Wellhouse Pre-School


Name Wellhouse Pre-School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 02 February 2016
Address Wellhouse Lane, Mirfield, West Yorkshire, WF14 0BE
Phone Number 01924 493216
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Sessional day care
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 The manager is highly ambitious for the success of the pre-school. She provides a clear direction for staff to follow and they share her drive and sense of purpose. They have maintained the high standards of teaching and learning achieved at the last inspection. Staff have an excellent understanding of the learning and development needs of children in the early years. Children experience exciting activities which are carefully planned to help them make rapid progress in all aspects of their learning. Staff help children to make the most of every moment they spend in the pre-school. Children learn and play in an extremely caring environment. Staff give a high priority to keeping children safe and ensuring they are well protected. Children who choose to be outside learn how to play safely among the trees, bridges and plants of the natural wild area. Children make outstanding progress from their individual starting points. They are very well prepared to build on their success when they start the next stage of their education. Staff have thorough procedures to assess children’s achievement and help them build rapidly on their earlier learning. Staff are quick to identify and address any gaps in children’s knowledge and understanding. Staff successfully help children to work and play well together. Children form strong bonds with staff, who provide excellent role models for them to follow. Children’s behaviour is excellent. They are kind and caring towards each other. Staff work closely with parents. Relationships are excellent. Staff provide regular and detailed information on children’s achievement and guidance to boost their learning at home.