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The Nursery was inspected on the 26th January 2010, which was our first inspection and within the first six months of opening.

Overall the quality of the provision is ‘good’. Given that we were only open for six months at the time of the inspection, this was the best that we could have hoped for, and we were delighted with the outcome. It reflects; the commitment,  the hard work and the effort of the staff team and parent partnerships and is indicative of the work ethos and the sentiment of the nursery.

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Please click on the Ofsted logo on the top right of this page to read the complete report, or for a very brief summary, we have included a few paragraphs from the main sections below.

The overall effectiveness of the early years provision: The setting has a positive attitude to self evaluation and thorough procedures to support the ongoing review of their work. This enables them to devise clear action plans and implement improvements, thereby, providing a service which is responsive to children's needs. Staff have a thorough knowledge of each child's needs because they work well with parents. They can, therefore, ensure that these are consistently met and they are offered appropriate support to participate meaningfully in activities and play opportunities. Staff's positive interaction with children and their confident approach to enabling them to develop their own play are key strengths. This means that children are actively involved in their learning and develop positive attitudes and skills for the future...... click on the Ofsted logo to read the full report.

The effectiveness of leadership and management of the early years provision: The manager has a clear and ambitious vision for the future, fully involving staff and parents in reviewing the setting's practice. The positive attitude to feedback and ability to prioritise improvements means that changes are introduced sensitively and their impact is monitored. Staff work well as a team, with clearly defined roles and responsibilities, this creates a positive environment, where both staff and children are happy...... click on the Ofsted logo to read the full report.

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The quality and standards of the early years provision and outcomes for children: Children make good progress and are well supported because staff have a confident knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage …. The attractive and generally accessible environment enables children to make independent choices about their play. Their enjoyment is enhanced and their learning extended because staff join in appropriately with their play and discussions. Children's behaviour demonstrates that they feel safe. They confidently select resources and play independently or with other children and staff...... click on the Ofsted logo to read the full report.

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