Clarence House Barns, Ely, Ely, Cambridgeshire
Clarence House Barns, Ely, Ely, Cambridgeshire
Clarence House Barns, Ely, Ely, Cambridgeshire

Clarence House Barns, Ely is situated in Barns Community Rooms and caters for children from three months to five years of age.

The nursery space has undergone a recent refurbishment allowing separate areas for toddlers (Lady Birds) and pre-school (Bumble Bees) children. There are also areas for messy play and a large outdoor space with a free flow system in place for both age groups.

The nursery is safe, happy and relaxed environment for the children to learn through play.

Children are supported to follow the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum that enables them to reach their full potential.

The nursery is registered for the Nursery Education Grant Scheme.

Group: Clarence House Day Nurseries Ltd

Person in charge: Aga Winiarczyk (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Cambridgeshire County Council

Number of Staff: 8

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

Total Places for Children: 44

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0800-1800

When Closed: Bank Holidays & Christmas

Languages Spoken (other than English): Portuguese

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Reviews

9.7 Clarence House Barns, Ely has a Review Score of 9.7 (9.748)

The Review Score of 9.7 (maximum of 10) for Clarence House Barns, Ely 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 19 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Clarence House Barns, Ely in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 5 out of 5 from 17 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 4.748 for Clarence House Barns, Ely is calculated as follows: ( (171 Excellents x 5) + (53 Goods x 4) + (2 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 226 Ratings = 4.748

  • 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 Clarence House Barns, Ely is based on 17 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 8.8 positive Reviews (44 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 17 Reviews ÷ 8.8 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.


Average Ratings

  • Excellent
    17
  • Good
    2
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Clarence House Barns, Ely?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    18
  • Likely
    1
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Clarence House Barns, Ely

  • Mother of Child
    12
  • Father of Child
    5
  • Aunt of Child
    1
  • Grandmother of Child
    1

I'm very pleased to say that all the staff at the Clarence House nursery in Ely are fantastic, they are all lovely ladies and they look after the children brilliantly. The manageress and staff work very hard looking after all the children at nursery, all these ladies deserve a big star and I'm very happy to recommend this nursery to everyone.
Thank you, ladies, for looking after my little girl.

How likely would you be to recommend Clarence House Barns, Ely? 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 staff are very caring and have the time for all the children. Since my daughter started at Clarence House Barns, Ely, she has become so confident and learnt many things that will prepare her for starting school and also become independent in herself.

How likely would you be to recommend Clarence House Barns, Ely? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

What an amazing nursery. My twins attend Clarence House Barns and absolutely love it. The atmosphere is wonderful and the knowledge of staff is outstanding. The manager is extremely understanding and accommodating which is a breath of fresh air.

How likely would you be to recommend Clarence House Barns, Ely? 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

Clarence House Barns, Ely is an extremely friendly nursery. Staff are dedicated and extremely caring. They always go the extra mile to make my 13-month-old welcome and make her feel like at home. My little one is happy and I love the use the nursery makes the Tapestry software, where I can see photos and videos from my baby. This is a fantastic nursery and great value for money!

How likely would you be to recommend Clarence House Barns, Ely? 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: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

My daughter has recently left Clarence House Barns, Ely due to starting Primary school, she had been attending for the past 2 years and I cannot thank the staff enough for the positive impact they have had on her, staff have always been very welcoming and communication was also very good.
It has definitely been a great place for my daughter to learn and develop.
I would highly recommend to anyone.

How likely would you be to recommend Clarence House Barns, Ely? 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 daughter enjoys coming to the nursery, she's made friends and we have noticed at home she is more outgoing and friendly. Her speech has also improved since being at nursery.
She is always doing fun activities and brings home lots of art work as well as cooking and toddler yoga. We also enjoy the weekly newsletters from the nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Clarence House Barns, Ely? 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

I have found my sons experience of Clarence House very good. He always comes home very happy and worn out which is a good sign of attention and activities from the staff. His speech improved a lot since he started and when he is dropped off he is happy to be left.

The staff are always friendly and informative about what he has been doing and saying, they seem to have a general interest in every child and this is more than just a job. I'm very happy for my soon to keep attending here.

How likely would you be to recommend Clarence House Barns, Ely? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

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

We really like that our little girl is so happy to go into nursery every morning. She is safe there and her learning and skills are developing well. She has a lot of friends there and she feels the playgroup include her. All the ladies who take care of her are careful and close to her. She likes the food as well as the feeling of the nursery. The manager helped us with all the programs that the nursery has as well.

