Prima Montessori Day Nursery


Name Prima Montessori Day Nursery
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 01 April 2016
Address Elm Court, Capstone Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 3JQ
Phone Number 01634 838400
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding Staff provide an exceptional range of activities and experiences that fascinate and interest children. Children are exceptionally happy and settled, and thrive in the highly welcoming and stimulating environment. They make extremely good progress in their learning. Staff track children’s progress extremely effectively to ensure there are no gaps in learning. Staff and managers work together particularly well to monitor the progress of all children, planning exciting challenges to move them forward in their learning. Children learn about healthy lifestyles. For example, they enjoy extremely nutritious snacks and meals, and are highly involved in the preparation of their substantial tea at the end of the day. Staff offer children consistent praise and teach them to behave well and to value and respect each other. For example, they role model excellent sharing and turn taking, and successfully involve older children in deciding the rules in their playrooms. All staff place an extremely high priority on keeping children safe and are vigilant about staff deployment. For example, they complete thorough risk assessments and identify when children and staff leave a room to use different areas of the nursery. This, and a highly effect alarm system, keeps children very safe. Leadership of the nursery is exceptional and managers place an extremely high priority on the well-being of staff and children. Staff receive excellent professional support to consistently promote positive outcomes for children.