Parent Reviews

We are very proud of the wonderful reviews parents have submitted about our nursery.  Visit our Day Nurseries page to read more reviews and ratings.

My daughter absolutely loves this nursery. I initially chose Holyrood Media City as it is around the corner from my place of work. But not only has the convenience of the nursery prevailed, all of its staff and never ending list of activities are simply outstanding. I have already referred friends of mine with children to come to this nursery. My daughter is always excited to get up and get ready for a fun day with the team. I'll be sad when she has to leave and start school!

My children have been going to Holyrood Media City for over 4 years. The outside space is great, plenty of space for the children to run around, climb, cycle, and they can even help feed the animals! The staff are friendly - my daughter gets lots of cuddles, especially if she's upset when I drop her off.

Great facilities, friendly and welcoming staff, safe environment. Thank you all for taking such great care of my son, he loves the Holyrood Nursery and all the staff. Every day he surprises us with the new things he learned at the nursery which is a great thing at a very early age as well. The staff are welcoming the bilingual children and make them feel equal to others, facilitating the learning of children's first words through practice which is very important to us. Fantastic place. Thank you.

Since joining Holyrood Nursery Media City my daughter has developed in so many ways. She is growing into a strong independent, confident and free-thinking child. She has improved socially and academically already. We put much of this down to the care and attention she received at the Nursery.

We have had one of our children at Holyrood for about 2 years, both full time and part time. The staff in the different groups are overall very nice and supportive. The nursery rooms are regularly changed and the kids have lots of space, including a nice outdoor area. My son loves the food and I believe it offers enough variety and healthy choices.

Holyrood Nursery (MediaCity) have been amazing with my daughter. I can not fault them and would highly recommend them to anyone. They treat the children as family and I know my daughter feels extremely safe and happy when she walks through the door.

Dear families,

We are pleased to share with you our exciting plans for the future of our nurseries. Bertram Nursery Group has provided a trusted, caring and quality service to thousands of families over two decades.  That isn’t changing, but we want to grow and develop our services, facilities and, most of all, our teams who make our nurseries and kindergartens such inspiring places for children.

That’s why we’re changing our name to Thrive Childcare and Education, because that’s at the heart of what we’re about – helping our children, staff and communities to thrive.

As part of this rebrand, Holyrood Nursery Media City will now be called Media City Nature Kindergarten.

While changing our company name and the names of some of our nurseries is the next step of our development journey, we’ll still have the same dedicated teams caring for your children.

The Covid-19 pandemic has reinforced our belief that we need to adapt and invest in a constantly changing world to continue providing the service that parents and children need, tailored to the communities we support across Scotland and North West England.

Since our foundation, we have acquired some fantastic groups of nurseries and many high-quality independent nurseries. Now we are uniting them under four Thrive groupings:

  • Happitots nurseries will extend beyond Glasgow and South Lanarkshire to provide a network of affordable, flexible nurseries across Scotland.
  • Holyrood nurseries will extend more widely across our network of affordable nurseries in North West England, recognising parents’ and community needs.
  • Corner House nurseries will now extend from Edinburgh to operate more widely across Scotland, providing an extensive range of exciting, extracurricular activities and large outdoor areas.
  • Nature Kindergartens, our new sub-group, will reflect our vision to develop children’s outdoor learning. We plan to expand our Nature Kindergartens network in Scotland and England because we believe children’s learning is greatly enhanced in natural spaces.


Click here to visit Thrive Childcare and Education Website