The Burrow Nursery & Pre-School


Name The Burrow Nursery & Pre-School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 26 October 2018
Address Hollis Lane, Kenilworth, CV8 2JY
Phone Number 01926 853323
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed

Summary of key findings for parents

The provision is outstanding • This nursery and pre-school is truly inspirational. The play and learning environment is rich, varied and imaginative. Staff use natural resources and real-life experiences to inspire children’s learning. Children develop a deep sense of achievement as they explore their own learning, such as deciding on the ingredients to make scones. • Staff have exceptional teaching skills. They plan a vast and impressive range of stimulating activities that truly excite children and motivate them to learn. For example, children enjoy high-quality outdoor activities in the inspiring forest school area. They work extremely well together to solve problems, such as finding ways to climb trees and light camp fires. • Children are visibly happy. Staff are extremely caring and support children’s emotional well-being superbly. Children display high levels of positive behaviour as they form warm and caring attachments with staff and with their peers. Staff are excellent role models to the children. • The extremely well qualified and knowledgeable staff and management team have an excellent drive for improvement. This, coupled with an extremely strong focus on staff’s ongoing development, helps to continually raise the excellent quality of teaching. continually. • Staff establish extraordinarily positive partnerships with parents and keep them extremely well informed about their children’s learning. For example, they consistently share children’s learning experiences and provide helpful tips and ideas for activities they can do at home with their children. In addition, parents and children select books to take home from the outdoor library.