|Name||A Step Ahead Children’s Nursery|
|Ofsted Inspection Rating||Outstanding|
|Inspection Date||30 May 2019|
|Address||Leech Pond Hill, Lower Beeding, West Sussex, RH13 6NR|
|Phone Number||01403 891012|
|Type||Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care|
Summary of key findings for parents
This provision is outstanding • The leadership team is inspirational and highly motivated. There is a relentless determination for excellence in all areas. • Staff work closely with outside agencies, where necessary, and have exceptional links with local primary schools. Children move on to school fully prepared. • Partnerships with parents are impeccable. Parents describe the setting as ’a home from home’ and a place where ’nothing is ever too much trouble for the staff’. • Children have exemplary behaviour. Staff are excellent role models who offer caring guidance and support. • New and less-experienced staff learn from a team of highly motivated individuals. They are dedicated to making sure that all children are prepared for their next steps in learning. • Staff use rigorous assessments to accurately monitor the rapid progress children make. Any gaps in learning close quickly. • Staff attend an exceptional range of training which is shared throughout the setting, ensuring that children continue to be challenged in their learning. • The outside area provides an exceptional learning environment. Children are highly motivated and easily select from an extensive range of high-quality resources.