Harton Village Kindergarten


Name Harton Village Kindergarten
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Address Harton Village Kindergarten, Sunderland Road, South Shields, NE34 6AS
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed
Local Authority SouthTyneside
Catchment Area Indicator Available No
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (04 October 2018)
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Summary of key findings for parents

The provision is outstanding • The management team is ambitious and committed to driving improvements. Recent improvements, such as strengthening teaching in mathematics, have had a significant impact on children’s learning. Professional development is precisely targeted at helping staff to maintain the excellent teaching. • Children who have special educational needs (SEN) and/or disabilities and those in receipt of funding, make consistently high rates of progress. Staff use funding exceptionally well to ensure that any gaps in children’s learning close rapidly. • Partnerships with parents are excellent. All parents are highly involved in their children’s learning. Staff and parents use very effective strategies to share information about children’s learning. • The quality of teaching is outstanding. Exceptionally knowledgeable staff inspire children with an inspirational range of learning opportunities. • Children develop an incredibly strong bond with their key person and other members of staff. Babies laugh in delight as they play games, such as peek-a-boo with their key person. • Children make excellent progress in communication and language. Staff adapt their language effectively when talking to children. Staff take swift action when they identify children who require further support. This helps to close any gaps in learning rapidly.