The Old Station Nursery

Imjin Barracks, Innsworth Lane, Innsworth, Gloucester GL3 1ET

The Old Station Nursery, Gloucester, Gloucestershire
The Old Station Nursery, Gloucester, Gloucestershire
The Old Station Nursery, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

The Old Station Nursery in Innsworth, prides itself on being an eco-friendly service that employs qualified child carers for children.

The setting was awarded an 'Outstanding' Ofsted rating in November 2016.

A versatile range of sessions are available to suit the needs of local parents with pre-school children.

Key workers are employed to oversee the development of each child, with the aim of achieving a stimulating learning environment that is also healthy and secure.

Freshly cooked meals are a popular addition and staff are always pleased to discuss any concerns parents might have.

Group: The Old Station Nursery Ltd

Person in charge: Julie Rees (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Gloucestershire County Council

Number of Staff: 25

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

Total Places for Children: 72

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1830

When Closed: Bank Holidays & Christmas

Fees Guide: Free funded sessions for 3 and 4 year olds and some 2 year olds

Vacancies

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Reviews

8.2 The Old Station Nursery has a Review Score of 8.2 (8.213)

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

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.8 out of 5 from 9 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for The Old Station Nursery 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 4.824 for The Old Station Nursery is calculated as follows: ( (92 Excellents x 5) + (13 Goods x 4) + (3 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 108 Ratings = 4.824

  • 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 3.389 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for The Old Station Nursery 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 14.4 positive Reviews (72 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 2 Reviews ÷ 14.4 Target = 0.139

  • 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
    8
  • Good
    1
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend The Old Station Nursery?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    9
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to The Old Station Nursery

  • Mother of Child
    9

My daughter has attended Old Station for the last two years and my youngest has recently joined the baby room. I cannot fault this nursery. The staff are passionate and enthusiastic, they are always thinking of creative ideas to engage the children. The nursery really focuses on developing and encouraging the children, paying attention to next steps and supporting them to achieve these. Parents are kept fully engaged with their children's progress, through online journals and they are always open to feedback to improve the nursery further. The nursery offers varied and healthy meals which change seasonally. In addition, the nursery invests in extra-curricular activities such as tatty bumpkin yoga and cookery classes etc which further add to the children's enjoyment and development. It also actively encourages the children to get outside and explore the outdoors at every opportunity. Old Station is truly deserving of the recent outstanding rating.

How likely would you be to recommend The Old Station Nursery? 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

The Old Station Nursery provides a warm, caring, safe environment for little ones. We have loved the staff and they have created a lovely dynamic amongst the children where they help and care about one another. The facilities are clean and bright, lovely outdoor space, and always a large variety of activities to keep the children engaged and learning.

How likely would you be to recommend The Old Station Nursery? 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 children have now attended The Old Station Nursery for over 5 years in total and I have always been caring, conscientious, pro- active and have really taken an interest in the happiness and development of my children. I have never had cause for complaint and from quite early on, myself and my children felt comfortable about them going to nursery - they have always had a good day and I have always received excellent feedback on their day from staff. My only issue was that I wasn't able to use government funded hours over 2 days but the fact that I overlooked this is a testament to this nursery and its excellent staff.

How likely would you be to recommend The Old Station Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 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: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

The nursery is very well equipped and the girls that work there are lovely. I have had three children at the Old Station and they have all loved there time.

How likely would you be to recommend The Old Station Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 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: Satisfactory

This is a first class nursery and I recommended without hesitation. Out two sons have been at this nursery since they were little and have received outstanding care. We as a family have been supported whole heartedly by management (manager is excellent) and by the most caring and devoted team of staff parents could wish for. They care for each child (and family) as individuals and always have their best interests at the centre of all they do. Outstanding thank you for everything we are sad to finish nursery life. Have recommended to several friends already without hesitation.

How likely would you be to recommend The Old Station Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

My child has come on in her development since (March) starting at The Old Station Nursery. She is a very happy child after a rocky start due to never being left with anyone. Myself as a mother am very happy with how my child has been helped to settle in and how the staff and management keep me updated and out of their way to help me.

How likely would you be to recommend The Old Station Nursery? 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

The Old Station Nursery has provided excellent care and support for our daughter who has had significant issues with Glue Ear. The staff are very well qualified and up to date with their knowledge and understanding of effective practice. They always take the time to make you and your child feel very welcome.

How likely would you be to recommend The Old Station Nursery? 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: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

A fantastic nursery where my children have thrived.

How likely would you be to recommend The Old Station Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.4 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Satisfactory

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

My son has been attending the old station Innsworth since September 2015 we were a bit nervous at first with him going to nursery at two as with our first son we waited till he was three. The staff made us feel extremely welcome and at ease.our son has came on leaps and bounds and we are amazed by his speech. His key worker goes the extra mile and always does reviews and pictures on tapestry which we love seeing. The nursery is always clean and tidy and the staff always friendly the manager will also always pop out to say good morning . The only thing I would suggest is when new staff start the parents are informed presently so we are aware. Other then that I can't rate the old station highly enough if you are looking for a nursery that goes that extra mile this is the one!.

How likely would you be to recommend The Old Station Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.7 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Satisfactory

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

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