Address: The Grove, Chandlers Cross, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 4TG
Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Highlights from Latest Inspection
Summary of key findings for parents
This provision is outstanding Highly qualified staff assess children's skills in meticulous detail and plan outstanding opportunities to promote their learning. Young children play exciting games, fitting different-sized balls in holes in cardboard boxes.
Older children create a supermarket with posters, real products and prices. They use toy trolleys and baskets, and learn to pay using modern technology. Children seamlessly extend their learning between indoor and outdoor play areas.
They are curious about bugs they find during their daily nature walk. They engage with the extremely creative staff, researching about insects and taking part in bug hunts and art activitie...s. Children also observe insects in their natural habitat in different gardens around the nursery.
Staff inspirationally promote children's cultural backgrounds. Children recently learnt about a traditional festival in India and pretended to 'fly' there to celebrate it. They created flight tickets, packed traditional clothing in suitcases and helped staff decorate the classroom.
Parents joined in to enjoy a traditional meal, sing and enjoy stories. Highly motivated managers provide staff with inspirational support through regular supervision meetings, coaching and ongoing training. Staff are highly qualified, extremely confident in their roles and continuously develop their skills to enhance children's learning.