Zelda School


Name Zelda School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date 16 November 2015
Address Holifield Farm, Bonallack Lane, Helston, Cornwall, TR12 6UJ
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is good The quality of teaching across the setting is excellent. Staff thoroughly assess children’s progress and provide a varied and stimulating range of learning experiences for children. Children make rapid progress in their learning and development. Management has a positive approach and effectively supports staff’s development. They enable staff to implement new teaching techniques and to share these with colleagues to improve the quality of teaching. Staff provide children with a stimulating environment, which engages and motivates them to learn inside and outside. Children have excellent opportunities to initiate their own play, develop ideas and to be independent, for example. Management and staff have effective partnerships with parents, which promotes continuity in children’s learning. Parents are very positive about the setting. Staff keep parents well informed about the progress of their child and provide ideas to support and continue their learning at home. The management and staff constantly and effectively evaluate their practice and provision. They identify and make targeted improvements, taking into account the views of parents and children. Staff provide children with excellent support, fully meeting their individual needs and developing high levels of self-esteem. It is not yet outstanding because: On occasion, staff are not deployed to best effect to make full use of every opportunity in daily routines to engage all children.