Babyspace

ECE Service Category: Care and Education centre

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Ownership: This service is a privately operated business e.g. it is owned by a sole trader, partnership, company or private trust
Street or Road: 5 Chelsea Avenue
Location: Richmond
Phone: contact number is not available for new enrolments
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Ages of children: Licensed to care for children from infancy
Group / Centre Size: The centre operates on a small and personal scale for children and families. It is licensed for 50 or fewer children. It is what we call a 'boutique' early childhood centre.
Qualified teaching staff: 80% to 100% of teaching staff are qualified teachers (according to funding claimed from the Ministry of Education, last updated beginning of 2020).
Shows Children that Men Can Teach and Care for Young Children Too: In 2019 the teaching team was, known to have been usually or all of the time, women only. (Note that it is best to have gender balance with children being taught and cared for by both men and women. In Home-based ECE this criterion relates to visiting teachers only)
Highly Parent Rated: THIS SERVICE CANNOT YET BE CLASSIFIED AS A HIGHLY RATED SERVICE. (To be so it needs to have a number of recent positive reviews - at least 5 positive if a small centre, or 10 if a mega-centre or a home-based service)
Entrant in the Hall of Excellence: Not yet
More Info on Hall of Excellence: Hall of Excellence

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Compliance with Regulations & Minimum Standards: It has a clean record. It was not downgraded to a provisional or suspended licence by the Ministry of Education last year (if you want to check on its history before 2019 go to more info below)
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Entrant in the Wall of Shame: NO. As far as is known there has not been a major reported incident of the standard or ethic of care falling below what society in general considers to be acceptable
More Info on Wall of Shame: Wall of Shame
Education Review Office report: The last report was in 2018 and it was most positive
Ministry of Education Licence ID number: 65233

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Summary:
4.8 based on 4 reviews
Pricing
4.5/5
Support
4.9/5
Staffing
4.9/5
Environment
5.0/5
A beautiful, supportive environment filled with respect and care
 (4.9/5)

On 17 Dec 2018, Mark Hrynkiw wrote:

Baby Space is a genuine preschool where respectful and reciprocal relationships are at the forefront of everything they do. The staff are caring and ready to listen and help. They put our child's best interests at the centre of their practice and always offer feedback on their day. We would recommend Baby Space in a heartbeat!
Mark Hrynkiw likes: The beautiful outside area, edible garden, Child focused philosophy, Kind and Caring staff, Small group size and High Adult/Child ratios
Pricing
4.5/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
5.0/5
A Lovely Centre
 (5.0/5)

On 23 Nov 2018, Freya wrote:

BabySpace has been wonderful for our daughter. She loves going there and they have just a great feel and vibe. My daughter is outside everyday (except in bad weather) and she just loves it. They also have a garden, I love that my daughter gets to experience this safe and educational place. The teachers are so supportive and always tell me a story about how my daughter's morning has been or what she has been up to. They listen and help where needed and as said above, my daughter loves it. Thank you for all you do BabySpace.
Freya likes: Support,  education,  environment
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
5.0/5
Wonderful centre
 (4.6/5)

On 19 Nov 2018, Nicole and David Jamieson wrote:

Babyspace Richmond is a fantastic centre. It is a lovely home away from home for our daughter. She loves the interaction with other children and the wonderful outdoor facilities that they offer. As a mum I love the level of care and respect they show the children. Highly recommend this centre.
Nicole and David Jamieson likes: The facilities and the level of care
Pricing
4.5/5
Support
4.5/5
Staffing
4.5/5
Environment
5.0/5
5 Stars!
 (4.8/5)

On 19 Nov 2018, Kim wrote:

My son has been going to Babyspace for a few months now and we couldnt have made a better decision in choosing Babyspace.
We have been well looked after from the settling in period, a lot of time and effort was put into getting to know my son well before he started which gave me a lot of reassurance of how well he was going to be looked after.
My son loves all of the teachers as Babyspace and has a great bond with his primary caregiver.
Babyspace is a fun and relaxed learning environment and I couldn't reccomend them enough.
Kim likes: Teachers,  enviroment,  activities
Pricing
4.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
5.0/5

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