The Sandcastle Nursery

Name The Sandcastle Nursery
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 09 July 2018
Address The Sandcastle Nursery, Lane End Road, HIGH WYCOMBE, Buckinghamshire, HP12 4JF
Phone Number 01494 474848
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed
Catchment Area Information Available No, we only have catchment area data for schools in England
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding Managers are inspirational and show an exceptional commitment to achieving the highest possible standards. They develop highly effective improvement plans that consistently enhance outcomes for children. For example, the recent development of the outdoor area provides children with even more inspirational play opportunities. Partnerships with parents, other settings that children attend and local schools are outstanding. Parents know precisely what their children are learning. They comment staff constantly share detailed information and suggest targeted activities to support children’s learning at home. Children’s behaviour is excellent. Older children learn to manage their own disputes, listen to their friends and work as team. Younger children show amazing manners for their age and are keen to paint pictures for visitors. Children develop an extremely strong sense of belonging and secure emotional attachments with staff. Parents comment that staff show an outstanding commitment in getting to know their children and treat each child with high levels of respect. Staff use assessments of children’s progress highly effectively to plan challenging and inspirational activities that meet the individual learning needs of each child. All children, including those with English as an additional language make excellent progress right from the start.