Crystal Valley Nursery is one of Ms. Bernadette King-Turner’s four Beautiful Minds Nurseries located in Arabian Center, Dubai. At Crystal Valley Nursery we promote a life style for children that is understanding of each child’s needs and is supportive and caring for their early learning years.
We understand and appreciate parent’s different needs and reasons for their children to be cared for at nursery, therefore, Crystal Valley Nursery is specifically designed to be safe and secure and always a special place where the deep needs of children and parents are always our main concern and priority.
What are the nursery’s greatest quality/ strength?
Crystal Valley Nursery provides a safe, loving and stimulating environment for your children; with reassuringly high standards of Nursery day care with excellent facilities, we provide the individual attention and stimulus your baby and preschooler needs to feel happy and confident and to approach life and school with a positive disposition for learning. The Beautiful Minds Nurseries philosophy is ‘unconditional love for all children’-therefore the most important-‘Inclusion’- equal opportunities for all children is obligatory.
Included in the term fees:
1. English and Arabic
2. Healthy, Nutritious & mostly organic breakfast and lunch
3. Fantastic Foundation Stage Unit for pre-schoolers aged 3-4+ years
4. Indoor and Outdoor Designated Play Areas
5. Shaded Sand Pit and Racing Track
6. Swimming Pool Complex
8. Library for English and Arabic Reading time
9. Drama, Music and Movement, Yoga
10. Drumming & Rhythm Dance & Kung Fu
11. Ballet & Brain Gym
12. Cooking and Baking
13. Nursery Family Picnics
14. Plus so much more
British Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) with all our Nursery Classroom Staff holding certified University Elementary, Early Childhood or Nursing Degrees.
We employ only qualified & professional employ women to implement our curriculum. We do not hire unqualified nannies and helpers.
Number of Staff on Duty
Teacher to Baby Ratio:
Baby Room Medical Director, Registered Nurses plus qualified teachers ratio is 1 staff to 2.5 babies.
Teacher to Toddler Ratio:
1 Supervisor Teacher & 3 Teachers to 18 children.
Teacher to Young Child Ratio:
1 Supervisor Teacher & 2 Teachers to 20 children.
Crystal valley Nursery is a great opportunity to have kids get a lovely education environment. Even the curriculum is immersive, with numerous field trips to add color to the students education. The campus is conveniently located in the near our home. Most of the staff and faculty are wonderful, caring, and respectful.Shan March, 2016
We have been thrilled with the Crystal valley Nursery, and our children have thrived. They have very different personalities and different strengths and challenges, but the Crystal valley Nursery, its ethos, and its staff and teachers have all contributed to help each of them blossom.Ponam March, 2016
I love the atmosphere of this nursery, and my daughter loves it and made many friends.Mrs. Shereen Zarroug (mother of Malak) March, 2016
It’s the most wonderful amazing nursery with staff so vee loving and caring. My son is a special needs child and so he needs more attention and time and that is exactly what the teachers have given himUrooj Najeeb February, 2016
Crystal Valley Nursery nurtured my kid Ayaan. I love the personal care taken by the teachers in the well being of my child.Yasmeen April, 2015
I found Crystal Valley to be very good at integrating children with special needs. My son is hearing impaired but got the extra attention he needed and joined in with all the activities. He progressed a lot during his time there in all aspects of learning.Proud Parent April, 2014
My son tayseer and me will always be thankful to you for all the hard work and efforts you have put in, for taking care , loving , educating and all the nice activities which he enjoyed alot , tayseer start his first words at the nursery , befor one year he was just shouting and now he is communicating both in english and arabic language , i’m so thankful for all his teachers and assistants in the ruby class of there kindness and cheerful faces , Best of tayseer will remind u always of u , thank u crystal valley staff .Hala abu sido July, 2012
Thank you to all the staff, especially my son’s class of helpers and of course Ms Dalal. My son Troy has loved his last year and a half at the nursery and he will miss it very much indeed. It will be his last day on Wednesday and then he will be going to school next term. I have to say it will be a very very sad day on Wednesday and wish to say thank you very much for the love, care and attention you have given my son whilst being there, I couldnt fault the nursery in any way and the staff are all lovely, caring and generous and would recommend it to any parent!Tracey Galloway July, 2012
Thank you to Ms. Marta, Maxine, Dalal and all staff at Crystal Valley Nursery, you are a great team and all the love and care you give to the children each day is absolutely wonderful, thank you.Bernadette King-Turner October, 2011
My son Troy, who is now 2 years of age, has been in the nursery for about 8 months now and he loves it. All the helpers and teachers there love him too which makes him feel very comfortable and makes me feel very happy leaving him there. Unfortunately he has had a change of head teacher of his class a few times which obviously affects him slightly but he seems to settle back in easily enough with the new one. But i have to say generally i am very happy indeed with the nursery and would recommend sending their child there, everyone is very welcoming and makes you feel at ease, which is definitely what you need when you leave a young one in someone else’s care, I feel he is getting a great introduction to life at nursery and being with children his own age is wonderful, and also doing so much more activities than what i would be able to give and show him at home, I am sure he will be there right up until he is of the age he needs to move onto school. Thank you for giving my boy the great attention and love which he needs and wants, it really is a lovely nursery.Tracey Galloway August, 2011
