Kids@BT9

58-60 Ulsterville Avenue, Belfast BT9 7AQ

Kids@BT9, first opened in March 2011 and offers a loving, homely environment for children.

The nursery was originally two large, detached houses which have been renovated, equipped and resourced to provide a bright and stimulating environment for children.

The baby unit provides care for from birth to two years old. Each room offers age appropriate activities and resources with separate sleeping facilities.

The pre-school and toddler unit offers a fun-filled busy day for all the children. The pre-school curriculum is complemented by weekly visits from Jo Jingles.

The garden is divided for each age group with plenty of room to run around, explore and climb on an adventure playground.

The children love to share a story on the large story-telling seat.

Learning through play and developing the six areas of learning, helps the team to ensure every child’s individual needs are met.

Group: Clear Day Nurseries

Person in charge: Jill McWilliams (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

Number of Staff: 24

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

Total Places for Children: 77

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1830

When Closed: Bank Holidays

Overview

The Review Score of 9.9 (maximum of 10) for Kids@BT9 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 64 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Kids@BT9 in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 5 out of 5 from 25 positive Reviews in the last 12 months.

Detailed Breakdown

  • 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 4.939 for Kids@BT9 is calculated as follows: ( (715 Excellents x 5) + (41 Goods x 4) + (1 Satisfactorys x 3) + (1 Poors x 2) ) ÷ 758 Ratings = 4.939

  • 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 5 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Kids@BT9 is based on 25 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 + 0.25 + 0.25 + 0.25 + 0.25 = 4

    2. Target of 15.4 positive Reviews (77 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 25 Reviews ÷ 15.4 Target Reached = 1

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

9.9 Kids@BT9 has a Review Score of 9.9 (9.939)

Average Ratings

  • Excellent
    63
  • Good
    1
  • Satisfactory
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  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
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  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Kids@BT9?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    64
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Kids@BT9

  • Mother of Child
    44
  • Father of Child
    19
  • Foster Parent of Child
    1

My experience of the nursery has been excellent in every aspect. All of the staff are welcoming and friendly.

How likely would you be to recommend Kids@BT9? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My daughter recently started in the Tweenie room at Kids@BT9. Being a first-time mum, I was scared and rather anxious at leaving my child but the girls have been simply amazing. Everything was explained to me thoroughly and thanks to the new Ipad system I can read how my child's day has been, a huge weight of my mind! The nursery itself is beautifully decorated, well structured good outside garden area and very well run. My daughter has completely come out of her shell and loves going to nursery in the morning, this is all down to the caring staff. I can't recommend this nursery enough.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My little boy is in the Wobbler room of Kids@BT9. Each day he attends he is cared for by the best staff possible, who really put me at ease and reassured me when my child was settling into the nursery. As if the staff here don't do enough they opened for a Saturday fun day to raise money for a defibrillator. The entire morning was so well organised with lots for the children to do, giving us parents a few hours to ourselves. I highly recommend Kids@BT9 and when my next baby comes along I will definitely be sending them.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Words cannot describe Kids@BT9. I have two children attending babies and junior Pre-School and cannot praise the staff enough. A very high standard is set by the management and staff with quality, care, love and real empathy for my children. On Saturday we had a daycare to raise money for a defibrillator fantastic. We sneaked off for breakfast and my children enjoyed Jo Jingles, face painting and a Magician with a real rabbit. Fantastic nursery. Would never send my children anywhere else. Keep up the good work all the team.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Our experience with Kids@BT9 has been excellent. Our 4yr old son has been there for the last 2 years and has really been happy there. The staff in both the rooms he has been in are all very nice and the manager is also excellent. The facilities are great and the preschool better than what is available in local schools with an 8:1 ratio. I also appreciate the trips and visits they organise (for which there is no extra charge) unlike some other nurseries. I cannot recommend it enough!

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Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5

Kids@BT9 is an excellent nursery with dedicated and caring staff. My son has been attending this nursery for almost two years and is very happy here. He regularly doesn’t want to come home when we come to collect him!
The pre-school onsite has worked so well for us as our son could stay in a familiar environment and the wrap around care is all in the same place, I would definitely recommend this to other parents.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

The whole team at Kids@BT9 do an excellent job overall. Naturally, a parent is very apprehensive about leaving their 1-year-old in someone else's care for the first time, but our minds were put at ease very quickly, as they provide a very safe and wholesome environment for the children. I would highly recommend this nursery.

