Bumbles Aintree


Name Bumbles Aintree
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 31 July 2015
Address St Giles Hall, Aintree Lane, Aintree Village, L10 8LE
Phone Number 0151 526 9100
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed
Catchment Area Information Available No, we only have catchment area data for schools in England
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding The owner and manager are highly qualified and have an excellent knowledge of the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage. As a result, children’s safety, care, learning and developmental needs are significantly enhanced and extremely well met. Comprehensive information about the children’s unique needs is sought before children start. An unhurried approach to settling children into the nursery results in extremely strong relationships between the children, parents and staff being built. Consequently, children settle quickly and with confidence, allowing them to swiftly gain maximum benefit from this stimulating environment. The professional development of staff is seen as an utmost priority by the owner. She and the manager astutely facilitate well-chosen training, which is tailored to the staff’s individual roles and responsibilities. This significantly enhances their knowledge base and is reflected in the superb way they care for children and motivate them to learn. Assessment for children’s current progress and future learning is rigorous and undertaken frequently. All children are making at least good and many are making rapid progress, based on their individual starting points, needs and interests. Arrangements for safeguarding are superb. Comprehensive policies and procedures are reviewed regularly and revisited with staff frequently. As a result, staff have an excellent understanding of their individual and collective responsibilities to protect children fully. The premises are safely managed and children effectively supervised so they are kept very safe during their time in the nursery. The quality of teaching is consistently high across the team. Children’s communication and language skills are skilfully supported by all staff.