Hale Synagogue Nursery School


Name Hale Synagogue Nursery School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date 29 August 2019
Address Hale Synagogue, Shay Lane, Halebarns, Altrincham, WA15 8PA
Phone Number 0161 903 9486
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is goodnThe highly qualified staff and dedicated manager drive continual improvement. The manager has developed a strong team which works together to inspire new ideas. This helps to maintain good-quality provision for children.nChildren make very good progress and have positive relationships with staff. Children’s behaviour is good. They are confident and communicate well with others. Children seek staff out to proudly show or tell them what they have done and for reassurance. Staff offer children plenty of praise.nStaff’s knowledge of their key children is good. They carry out regular assessments to ensure children’s next steps of learning are planned to meet their individual needs and interests.nChildren have excellent opportunities to strengthen their balance and coordination. For example, babies enjoy time in the garden. Toddlers are given space to learn to explore standing and walking. Older children step across from one bobbin reel to another, manoeuvre wheelbarrows of soil and chase bubbles.nSome staff do not always organise group times effectively so that younger children are encouraged to fully concentrate and engage in the activities.nRelationships with parents are strong. Parents develop a clear sense of trust in staff and value the daily communication about children’s care and learning. However, staff could do more to strengthen communication with parents, to help them continue to promote children’s learning at home.