My son is enrolled in Diamond Class, under Teacher Kera and assisted by Lolita and Raquel since January 2011. The warmth of Teacher Kera and unwavering care of her assistant teachers provided me peace of mind to leave my son in Crystal Valley Nursery. I felt their love and understanding for my son when I informed them of the special attention required for my son. I was able to meet with the Ms. Sharon and Ms. Paris who altogether boosted my hope in providing appropriate assistance for my son. Even the school dietician is very accommodating of the special diet of my son and happily ensures that he eats well. With Crystal Valley, i have found a second home for my son. Thank you to all of you and please continue loving and taking care of each child like your own!Mary Gueco July, 2011
Crystal Valley Nursery is an amazing place with dedicated, friendly and helpful staff. My son loved his time at the nursery and loved his teachers to bits!! I will certainly miss their friendly faces every day when he goes off to big school in September!! Thank you for all your hard work and dedication to the children in your care. xTanya Greene July, 2011
At my first visit to the nursery I liked the atmosphere and the wonderful decoration for the nursery and I felt comfortable and my wife was so happy .we decided to put our son in the nursery.
Then we discovered the other beauty of the nursery, the wonderful ,friendly staff . the nice activities Thank you Crystal valley .
I get my daughter to crystal valley nursery after I visited many nurseries, I felt comfortable with the people who is working there as first impression. My daughter loves the nursery; she improved a lot in the communication skills where after one month from joining she was able to communicate to others in English and Arabic well and singing too. She enjoyed the handcraft activities a lot and the other classes such as Kun fu, ballet & drumming. She was so exciting for the performance in her graduation ceremony. She always talking to her family – cousins about her scholl and what did they do!
I’m so proud & happy for my decision to take my daughter to the Crystal Valley Nursery. I am planning to get my second baby to this nursery inshallah.Rawda Al Ali - Afra's Mum July, 2011
very nice nersery with so kind people I feel safe when my baby is there 🙂Roaa Talal July, 2011
When my son first joined the Nursery, he was not very good in dealing with other kids because he doesn’t have friends his age. Now, having stayed in the Nursery for 2 Semesters and a half, I’ve seen such a big improvement in him. He learned the value of sharing, borrowing nicely, saying please, and sorry when needed. He now enjoys the company of his friends and always looks forward to coming to school in the morning. His speech is better now and his vocabulary has greatly improved as well. I’m also very grateful that though my son might have moody moments, his teachers are very patient and loving. I know that when he is in the Nursery, he is in good hands. Thank you Crystal Valley Staff.Mrs. Gonzaga July, 2011
It is the most wonderful nersery in Dudai. My son used to cry on Friday and Saturday because he wants to go to the nursery . Put your children in Crystal valley nursery and be sure they are in honest hands because they are mothers not teachers .Eman July, 2011
I have no bad comment on the nursary, the staff all of them are perfect, friendly; the nursary is clean always, little cold but its fine, the place is amazing for raising kid.
ya the only comment that its is expensive.tala qiblawi July, 2011
Thank you very much for. Your good work in your nursery the staff very very friendly ,obliging and kindly , real I will miss all the staff especially miss maxien and miss dalale keep up your good jobNadia salha July, 2011
I have three kids , simply this is the best nursery I’ve ever seen. My youngest son Adam enjoyed this year at the nursery and I advice every mom and dad who have kids to register at the nursery.The staff are great , very kind and sweet .My son cries in the weekend cause he’s not going to school .The nursey has improved his English to a big extent. It is worth every dirham paid on it.I would like to thank Adam’s English and Arabic teacher and his helpers especially miss Sima for the great job they’ve done the whole year.
I would like to thank the faculty of Crystal Valley Nursery and would like to share few positive experiences with the nursery:
* High security level
* Variety of activities
* Excellent hygiene standards
* Home away from home
* Friendly & caring faculty
Keep up the good work.Arfa Al Awadhi June, 2011
I want to take this opportunity to express my thanks to all members of Crystal velly nursary to provide good care of my daughters tayba and Fatima .
I felt the change on my daughter through language(english) and learning skills and communication .
Regards and thanks
this is the best nursery in my living area . It makes the kids happey because of the activities and the teachers are very kind with the children .and the first of all it is very clean and tidy .safaa June, 2011
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