|Name||Abacus Pre-School Nursery Limited|
|Ofsted Inspection Rating||Good|
|Inspection Date||06 February 2019|
|Address||Warwickshire County Council, Dassett C of E Primary School, Memorial Road, Fenny Compton, SOUTHAM, Warwickshire|
|Type||Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Sessional day care|
Summary of key findings for parents
This provision is good • Managers and staff are clear about their responsibility to safeguard children. A range of policies and procedures are implemented to ensure that children are kept safe. • Children form strong relationships with staff and enjoy attending the provision. Staff know the children well and ensure that they are well cared for. • The key-person system is effective. Key persons form good relationships with the parents and share information about their children’s care and learning on arrival and departure. Parents speak highly of the nursery and describe the staff as supportive, warm and friendly. • Staff are skilled in their interactions with children and hold lots of discussions about what they are doing. Children are listened to and they enjoy being with members of staff. • Children behave and listen very well. There are rules in place that children understand, and they respond well when staff gently remind them of the boundaries. • The nursery is well resourced and children make choices about what they want to do, both inside and outdoors. • Children progress well from their starting points and are ready for their next stages in learning. • Children develop strong independence skills. They take a turn and help to set out and tidy away activities. • The manager does not always make best use of support, coaching and training opportunities to help staff to further develop their knowledge, skills and experience. • Not all staff can quickly gain an accurate knowledge of the rate of progress that children are making over time.