Kids 1st - Bowesfield


Name Kids 1st - Bowesfield
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 21 April 2015
Address Cygnet Drive, Stockton On Tees, TS18 3DZ
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 are enthusiastic and have the highest aspirations for each individual child’s achievements. They use their expert knowledge to provide an exciting and highly-stimulating environment for all children. Consequently, all children make significant progress from their starting points. The hard working staff team put children and their parents or carers at the centre of all they do. This strong ethos results in staff listening to children and their parents and carers, valuing their views and acting on what they say. Staff are loving, friendly and considerably caring as they carefully tend to each child’s individual needs and facilitate their learning throughout the day. As a result, children are extremely happy and self-motivated in this fully-inclusive environment. The highly skilled leadership team works exceptionally well at inspiring the staff team. Team members have an excellent overview of the progress children make and provide high-quality supervision and a thoroughly focused programme of professional development, which continually enhances their staff practice and has a positive impact on the learning experiences they offer for children. Staff demonstrate a high level of commitment to promoting children’s safety and well-being. Arrangements for safeguarding are robust, carefully managed and effective in identifying risks to children. Highly effective partnerships between other providers, professionals and the nursery staff ensure that everyone is well informed about children’s developmental progress and can effectively continue to support this.