Little Ducklings Day Nursery


Name Little Ducklings Day Nursery
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 02 August 2017
Address Campbell Road, Woodley, READING, RG5 3NA
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed
Local Authority Wokingham
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No
Highlights from Latest Inspection:

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding The manager meticulously reviews each child’s progress across all areas of learning and development. She evaluates the effectiveness of new teaching initiatives, assessments and funding, to show how very effectively staff raise outcomes for each child. All staff are exceptionally well trained in the Local Safeguarding Children Board procedures so that they are up to date with all current legislation. A comprehensive child protection policy reinforces their understanding and supports staff as they implement daily practices to keep children safe and secure. Staff take exceptional pride in nurturing children to higher levels of achievement. They work very effectively with parents to build on children’s strengths and address any delays in their development. Children make excellent progress in their learning. Staff work swiftly with parents and other professionals to secure effective early support and inclusion for children who have special educational needs and/or disabilities. The chef carefully adapts nutritiously balanced menus to meet a wide range of individual needs, dietary preferences and allergies. Children thoroughly enjoy trying a wide range of foods and flavours in the context of positive social interaction and high expectations for their development of table manners. Children are extremely enthusiastic to explore, question and problem solve. They demonstrate high levels of ingenuity in their learning and creativity in their thinking.