Abacus Day Nursery


Name Abacus Day Nursery
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 21 August 2017
Address 6/8 Emery Road, Brislington, Bristol, BS4 5PF
Phone Number 0117 9772868
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding The passionate and knowledgeable manager supports staff superbly to maintain very high standards in their teaching. They receive extremely responsive training, support and guidance to develop their professional skills. For example, staff use their extensive training to support children’s communication and language skills very effectively throughout the nursery. Dedicated staff know the children extremely well. They use excellent assessment systems to precisely plan optimum challenges and focus sharply on children’s next steps. Children make exceptionally rapid progress from their starting points. Children are extremely happy, motivated to learn and become completely absorbed in well-chosen activities. They form very strong bonds with their key person, build positive friendships and have a very good sense of belonging. Management uses excellent methods to evaluate the provision. They work cohesively with staff, parents and other professionals to provide high-quality outcomes for children. They collect and analyse data extremely thoroughly to develop comprehensive action plans for improvement and monitor children’s progress exceedingly accurately. There is exemplary support for children who have special educational needs. Staff develop excellent links with parents, professionals and schools to support children’s welfare and development highly effectively.