Twizzle Tops Day Nursery Lakeside

Unit 9 The Boardwalk, Lakeside Shopping Centre, Thurrock, Grays RM20 2ZP

Twizzle Tops Day Nursery Lakeside, Grays, Essex
Twizzle Tops Day Nursery Lakeside, Grays, Essex
Twizzle Tops Day Nursery Lakeside, Grays, Essex

Twizzle Tops Day Nursery Lakeside first opened in 2009 and, being the first of the day nurseries within Partyman World of Play, has grown and blossomed into the amazing Day Nursery that they have today.

Twizzle Tops day nursery will ensure a 'Magical day of learning through play'.

The baby room consists of a black and white area which helps young babies to gain focus from an early age. It also has low-level play equipment, perfect for when babies begin to gain control of their bodies and has a wide variety of space available. This means babies can move and explore freely without limitations. There is also a sensory room, which helps babies develop their fine motor skills as well as their sensory development.

Toddler and pre-schools rooms offer a ‘free flow’ concept. Free-flow play has been proven to be more beneficial for the children as it more closely reflects the 'at home' experience. When children have more choice and freedom to move between spaces they develop greater independence and remain happier.

Within the rooms there is a large indoor sand pit, cosy area, messy play zone and mark making area. Staff thrive on including 'at home' experiences as much as they can within nursery life and areas, role play and home corner reflect this.

There are daily adventures into the outside area to feed the ducks and talk about the shapes that carers see, as well as regular fun days within nursery and fun trips to the local cinema theatre and even the farm.

Group: Twizzle Tops Day Nurseries

Person in charge: Keeley Jones (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Thurrock Council

Number of Staff: 12

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

Total Places for Children: 52

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0700-1900

When Closed: Bank Holidays

Directions:

The nursery is based inside Partyman World of play inside Lakeside.

Parking:

When driving, please go to car park 4, level 3 when coming out of the car park the nursery is in eyesight.

Vacancies

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Reviews

8.2 Twizzle Tops Day Nursery Lakeside has a Review Score of 8.2 (8.150)

The Review Score of 8.2 (maximum of 10) for Twizzle Tops Day Nursery Lakeside is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.7 out of 5 from 2 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Twizzle Tops Day Nursery Lakeside 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 4.708 for Twizzle Tops Day Nursery Lakeside is calculated as follows: ( (17 Excellents x 5) + (7 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 24 Ratings = 4.708

  • 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 3.442 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Twizzle Tops Day Nursery Lakeside 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 10.4 positive Reviews (52 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 2 Reviews ÷ 10.4 Target = 0.192

  • 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
    2
  • Good
    0
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Twizzle Tops Day Nursery Lakeside?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    2
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
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Reviewer Connection to Twizzle Tops Day Nursery Lakeside

  • Father of Child
    1
  • Mother of Child
    1

My little girl started going to Lakeside Nursery when she was one. Now she is 2 years and 7 months and she has learnt so much in this nursery. She started walking, eating and talking with the help of everyone in Lakeside. I feel confident that my child is well taken care of when I go to work and also I receive a daily feedback of what she did during the day. The nursery has a garden and large play centre which benefit in many ways for children's development. I love the staff as they are friendly and responding towards any queries I may have. If any concerns arise I can always discuss it with the key worker who will help me to work towards the benefit of my child. My child is observed closely and is always encouraged to develop their own personality. I also love that they promote healthy eating. I am very happy with this nursery and I also love seeing my child becoming more confident and happier each day through the love, care and support she receives at Twizzle Tops.

How likely would you be to recommend Twizzle Tops Day Nursery Lakeside? 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: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

We have recently started at Twizzletops Lakeside and have to say we are very pleased with the care we have received so far. Staff are friendly, child is happy and their talking has developed dramatically. Great place.

How likely would you be to recommend Twizzle Tops Day Nursery Lakeside? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 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: Excellent

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Staff Profiles

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Katie Davies

Job Title: Manager

Joined: 2011

Description:

Katie “Crazy Daizy” Davies is our Deputy Manager and pre-school room leader, here at Twizzle Tops Lakeside. She has a level 3 in Childcare and has been working with children for 7 years.
Katie has worked at Twizzle Tops Lakeside for the past 2 years and has worked her way up from nursery nurse, to pre-school room leader and then finally taking over the role of Deputy Manager in February 2013. Katie helps support the staff team with any child behaviour concerns and supports the strategies that the staff put in place.
Katie prides herself on her energetic morning dance sessions as well as her calm cooling down time. What else do you need to start the day.

At the weekends Katie turns into Crazy Daizy, the Partyman company’s only female children’s entertainer.

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Natasha Smith

Job Title: Deputy Manager

Description:

Natasha “Tasha” Smith is our Deputy Manager. Tasha has a level 3 in Childcare and has been working in childcare for 6 years. She has recently achieved a team leader qualification whilst working here at Twizzle Tops. Tasha’s favourite activities at nursery are messy play and creative activities and she is officially known as ‘MESSY QUEEN’ due to her love of all things creative