Newpark Childcare Centre


Name Newpark Childcare Centre
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 03 August 2015
Address 1 St. Giles Terrace, Barbican, London, EC2Y 8DU
Phone Number 020 7638 5550
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding Children are happy and settled, and play together cooperatively. This is because staff are excellent role models and establish clear boundaries and expectations around acceptable behaviour. Enthusiastic staff provide children with extensive opportunities to play and learn. They maintain effective assessment and planning routines to ensure that all children are highly supported in their learning and development. This means that all children make rapid progress relative to their starting points on entry. The quality of teaching is outstanding. Staff have an excellent knowledge of how to promote the learning of young children. Staff form exceptional relationships with children. Children’s individual needs and emotional well-being are extremely well met, which means they are ready to learn. Partnerships with parents are exemplary and make a significant contribution to meeting the needs of all children. Staff always keep parents well informed about their children’s care and progress, and share information about what they do at home. The leadership team is highly reflective and fully committed to driving improvement. They implement very effective measures to evaluate the strengths and any areas of development. They fully involve parents, staff and children in this process and listen to their views to influence change in the provision. Leaders and staff firmly embed arrangements for safeguarding children into their practice. They implement detailed policies and procedures consistently and promote children’s safety and welfare exceptionally well.