Little Fishes Playgroup


Name Little Fishes Playgroup
Inspections
Ofsted Inspections
Address Address: Aldridge Church Centre, The Green, Aldridge, Walsall, West Midlands, WS9 8NH
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed
Local Authority Walsall
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding • The manager and staff have the very highest expectations for all children, including the most able children, to ensure they offer the greatest level of challenge. Teaching is rooted in expert knowledge and a full understanding of how children learn and progress.

• Staff morale is very high and all staff share the ambitious vision of sustaining high-quality teaching, care and outcomes for all children. Staff are highly reflective and there are excellent systems in place to monitor and coach staff. • Staff place a top priority on making sure that children make the very best possible progress.

They very carefully track children's progress in ...relation to their capabilities, how often they attend and the length of time they stay at the playgroup. • Staff have highly positive relationships with parents and use a inclusive approach to ensure they are all fully engaged in their children's learning and nursery life. Parents report extremely high levels of satisfaction with the service they receive.

• Staff are highly effective in ensuring all children are well integrated. They ensure each child receives high levels of emotional support to help them join in and make the very most of what is on offer. • Staff provide a routine which offers children an excellent range of very rich adult-led and child-initiated activities.

Staff skilfully adapt these activities and experiences to meet the needs of all children. • Staff place an excellent focus on promoting children's communication and language and their listening and attention skills. Even the very youngest children are highly motivated.