We are very pleased to announce that we have retained our 'Good' level of provision in our recent Ofsted inspection.
Once the final report is available we will publish this on the website. However, in the meantime here are a few quotes that we would like to share with you:

  • Leadership and managment is strong because the staff and the committee work in partnership to ensure the smooth running of the playgroup.
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  • Safeguarding policies and procedures are clear. Staff demonstate that they understand their role in making sure children are protected from harm and kept safe.
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  • Staff value children's individuality, which means that all children are supported to build secure and caring relationships with them that promote their emotional well-being.
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  • The playgroup environment is well laid out with a good range of resources and equipment that motivates children to play.
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  • Children enjoy their time at the playgroup because they are motivated and interested in what they are doing.
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  • Staff work closely with teachers from the school where the playgroup is based. Consequently, children become familiar with school staff, which helps them when the time comes to move to the school.
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  • All children appear happy and settled at the playgroup because they receive individual care and attention from staff who are warm and affectionate.
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  • Staff understand the importance of taking into account each child's individuality and they respond sensitively towards the children.
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  • All area of the playgroup envirnoment are safe and suitable and staff are vigilant about ensuring children's safety.
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  • Leadership and management is strong because staff, voluntary committee and host school work in partnership together to ensure the smooth running of the provision.
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  • Excellent partnerships between the staff and the host school means that detailed information about leavers is shared to ensure continuity of care, learning and development.