St Andrew’s Pre-School

Name St Andrew’s Pre-School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 08 October 2018
Address St. Andrew’s Church, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 0LG
Phone Number 07845 919016
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

The provision is outstanding • The highly experienced and dedicated manager is an excellent role model. She is deeply committed to the ongoing development of the pre-school and continually improving outcomes for all children. • Staff have high expectations of all children. They are committed to their roles and raising the quality of their teaching to benefit children and their families. For example, they talk passionately about the training they have attended and how this has increased opportunities to communicate with children and improve their social interactions. Children make high rates of progress in their learning. • Staff create a very welcoming and relaxed environment where children feel incredibly safe and secure. Children’s voices are listened to, staff value their ideas and they are motivated to be inquisitive learners. • Parents talk incredibly highly of the manager and her staff team. They are extremely complimentary of the exceptional support their children receive. They comment on the manager’s attendance at their meetings with professionals to increase support provided to their children. They praise the individual care that the staff offer to prepare their children to start school. • Children with special educational needs (SEN) and/or disabilities receive exceptional support. Staff have developed excellent relationships with a wide range of professionals to meet children’s individual needs incredibly well. For instance, the local health visitor attends the setting to complete children’s developmental assessments with parents and the staff team.