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Average Rating:   4.7 out of 5

The staff at Kids@BT9 are great. Very attentive to the kid's needs - always coming up with new innovative play activities to help them learn and grow. They really care about the kids and it’s truly a lovely place to drop your wee one into - you know they’ll be in good hands.

Also, the kids definitely get great quality food and lots of it and the facilities are excellent.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

There is nothing bad I could say about Kids@bt9! My child is in the preschool room, and she runs to the door every morning. She is greeted by the preschool team with enthusiasm and a smile and the care they give is second to none. I can see how well my wee one is developing and she is going to be well prepared for heading off to primary one. Kids@bt9 have such a wide range of activities, for example, a visit from the police a few days ago, my child talked about it all evening when she got home! I couldn’t think of a better nursery for my child to attend and I would highly recommend it.
P.S loving the new iPad system, can’t wait for it to go live!

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My son has been with Kids@BT9 since 6 months old and has moved through all the rooms and is now in pre-school. All the staff have shown care and attention to my child's needs. Each day I receive a comprehensive handover on what he has eaten, slept, toileted and the activities he has enjoyed. He cries leaving as he wants to stay. It's brilliant and would recommend to any parent looking for first class childcare.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

I would highly recommend this nursery to anyone in the Belfast area. The building is fresh and clean and the staff are so welcoming. All the staff show a high standard of care towards my daughter, throughout her day. She is given the opportunity to grow and develop her learning.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My child has been in Kids@BT9 since 2016 and they will be joining their pre-school this September. Every room has shown love and care towards my son and all of the girls are flawless between making me birthday cards, giving my son those extra cuddles and genuinely having a positive attitude towards working. The manager herself is always welcoming me in the mornings with a big smile and her deputy couldn't be nicer. I couldn't be nicer. I couldn't recommend Kids@BT9 enough.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

I was so nervous about dropping my child off to nursery as she had never been to any playgroups etc before and didn’t know how she would react. The girls in the Tweenie Room put me at such ease and everyone was so friendly! The manager talked me step by step through the settling in process and I was able to leave knowing that my daughter was in safe hands. She now runs in through the door in the morning and it’s such a great feeling to know how much she enjoys nursery. I had previously looked around 5+ other nurseries but none compared to Kids@BT9.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

I had the wonderful experience of seeing my son perform in his first nativity in preschool at Kids@BT9. The staff had clearly put in a lot of hard work and it was clear to see that the children thoroughly enjoyed themselves. I continue to be impressed by the units dedication, communication both face to face and through regular newsletters, relevant themes each month to stimulate learning and enjoyment and day trips to local facilities. My son has made some close friends and forged close bonds with the staff also.

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Average Rating:   4.8 out of 5

I have experience in numerous nursery settings in NI and abroad over the years. I've also tried in-house nannies. All have been good but I keep coming back to Kids@BT9. They've had all five of my kids now! Whilst the facilities cannot be bettered in South Belfast (large, new, clean, garden etc) it really is all about the people, the staff are wonderful across the board. Leadership from the manageress is outstanding - the proof being in the retaining of staff (after a three-year hiatus all the same faces were still there!) Unheard of in an environment with usually such rapid staff turnover. Highly highly recommend.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Our son has been attending Kids@BT9 for nearly 2 years - he absolutely loves it. The staff are so friendly and approachable. Fantastic with the children. The nursery who provides a great education for kids in their developing years with relevant themes every month such as 'All about me' exploring each child's individuality and cooks their own food on site, which is actually hard to find in nurseries. They provide excellent feedback in our son's development with a very informative rundown of his day, every day.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

This is the second time we have used Kids@BT9 for our children. I haven't come across any other nursery that immediately satisfied all my initial needs in terms of comfort and security of the environment, visual appeal to decor to assist in sensory impact and a sense of a combined and happy team who are proud and happy to be there for the children. Every aspect of Kids@BT9 is of the highest standard, driven by a strong management team who ensures everything is impeccable for the children. I have recommended it to others on multiple occasions and will continue to do so.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

We have just relocated from Belfast to Glasgow, which meant we had to take our son out of this wonderful nursery. For me, it was actually the worst part of leaving. Our son was very well cared for by the lovely staff and management. He was in the baby room and then the wobblers room. The staff in both are fantastic and took a real interest in our son's development and personality. Management is lovely to deal with and take the time to get to know the parents and their needs, as well as those of the child. Meals are great, and reporting at the end of each day is thorough. Our son really loved it here. I couldn't have wished for a better nursery - there's just one problem. I can't lift the nursery and bring it over to Glasgow!

