First Steps Playgroup Limited

Name First Steps Playgroup Limited
Ofsted Inspections
Address Address: Heston Village Hall, New Heston Road, Hounslow, TW5 0LW
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Sessional day care
Gender Mixed
Local Authority Hounslow
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding The manager is an inspirational leader.

She carefully monitors and assesses children's progress to ensure all staff have a thorough understanding of each child's needs. This enables staff to respond quickly if a child falls behind or requires further challenge. Uniquely tailored activities ensure that all children, including those who speak English as an additional language and those who have special educational needs (SEN) and/or disabilities, make very rapid progress.

The gaps in the outcomes for children who receive additional funding are closing rapidly. Children delight in the innovative and exciting activities. They have very close fri...endships and welcome others into their play.

Children eagerly accept challenges provided by staff, helping them to develop their thinking skills and high levels of perseverance. The views of parents and staff are fully embraced, leading to constant improvement. Recent improvements include making changes to dropping-off procedures and introducing cooking and planting activities for the children.

Children love to be physically active. They explore a wide range of activities where they develop their skills, such as through dance, role play, climbing and balancing. Children have many opportunities to learn how these types of activities promote their good health.