Parents rate three Derbyshire nurseries as the top in North West England

Watch more of our videos on Shots! 
and live on Freeview channel 276
Visit Shots! now
Three nurseries in Chesterfield have been rated by parents as some of the top nurseries, out of 1,708 early years settings in North West England, for the second year running.

The Derbyshire winners are:

· Children 1st @ Clowne

· Children 1st @ St Peter & St Paul

The team and children celebrating their Top 20 Award at Little Leprechauns Day NurseryThe team and children celebrating their Top 20 Award at Little Leprechauns Day Nursery
The team and children celebrating their Top 20 Award at Little Leprechauns Day Nursery

· Little Leprechauns Day Nursery

The top twenty nurseries in North West England have received an award from the leading day nurseries reviews site,, with the award based on the nursery’s reviews from the children’s families and carers.

The nurseries were rated on overall standard, facilities and outside space, learning, resources and equipment and ICT, care, activities, staff, food and nutrition, management, cleanliness, safeguarding as well as value for money.

Hide Ad
Hide Ad

There are over 14,000 nurseries in the UK, with over 400,000 people working in the childcare sector. Around one million children in the UK attend a nursery, ranging in age from three months to five years old.

Amanda Hopkins, reviews manager of, said:

“We would like to congratulate all three nurseries on being rated by parents as a top nursery in North West England! Being rated so highly by family and carers of children that attend the setting is a huge achievement, especially for the second consecutive year.

Hide Ad
Hide Ad

“Our award is valuable recognition from parents and carers that the nurseries are offering their children an excellent standard of care and a stimulating environment, which will help boost their development and hopefully create a lifelong love of learning.

“We hope these awards give parents that much needed guidance in choosing the right nursery for their child.”

Laura Brothwell, nursery manager at Little Leprechauns Day Nursery, said:

“We are extremely pleased to have received this award again. We are proud to offer a safe and nurturing environment for all children in our care. The team are so passionate and dedicated to the role they play in providing a warm home from home experience. The testimonials from our parents reflect this and we couldn't have achieved this without their support.”

Hide Ad
Hide Ad

To see Children 1st @ Clowne’s reviews go to

To see Children 1st @ St Peter & St Paul’s reviews go to

For a full list of all regional and national winners: