Abbey 345 Pre-School


Name Abbey 345 Pre-School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 07 October 2016
Address Postland Road, Crowland, Peterborough, PE6 0JA
Phone Number 01733 212399
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Sessional day care
Gender Mixed

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding Children are highly motivated and keen to learn in this inclusive and very welcoming setting. Children’s emotional well-being is highly prioritised. Staff are very mindful of children’s individual needs and backgrounds. They provide valuable support to children and their families, especially during times of change in their home life. Highly effective partnerships are formed with parents right from the beginning. Home visits help to determine very secure starting points for children’s learning. Children’s ongoing learning needs and the progress they make is consistently shared with parents. Parents share their children’s Wow moments from home, which staff value and discuss with the children. Staff know the children extremely well and skilfully tailor the experiences they provide to reflect children’s individual interests and stages of development. They consistently use their excellent knowledge and teaching skills to challenge children and extend their learning to the highest level. Assessment of children’s learning is extremely precise and accurate, and children make excellent progress in their development. This includes rigorous monitoring of different groups of children across the setting, to ensure that all make rapid progress from their individual starting points. Leadership is inspirational. There is a clear vision to work together with parents and professionals to provide the best opportunities to promote children’s learning and development. The manager, staff and committee members all share a passion to provide a highly stimulating and continually evolving provision.