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2021 school leavers 

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for everything you have done for all three of our boys. You are all fantastic and we couldn’t have asked for more. It’s really not easy leaving the boys and going to work but knowing they have been in safe hands has been so reassuring. 
We could not recommended fairytales enough and will be sure to let others know how fab you all are. 


 2021 - Thank you for all you have done, you always go above and beyond and we really appreciate it.




01/10/20 - We just wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone at Fairytales for taking such good care of S. After so long off for lockdown and then pushing him up to three full days a week, we weren’t sure how he would be, but he loves his time with you - particularly loves Jess and how caring she is as his key worker and is excited to come tomorrow. It makes such a difference to us so thank you. :) Mrs & Mr M.

2020 - In this day and age where complaints are easy to do, I would like to take this time to compliment the nursery my daughter has attended Fairytales, Chesterfield Road, Barlborough, Chesterfield, Derbyshire.
The staff are warm, loving and friendly ( Becky, Sarah, Rowanne, Martha, Chantelle and Jess to name but a few). I had had a really awful experience with a private childminder, so was apprehensive about sending her anywhere else. I really need not have worried, they are honest, hardworking and above all the children come first. They ensure the children are stimulated, learn about the world around them, are taught manners and care for others, take day trips, run fetes and have a Spanish teacher come in once a week(Diana, at a small extra cost).
The nursery is well run, from Brett and Dale(owners, who are around at points), Lucy who is manager, approachable and friendly. This positive attitude passes to all the staff. I have been well communicated with by everyone, any issues with my child have been addressed quickly and efficiently .......I just can't fault it. The eyLog system has faults but not through nurseries want of trying, and I love that I can see what my child has been up to, when I have to work...I can't thank them enough for all their hard work and support, and I hope that any future moderator takes parents personal experience into account.

2020 - I just also want to thank you all for everything you've done for my son, your staff work amazingly hard and have helped him to grow and develop into a more confident and happy little boy. He will miss coming because he absolutely loves it. xx Miss H.


a few 2019 face book comments .. @Lucyrebbecca 

FB = Fairy tales is a great nursery. My daughter has been going since she was 11 months and I am pregnant now and couldn't think of anywhere I would rather send my new baby.
I do think a nursery is such a personal choice though, it's worth visiting each. I 
visited 4, as soon as I walked into fairy tales I knew it felt right, make some viewing appointments, one will click with you. x

FB = Fairy tales are fantastic x



FB = Another vote for Fairy tales from me too. Both my kids went there and never had one problem. They then went on to school club and my son tells me off if I pick him up too soon as he likes it so much. Looked round others too but my gut instinct was Fairy tales and glad it was :)


FB = Both mine went to a different nursery when we first moved to Barlborough & they didn’t settle at all, gave it 6 weeks then moved them to Fairytales & it was the best thing we ever did. Settled’s like a home from home. Can’t recommend it enough. 


Thank you so much for a really lovely time on the nursery trip. You really do an amazing job of organising them and ensuring they go smoothly, where my children are concerned I have never worried about leaving them in Fairy tales or school clubs care. Thank you x - Mrs W


It's my sons last day at nursery tomorrow and I just want to thank everyone at Fairy tales Day Nursery for looking after both my kids for the last 8 years. It has been so good knowing that while I'm working my kids have been well looked after, had loads of fun and learning at the same time and I've never had to worry about them while they are at Fairy tales. It's going to be weird not coming down there most mornings. I couldn't have chose a better nursery. Thank you for everything and helping bring my kids up to be 2 children I am so proud of x S.L, August 2014 


Having put all 3 of my children through Fairy Tales I cannot sing it’s praise high enough.  I moved all three there at the ages of 1,2 & 4 – from a nursery they had been in from 3 months,  their transition was impeccable.  I recommend them to any parents out there.

Most of the staff are Mum’s too – I know this sounds daft in some respects but it means they know what it is all about.  They get the quirky requests and questions we put to them and deal with us and the children brilliantly.  All 3 of my children have really loved their time at Fairy tales and have made great friends, many of them have moved on to school with them and indeed into the school club. A.H August 14




You all do a fab job with our 3 Children, so thank you!!! X



I just want to say to all the girls that have looked after my child that she will truly miss it at fairy tales, and reading the folder that we have got with all her work in and all the notes that's have been made brought a tear to my eye.




Lovely, Homely environment - I felt it as soon as I stepped inside (Mrs Hurst)


My 2nd child has just started at Fairy Tales, It was lovely to see some of the staff that were still there from when my 1st child now 7 attended.


Always willing to listen and work with parents' wishes. (Mr H)


Loved the summer fayre and Christmas fayre, Nice new food menu too :0)