident girls during their time at nursery. The online diary kept me up to date with what the girls were doing and allowed me to access photos and I could sit with the children and discuss what they had been doing. When the girls were unwell they immediately got in contact with us which gave us great peace of mind. The children ate fresh home cooked meals which were healthy and always enjoyed by my children, there are opportunities throughout the year for parents to have an input on menus. This nursery is a family environment and there are plenty of opportunities throughout the year for family members to get involved and feel part of their children's nursery experience.

How likely would you be to recommend Happitots Nursery & Creche Cumbernauld? 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

Since starting at the nursery my son has come on leaps and bounds. He can say full words, recognise his name. He started walking, all thanks to the nursery. He can also count to 6 and he is almost 2. I can't praise Happitots, Cumbernauld enough. The staff are so friendly and caring and it truly does show.

How likely would you be to recommend Happitots Nursery & Creche Cumbernauld? 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

Two of our grandchildren attend Happitots Cumbernauld. They both love the nursery, and really enjoy spending time with the friends they have made at Happitots in such an excellent educational and welcoming environment.
The staff are very helpful and caring, and the manager ensures that the standards are consistently high - well done everyone.
The online learning journals are great for being kept up to date, and seeing what the children are doing.

How likely would you be to recommend Happitots Nursery & Creche Cumbernauld? 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

My child has been attending happitots nursery in Cumbernauld since 6 months old she has came on leaps and bounds from been in the little explorers room now moved on to the little discoverers room staff in all rooms are always happy to help you as well as manager and deputy my child is always happy to come to nursery the lunches and snacks are always served to high standards well done to the cook keep up the good work ladies and staff.

How likely would you be to recommend Happitots Nursery & Creche Cumbernauld? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

I would highly recommend this nursery. I am always happy to leave my little girl in the care of the lovely staff who I have full confidence in. When I pick my little girl up I am always fully informed of how her day has been and the girls let me see what she has been up to. Management are always friendly and welcoming and I know their door is always open for any questions I may have.
An excellent nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Happitots Nursery & Creche Cumbernauld? 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 son has been attending at Happitots since aged 2. He has thrived here. The staff are attentive and caring and much loved by my son. The online learning journals is a useful tool to communicate what your child has been learning. Overall a happy environment.

How likely would you be to recommend Happitots Nursery & Creche Cumbernauld? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

The nursery is very handy for traveling too and from when I didn't have a car. Staff are very friendly and my little boy absolutely loves going into nursery and learns new and exciting things all the time.

How likely would you be to recommend Happitots Nursery & Creche Cumbernauld? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Don't Know

My eldest attended Happitots for 3 yrs and my youngest has been at the nursery for 3 and a half years. Both have loved it. Having worked in nurseries myself, I believe I definitely chose the right nursery for them. The staff couldn't be more accommodating and approachable.

How likely would you be to recommend Happitots Nursery & Creche Cumbernauld? 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

This is a top class nursery with fantastic staff and management.
Five stars.
My daughter first came to nursery feeling shy but now her confidence has grown amazingly. The food provided is healthy and well planned to give the kids good variety.
I love the fact that they take the kids to the nursery and encourage reading.

How likely would you be to recommend Happitots Nursery & Creche Cumbernauld? 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

Isla Henry, Sales & Marketing Executive at Happitots Nursery & Creche Cumbernauld responded to this review on 22 Jun 2016:

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us Jacqueline! We're so happy that your daughters confidence has grown and we can't wait to continue to support her during her time here :)

I have recommended this nursery to two friends who have chose to send there kids here. My son has been going here for just under 3 years and the standards have always remained high. Hours of opening are excellent, the staff are great and the level of communication received is high.

How likely would you be to recommend Happitots Nursery & Creche Cumbernauld? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 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: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

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Awards / Recognitions

March 2017

July 2010

Eco School

Recipient: Happitots Nursery & Creche Cumbernauld

Date: Friday 16 Jul 2010

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Job Vacancies

Staff Profiles

Ainsley

Ainsley Beaton

Job Title: Nursery Manager

Description:

Happitots Cumbernauld Nursery Manager, Ainsley Beaton, has a professional qualification in childcare and ample experience working with children of all ages.