Recent Ofsted Inspection – OUTSTANDING
 
All of us were inspected on the 29th April. The inspector was here all day. We are still awaiting final hard copy of inspection reports and relevant logos to use in our advertising and letter head.
 
Jennifer Schol – OUTSTANDING
Jasmine Schol – OUTSTANDING
Darrin Schol – GOOD
 
The grading’s reflect the hard work and good practise of all staff at the setting. We go over and above for our parents and children and the grading’s reflected this. Please see our reports online; a copy will be in the reception area.
The reports look at the quality and standards of the early year’s provision and we are graded in 4 main areas:
 
Effectiveness of leadership and management – OUTSTANDING
Quality of teaching, learning and assessment – OUTSTANDING
Personal development, behaviour and welfare – OUTSTANDING
Outcomes for children – OUTSTANDING
 
What the inspector highlighted in the reports:
-The childminder works extremely hard and has high levels of practice.
-The childminder expertly plans and teaches activities to brilliantly promote children’s personal, social and emotional development.
-Children develop excellent communication and mathematical skills and are thoroughly ready for their move to school.
-Childminders have high expectations of what children can achieve and provides highly effective activities that children respond to enthusiastically.
-Childminder is exceedingly knowledgeable about each child’s individual needs and skilfully adapts activities to highly challenge and interest them.
-Children focus extremely well during activities.
-Children play in a very welcoming, child-centred environment.
-Children are visibly very happy and highly confident.
-Childminder establishes extremely positive warm bonds supporting emotional well-being superbly.
-Childminder is extremely conscientious and provides high quality care and experiences for children.
-Childminder uses in-depth knowledge of how children learn to plan highly challenging activities that children respond to excitedly.
-Childminder is extremely alert to children’s needs.
-Children’s concentration is superb.
-Children are extremely well prepared for future learning and have made excellent progress in language, literacy, mathematical and physical skills.
-Childminder plans varied, rich, highly effective experiences for all age groups and abilities.
-Childminder works exceptionally well with parents, therefore children make excellent progress.