A Step Ahead Children’s Nursery

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
Gender Mixed

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.