Horsted Keynes Pre-School


Name Horsted Keynes Pre-School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 28 April 2017
Address Horsted Keynes Pre-School, Village Hall, The Green, Horsted Keynes, Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Phone Number 01825 791899
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Sessional 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 Excellent partnerships between parents and staff impact positively on children’s learning and development. They work extremely closely together as they share high-quality information about children’s interests and needs. Staff provide an exceptional range of advice and support to help parents continue children’s learning at home. Children flourish in an inspirational learning environment. Staff have an excellent understanding of how children learn. They skilfully plan exciting activities that offer limitless fun and challenge. Children become highly absorbed and fully engaged in their play. For example, they create wonderful imaginative stories as they play with the dinosaurs in the sand and shredded paper. The management team shows an uncompromising dedication to raising outcomes for all children. They use highly effective systems for monitoring and evaluating all practices involving opinions of staff, parents and children. The high standards for improvement ensure all staff receive training and individual support to provide a highly stimulating environment where children make excellent progress. Children display significantly high levels of good behaviour. They are extremely settled and happy. Their emotional well-being is exceptionally well supported by nurturing staff who thoroughly understand their physical and emotional needs. Excellent teaching helps children to become skilled and ready for the next stage in their learning. For example, children confidently choose resources that support their interests and play. Children are highly motivated and eager to learn.