Ofsted

First Steps Nursery is regulated and inspected by Ofsted with our latest report from June 2018 below;

 

Report Summary

Children have many opportunities to engage in physical activities and learn about the world. They are eager to play and learn and thoroughly enjoy their time exploring the different areas of the nursery garden. Children learn how to grow and care for living things, such as the different plants and vegetables they have grown from seeds.

 The staff know the children well and support their learning successfully. They constantly observe and assess children's development and achievements and provide for the next steps in their learning. Children make good progress in relation to their starting points and they are well prepared for their future move on to school.

 Partnerships between staff and parents are strong. Staff keep parents well informed about the activities their children take part in and their learning and development. Parents know how to support their children at home and they share experiences.

 Children develop positive relationships with staff. This helps to support their self confidence and emotional well-being. Children are very settled and extremely happy throughout the whole nursery. They are familiar with the nursery routines and demonstrate they feel safe and secure.