Acorn Nursery


Name Acorn Nursery
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 14 December 2016
Address Ministry of Defence, Mail Centre, Main Building, Horse Guards Avenue, Whitehall, LONDON
Phone Number 020 7218 4129
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding The highly qualified and experienced leaders are passionate about achieving the highest standards throughout the provision. Their enthusiasm is shared by the strongly motivated team of staff, who work together efficiently to provide an outstanding level of care and education for the children attending. Children benefit from an exceptional range of learning experiences indoors and outdoors. They are highly motivated and engaged as they explore the exciting and challenging activities. All children make excellent progress from their starting points, including those who have special educational needs and/or disabilities and those who speak English as an additional language. Staff build highly successful partnerships with parents and other professionals. They work together very effectively to support children’s ongoing learning. Parents give extremely positive feedback on the provision. They say that staff are exceptionally warm and caring, helping their children to settle in well and feel confident and secure. Children have excellent opportunities to explore their interests and develop their understanding of the world around them, including respect for individual differences. All members of staff receive comprehensive training on how to maintain a safe and healthy environment for children. They implement this extremely well. Staff teach children effectively to assess risks and keep themselves safe.