Little Acorns Pre-School

Name Little Acorns Pre-School
Ofsted Inspections
Address Father’s House Shaftesbury, Christys Lane, Shaftesbury, Dorset`, SP7 8PH
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed
Local Authority Dorset
Catchment Area Indicator Available No
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding Staff work together exceptionally well as a team and are highly committed to helping each child reach their full potential.

They frequently and very closely monitor children’s development to help them provide superbly inspiring play activities that significantly motivate children to learn. Children become very active learners and make extremely good progress from their starting points. Staff are highly effective at nurturing children’s excellent behaviour.

They use very successful strategies to skilfully promote children’s positive interactions with their friends, boost their self-esteem and sense of self-worth. Children are extremely happy and content. Staff support children’s emotional well-being exceptionally well.

Children feel very secure and develop very strong relationships. Management has established highly effective evaluation systems. They work very effectively with staff to make continual improvements that significantly enrich outcomes for children.

Partnerships with parents are extremely strong. Staff work exceptionally well with parents to include them in their children’s learning, providing excellent support and guidance. This very successfully helps children to gain the confidence and skills needed to help them get ready for school.