Tinkerbells Early Years


Name Tinkerbells Early Years
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 11 December 2017
Address Iwade Village Hall, Ferry Road, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9 8RR
Phone Number 07592 544285
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises
Gender Mixed
Catchment Area Information Available No, we only have catchment area data for schools in England

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding Staff establish extremely impressive partnerships with parents and keep them exceptionally well informed. For example, they encourage parents to attend workshops and training, such as to learn how to develop their children’s early writing skills. Children have excellent opportunities to explore and investigate. For example, children participate in regular pond dipping activities. They explore the tadpoles that they catch in their nets and are enthralled in watching them grow into frogs. Children are have outstanding opportunities to participate in challenging activities. They manage risk safely, with great levels of confidence and maturity. For instance, they build structures under supervision, using wood and real tools such as drills and saws. The managers and staff are extremely keen to continue to extend their skills and keep children enthralled in new learning experiences. For example, they attend an extensive range of training, such as helping children to be fascinated about science. Staff establish inspirational relationships with children. They get to know children exceptionally well and children develop outstanding levels of well-being and confidence. The managers and staff accurately monitor and track children’s individual and group progress. This helps them to rapidly identify any gaps in children’s development. The managers and staff provide children with excellent levels of support to help them move on to the next stages of their learning. All children exceed expectations and make outstanding progress.