Footprints Learning for Life Limited

Name Footprints Learning for Life Limited
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 18 March 2016
Address Tees Street, HARTLEPOOL, Cleveland, TS24 8HA
Phone Number 01429 261122
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises
Gender Mixed
Catchment Area Information Available No, we only have catchment area data for schools in England

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding Children are very keen and eager to learn. Staff interact with children extremely well to skilfully promote their learning and development. They have exemplary knowledge of each child and successfully use children’s interests to provide fascinating learning opportunities. Children are extremely happy and settled and their behaviour is exemplary. Staff are highly skilled and sensitive in helping all children form strong, trusting and secure emotional attachments. This helps to support children’s well-being. Excellent deployment of staff, along with detailed and precise care planning, helps to provide every child with the specific support they need. This includes disabled children and those with special educational needs. Partnerships with parents are outstanding. The manager and her team go above and beyond expectations to ensure parents are fully involved in the work of the nursery. This helps parents to contribute fully to their children’s learning and celebrate their successes. Parents are very positive about the nursery and comment favourably about the excellent progress their children make. The manager and owners use highly rigorous self-evaluation systems to monitor and further improve the excellent provision for children. Robust checking of the provision is securely embedded and includes the staff and external consultants. Together they continually search for ever-improving ways to develop the provision for children through self-evaluation.