Kiddiecare Nursery

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About Kiddiecare Nursery

Name Kiddiecare Nursery
Ofsted Inspections
Address Dormers Wells Children’s Centre Building, Dormers Wells Lane, Southall, UB1 3HX
Phase Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed
Local Authority Ealing
Highlights from Latest Inspection

What is it like to attend this early years setting?

The provision is good

Children arrive with big smiles and are happy at the setting. They are greeted by warm and caring staff who know them well. Staff form positive attachments with children.

This helps to support children's emotional well-being and confidence.All children enjoy playing indoors and outdoors. Young children enjoy walking, jumping and running.

They like to make marks with chalks and use spades, cups and jugs to pour and fill up containers with sand. They develop their small-muscle skills as they carefully use scissors to cut tissue paper. All children are making good progress in their physical development.

Overall, ...children behave well. Staff are positive and good role models to the children. Staff show respect and listen to what children say.

They provide gentle reminders and explanations to help children learn about rules and boundaries. Children show respect for others, encouraging their friends to join in and take turns. Staff interact warmly during care routines such as snack time and nappy changes.

This helps children to feel safe and secure.

What does the early years setting do well and what does it need to do better?

Children have built strong friendships and look forward to playing together. They play in a stimulating and interesting environment.

Staff provide creative, exciting and open-ended experiences for children to encourage them to share their ideas and explore. Children are excited, curious and keen to join in.Staff observe and track children's progress.

They provide exciting activities based on children's interests, what they know and what they need to learn next. Staff sequence children's learning, quickly identifying any potential gaps, and put in place appropriate support. However, staff do not always take the opportunity to challenge the most-able children further, to raise achievements even more.

Staff read children their favourite stories. Children enjoy looking at books together, and share stories about castles and princesses. They dress up as their favourite superhero and make a birthday cake in the role play area.

They discuss what ingredients to use and how much. Young children enjoy listening to stories and singing familiar songs. Children are learning new words and expanding their language skills well.

Children confidently develop their independence and self-care skills. They independently select toys and take the lead in this. Staff explain why it is important to cover our mouths when coughing.

Children wash their hands independently and discuss why this is important to keep the germs away.Managers and leaders support children with special educational needs and or/ disabilities (SEND) and those who speak English as an additional language well. They work effectively with other professionals and use strategies recommended from them to support these children.

This ensures that every child makes good progress.Managers and leaders have good oversight of the setting. They understand the priorities and what areas they want to improve to ensure all children achieve to the highest levels.

The manager works with staff to identify training needs. All staff have attended training on supporting children with SEND. This has had a positive impact on all children attending.

At lunchtime, children bring in their own food from home. This is a sociable occasion where children talk about the foods they like to eat. They discuss the different foods which reflect their home and the community around them.

Staff talk and teach children about healthy eating. Children are learning about the world around them and how to make healthy choices.Partnerships with parents are good.

Parents say that they can see how their children have progressed since starting, for example in developing their speech and physical skills. Leaders have introduced an online system to share information with parents. Parents who access this say that it has brought them closer to sharing information on their children.

However, staff do not consistently give all parents opportunities to contribute to their children's learning.


The arrangements for safeguarding are effective.The provider uses thorough procedures and checks to ensure that staff are suitable to work with children.

Daily risk assessments are carried out before the children arrive and the provision is clean and safe. Leaders and staff have good knowledge of safeguarding and child protection issues. They have a clear understanding of what to do if an allegation was made against them or a member of staff.

Staff closely supervise children and provide a secure environment to ensure children remain safe. Staff ensure that children's dietary needs are met by closely supervising them as they eat.

What does the setting need to do to improve?

To further improve the quality of the early years provision, the provider should: support staff to build on and provide further challenge to extend children's learning strengthen partnerships with parents so they all have opportunities to be involved in their children's learning.

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