Nutwood Cottage Nursery

Name Nutwood Cottage Nursery
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 15 July 2016
Address 553 Newark Road, Lincoln, LN6 8RY
Phone Number 01673 862442
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding The quality of teaching is outstanding. Staff have an excellent understanding of their role in promoting children’s development. They join children in their play and demonstrate a genuine interest and a passion for their work. Observations and assessments of children’s learning are very precise so that staff ensure their high-quality teaching is specifically targeted. Activities are fun and exceptionally well planned to build on children’s prior knowledge and enhance their learning effectively. Staff deploy themselves very effectively and work in small groups, ensuring every child’s care and learning needs are precisely met. Children’s independence is astonishing. Not only do children competently tend to their own needs, they are helpful to others and extremely supportive of each other. Children are developing strong friendships. Children’s behaviour is exceptional. They learn about their differences and similarities and they show kindness and respect to others. Partnerships with parents are excellent. Highly successful strategies engage all parents in their children’s learning. Parents are very well informed about the progress their children make and how they can continue to support their children at home. Parents have resounding praise for the staff, the quality of teaching and the way the well-being of their children is promoted. The leadership and management are inspirational. There is a strong drive to deliver exceptional quality care and education. All staff are fully committed to continuously improving the already excellent nursery.