Norto5 Kidz - Station Close

Name Norto5 Kidz - Station Close
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date 08 April 2019
Address Redwood Centre - Clair Hall, Perrymount Road, Haywards Heath, Sussex, RH16 3DN
Phone Number 0845 004 5226
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is good • The manager and supervisor effectively evaluate the quality of the provision, which has successfully improved the outcomes for children. For example, they have enhanced the way in which they plan for children’s next steps in learning and have provided training for staff. This has led to staff being more focused and secure in their knowledge of children’s individual developmental needs. • The staff team provides natural and real-life resources for children to explore and investigate. For example, in the home corner, children use cooking utensils and pretend to make meals from fresh produce, such as fruit and vegetables. • Children are highly motivated to initiate their play and learning. For example, older children created a paddling pool in the garden and staff enabled them to bring this to life with foil, shiny resources and fish. This then evolved into a story session with books about sharks and crocodiles. Younger children smile as they enjoy listening to the sounds of the maracas as they shake them. • Children thoroughly enjoy playing together and develop strong bonds with the friendly staff team and each other. They show a secure awareness of others, for example at snack time a child said that he was only taking one piece of fruit so that there were some left for his friends. Younger children seek out staff for comfort, which staff give willingly. • Some staff do not consistently engage themselves fully in children’s chosen play and do not allow children enough time to respond to the questions they ask. This does not help to extend children’s learning even further. • Staff are not always alert to when children are fully engrossed in their play and they interrupt this to carry out routine tasks, such as nappy changing. This does not enable children to continue their play and disrupts their learning.