Cradley Play Nursery


Name Cradley Play Nursery
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 27 April 2018
Address 12-18 Lyde Green, Halesowen, West Midlands, B63 2PG
Phone Number 01384 567398
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 Leadership of the nursery is excellent and inspires the whole team. They are fully focused on the drive for exceptional quality and embrace new initiatives and research in the early years field. There are highly effective arrangements in place to monitor the progress children make and the quality of teaching, which leads to exceptional practice. Teaching is consistently of a very high quality. Leaders and practitioners have high expectations of children’s achievements across all areas of their development. They use their expert knowledge of children’s learning styles and interests to provide a rich, varied and accessible learning environment. This significantly enhances children’s enthusiasm to explore and make new discoveries. Children are highly motivated and engaged in their play and learning. They thrive and flourish and their behaviour is exemplary. Children show high levels of confidence in their surroundings. They develop an extremely strong sense of belonging and secure emotional attachments with practitioners. Highly effective partnership working is instrumental to many of the nursery’s achievements. There are excellent relationships with parents and local schools. Staff work very closely across different agencies and services. This ensures targeted support for individual children to ensure their needs are met, and leads to exceptionally successful outcomes for all children.