Happy Faces Out Of School Club


Name Happy Faces Out Of School Club
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 04 July 2018
Address Claypool Cp School, Salisbury Road, Bolton, BL6 6LN
Phone Number 01204 333426
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Out-of day care
Gender Mixed

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding Leadership and management are outstanding. The provider works very effectively with the staff team to ensure they achieve high levels of motivation and commitment. There is a clear drive for excellence in all areas which is shared by the whole staff team. Leaders value staff contributions and promote their continuing professional development successfully. Children thrive in this high-quality setting. They have a very clear sense of belonging. Staff actively encourage children to be extremely independent and make decisions about the activities that they take part in. Children are tremendously enthusiastic and confident. The club has highly successful strategies in place to involve parents in the two-way sharing of information. For instance, staff schedule regular meetings and facilitate an improvement group for parents to attend. This helps to promote superb partnerships with parents and strengthens the excellent continuity of care for children. Staff have developed robust links with the host school and share relevant information with teachers to ensure children’s individual needs are fully met. The activities that children experience at the club complement and enhance learning that takes place at school. Children enjoy a wealth of opportunities to develop their physical skills. For example, they play badminton and football and older children explain the rules to their younger friends.