"The staff made our child feel welcome and part of the family at Kids Planet."
Kim’s Daddy
"We are extremely happy with our daughters' childcare at Kids Planet, Lymm. The staff are all so lovely and it's reassuring to see how happy our child is spending time at nursery while we are at work. The educational side of Kids Planet is also really impressive and we are pleased that we chose Kids Planet."
Georgie’s Mummy
"There are many things about Kids Planet Lymm which make it exemplary, but they fall under two key areas: the staff and the activities. In each of the three rooms that Sam, our son, has been in, the staff have open, honest and friendly which is critical to instilling the trust that we need to be able to leave our most valuable asset with them. We have also never felt that we could not ask, challenge or engage with the Nursery staff, and the team are clearly willing to do more than it takes to satisfy not just my wife and I, but also (and more importantly) our son. In fact, probably the most stringent test passed is that in each of the rooms, Sam has clearly bonded with many, if not all of the team, not just his key worker. The team take the time to communicate, both in person at the end of each day, and through emailed newsletters. They are also open to challenge and suggestion, enabling us, the parents, to receive a better service more suited to our needs. There are always staff that stick out in my mind as particularly helpful or kind, there is also a broad range of activities that stimulate our son, from the outside racing track to the inside climbing frame, from singalong to French lessons. He comes home and excitedly tells us about the day he’s had. The nursery has also offered other “added value activities” for children and adults such as hair cuts and odd-job contacts: things you wouldn’t ordinarily associate with a nursery, but which make the experience more user friendly. The Nursery is also obviously willing to get involved with the community – from sending out emails relating to local energy efficiency drives to supporting local charities through fund raising days. But, all that said, there is a selection of Nurseries in the village and if we did not firmly believe that Kids Planet Lymm was the best one, we would not send our son there".
Andrew Morris
"My daughter enrolled at Kids Planet in September 2009, aged nine months and with great trepidation I left my little girl in their care. I needn't have worried, from day one she settled well and the end of day handovers confirmed to me that my daughter was the bright happy little girl that she was at home. "We joined Kids Planet when it had just opened but it wasn't the state of the art sensory room, brand new stimulating toys or the fabulous outside space that was important, instead it was the fact that my daughter was loved that was the overriding factor that helped assuage the guilt that all working parents suffer from. When I found out I was expecting again, one of the first things I did was get a place reserved for the new baby. I help run the family business and knew I would be needed back at work after 6 months maternity leave. Once my son was born he accompanied me when I dropped his sister off and so when it was his turn to start his familiarisation sessions he instantly fitted in and has become a lovely, chilled out, well rounded little man. That has to be in some part down to the care and stimulation he receives every day at nursery. It is also great that my kids get to see and play with one another throughout the course of the day despite being in separate age groups. The flexibility that the extended opening hours offer is fantastic, I know if I need to be at work early or get stuck in traffic on the way home that it won’t be a problem, which is one less thing to worry about. I think there can be a perception that children in nurseries are missing out, but I strongly believe that the opportunity to learn through play and the relationships my kids have developed with their peers has helped them to become more confident and outgoing than if I had been at home full time. As it is I think we have attained the perfect work life balance, with three days of brilliant nursery care alongside plenty of family time on our days off".
Tilly and Henry’s Mummy
"Louisa has been at Kids Planet, Lymm since she was 6 months old, she is now in Pre-school. All the staff are very friendly and know each family individually. There are lots of extra activities available for the children to learn new skills. I highly recommend Kids Planet."
Louisa’s Mummy
"We are so happy to have moved James to Kids Planet. The nursery itself is just wonderful and the preschool staff are second to none. Their passion and commitment is amazing and it comes across just how hard they work and what lovely people they all are! I am so grateful for all the time and care they are putting in to James."
James’ Daddy
"Freya loves going to nursery and has settled in really well in the toddler room, having been very happy in the tots and baby room. If Freya is happy so are we! Thank you!"
Freya’s Mummy
"Moving our two children to a new village and from a nursery they loved was a worrying time for us. However, we needn't have been nervous. Both of our children have been made to feel so welcome and have settled in brilliantly. Kids Planet is a truly amazing place and the staff are wonderful."
Stanley and Isabelle’s Mummy
"We’re really pleased that we picked Kids Planet for Sophia, she started in Babies in December 2009 and we have seen her benefit so much from her time there. The daily activities such as dipping hands in baked beans in Babies to learning some French or planting seeds in Pre-school have been fun and helped her learn and develop. In addition there have been so many activities to capture their imagination as World Cup 2010 parties where the children got to taste food from around the world, a tea party to celebrate the Royal Wedding, teddy bears picnics the list is endless. All of the staff know and greet Sophia by name which is lovely and it makes us feel like nursery is an extension of our family. Her Key Workers have always developed really close bonds with her and she has been fond of them. In short all of the staff have been fantastic. I think the biggest accolade we can give is that we have chosen Kids Planet for our son too, who will start in September and we know that he will get just as much out of his time there as his sister".
Jackie Gorman
"After recently moving into the area, my son has attended Kids Planet for a few months now and thoroughly enjoys his time at the nursery. The staff in the pre-school room give me confidence that he is well looked after whilst he is in their care and it is lovely to hear my son talk about his "teachers" in a fun and happy way. I am delighted with the service provided by the nursery - the menu is healthy and varied and I totally appreciate the opportunity to provide feedback on a regular basis to continually improve an already excellent level of service. The ad-hoc activities offered are also great - my son has just started French classes and although I realise he won't be fluent at 3 years of age! it is great to know he is picking up a small knowledge of a different language/culture. The staff work hard at keeping things fresh and exciting and are always extremely pleasant and courteous... I can't speak highly enough of the Lymm nursery!"
Ethan’s Mummy