The Old Vicarage was rated Outstanding in all four categories of review: Effectiveness of leadership and management, Quality of teaching, learning and assessment, Personal development, behaviour and welfare and Outcomes for children.
Parents joined in the celebrations of our recent inspection outcome through cards, gifts and uplifting words.
Sue Chadwick, Director said "The entire team are so proud of this well deserved achievement. We always try to work towards running an outstanding nursery and it was wonderful to have it formally acknowledged".
Some of the highlights of the report are :
"Children have excellent imaginative, social and communication skills".
"Staff are superb role models of behaviour and value and celebrate children's achievements and contributions".
"Children's independence and self-care skills are promoted brilliantly".
"The dedicated management team lead a highly motivated team of staff who know children very well and show a genuine interest in helping them achieve to their full potential".
"The management team and staff have an impressive determination to support parents' involvement in the life of the setting and in their children's learning".
The inspection took place on 15th August 2017 and we still await the official report being published online through the Ofsted website.