Kings Hill Pre School


Name Kings Hill Pre School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date 27 April 2017
Address Kings Hill Centre, 70 Gibson Drive, Kings Hill, WEST MALLING, Kent, ME19 4LG
Phone Number 01732 840180
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Sessional day care
Gender Mixed
Catchment Area Information Available No, we only have catchment area data for schools in England

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is good Children make good progress. The manager and staff regularly monitor children’s progress. This helps to highlight any delays in development and provide children with support to enable them to catch up. Staff establish positive partnerships with parents and keep them fully involved in their children’s learning. For example, staff encourage parents to add to learning summaries and share children’s achievements on a regular basis. Children develop good early reading and letter recognition skills. They show a keen interest in a wide range of reading materials, such as newspapers. There are good opportunities for children to explore and investigate the world around them. For instance, they use binoculars to identify wildlife outdoors. Staff effectively support children who have special educational needs and/or disabilitiesFor instance, they share ideas with specialists such as physiotherapists. Staff establish positive relationships with children. This helps children to develop good levels of emotional well-being and settle happily into play. It is not yet outstanding because: Staff miss some opportunities to extend children’s mathematical understanding further to help them develop skills useful to their future learning. Staff do make the most out of opportunities to encourage children to freely express themselves and develop their creative skills.