How likely would you be to recommend Clarence House Barns, Ely? 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

Good communication from staff, nice activities with friendly staff and flexible management (can come in earlier or book extra sessions easily) Good food and vegetarian options, they listen to parents requests eg, no sweet puddings. There is a separate sleep room and my little girl is happy.

How likely would you be to recommend Clarence House Barns, Ely? 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

Nice staff, good care, nice conditions. We are very pleased. Every action taken is comunicated with us. And our girl always asking to go back at nursery. Our girl had a lot of activities and she know songs and stories learned at nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Clarence House Barns, Ely? 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: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Don't Know

We are really happy with all aspects of Clarence House, the staff are really friendly and cater to each individual child's needs well. Our daughter came to the nursery soon after moving from another area and despite this, she settled in very well. Her first sibling was also born soon after she started at Clarence House and the staff were really helpful at helping her to adjust by playing role play with toy babies. The staff have always been very flexible with dietary requirements and there is a good alternative menu. The mud kitchen in the garden is great for the children's development. We also love being able to interact with the staff using photos, videos and comments on the online tapestry system. The list of positives could go on, but there is only limited space to write!

How likely would you be to recommend Clarence House Barns, Ely? 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: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

The staff are always welcoming and polite, they take the children and comfort them when you leave. My children love how they do singing and dancing. Have a lovely outdoor area, messy play. Always get told about there day and informed on what they have eaten. Help with potty training. There a very good nursery very pleased

How likely would you be to recommend Clarence House Barns, Ely? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.9 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

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: Don't Know

My niece has come to Clarence House for a few months now and I could not recommend a better nursery! After being let down at a previous nursery finding Clarence house was truly a godsend. The staff are all professional and caring towards both my niece and myself and really go the extra mile to help her settle when she is having a bad morning. The activities are planned to suit each child individually and my niece has developed dramatically since starting at Clarence House!

How likely would you be to recommend Clarence House Barns, Ely? 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 son started attending the nursery this year. It's only been a month but he already made great connections with other kids and the staff. He likes going there and whenever he's back home he tries to describe what he did there. Staff are friendly and take good care of their pupils. Would recommend.

How likely would you be to recommend Clarence House Barns, Ely? Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

My Daughter has come on leaps and bounds since attending Clarence House Nursery. Her speech has improved dramatically and her confidence has grown. She's very happy to go into nursery and speaks very fondly of the staff and has made many friends with the other children. Overall the girls are very good with my daughter and this makes me very happy as a parent.

How likely would you be to recommend Clarence House Barns, Ely? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Great staff, great environment! My daughter loves it! They're all so understanding They genuinely care about the children. My daughter has come along so far since being there. She's been there almost a year now and never wants to leave at home time.

How likely would you be to recommend Clarence House Barns, Ely? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

I went to visit the Nursery with my Daughter when my Grandaughter was about 6 months old, we were both so impressed, with the layout of the Nursery, the staff and how well it was equipped. She is nearly 3 now and attends three days a week, sometimes more days if needed. My granddaughter has made so much progress, she adores Nursery and the staff, she has so much encouragement and thrives on it. She is way ahead of other children I know who don't go to Nursery. The staff are wonderful, and so patient, taking time for each child while making sure rules are obeyed and safety is ensured. I have worked in nurseries in the past and from experience would recommend this Nursery to anyone.

How likely would you be to recommend Clarence House Barns, Ely? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

My daughter recently left Clarence House Barns, Ely having been a full-time attendee for over a year. The staff have always ensured she is well, happy and well-fed. They are sensitive to her needs when in need of an extra cuddle. tThe new staff have injected new life, enthusiasm, and order to the nursery and the weekly updates are great. My daughter has now started school but I would not hesitate to use the nursery's services in school holidays if need be.

How likely would you be to recommend Clarence House Barns, Ely? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Satisfactory

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Good

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

My son has been attending this nursery since he was 13 months old. He loves it and we are extremely happy with the facilities and care provided. It is a very warm and inviting place and the staff are well-trained, enthusiastic and caring. The activities are stimulating and varied. The garden is large and well equipped and the children are encouraged to go outside regularly. The staff are always thinking of new ways to engage the children, for example exploring colours with colour boxes and providing chattersacks for use at home. I am confident that my child is well looked after and, most importantly, happy when he is there and that there will always be support and cuddles when he needs them. Compared to other nurseries it is also exceptionally good value for money and offers flexible sessions which is incredibly helpful to working parents. I would have no hesitation in recommending this nursery to others.

How likely would you be to recommend Clarence House Barns, Ely? 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: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

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