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Our son has been attending Kids@BT9 for 3 years and we couldn't be happier with the care and professionalism of all the staff. Throughout each stage, our son has enjoyed a variety of educational activities while being shown genuine affection and encouragement.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

The nursery staff are just excellent, welcoming and very considerate.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Easily accessible location.
Very attentive staff.
Clearly very good learning environment.
An ethos of continuous improvement.
Bacon baps on Father's Day!

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My daughter is 14 months old and has been attending Kids@BT9 since she was 8 months old. She loves coming to nursery and seeing the girls who look after her - she beams from ear to ear and hardly notices when I leave! As she is happy, I am happy!

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Average Rating:   4.6 out of 5

As our child leaves Kids@BT9 to move on to P1, I reflect on how wise a decision we made when selecting Kids@BT9 for our daughter's care. She began in the baby room at 9 months old and moved through the various rooms, including Kids@BT9's own Pre-school.

The nursery caters for 5 stages of development in 5 rooms. The surroundings are very clean, bright, spacious, fun and stimulating. The outdoor play gardens are also very well equipped and designed. The thought of leaving our child in the care of anyone other than ourselves was daunting, but we were immediately impressed by the friendliness, commitment, professionalism and caring nature of all the staff. I was impressed by the availability of policies to view, with evidence that policies and best practice were being followed.

Kids@BT9 has been a very safe, happy, fun, stimulating and caring environment for our daughter to develop. The staff have all been wonderful and we've come to think of them as part of the family. Thank you!

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Average Rating:   4.8 out of 5

Our little boy has been attending Kids @ BT9 since November 2014. He absolutely adores going there and chats about his wee friends and the staff when he comes home. The staff are very hard working and super with the children. The Manager is so accommodating and certainly knows her job inside out. We will be sad when our son leaves in June 2018. He has learnt so much at nursery and wouldn't be the wee boy he is today. Thank you so much to all the staff at Kits @ BT9.

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Average Rating:   4.7 out of 5

Kids@BT9 is a very good nursery. My child, who is in the Baby Room, has settled in very well and I trust the staff to care for him, which means so much. I would recommend the nursery for sure.

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Average Rating:   4.4 out of 5

Our daughter started preschool at Kids@BT9 just before Christmas following the unexpected closure of her previous nursery. She settled in very quickly, due in no small part to the wonderful staff. She loves her little uniform and goes in every morning without a second glance at me. We feel very lucky that a space was available to us, and we have gotten to experience this great nursery. I would have no problem recommending it.

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Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5

I was very nervous about returning to work following maternity leave, but as soon as I viewed Kids@BT9 I felt so much happier about it. It's such a homely, clean and welcoming environment. The building itself is beautiful and the outdoor space for the kids is great. The staff couldn't be more helpful and we have found them to be so enthusiastic and caring.
Our baby has settled in so well and he is developing brilliantly. He loves the gorgeous fresh food which is provided every day. I don't think anywhere else in Belfast could provide better care for our baby. We love it and would definitely recommend to friends and family.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My daughter has had a ball in the nursery and ahs come so far. They have taught her so much and she has had such a confidence boost and I couldn't thank the nursery enough. Couldn't have found a better nursery for my daughter as the staff are so lovely and welcoming. I highly recommend to everyone!!

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Average Rating:   4.8 out of 5

My son is now 3 and has attended Kids @BT9 since he was 10 months old. My daughter started when she was 9 months old.

All of the staff are friendly and seem genuinely happy to work here. The nursery feels welcoming, warm and cosy.

Both children were exclusively breastfed and it meant a lot to me that the staff were fully supportive of this. Within a matter of weeks at the nursery, both children had adapted to the routine and started taking 2-hour naps - quite an achievement for children who previously ONLY had a nap on their mother!

In addition to sleeping well, both children eat really well here. The food is freshly prepared by the cook each day - my children eat things here that they wouldn't consider at home!

My children run into their respective rooms each day as happy as can be. It's not always easy having to go out to work every day but it makes me feel 100 times better knowing that they are somewhere that they're being taken really good care of. We all love it here!

