"Children have limitless opportunities to explore, investigate and experience new things and make rapid progress from their developmental starting points."
Ofsted Report, 2019
Outstanding Ofsted reports in 2011, 2013 and 2019
17 out of 17 outstandings were awarded by Ofsted in 2011 for both the nursery school and the childcare facilities before and after nursery school hours. In May 2013 Ofsted again awarded 'Outstanding' to the Nursery School.
We were delighted to receive an 'Outstanding' in all areas award again in May 2019.
The owner, manager and staff build superb relationships with all children. Their wonderfully nurturing approach helps children to feel exceedingly happy, secure and settled. Staff value children's individuality extremely highly and are completely attentive to their every need. Children flourish and feel completely at home in the nursery. The manager and staff assess children's learning meticulously. Children have limitless opportunities to explore, investigate and experience new things and make rapid progress from their developmental starting points.
Ofsted Report 2019
Ofsted Report 2013
Staff engage children in many conversations and children excitedly talk about what they are doing. They select from an excellent range of creative media as they make sheep, inspired by a recent outing to the farm. They discuss how sheep keep warm by wearing a woolly coat, what they eat and how they live together in a flock. Children giggle when staff ask them if sheep lay eggs - 'No, ducks lay eggs' comes their reply. This demonstrates that children feel totally comfortable in the care of the staff
Ofsted Report 2011
Children's behaviour is exemplary, and they demonstrate excellent social skills of sharing and taking turns. Furthermore, children's emotional well-being is truly fostered. On arrival at the setting, the children choose 'feelings clips' as they self-register to let the staff know how they are feeling. Staff discuss with the children about why, for example, they are happy or sad.
Ofsted Inspection Reports
Early Year's Registration inspection report 2013
Inspection EYR inspection report 2011
Combined care inspection report 2004
Inspection Report 2019