Dolls House Nursery


Name Dolls House Nursery
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 15 June 2017
Address 71 Havant Road, Cosham, PORTSMOUTH, PO6 2JD
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No
Highlights from Latest Inspection:

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding The owner leads by example, demonstrating extremely high standards of care and an excellent knowledge of children’s developmental needs. Resources are inspiring. Staff carry out meaningful observations as children play which lead to extremely accurate assessments and highly innovative planning for children’s next steps in learning. Children thrive and make rapid progress in the extremely nurturing environment. Children form very strong bonds with their key person. Children begin to make choices for themselves. Younger children learn the importance of washing as they use sponges to wash the dolls. Older children choose healthy snacks. They make decisions and grow in independence. Children learn to respect each other’s choices. For instance, they take part in a vote to choose a theme for the role-play area. Children actively take part in new experiences, such as drumming and exploring artefacts from other cultures. This enriches their understanding of the wider world and enhances their natural curiosity. Staff work exceptionally well with other early years settings and professionals to ensure children’s experience of change is a positive one. This supports children’s well-being and helps enhance the next stages of their learning.