Barnabee’s Pre-School


Name Barnabee’s Pre-School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Address Wolverley Road, Kidderminster, DY11 5JN
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises
Gender Mixed
Local Authority Worcestershire
Catchment Area Indicator Available No
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (10 May 2018)
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Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding Staff have an excellent understanding of how to promote children’s emotional attachments. They demonstrate high levels of warmth and care and praise children in the moment as they achieve what they set out to do. This helps to raise children’s self-esteem, encourages them to behave well and fosters their dynamic friendships. Staff develop exemplary partnerships with parents. They work closely with parents to ensure children settle in exceedingly well. Staff provide workshops for parents so that they can see how their child learns through play. They expertly support parents to have confidence in continuing their child’s learning in the home environment. The manager provides all staff with regular confidential meetings to discuss their key children, their ongoing suitability and training needs. This, and regular observations of staff practice, ensures teaching has a continuously high impact on all children’s learning. Staff attend an excellent range of training courses and share their new knowledge with all other staff. They are highly motivated and reflective. This provides optimum challenge for the children in their care. Outcomes for children are excellent. The manager successfully monitors children’s progress and ensures that any gaps in learning are swiftly identified and closed. All children learn about similarities and differences between themselves and others in the local and wider community. They explore an extensive range of festivals and play with a wealth of toys and resources that depicts positive images of diversity.