Aspire Day Nursery

1a Howard Road, Surbiton KT5 8SA

Aspire Day Nursery cares for children from 3 months to 5 years. They are conveniently located conveniently 6 minute walk from Surbiton train station (with regular fast trains going to Waterloo). They are open Monday to Friday, 7.30am-6.30pm, 51 weeks a year (apart from Bank Holidays). The aim is not only to provide a happy and stimulating environment for your child, but to also make parents lives as easy as possible. Therefore they provide an all-inclusive service for your child (such as Pampers nappies, pampers baby wipes, formula milk, meals, equipment and extra curriculum lessons such as baby massage and tennis). Their rooms are bright and spacious especially designed to meet the needs of the children within the rooms. Staff are highly qualified with high staff to child ratios, as well as a key person to approach.

Aspire Day Nursery is a brand new nursery opening in June 2015. At Aspire, staff believe that children are the future and that’s why they will strive to give children the opportunities to become confident little learners.

Aspire is brought to you by a team with various knowledge and experience. Aspire believe that children learn through play with the support of strong and capable practitioners. Their experience comes from running a highly successful nursery for over 17 years. They are a very proactive team that are always learning new skills, and build on their own personal experiences and love for children and education.

Owner: Zahida Khan

Person in charge: Christine Moxon (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames Council

Number of Staff: 6

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

Total Places for Children: 66

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1830

When Closed: 1 week Christmas

Overview

The Review Score of 8.9 (maximum of 10) for Aspire Day Nursery 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 11 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Aspire Day Nursery in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 4.1 out of 5 from 4 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 4.894 for Aspire Day Nursery is calculated as follows: ( (118 Excellents x 5) + (14 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 132 Ratings = 4.894

  • 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 4.053 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Aspire Day Nursery is based on 4 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 + 0.25 + 0.25 + 0.25 = 3.75

    2. Target of 13.2 positive Reviews (66 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 4 Reviews ÷ 13.2 Target = 0.303

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

8.9 Aspire Day Nursery has a Review Score of 8.9 (8.947)

Average Ratings

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Reviewer Connection to Aspire Day Nursery

  • Mother of Child
    10
  • Father of Child
    1

We couldn't wish for a better nursery for our darling son. I cannot fault Aspire for anything - the staff are excellent and loving to the children; the learning atmosphere is wonderful and my son has thrived in development since he joined Aspire. He continuously breaks into song at home, humming and attempting to sing nursery rhymes he has learnt at Aspire. The rooms are small enough to be intimate and to ensure each child receives sufficient attention.
My son continuously takes home beautiful art-work and well-though-out gifts from nursery. For example, for mother's day, I received a potted-seed with a message about growth and the growth of my child. We are so happy that our son is lucky enough to be enrolled there.

How likely would you be to recommend Aspire Day Nursery? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Our son has been attending Aspire for 18 months and we have been really pleased. The staff are amazing and he does really good activities there. We like the report each day and the pictures you get to see on their system. Transitioning to each room has always gone well and he always seems to really enjoy new room more than the last, showing he is ready for the change.

How likely would you be to recommend Aspire Day Nursery? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.8 out of 5

My son attends Aspire Day Nursery and absolutely loves it.
The staff are attentive, the management listens to you and best of all, he clearly loves being there.
Everything is done for the children with their best interests at heart and I believe its been the best decision we made for his care and development.

How likely would you be to recommend Aspire Day Nursery? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.7 out of 5

A great nursery. Manager and staff are excellent and really engaged with the kids. The food is good and varied. Most importantly we have 2 children there, and they love it. I would, and have, recommended it to anyone.

How likely would you be to recommend Aspire Day Nursery? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.7 out of 5

Aspire Nursery is an exceptional nursery where the staff are attentive and really care for the children on an individual basis. They have a really good ethos and work really hard to make confident and happy little individuals through play. They learn so many things through play and the teachers really go out of their way to make sure they are all happy and content. They are very organised on their daily routine, have nice lunches, they go out to nearby parks, the library etc.
I highly recommend this nursery, everyone is really approachable and friendly!

How likely would you be to recommend Aspire Day Nursery? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Fabulous nursery. We moved to the area a year ago when the nursery was first opened and now have 2 children at Aspire Day Nursery (one in pre-school and one in the baby room). The staff are superb and the equipment/facilities are great - good variety and all geared towards active fun learning. I'm particularly impressed by the pre-school learning vs friends' nurseries. Great that the kids are often taken on outings in the area and they have a range of 'organised activities' (teddy tennis, baby signing etc). Outside space is smaller than some nurseries but it's well utilised. Online 'observation' app is lovely. Good on-site catering too.

How likely would you be to recommend Aspire Day Nursery? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My son has settled in so well at Aspire thanks to the excellent care he has received. The staff are knowledgeable, sensible in their approach and genuinely caring. My son can't say many words, but he often says the names of his favourite carers at Aspire when he comes home! The activities are varied and related to appropriate learning stages. I love the online journal of pictures and videos. The communication between the staff, and from the staff to the parents is excellent, and the management is fantastic - really on the ball, and running a very tight ship, but with a very flexible attitude which is so welcome to parents of small children.
My son has food allergies and I was concerned that there might be problems related to this, but Aspire have been brilliant - the chef has gone out of his way to make sure my son still has a varied and healthy diet, and to put items on the menu which everyone can eat.
Thanks very much to everyone at Aspire - we're very happy that we're with you!

How likely would you be to recommend Aspire Day Nursery? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.8 out of 5

We are really happy with this nursery - the staff are wonderful. Lovely facilities and a very convenient location. They are very flexible to children's requirements and value parents' input. Love the online learning journal too. I'd highly recommend.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Aspire Day Nursery is a lovely nursery. Our daughter genuinely enjoys her time there and we are very confident in the standard of care. The activities are varied, the staff are very caring and competent and the (still relatively new) facilities are excellent. We receive online updates with photos and videos of her as well as the face to face handover at pick up. The food provided is nutritious and she seems to eat well there. Overall, we are very pleased with our choice of nursery and would certainly recommend it to others.

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Average Rating:   4.8 out of 5

Amazing nursery. My daughter has settled there so well and really enjoys her time at nursery. The staff are so caring and supportive and take a lot of time to really understand the children that they are looking after and treat them as individuals. The children have lots of outdoor play with fun activities like teddy tennis and lots of structured play and learning opportunities indoors. All round I am very happy with all aspects of Aspire Day Nursery which is very important for a working mummy!

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Great nursery with lovely staff. Facilities are good with plenty of outside time in the garden and lots of messy play which my daughter loves. Staff are very friendly and approachable.

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Christine Moxon

Job Title: Manager

Joined: 2010

Description:

Christine has been working in Early Years for over 15 years. Christine was previously managing our sister nursery in Norbiton before going on maternity leave and returning to open Aspire Day Nursery. Christine has completed her Leadership and Early Years Degree and is also an Early Years Teacher.