“We can’t praise the staff at Starfish highly enough since our daughter Evie started there in April 2012. She’s an outgoing child anyway, so we knew that she would enjoy her time at nursery, and boy has she! There isn’t a day that she’s scheduled to go when she hasn’t bounded to the door, even when she has been feeling under the weather. She loves all the activities – especially those involving mud and paint and really loves the staff and her friends. As a parent, that moment when you leave your child for the first time is really heart-wrenching but to know they absolutely love where they are and are as well cared for as they would be at home with family and friends, well what more can you ask for?” Sarah Selzer and Mark Chapman
“We wanted to say how pleased we were with our daughter's care. As we use another nursery on different days we naturally compare her experience and ours. Of particular note is the variety and quality of art and also the sheer amount of fun and energy that her room seems to enjoy. On top of this, we feel that the staff are the most natural we have met in both their manner to us and our daughter and we feel this is so much more valuable than a fixed tone of voice or pasted smile. We feel comfortable at Starfish and our daughter, as far as she is able to tell to tell us, seems to agree. A happy, normal place." Mr and Mrs Chambers
“A fabulous day was organised for the children including a farm visiting the nursery, face painting, party food and games. Clearly a lot of effort had been put into organising this special day, and the children looked like they had a great day. Many thanks for making this a lovely experience for my son.” Mrs Bennett
“I’d like to take this opportunity to thank you and your team for the three wonderful years that Cal has enjoyed at Starfish. Your team are really are excellent, you should be very proud of them. They have shown Cal huge amounts of love, care and attention during his time with you. He has been incredibly happy at Starfish, and I know he will miss both the staff and his friends. The preschool has really been a great asset and Cal has really enjoyed learning all his jolly phonics, and making a start on learning to read – you have really prepared him for his first year at school, for which I am very grateful. I’d like to especially praise Amanda and Anita, who have always treated him wonderfully and have passed on to me all the important details of his day. And of course finally a thank you to you Keely, who makes it all happen.”J Kendrick
"We chose Starfish Nursery for our son because we liked the ethos and atmosphere when we visited it. The welcome was very warm and has continued to be over the past three years. Staff members are always happy to help, friendly and receptive to any questions that we might have. Our son very much enjoys his time at Starfish and has loved all members of staff. We have always felt very confident to leave him in their capable hands. Sending our son to Starfish Nursery has been a very positive experience and we are very glad that we chose them. I think he often has more fun there than he does at home!" Mrs Loveday
"I am really pleased with the nursery. My daughter settled into Angelfish really well, she enjoys nursery and I have been delighted to see how her confidence has grown since joining. I am particularly pleased with the food the nursery provides. The chef will take into consideration any food requests you have and is always pleased to explain what she is preparing. There always seems to be so much for my daughter to do. There always seems to be four or five types of play they have done during the day and staff are always happy to go into detail about my daughter’s day when I collect her. I think the staff and management team are focused on developing the services they provide and are always open to suggestions. I am a member of the Parent Nursery Association and I love to be able to contribute to the development of the nursery and to help fundraise too." Mrs Robins
"My daughter started at Starfish Nursery in 2004, this was after looking in the area at other nurseries. I found Starfish to be the most welcoming on my arrival and the facilities were outstanding. When my son was born in 2010 I contacted Starfish and had no hesitation in enrolling him without looking anywhere else. I have complete confidence in the staff and both my children have flourished at Starfish. A huge Thank you to you all!!"
"We have been part of the Starfish 'Family' for over 5 years now. Both my children have always loved going to nursery and it proved to be a great stepping stone for my eldest son when he left to start school. The nursery's greatest asset is it's staff. They are young, enthusiastic, caring and kind. My boys have loved them all and are always sad when they have to move up to a new room because of the bonds they have formed. I would have no doubt in recommending this nursery to anyone."