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What our parents say...

“All the staff are friendly and have a way to make all of the children feel special.”

“Woodcroft doesn’t just benefit the children who attend but in my opinion the wider community with inclusive family events and important support. The Forest School offering is outstanding.”

“My daughter loves story time and song time. I noticed how much the children are learning through story time when I came to a special story time visit, and sign language [Makaton] helps with language skills.”

“Willow wakes up looking forward to her day at Woodcroft. Her confidence and independence have grown since September.”

“Thank you all for your kindness and genuine love and care you have shown Cameron. Thank you for your patience and always embracing Cameron’s uniqueness.”

“Thank you for that little bit of Woodcroft he will take with him.”

“I could never have imagined feeling so comfortable handing her over which is testament to the wonderful family feel you create.”

“You saw the individuals that my son and daughter are. You nurtured their spirits, appreciated their uniqueness and celebrated their strengths. In short you loved them! Through this love and with the access to the inspiring environment and exciting activities they blossomed and grew into the wonderful, confident and independent souls they are with a thirst for learning, which I know will be lifelong. As a teacher myself I am so pleased that I chose this nursery and tell everyone I know.”

“You have made our life better with this wonderful place and kind, loving people.”

“Thank you for the wonderful learning environment, she really has enjoyed her time at Woodcroft Nursery School so much. She has developed so much since starting with you and it’s thanks to you all.”

“We feel that Woodcroft is a really special place and we are lucky that Aurelia had the opportunity to experience it.”

“Thank you so so much for the fantastic start you have given both Matthew and Lotte. It’s been a privilege to be part of the Woodcroft family the last 4 years. We will miss you all.”

“Thank you so much, the work you do here is extraordinary! The atmosphere of love and kindness in this nursery school is palpable. You all touch so many lives in such a positive way, not just the children but their families too.”

“In one year our daughter has thrived at Woodcroft. She has developed her social skills and has become a very kind, sociable and happy child, eager to learn and be involved in whatever comes her way. She has been prepared for primary school and is now ready to move onto the next level of her education. Woodcroft has always welcomed us as parents and has always listened to our concerns, taking them seriously and listening with empathy.”

“Woodcroft has been invaluable to our life and we feel privileged that our son could attend.”

...we do well at Woodcroft

"Interaction with the children"

"Encouraging children to play together"

"Range of daily activities"

"Providing pictures/ videos"

"Maintain a safe space"

"Outdoor learning"

"Welcoming/ cheerful staff"

"Communication via Famly app"

"Forest school"

"Reading time"

"Safety precautions"

"Teachers patience and guidance"

"Good communication"

"Encourage independence in the children"

"Friendly and welcoming"

"Great communication"

"Brilliant range of resources and activities"

"Help my child settle in well"

"Caring and professional"

"Fantastic at communication"

"Ensuring kids are well looked after"

"Excellent garden facilities"

"Children are entertained"

"Amazing activities"

"Amazing staff"

"All staff, from the moment you walk in, are friendly, nurturing and helpful"

"We always feel welcome to come in to visit- so many opportunities e.g. fire engine visit, Christmas singing and other events"

"The weekly newsletter is a real pleasure to read. The level of detail in keeping us updated on the children’s learning and how staff have enhanced / challenged them shows how much impact they have on the kids experience and learning"

What our current parents would like to advise new parents of children joining us

"It is a friendly environment and all the staff are welcoming and put the child’s interest first"

"Apply sooner rather than later"

"Choice well made"

"Best setting for preparing for school"

"Super friendly and always helpful"

"Be honest and open with staff. They are always eager to help in any way they can"

"My daughter was at Woodcroft 7 years ago and now my son is here and started well. They are fantastic!"

"Trust the process and the staff, they are excellent and be patient"