CJ’s Playcare (St John’s)

Name CJ’s Playcare (St John’s)
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 08 December 2015
Address Wakefield St. Johns C of E (Aided) Junior & Infant School, Belgravia Road, WAKEFIELD, West Yorkshire, WF1 3JP
Phone Number 07702 162107
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Out-of 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 Experienced and well-qualified staff plan and provide an excellent range of activities that fully complements what children are learning elsewhere. Staff have consistently high expectations of all children and show a real interest in what children are doing. Staff interactions are purposeful and very well timed. They support children when they encounter difficulties and help them to achieve their goalStaff place a great deal of emphasis on children having a voice. They actively engage children to take a role in decision making, when planning activities and purchasing new resources. Staff have highly effective partnerships with other settings children attend. They work closely with them prior to children joining the club to ensure their transition is as smooth as possible. This promotes children’s well-being and they settle very quickly. Leaders and managers regularly reflect on the quality of practice. They actively seek and respond to suggestions from children and parents. For example, following the request of parents they increased the variety of craft activities to provide more opportunities for children to follow their creative instincts. Staff are excellent role models. They are patient and caring as they help children learn the difference between right and wrong. Parents talk enthusiastically about how much their children look forward to attending the club before and after school.