6-8 Halbeath Road, Dunfermline KY12 7QX
Owner: Anisha Patel
Person in charge: Kellyann Lindsay (Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Fife Council
Number of Staff: 16
Service Offered: Nursery School (Privately Owned), Open all year, Full Day Care, Sessional Day Care
Total Places for Children: 57
Age Range: from 0 years 2 months to 5 years 0 months
Opening Days: Mon-Fri
Opening Hours: 0700-1800
When Closed: 1 week over Christmas
Admission Information: 57 full time places. No more than 6 babies at any one time.
Languages Spoken (other than English): Chinese - Cantonese, Punjabi Mirpuri, Chinese - Mandarin
Appin Nursery has a Review Score of 4.6 (4.583)
The Review Score of 4.6 (maximum of 10) for Appin Nursery is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.
a) The Average Rating is 4.6 out of 5 from 1 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Appin Nursery in Google's Search Results - more info
b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 0 out of 5 from 0 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 4.583 for Appin Nursery is calculated as follows: ( (7 Excellents x 5) + (5 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 12 Ratings = 4.583
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:
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.
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.
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 0 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Appin Nursery is based on 0 positive Reviews in the last 24 months and is calculated as follows:
0 = 0
Target of 11.4 positive Reviews (57 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 0 Reviews ÷ 11.4 Target = 0
When a Review is submitted by someone who has previously submitted a Review, only the latest Review will count towards the Review Score.
Review submitted from a Postal Card by Claire S (Mother of Child) on Friday 23 October 2015. Relates to September 2015.
My daughter loves her time at Appin. We like that there are lots of activities for her to do especially lots of outdoor time. The menu is always varied and my daughter eats all of hers so they must be yummy. The staff are always friendly and ready to discuss our child's day. I would highly recommend.
How likely would you be to recommend Appin Nursery? Extremely Likely
Overall Standard: Good
Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent
Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent
Food / Nutrition: Excellent
Value for Money: Excellent
Angela Stanulis, Manager at Appin Nursery responded to this review on 23 Oct 2015:
We are glad to hear that your daughter enjoys her time with us at Appin. Our focus is on ensuring that the children that use our service develop and learn through play and that parents feel comfortable and confident in our ability to care for their child.