GNG Nursery

Smethwick Youth & Community Ctr, Trinity Point, Trinity Street, Smethwick B67 7AA

GNG Nursery provides nursery care and education for children in a homely setting where they can learn skills and flourish in full-time education. Children are encouraged by qualified staff to learn through play to reach their full potential.

The nursery offers a variety of resources to cater to individual interests, skills and ages. All activities and resources at the nursery are planned in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum which supports children in literacy, mathematics, and emotional and physical development. Diversity and respect is strongly encouraged and promoted by the team at the nursery.

GNG was rated Outstanding by Ofsted in February 2014, received the Business Development Award from Nursery World in September 2014, and won the Community Excellence Award from BCABA in June 2015.

Owner: Smethwick Youth and Community Centre

Person in charge: Sonia Gill (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Number of Staff: 14

Service Offered: Nursery School (Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned), Open all year, Full Day Care

Total Places for Children: 60

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0800-1800

When Closed: Bank Holidays & 1 week at Christmas

Languages Spoken (other than English): Punjabi Mirpuri, Gujarati, Panjabi, Punjabi, Urdu

Visiting:

Parents are more than welcome to visit for a personal show around. If you wish to come and take a look around.. please give the nursery a call and they can arrange that.

Parking:

30 min parking restrictions are in place outside the nursery to allow for parking spaces for parents collecting/dropping off children.

Overview

The Review Score of 9.6 (maximum of 10) for GNG Nursery is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 5 out of 5 from 8 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for GNG Nursery in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 4.7 out of 5 from 8 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 4.979 for GNG Nursery is calculated as follows: ( (93 Excellents x 5) + (2 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 95 Ratings = 4.979

  • 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 4.667 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for GNG Nursery is based on 8 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 12 positive Reviews (60 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 8 Reviews ÷ 12 Target = 0.667

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

9.6 GNG Nursery has a Review Score of 9.6 (9.646)

Average Ratings

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  • Good
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How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend GNG Nursery?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    8
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    0
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    0
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    0
  • Unlikely
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  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to GNG Nursery

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    3
  • Mother of Child
    3
  • Aunt of Child
    1
  • Sister of Child
    1

Since my sister has attended GNG Nursery, I have seen her confidence boost greatly and develop well. The staff are always friendly and ensure that my family is updated with her progress through the computer programme Eylog. It is wonderful to see her bond with practitioners and other children. I have also seen a growth in her independence since her time at nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend GNG Nursery? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

We have recently put our little boy into the nursery. Very impressed, baby room staff are so very caring and kind. We get full feedback when my wife and I come to collect the little one in the evenings. They use Eylog to keep us updated during the day when we are away at work. 10/10 Good nursery, best we have seen.

How likely would you be to recommend GNG Nursery? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5

Excellent place, I recommend GNG Nursery to any parent. They have the best management team and very well respected team.

How likely would you be to recommend GNG Nursery? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

As a parent of a young baby, cleanliness is vital to me. GNG Nursery is a very clean nursery, the staff clean the resources regularly. They have always taken excellent care of my child. Staff are well trained and always approachable. The management are friendly, extremely helpful and really knowledgeable about early years. They have helped us with weening our son on to solid foods. At first, our son took some time to settle in, GNG Nursery were really encouraging. We were able to take him every day for 1 hour without charge until I was happy he had settled. Knowing my son is happy and settled was really important to me. Thank you.

How likely would you be to recommend GNG Nursery? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

The manager approached me asking my opinion on the setting and what could be developed. Overall I strongly believe the setting is great. My wife and I picked the nursery due to the quality of care. We found GNG online and came for a show around, the setting has great structure and all children appeared happy. Our little boy is doing well, his key worker is great and has a good bond with him. As my wife works in early years, she was comfortable with this setting so we picked GNG. The nursery provides family workshops and trips. We are always keen to take part. Nursery fees are an ok price for what the nursery offer. Outstanding setting.

How likely would you be to recommend GNG Nursery? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My son start this nursery when he was 2 years old. he is now at school they help him brilliantly with his speech delay. The senco worker help him so much with his speech delay and he got diagnosis with autism. They help him adapt so well he have not problem moving to his new school. My daughter starting when she is 9 months old and she still there. Her key worker in baby room help her settle in so well and how she doing brilliantly with her talking, toilets training and she listening and action what need to be to done. She is 2 years old she will stay there until she start reception in school.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My nephew has developed and is learning so much and so quickly since he started at the nursery. When I go to drop off or collect with my sister, all the staff are friendly and it seems like a homely atmosphere. The nursery is always clean, their feedback is always informative. They take the children's safety very serious, as the forms my sister has to fill out.

How likely would you be to recommend GNG Nursery? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

GNG Nursery has been wonderful for our daughter. The staff there are very supportive and approachable, and really take the time to get to know the children. My daughter has formed really close relationships with the staff and children alike and is always so excited to head into Nursery every morning.

Parents are kept up to date on their child’s achievements through an online learning journal, that I can also add to. This allows me the opportunity to see what my child is doing and supports me in other ways I can support her at home.

I cannot recommend GNG Nursery enough. I leave my child in their care, with complete trust. They communicate openly with me and have given my daughter the best possible start. Thank you all so much for all you do!

How likely would you be to recommend GNG Nursery? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5

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Awards / Recognitions

November 2016

2016 Best Day Nursery in Sandwell

Recipient: GNG Nursery

Date: Thursday 24 Nov 2016

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September 2014

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