Poppyfields Nursery


Name Poppyfields Nursery
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Address Fairfield Park Lower School, Dickens Boulevard, Stotfold, HITCHIN, Hertfordshire, SG5 4FD
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Sessional day care
Gender Mixed
Local Authority CentralBedfordshire
Catchment Area Indicator Available No
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (25 September 2015)
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Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding All leaders have high expectations for all children to achieve well and to do their best. They have an outstanding understanding of how well children are doing and how to improve even further. Leaders check on the performance of staff very effectively, resulting in excellent development opportunities. Parents are overwhelmingly positive about the nursery and feel that their children are well cared for. Parents say they are very well informed about their children’s learning. All staff have an excellent understanding of safeguarding procedures and how to make sure children are always safe. The nursery’s physical environment is highly stimulating and supports learning well. It is very well resourced with a range of well-chosen toys and games, which engage children quickly and enhance their enjoyment of learning. Children are excited about coming into the nursery and being able to choose their favourite toy. The relationships between children and adults are warm and caring. As a result, all children feel secure, safe, happy and ready to learn. All children make outstanding progress from their starting points. They use their knowledge well to help make links with all areas of learning. This helps them to acquire a wide range of skills and enables them to become very well equipped for their next steps in education. Children are learning to be highly independent. For example, while hunting for spiders they found and used the magnifying glass together, practising the skill of sharing it between them.