AN OTLEY nursery has been ranked as one of the best in Yorkshire.

The Little Green Frog Day Nursery was rated, based on reviews by parents and carers on the, as one of the ‘top 20’ in the region.

The nursery has received the ranking - and an award - in recognition of its overall standard and the quality of its facilities and outside space, learning and resources, equipment and ICT and care. Other aspects that were evaluated included activities put on by the nursery along with its staff, food and nutrition, management, cleanliness, safeguarding and value for money.

Reviews manager for, Amanda Hopkins, said: “We would like to congratulate The Little Green Frog Day Nursery on being rated by parents as a top nursery in Yorkshire and The Humber!

“Being chosen as one of the best nurseries by family and carers of children that attend the setting is a huge achievement. Reviews of the top 20 nurseries show these settings offer children stimulating and nurturing environments, which boosts their social and emotional wellbeing and enhances their learning.”

Owner of The Little Green Frog Day Nursery, Ruth Johnson, said: “We at The Little Green Frog are thrilled to be placed in the top 20 day nurseries in the Yorkshire and Humber area. Our entire team are totally dedicated to putting the needs of children first and will happily go the extra mile to make sure families feel comfortable in our nursery and confident in the care and education their children receive.

“We would like to thank everyone for the wonderful feedback, we feel extremely proud and will continue to do our very best.”

The awards are sponsored by Bamboo Childcare - early years specialists in recruitment, training, consultancy and networking events.