Kaleidoscope Gildersome


Name Kaleidoscope Gildersome
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 08 March 2018
Address 22 Finkle Lane, The Green, Gildersome, LEEDS, LS27 7DX
Phone Number 0113 3075093
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full 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 Staff training has a very positive impact on the nursery and provides excellent outcomes for the children. Following the training courses they have completed, staff teach children how to manage risks safely and help them to learn exciting skills in the outdoors. Rigorous and highly focused performance management means teaching is highly effective. Staff monitoring and development are uncompromising and have the development of the children at their core. Wonderful teaching methods extend children’s interests to incorporate many areas of learning. Highly skilful staff encourage the imaginations of children and their ability to think things through for themselves. The nursery provides a fabulous environment inside and outside. There is an exceptional range of resources which is highly stimulating and carefully chosen for the differing age groups. Leaders and managers plan the environment and activities on offer very successfully to promote the characteristics of effective learning in all areas. Children demonstrate wonderful language and communication skills and staff encourage this at all times. For example, staff provide children with a rich experience of comment, narration, recall, question and suggestion.