Early Learners’ Nursery School

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Early Learners’ Nursery School

Name Early Learners’ Nursery School
Ofsted Inspections
Address Address: 78 Uppingham Road, Leicester, LE5 0QE
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed
Local Authority Leicester
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is goodnThe manager ensures that staff have their teaching practice regularly observed.

She identifies any areas for improvement, which are then shared with staff to improve the quality of teaching. As a result, teaching is good. nThe staff provide a warm and welcoming environment for children.

A variety of activities and resources which cover the different areas of learning are available. Staff give children the choice of what activities they want to play with as they start their day.nStaff know the children well.

They complete regular and accurate assessments of what children know and can do. Staff incorporate what children need to learn next int...o their teaching. As a result, children are making good progress.

nStaff have excellent relationships with the children in their care. They support children's emotional well-being by reminding them to use their words when they become frustrated. nThe managers ensure that all children are assigned a member of staff as a key person when they start attending the setting.

Parents report that the key person takes care of their child, records improvements and informs them of their child's progress. nStaff think of creative ways that enhance experiences for children. For example, they put cocoa powder in soil to add a different smell and stick paper underneath tables so that children have to lay on their backs to make marks.

nStaff do not always provide consistent messages to children when they are taking part in activities. For example, staff allow children to taste vegetables during an activity but then remove these with no explanation. nOn occasions, staff do not always use the correct language to support children's communication skills even further.