Parents Rate Aberdeen Nursery As One Of The Top 20 Nurseries In Scotland

Parents Rate Aberdeen Nursery as One of the Top 20 Nurseries in Scotland

Date: 11 Apr 2018

Parents across Scotland have rated Bright Horizons at 44 St Swithin Nursery in Aberdeen amongst the top 20 nurseries in the country.

The top 20 nurseries in Scotland received an award from the leading day nurseries review site,, with the award based on the nursery’s reviews from the children’s families and carers.

“I am so pleased to hear we have been awarded as one of the top 20 nurseries in Scotland,” said Nursery Manager Vicky Bowman. “This is such an achievement for us and I would like to thank the parents for their feedback and contributions. My team work so hard to provide exceptional care and it is so great for them to have this recognition, especially as there are only two other nurseries in Aberdeen City to also win this award.” 

Davina Ludlow, chair of, also passed on her congratulations to Bowman and the staff.

“It is such an achievement to be chosen as one of the best nurseries by the families and carers of the children that attend the setting. Reviews of the Top 20 nurseries show these settings both stimulate and nurture children, boosting their social and emotional wellbeing and helping shape their development.

“The brain is at its most receptive during the first five years of a child’s life, which is why we decided to recognise those nurseries, which play a vital role in educating and caring for children.”

The Top 20 Nursery Awards 2018 highlight the most recommended day nurseries in each region of the UK. The awards are based on the review score as of February 28th 2018.  The awards are based on over 50,000 reviews received between July 2015 to February 2018 from parents, relatives and guardians of children who attend the nurseries.

The nurseries were rated on: Overall Standard, Facilities/Outside Space, Learning, Resources/ Equipment/ ICT, Care, Activities, Staff, Food/Nutrition, Management, Cleanliness, Safeguarding, Value for Money.

 For a full list of all regional and national winners: