Bracebridge Heath Pre School

Name Bracebridge Heath Pre School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 27 April 2015
Address Bracebridge Heath Pre School, The Hub, St. Johns Primary School, Grantham Road, Bracebridge Heath, LINCOLN
Phone Number 01522569666
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Sessional day care
Gender Mixed
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding Staff are very enthusiastic, knowledgeable and actively support and extend children’s learning in planned activities and in self-chosen play. As a result, all children make excellent progress in relation to their starting points. Staff make optimum use of the inspirational and stimulating environment to provide rich, varied and imaginative learning experiences. Consequently, children are highly motivated, eager to learn and make exceptional progress towards their next stages in learning. Children’s progress is meticulously recorded and assessed. Staff very quickly identify any additional support needed, and encourage parents to work with them to support their children. This means that any gaps in children’s learning and development are closing rapidly. Staff place a very high emphasis on keeping children safe. They have an excellent understanding of how to protect children. Stringent safeguarding and child-protection procedures ensure all children are kept extremely safe within the pre-school. Staff have excellent relationships with other providers, sharing regular information about interests and next steps in learning. This collaborative approach means that children have continuity in their learning, which makes them feel secure and emotionally prepared for learning. The manager is dynamic and highly reflective. She identifies areas to improve and evaluates and plans continually for improvement in the pre-school, which has a very positive impact on children.