|Name||Nene Valley Day Nursery|
|Ofsted Inspection Rating||Outstanding|
|Inspection Date||17 April 2013|
|Address||Cliftonville, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 5HL|
|Phone Number||01604 628444|
|Type||Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care|
Information about the setting
Nene Valley Nursery was registered in 1998 on the Early Years Register and compulsory and volunatry parts of the Childcare Register, and is privately owned. It operates from a purpose-built unit situated in the grounds of Northampton General Hospital, in Cliftonville. Children have use of four main group rooms and all have a garden directly adjacent. The nursery is open from 7am until 6.30pm, all year round, with the exception of bank holidays. Children attend for a variety of sessions. There are currently 50 children attending who are in the early years age group. The nursery provides funded early education for three- and four-year-old children. It supports a number of children who speak English as an additional language and children with special educational needs and/or disabilities. The nursery employs 32 staff. Of these, two hold Qualified Teacher Status, one has Early Years Professional Status, 17 hold appropriate early years qualifications at level 3, four hold qualifications at level 2 and two are working towards a qualification at level 3. The nursery receives support from the local authority. What the setting needs to do to improve further To further improve the quality of the early years provision the provider should: build on children’s knowledge of their community, for example, by visiting different parts of their community and exploring the people that make up their community.