Leap and Learn Northstowe

Pathfinder Way, Northstowe, Cambridge CB24 3DS

Leap and Learn Ltd offers a wide range of opportunities for nursery and pre-school learning, within safe, purpose-built settings in East Anglia. They have a real family feel and are staffed by skilled professionals with extensive childcare experience and offer regular feedback.

The provider works hand-in-hand with local schools and prides itself on its very close links with parents.

Staff support children to learn through a curriculum of holistic play, with weekly planning and regular child summaries to keep parents informed.

Owner: Leap and Learn Ltd

Person in charge: Sally Gedny (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Cambridgeshire County Council

Number of Staff: 20

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

Total Places for Children: 52

Age Range: from 0 years 4 months to 5 years 6 months

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1800

When Closed: Bank Holidays

Visiting:

Visits are encouraged by parents and prospective parents at anytime and without appointment.

Parking:

Extensive parking is available for parents.

Overview

The Review Score of 10 (maximum of 10) for Leap and Learn Northstowe is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 5 out of 5 from 12 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Leap and Learn Northstowe in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 5 out of 5 from 12 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 5 for Leap and Learn Northstowe is calculated as follows: ( (144 Excellents x 5) ) ÷ 144 Ratings = 5

  • 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 Leap and Learn Northstowe is based on 12 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 10.4 positive Reviews (52 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 12 Reviews ÷ 10.4 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.

10 Leap and Learn Northstowe has a Review Score of 10 (10.000)

Average Ratings

  • Excellent
    12
  • Good
    0
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Leap and Learn Northstowe?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    12
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Leap and Learn Northstowe

  • Mother of Child
    8
  • Father of Child
    3
  • Grandfather of Child
    1

Well done to the manager and her team for creating an amazing place for my son.
The staff are helpful and very friendly.

How likely would you be to recommend Leap and Learn Northstowe? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My son has been at Leap and Learn for 3 months and he absolutely loves it. Nothing seems to be too much trouble for the staff and no matter what we ask they do everything they can to help us with it. On his first day, we were very nervous leaving him but the staff were so kind it felt like we were leaving him with family. I struggled with setting up childcare voucher payments (all because of my confusion) and the manager spent ages talking me through it and even spoke with my employer to ensure I got it done right. We initially looked around numerous nurseries and we're over the moon that we chose them. Thank you Leap and Learn, you're the best :-)

How likely would you be to recommend Leap and Learn Northstowe? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My son has settled beautifully at the nursery. He is always happy to go and often talks about the staff when at home. I like the fact they do lots of activities and the environment is just superb, open places that can be sectioned by temporary dividers to suit the activities of the day and the needs of the children. The garden is also great and I'm sure it will be very enjoyable for the kids when the weather is warmer.

How likely would you be to recommend Leap and Learn Northstowe? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

I couldn’t be happier with Leap and Learn, it’s a fantastic nursery with brilliant staff. My son started in September and settled very well thanks to the support of his key worker and other staff. He loves coming to nursery and is so happy.

There are lots to do with lots of high-quality resources. The staff are good at observing children’s interests and building on these to support their development. They provide useful daily feedback regarding food, nappies, sleep and activities. They are also flexible when it comes to my son’s naps and working around his routine.

The staff are helpful, caring and loving towards the children and show genuine delight and happiness when they learn something new or do something funny. It’s so nice to know that he is in this safe and happy environment when he’s away from home.

How likely would you be to recommend Leap and Learn Northstowe? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

We love this nursery, so friendly and great service. Our children couldn't be happier here and we would highly recommend.

How likely would you be to recommend Leap and Learn Northstowe? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

The nursery staff are very friendly both to us as parents and to our child, my son looks forward to going to nursery every day. Brilliant communication and very respectful staff. Very caring team and have been so happy with the care they provide to my child. A very inspirational environment and conducive for children to learn a wide range of skills.

How likely would you be to recommend Leap and Learn Northstowe? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

A superb experience every day. We love Leap and Learn and so does our daughter.

How likely would you be to recommend Leap and Learn Northstowe? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

A wonderful nursery, my grandson is so happy there and is always telling me about all the fun he has each day. Staff are really friendly and always seem genuinely happy to see him when I drop him off.

How likely would you be to recommend Leap and Learn Northstowe? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

An exceptional nursery, staff are warm and friendly and my son loves it. Really pleased that we got a space because I imagine it will be full in no time. I love the outdoor space and the activities they put on are so well thought out. Definitely, recommend.

How likely would you be to recommend Leap and Learn Northstowe? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Having been left without childcare at short notice after our original Nursery had shut we were delighted to stumble across Northstowe.
A brand new Nursery run by friendly and supportive staff. Our son has settled well and cant wait to leave every morning to go to Nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Leap and Learn Northstowe? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My daughter started here in September and loves the place. The staff are all so friendly, the building and facilities are really good. I found the settling in process to be very thorough and nothing was too much trouble (I am an anxious first time mother!). All in all, I don't think they could do anything any better than they already do. 5 stars and my thanks to everybody there.

How likely would you be to recommend Leap and Learn Northstowe? Extremely Likely

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I am so pleased I found Leap and Learn. My son has only recently started but the staff have been amazing with his settling in. The amount of communication has been great and I have been really comfortable leaving him. It's a lovely building and the family feel is something I was most sold on.

How likely would you be to recommend Leap and Learn Northstowe? Extremely Likely

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