Norristhorpe Playgroup


Name Norristhorpe Playgroup
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 11 February 2019
Address United Reform Church, Lodge Lane, Norristhorpe, Liversedge, West Yorkshire, WF15 7PG
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Sessional 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 • The manager carries out regular and very robust supervisory meetings and appraisals with staff. These help to ensure that the excellent staff team shares their vision, determination and passion. The manager and staff are fully committed to providing the very best for all children. • Staff are well qualified, passionate about their roles and extremely motivated. They have an excellent understanding of their role in promoting children’s development. They deploy themselves very effectively and work in small groups, ensuring every child’s care and learning needs are very precisely met. • Children’s behaviour is impeccable. Staff are excellent role models and positively promote children’s good behaviour. They give children an abundance of praise. • Partnerships with parents are superb and information is shared very effectively. The involvement of parents in their child’s learning and care ensures that children’s needs are quickly identified and exceptionally well met. The manager and staff have also built excellent relationships with other professionals and local schools. These result in extremely well-coordinated strategies that promote the excellent progress of all children. • Children develop extremely secure relationships with their key person, other staff and each other. Staff take care to settle children quickly and well at the playgroup, as well as completing home visits. They collect and use a vast amount information about children’s individual needs and interests to ensure they settle well.