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

We are very satisfied with our child's development and improvement with the English language, knowledge and understanding.
Thank you to the staff at Kids@BT9 Clearday Nursery.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

I previously had my 5-year-old girl at Kids at BT9 from 19 months til school age, then my youngest went from 10months. My two girls were so happy going into nursery every day-skipping away -"Bye Mummy" and it was lovely to see from a parents point of view The staff are fantastic and the nursery environment is just like a home environment. Can't thank the staff enough for the stimulation and enthusiasm to my girls over the years. Thank you.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My daughter loves coming to daycare. I love that I get to hear about her day and how she loves the messy play. All girls in the room are great with her and she always leaves smiling.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

This nursery is brilliantly run, it is brightly coloured inside and out and has enthusiastic, helpful staff throughout.
My 15mnth old started going in July and every time we leave her off now, it's as if she is jumping out of pure excitement to see her friends and playmates. It is separated by age which gives her playmates her own stage who she can relate to.
The cook there is wonderful and the food she provides I cannot get into her usually!
In the past, some items have been left behind but always returned the following day.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

The nursery at Kids@BT9 is a well managed and professionally run nursery. The building is bright and welcoming and the rooms are clean with lots of colourful decorations for the children. My 2 children are always happy to go into nursery and always have an active and eventful day with lots of different toys and "messy" play. The staff are very professional but also caring and patient. The food is of a very good standard and they get plenty to eat throughout the day. I would be happy to recommend this nursery.

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Average Rating:   4.8 out of 5

A very pleasant and welcoming environment. Kids @Bt9 provides both and professional and personal service to meet our childcare needs. Staff are always friendly and our child is always excited about going to nursery. We are amazed at how our child has progressed since starting nursery and we thank the Kids@Bt9 staff for their excellent care and contribution to our child's development.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My little girl joined Kids@BT9 almost a year ago and I honestly could not be happier with the premises, the staff and the overall feeling of reassurance that your child is being cared for in the best possible way. You always receive a warm and open welcome from all of the staff and especially the owner. My little girl is currently in the Wobbler Room and each day we are given a direct and accurate breakdown of all of her activities, food consumed, the length of her nap and everything in-between. All of her workers are extremely friendly and are always accommodating with any particular requests you may have. They always make you feel that your children are in the most capable and safe hands. Most importantly, my daughter absolutely loves going to Kids@BT9 and really enjoys her time there. I would recommend Kids@BT9 to any parents looking for a nursery that their children will enjoy and to have their mind put at ease regarding their health, safety learning and happiness.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Kids@Bt9 is a fantastic nursery. The facilities are very welcoming, clean, and comfortable. However, it is the exceptional staff which set this nursery apart. Every member of staff is friendly, polite, professional, and most importantly have great relationships with the children. Every day the children take part in varied and stimulating activities. The children are encouraged to play together to help develop their social skills. Every month, each room in the nursery has a theme which aims to develop children's understanding of subjects such as shapes, colours, and seasons, all in keeping with early years curriculum. Special requirements for children are very willingly met, and the very knowledgeable staff are always on hand to offer their advice for particular issues. The menu is also excellent and they children enjoy a varied and healthy menu throughout the week. Every day my son's food report is 'ate all'! I cannot recommend this fabulous nursery enough!

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Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5

The manager and her team provide the warmest of welcomes every morning and over the past year have become like an extended family to me and my boys. The care and attention my son receives and how he is advancing in terms of his speech, movement and overall coordination is fantastic. My other son will be starting Kids@BT9 in the New Year and I just know he will have a ball and will be 'ruined' with cuddles and cards from all the ladies in nursery - keep up the great work!!

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Can't say enough good things about Kids@BT9. Our wee man has been there since 5 months old and loves all the staff as much as they (at times remarkably) appear to love him! Every member of staff is always cheery and loving toward the wee man. They encourage outdoor and mucky play and everything a rough and tumble little boy enjoys. The facilities are first class, only surpassed by the quality of the staff. Our fella isn't always the best eater but loves the good quality food cooked for him. Can't fault the place.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My daughter had been at Kids@BT9 for nearly 11 months, I could not praise the staff highly enough, she is a very happy little girl and every day runs into the wobblers room excited for the day ahead. The variety of activities on offer are fantastic and the outdoor space provided is great as I know my child is getting plenty of fresh air and exercise. Finally, the staff are brilliant, there is a lovely friendly atmosphere within the nursery and all the lovely team are wonderful with her. I love the great bond she had with them all, as a first time parent it can be daunting leaving your baby in daycare for the first time, however, all the staff have made the transition very easy!

