A nursery with ‘inspirational’ managers has received a near flawless Ofsted report.
Hey Days Nursery is celebrating after receiving ‘outstanding’ ratings in all categories following a visit by the government education watchdog.
The Thongsbridge day care centre, run by ACM Projects, received the top grade overall and for its management, teaching, pastoral care and outcomes for children.
Ofsted inspector Helene Terry, following her visit in April, said: “Leadership is inspirational. The management team shows a strong focus and passionate drive to provide excellent care and inspirational learning for children.
“Staff are high motivated and work exceptionally well together, creating a secure, safe and wonderful learning environment for children.”
Ms Terry said: “The strong skills of all key persons ensure that children form very warm and caring bonds with them.
“Children are happy and demonstrate that they feel exceptionally secure and confident in their care from a very early stage.”
And she added: “Children make rapid progress and learn excellent skills in preparation for school.”
Nursery manager Lindsey Cartwright said: “It was a team effort. The dedication and commitment that they have shown has contributed to maintaining an outstanding Ofsted report.”