We had a very thorough Ofsted inspection on Monday 16th October 2017. We received an outcome of ‘GOOD’.
The Key Inspection Judgements and What They Mean
Grade 1 - Outstanding: Outstanding provision is highly effective in meeting the needs of all children exceptionally well. This ensure that children are very well prepared for the next stage of their learning.
Grade 2 - Good: Good provision is effective in delivering provision that meets the needs of all children well. This ensures children are ready for the next stage of their learning.
Grade 3 - Requires Improvement: The provision is not giving children a good standard of early years education and/or there are minor breaches of the safeguarding and welfare requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage. It will be monitored and inspected within twelve months of the date of this inspection.
Grade 4 - Inadequate: Provision that is inadequate requires significant improvement and/or enforcement action. The provision is failing to give children an acceptable standard of early years education and/or is not meeting the safeguarding and welfare requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage. It will be monitored and inspected again within six months of the date of this inspection.
Please see below some key findings
Staff teach children to have a VERY good understanding in taking turns and sharing.
They monitor children’s progress with RIGOUR and take effective steps to identify and close gaps in children’s learning.
The committee, manager and staff work VERY well together to provide a successful playgroup.
Staff are enthusiastic and add interest to activities to inspire children’s learning.
Staff use their visual prompts, such as spot timers, to VERY good effect.
Staff equip all areas well to encourage continuous learning.
Children benefit GREATLY from physical play and exercise.