Zig Zag Day Nursery


Name Zig Zag Day Nursery
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 26 January 2016
Address St Paul’s Church Hall, Bourges Boulevard, PETERBOROUGH, PE1 2AU
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises
Gender Mixed
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding Children are enthusiastically welcomed into this warm and friendly nursery that has become an established and highly respected centre for families in the local community. The management team and staff work exceptionally well together and share a commitment in their pursuit of providing children with an exceptional early years experience. The management team conscientiously reflects on their practice. A range of innovative methods is used to ensure that the views of children, parents and staff are considered when setting ambitious targets for improvement. The quality of teaching throughout the nursery is exceptional and worthy of dissemination. Children thrive and are motivated by an inspirational range of activities and opportunities. These provide children with an excellent education programme through which they can learn and develop. Children’s individual needs are exceptionally well met as planning and assessment arrangements are accurate and precise. Staff have an extensive understanding of each child’s current stage of development and are able to plan appropriate next steps for their learning. Children are very happy and settled. They build strong, trusting relationships with staff who spend time and take interest in getting to know them. This helps children to gain confidence, self-esteem and to be emotionally secure. Children behave exceptionally well. Staff are very good role models to children. Staff constantly offer praise and rewards to celebrate children’s achievements. Children are sensitively reminded of rules and boundaries.