Park Day Nursery


Name Park Day Nursery
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 31 July 2017
Address 8 College Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 1QB
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises
Gender Mixed
Local Authority Reading
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 Staff plan exceptional experiences for children based on their interests. They make the very most of every opportunity to extend children’s learning so that they become motivated and inquisitive learners. Children show a deep love for learning. They make rapid progress and are extremely well prepared for their move to school. Staff are extremely effective in teaching children how to manage their own behaviour. They sensitively help children to talk about their feelings and promote an environment that fosters mutual respect and trust. Children show very strong emotional security and develop excellent relationships with staff and each other. Staff manage children’s behaviour with exceptional sensitivity. The inspirational management team has high expectations and maintains the high levels of achievement for all children. Leadership is forward thinking and the members of the team have a wealth of impressive skills, experience and expert knowledge between them, which is used to excellent effect. Staff are highly reflective of their practice, which contributes towards sustained, ongoing improvement. Partnerships with parents are excellent. Staff include parents in their children’s learning exceptionally well at every opportunity through a range of innovative ways, including home visits, stay-and-play sessions and family fun days. They actively gather their views, for example, via a joint initiative with a local university, and quickly act on suggestions for improvement.