Happy Hours Pre-School


Name Happy Hours Pre-School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date 15 November 2017
Address The Youth and Community Centre, Broadfield Barton, Broadfield, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 9BA
Phone Number 01293 519060
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Sessional day care
Gender Mixed

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is good Children are happy and confident. Staff have good relationships with children and have a secure knowledge of their interests. This helps them settle quickly and supports their emotional well-being. Children are emotionally ready to learn and progress well. Staff support children’s large physical skills successfully. For example, children enjoy the weekly yoga session, where they listen carefully to instructions, learn breathing techniques and move their bodies in controlled movements. Staff make good use of a range of teaching methods. For example, they use picture cards to help children who have difficulties with speech and language and those who speak English as an additional language to understand routines and make choices. Staff establish effective partnerships. They build links with the local community, other professionals and early years settings that children attend, to promote continuity for children’s progress and well-being. It is not yet outstanding because: Although the manager and staff monitor individual children’s learning well, they have not fully established systems to monitor the progress of different groups of children. Staff occasionally do not give quieter children the time and encouragement they need to take part in activities that may aid their growing concentration skills. The manager does not always include the views of parents and committee members in the self-