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My wife and I cannot recommend this nursery highly enough. Both our children have attended, and have thrived. When dropping off or picking up, there is always a sense that all the children here are happy. The facilities are immaculate, and the staff, to a number, are second to none.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Very happy with the level of care provided for my daughters over the past two years in all the rooms @BT9, from Babies right up to the pre-school. Healthy, freshly prepared menu for lunches and snacks. My daughters enjoy their time in daycare thanks to the attentive staff who are clearly passionate about childcare, and my daughters are thriving and growing in confidence as a result. The onsite outside play areas are a big plus and the trips for pre-school have been interesting and educational (Lisburn Rd Fire Station and nature walk in Botanic Gardens) or fun filled (cinema).

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My daughters have attended Kids@BT9 for almost two years now. Both girls love going every morning and speak fondly of staff, and are excited to spend the day with them. Staff communicate well on the children's days and show great enthusiasm. Good variety in terms of menu for lunches and snacks, all of which prepared fresh on site. Very well thought out activities and visits for the children, well complimented by the onsite facilities.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Kids@BT9 is a warm and caring nursery, run by staff who are more like a family than a team. Always welcoming with a smile and hello.

With my own child, I know that she is with a great team in the room she is currently in. The staff get on brilliantly with my daughter and she is always excited and looking forward to getting into nursery to spend another day with them. They are excellent listeners and pay close attention to information we give them on how my daughter is that day. They also work well with us in the continuing development and care of out daughter. We have seen her blossom more and more in the nursery as time has went on.

Even the meals and snacks that are prepared for her take into account dietary and nutritional needs.

Overall, the manager has done a fantastic job in developing and maintaining Kids@BT9 into such a complete and competent nursery that I would recommend to any parent who wants the best for their child.

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Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5

I have been very pleased with the care my daughter has received at this nursery since she was approximately nine months old. She had no difficulty settling in and the staff gave her great care and attention. She has continued to enjoy her time there ever since. The food is excellent, nutritious and varied and the staff cater for my daughter's allergy. The activities are fun and imaginative and the facilities are great. My daughter loves going into nursery and clearly has a good relationship with the staff members there. I would have no hesitation in recommending this nursery.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Really happy with the nursery. Kids are so happy to go every day. Elder child went there for more than 2 years and now my second child started going there. She is so excited and happy to go there :-).Elder child still visits the nursery. She misses it so much.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Our second child has been enrolled into Kids@BT9. We as parents are very glad and happy that our child is being taken care by safe and professional hands. The staff are exceptional and very much attentive to the kids. It is no surprise that our little one's face brightens up when we arrive the parking lot and our elder child who is now in P4 still find the nostalgia around. We were surprised that the staff still remembered our names and our elder child's name when we arrived to enrol the little one, after 3.5 years!! Much impressed! Highly recommended, without any doubt!

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Kids@BT9 is an excellent nursery. Our son attended this nursery at around 9 months of age until he started primary school. Our daughter is still attending. The nursery staff are extremely caring about children. Our son loved every minute of his time there and my daughter loves going every day to spend time with her friends and the staff. Children's dietary and developmental needs are met in this nursery. Myself and my husband always felt our children are safe and well looked after in Kid@BT9. Communication with parents is at it's highest standards. The nursery is always clean and different rooms have adequate facilities to stimulate children and help their development. I have not hesitated in recommending Kids@BT9 to friends and colleagues in the past and would happily do this in the future too!

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My son has been attending the school for 2 months now and absolutely loves going there every day. He has come on leaps and bounds in terms of his social development and confidence. The staff are fantastic.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My son started attending Kids@BT9 in August 2014 and has progressed through all the rooms, and now attends the pre school. My daughter started in June 2016. Both of my children have fantastic relationships with the staff, who are kind, attentive and enthusiastic. The girls work tirelessly to ensure the children are well stimulated, whilst providing a safe and secure environment for them to learn and develop. Having a cook on site ensures my kids are getting home cooked meals every lunch time, and a vast array of snacks to allow them to try new tastes and textures. I genuinely couldn't recommend Kids@BT9 enough, my kids just love it!

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Our son has attended Kids@BT9 since November 2015 and very quickly adapted to the daily routine. The daily interaction with others is something he wouldn’t get otherwise, which is great for his social development.
From his daily journal, we have seen that he gets the opportunity to experience lots of different activities , further enhancing both his fine motor and language skills. From a nutritional perspective, he has been trying a vast range of different foods, with an onsite cook to prepare fresh meals daily. Our son is a healthy and highly positive boy who thoroughly enjoys his time spent in nursery!

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Average Rating:   4.8 out of 5

My daughter started Kids@BT9 nursery at the start of September 2016. The Staff are all very friendly, enthusiastic & caring. My daughter loves going to nursery every morning to see and play with her friends and teachers.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Wonderful environment, friendly teachers and great communication with parents. It's warm and homely and my son has picked up so many new skills and words from being here. Please keep up the good work!

