All the insight you need 


Strong relationships with parents and staff are the bedrock of high quality early years provision. These relationships are developed in a myriad of ways on a day to day basis. Gathering feedback through structured surveys is an important part of the mix. When designed well and used effectively, parent and staff surveys can make a genuine impact on the quality of your provision, the working environment you offer and the financial success of your business. 

A turnkey survey solution from sector research experts

Designed by our research experts, EYsurveys are quick and easy to use to gather regular, detailed feedback from parents and staff at every step. With instant confidential sector benchmarking, EYsurveys also help you to compare your performance, drive action planning and celebrate your achievements. 

Parent surveys drive quality and increase occupancy:

  • Enquiry and visit survey – capture first impressions and identify changes that could help you convert more viewings to registrations
  • Settling in survey – make sure things are getting off to a good start to help customer retention and referrals to friends and family
  • Room mover survey – manage change well so children settle quickly
  • Annual parent survey – capture the detailed feedback needed to underpin self evaluation, support inspection and inform quality improvement
  • Leaver survey – track the reasons children leave and gather testimonials you can use to promote your setting
  • Parent pulse - 3 key questions for quick insight.

Staff surveys help you attract and retain great teams:

  • Employee engagement survey – leadership, line-management, teamwork, well-being and more, this comprehensive survey delivers the depth insight and understanding needed to build a positive and productive working environment 
  • Employee induction survey - the first few weeks in post are critical - capture views early to support retention and review your recruitment strategies  
  • Employee exit survey – at a time where staffing is a key issue across the sector, our new leavers survey will help you understand how to keep the staff you value
  • Staff pulse - 3 key questions for quick insight.

What's included: 

  • Survey set-up including branding with your setting logos, room names and care types
  • Unlimited survey returns - send tailored invites across multiple sites in minutes
  • Instant password protected on-line reports, designed to highlight key messages, fast
  • Sophisticated user-management, leaving you in control of what you share, with whom, when
  • Confidential sector benchmarks to help you prioritise actions and celebrate your achievements 
  • Free, friendly telephone support from research experts in your sector 
  • Free entry into a national prize draw to encourage survey completions

Extra options:

  • Bespoke questionnaires designed to your brief by research experts in your sector 
  • A completely managed service - leave everything in our hands
  • Talk to us about your needs and we will develop a solution to meet them. 

Delivering feedback which genuinely makes a difference. 

EYsurveys are provided on a subscription basis and can be supplemented with mystery shopping, and tailored research as required. Click here for pricing and packages. See case studies here.

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