This provision is outstanding Additional funding received by the nursery is used very effectively to support children. Staff make excellent use of specifically bought resources to enhance children's learning. They develop children's learning preferences outside the same as they develop their interests in the building.
This helps to superbly promote children's social skills as they become confident with others. Children are exceedingly well prepared for school. Staff are very effective in teaching children basic skills and they excel in their learning.
As a result, children enter school being able to confidently manage their own self-care. They are secure in their ability... to count and recognise numerals. There is a very strong culture of safeguarding in the nursery.
All those who work within the nursery are vigilant in keeping children safe. The management team takes its role in protecting children very seriously. Safeguarding practice is meticulously reviewed in order to make improvements in line with legislation.
Children's transition into the nursery, between rooms and on to school is smooth. Before they start, children attend the tailored settling-in sessions with their parents. This helps them to get to know staff and become familiar with the environment.
Older children benefit immensely from their teacher visiting them before they start school. Children develop an excellent understanding of their own community. They are taken on regular outings to learn about their environment.
Staff are highly skilled and well qualified. This helps them to set high expectations of their own practice and children's progress. The management team critically evaluates teaching and provides challenging feedback to staff to improve teaching even further.