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"The 'child centred' approach is very clear. My daughter has been made to feel welcome from day one. There is appropriate challenge, which is balanced with lots of nurturing and reassurance. Lovely, friendly and knowledgable staff. [The] parent app is excellent."

- Kate


"All the staff are friendly and helpful. Samuel always enjoys nursery. We feel he is safe and well looked after."

- Samuel's Mum

"[I like] watching and playing with the other children, singing songs with actions, making things and messy play."

- Eloise

"I love the topic details and the fact that you give ideas of how to support their learning. We are already planning trips on busses and boats and visits to the libraries and museums to go with each theme!"

- Katie

"His confidence and skills have improved beyond  measure, as have his problem solving skills. We can't thank you enough for all you have done."

- Rebecca

"I have always had mixed feelings about being a working Mum, but going to work with the knowledge that your children are happy makes it a whole lot better and that's another thing Oaklea has done."

 - Rachel

"Thank you for all your support through this very difficult time. It's been much appreciated and having a lovely, safe haven for Nicole to go to has been a massive help."

- Sarah

"We would like to thank you all... Harrison is a changed child since attending nursery. He has come out of his shell and he will play with other children... He has also very much enjoyed his time with you and... will miss you greatly. Thank you once again."

- Rhianna

"It was such a relief to see Maisy settle so quickly at Oaklea when she had been unhappy elsewhere and her fondness for nursery and her teachers has been constant."

- Robin & Rachel

"Thank you so very much for all your hard work, time, patience and understanding. Matthew has had a fantastic time at nursery and he has always enjoyed his time with you."

 - Karen & Paul

"William has become a well-mannered, confident little boy who is ready for school. He has had such fun, from cooking to nature walks and all the outdoor activities. Thank you for looking after him and making him so happy."

- William & family

"We will miss the warm welcome you give [our daughter] every day and the family environment she has grown to love so much."

 - Katie

"I have never had any report so detailed for any child over all the years I have been a foster carer - lovely. Thank you."

- Barbara

"I love my nursery. I will miss you"

- Bethany

"I feel so strongly that Oaklea is the right nursery for my child. I feel he is valued , appreciated and encouraged to be exactly what he is meant to be. I feel his strong presence is nurtured and given the environment to flourish. I love that his individuality is celebrated at Oaklea."

- Annie-Lea

"[Oaklea has] helped Tayah is so many areas of her life. Since starting at Oaklea she has come on leaps and bounds and I am so pleased Oaklea was my nursery of choice. Tayah loves it there, which to me is the most important thing."

- Danielle

"The staff are very caring and personable and I always get lots of nice feedback on Eloises development. The children do a wide range of activities, which is lovely. I also like the Parentzone updates from staff and the videos are brilliant."

- Charlotte

"I feel that by being at the nursery, Saskia has had a wonderful start and I cannot fault anyone or anything about Oaklea Montessori. I cannot thank you all enough. I feel lucky to have had you all look after Saskia."

- Beth

"From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for all the wonderful care you have provided for [our daughter]. Thank you for giving her interesting and exciting challenges, for guiding her and helping her along the way"

- Katie

"We have watched our daughter grow in the last year and the massive effort and contribution you and the staff have put into Joella's life."

- Joella's Mum

"Amelia has grown in independence and confidence and it's been great to see the progress she has made...she's far more ready for 'big school' than I could have hoped for."

 - Kate

"The girls have learnt so many new skills, which has been down to all your hard work. You've been nothing but kind and supportive and we will really miss you all!"

- Dawn & Chris

"I have just had a wonderful 20 minutes reading Erin's review. It is wonderful to read about the things that she does at nursery and to see how happy she is in the care of the Little Sparrows carers."

- Katherine & John

"Thank you so much for making Charlie's time with you all so fun and helping him on his learning journey." 

- Mary-Jane

"To all my fantastic teachers at the bestest nursery. I love you. Thank you for working with me. I wish you could come to my All Saints with me. Thank you...and I love the guinea pigs."

- Megan

"Thank you for everything you have done for Milo during his three years with you. He has had a fantastic time and we are happy and proud of the little boy he has become. A special thank you to Milo's key worker, for all your love, care and support."

- Milo & family

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