The Cabin at Barn Park Nursery

About The Cabin at Barn Park Nursery Browse Features

The Cabin at Barn Park Nursery


Name The Cabin at Barn Park Nursery
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Address The Barn, Kit Hill Crescent, Plymouth, PL5 1EJ
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed
Local Authority Plymouth
Catchment Area Indicator Available No
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (03 May 2016)
There may have been more recent inspections such as monitoring visits or short inspections. For details of all inspections, please view this provider on our map here.

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding Staff use comprehensive, regular and accurate assessments to monitor children’s progress precisely. Staff use their excellent understanding of children’s development to plan stimulating activities that help all children to make outstanding progress in all areas of their learning. Staff develop exceptionally strong partnerships with the parents. They keep them fully informed about their children’s progress and involved in their learning. For example, a ’fathers’ group’ recognises their parenting skills and extends these. This has a significantly positive impact on the children’s well-being and learning. Managers and staff are highly reflective and evaluate their practice and the quality of the provision thoroughly to make significant improvements that benefit children. Staff adapt the environment, resources and planning constantly to provide excellent challenges for all children, to motivate them to play and learn. Children behave exceptionally well. Staff are highly skilled at interacting with the children and managing their behaviour. Children develop superb communication skills and are extremely confident and sociable. They gain excellent levels of self-esteem and consideration of others’ feelings. Staff have a comprehensive knowledge of safeguarding procedures. They know what to do if they have concerns about a child’s welfare.