Happy Days The Playbox

Name Happy Days The Playbox
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 08 September 2016
Address 9a Treyew Road, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 3AN
Phone Number 01872 222571
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding New children settle into the setting extremely well. The high ratio of staff enables them to nurture the children and meet their individual needs very effectively. Staff place extremely high priority on supporting children’s emotional well-being. Children learn to express and manage their feelings very well. Staff use their excellent knowledge of children’s needs to understand and resolve any behaviour issues extremely effectively. Children develop high levels of confidence and independence from an early age. Even the youngest children are keen to take responsibility and help with tasks. The management team has high expectations of staff and supports them in developing their practice, leading to the continuous drive for improvement. Staff’s detailed knowledge of the individual children enables them to plan for their learning very effectively and so ensure that all make very strong progress. Staff understand the importance of children’s physical development and provide excellent opportunities for this. For example, toddlers thoroughly enjoy developing their physical skills. They capably balance on tree stumps outside, climb low steps and bridges, and use slides indoors.