Busy Bees Day Nursery at Birmingham Dartmouth Circus

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Busy Bees Day Nursery at Birmingham Dartmouth Circus


Name Busy Bees Day Nursery at Birmingham Dartmouth Circus
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 01 August 2017
Address Richard Street, Aston, Birmingham, West Midlands, B7 4AA
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full 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 assess children’s progress regularly and precisely. All children make excellent progress from very clearly established starting points. Children experience exciting and varied activities that cover all aspects of their learning in depth. They explore a rich and varied learning environment. Staff provide children with excellent opportunities to become independent learners. The quality of teaching is consistently outstanding throughout the nursery. Staff challenge children and plan extremely well-thought-out questions that encourage them to think and solve problems. Staff encourage children to develop their thoughts and ideas and to contribute to the planning of activities. Children are very happy and settled in this welcoming nursery. Their behaviour is excellent and staff teach them to be kind to each other. Staff promote healthy eating and lifestyles extremely well through a wide range of activities. They meet children’s individual needs exceptionally well and children are emotionally secure. Leadership and management are dynamic and there is a strong drive for continuous improvement. The monitoring of staff practice and children’s progress is exceptionally thorough and well documented. The management team has forged valuable links with other early years professionals that help strengthen staff practice and knowledge. There are excellent partnerships with parents. Staff involve them in all aspects of their children’s learning and exchange valuable information about their children’s progress.