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Parents rate Andover nursery as one of the Top 20 nurseries in South East

Parents have rated Finkley East Anton Nursery & Pre-school in Andover as one of the Top 20 nurseries, out of 2,306 early years settings in the South East of England.

The top twenty nurseries in the South East 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.

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 Finkley East Anton Nursery & Pre-school on being rated by parents as a top nursery in the South East of England!

“Being rated so highly by family and carers of children that attend the setting is a huge achievement.

“Our award is valuable recognition from parents and carers that this nursery is 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.”

Paige Spencer, manager at Finkley East Anton Nursery & Pre-school, said:

  “Being recognised as one of the Top 20 Day Nurseries in the South East is an immense honour for us at Finkley East Anton. It’s a testament to the dedication of our team, the trust of our parents, and the joyful learning environment we strive to create every day.

“This award validates our commitment to providing exceptional care, education, and nurturing to the children entrusted to us. Our ethos centres on fostering curiosity, kindness, and resilience, ensuring each child feels valued and supported in their unique journey.

“Our hard-working staff feels incredibly proud and motivated by this recognition, knowing that their efforts make a meaningful difference in children’s lives. For us and our nursery, this award signifies not just excellence but also a heartfelt connection with our community, and we’re excited to continue our journey of nurturing young minds with passion and purpose.”

Alison Dennis, company director when asked said “I’m so proud of the team for everything they do to support, nurture and care for the children. This award which is a direct response of parents’ reviews proves the above and beyond attitude of the team. I want to say thank you to the team and the parents for helping the nursery win his award.”

To read Finkley East Anton Nursery & Pre-school reviews go to:

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