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My wife and I are extremely happy with the care and attention provided on a daily basis to our daughter. We would highly recommend Kids@BT9 to all friends and family.
We Are planning to continue with Kids@BT9 for our future family and would like to thank all the team members involved to making our daughter enjoy life.

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Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5

My son started this nursery at the beginning of September 2016. Having attended this nursery now for a month, I could not recommend it highly enough. The Staff are all very friendly and accommodating, nothing is too much for them. The nursery is extremely equipped, modern bright and very welcoming.

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Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5

Kids@BT9 is truly an excellent nursery. Our little one joined this nursery at around 4 months of age. It was unbelievable, how staff and mangers in this nursery are caring about children. Our son loved every minute of his time there. Children's dietary and developmental needs are met in this nursery. Myself and my wife always felt our child is safe and well looked after in Kid@BT9. Communication with parents is at it's highest standards. Certainly Kids@BT9 is a happy place and my son was always warmly greeted. The nursery is always clean and different rooms have adequate facilities to stimulate children and help their development. We highly recommend this nursery with highest scores.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Kids @ BT9 is a wonderful nursery, the environment is bright & welcoming and the staff enthusiastic & caring. Management of the nursery is great and are always ready to adapt care to feedback/individual child's requirements. I'd certainly recommend it as happy & safe environment for child care. Our son looks forward to going in each morning & saying hello to Colin the Fish :-)

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Average Rating:   4.7 out of 5

Kids@BT9 is an outstanding Nursery.
The care from all the staff and the attention to detail from the management are second to none.
Both my children attend the nursery and thoroughly enjoy every day.
The rooms are bright and spacious and always spotlessly clean.
The food each day varied and fresh.
Keep up the great work and thanks for looking after my kids so well when I am at work.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

I cannot recommend Kids@BT9 highly enough. It is a fantastic day nursery. Both my daughters have been here since they were 6 months old and absolutely love it. It is managed superbly and the staff are friendly, caring and kind. The facilities are clean and modern and there is a large outdoor play area for the kids to run around in. All meals are cooked on site from fresh ingredients and the menu is healthy and varied. I teach in a nearby school and many of my colleagues also send their children to the nursery. We are all very happy with how our children are learning here. My eldest child surprises me all the time with the range of concepts and vocabulary she has learned and we have made the decision to enrol her for the Pre-School as we are so happy with her progress. Do not hesitate to choose Kids@BT9 - I am so glad that we did!

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Kids@BT9 is an excellent facility and I would highly recommend this nursery. Both my daughters are here full time and receive the highest standard of care. The staff are friendly, approachable and caring. The nursery is very well-managed and the environment is warm and welcoming. The children are really nurtured here and as a parent this provides great peace of mind.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Kids@BT9 have provided a warm and nurturing environment for my daughter since she started there at 11 months. The nursery is bright, clean and welcoming and having had experience of the babies, wobblers and now the tweenies rooms I know the high standard of care is carried out throughout the nursery. The staff have always been brilliant and taken time to get to know my daughter well to ensure she is happy whilst at nursery. Watching her eager to go to nursery each morning, and the way she is greeted with smiles and hugs by the staff, leaves me in no doubt that she is comfortable and content.
The nursery provides an excellent, nutritionally balanced menu for the children and there are brilliant and safe outdoor play areas.
Overall it is an excellent nursery and one which I would highly recommend.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My Daughter has been going to this nursery for last 1.5 years. She is so happy to see the staff each day. I feel that she is safe and happy. The staff are always friendly and will always take the time to update me on my daughter's day. When I ask her who are your friends at nursery she tells me a staff name. And that makes my day a lot easier knowing that when I can't be there she is still showered with attention. I feel like the staff are attentive and have really gotten to know my daughter.

Since we are so confident and happy with Kids@BT9 we are continuing her pre school at the same place.

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Average Rating:   4.5 out of 5

We have been very impressed by Kids@BT9. The facilities are very clean and well kept and are regularly updated. All staff are friendly, dedicated and have a genuine interest in the children. We are always informed about the daily activities, behaviour, diet and learning experiences of our children. I would have absolutely no hesitation in highly recommending this nursery to other parents.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

I have two children at Kids@bt9. The care that they receive from all members of staff is outstanding. I go to work every day knowing that they are in the best hands. I can not recommend Kids@bt9 enough. All members of staff go the extra mile to ensure that all their needs are met.

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