Netherton Park Kindergarten


Name Netherton Park Kindergarten
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 12 September 2017
Address Netherton Park Nursery School, Netherton Park, Dudley, DY2 9QF
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed
Local Authority Dudley
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 and leadership team are inspirational. They use self-evaluation extremely well to continually reflect on the service they provide and identify improvements to successfully drive them forward. They have recently introduced new technology to further enhance the already meticulous tracking of children’s progress. The monitoring of staff practice is extremely well documented and precise. Staff receive regular training, coaching and support from managers. This helps to maintain the exceptional level of teaching. Children explore an exceptional range of stimulating and interesting resources. Staff interact warmly and extend children’s learning at every opportunity. All children are very well prepared for their next stage of learning. Staff have a superb understanding of how children learn and develop. They provide highly stimulating activities that are extremely focused on the individual needs and interests of each child. Babies and toddlers demonstrate excellent levels of curiosity as they discover how to pour water from one container to another and how running water makes the wheel go round. Children have excellent opportunities to develop their physical skills, both inside and outside. Daily plans are precise for all areas of learning, which are very appealing. Children are extremely motivated and show excellent concentration skills. Staff support babies and toddlers exceptionally well. Parents and young children are reassured by very well-planned, unhurried settling-in arrangements. These ensure children, parents and staff get to know each other very well. Young children form close bonds with the staff. Parents feel confident from the start to talk to staff about their children’s care, learning and development.