The Peaks

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About The Peaks

Name The Peaks
Ofsted Inspections
Address Address: Peak Dale Primary School, School Road, Peak Dale, BUXTON, Derbyshire, SK17 8AJ
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises
Gender Mixed
Local Authority Derbyshire
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is good The manager is ambitious for all children to learn in a stimulating environment and achieve well.

She has high expectations and sets a clear direction for the pre-school's future development. She is strongly supported by the staff team. Children, including those who have special educational needs and disabilities, make good progress in their learning during their time in the pre-school.

They acquire the knowledge, skills and understanding they need to succeed in their future education, including starting school. The staff accurately assess children's learning and development needs. They plan stimulating and imaginative activities to engage children...'s interests and promote curiosity.

The staff help children to develop good social skills. Children learn to cooperate and play and learn together. They are well behaved and learn to follow instructions.

Staff establish good relationships with parents. They keep them well informed about their children's progress. Parents appreciate the warm and welcoming environment the staff provide.

The pre-school forms strong links with other settings children attend. It is not yet outstanding because: The leadership team does not fully analyse the progress made by all groups of children to reduce any differences in their achievement. Staff's professional development is not yet robustly focused on raising the quality of practice to an outstanding level.