North Wraxall Pre-School Playgroup


Name North Wraxall Pre-School Playgroup
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date 11 March 2019
Address Community Hall, North Wraxall, CHIPPENHAM, Wiltshire, SN14 7AF
Phone Number 01225 891 550
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Sessional day care
Gender Mixed

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is good • Staff have clear training plans in place and have undertaken professional development opportunities that have improved the quality of teaching and outcomes for children. For example, training in using signing has helped improve how children communicate, particularly those who have additional needs. • Staff use the children’s interests well to plan a range of interesting activities that they are keen to participate in. The manager and staff monitor children’s progress appropriately and seek additional support when they identify gaps in learning. All children make good progress in relation to their starting points and those children who are below expected levels of development are helped to catch up. • Children’s behaviour is good. Staff are good role models and treat one another and the children with respect. Children play together cooperatively and learn to share and take turns. Staff work closely with parents to offer consistency in managing any developmental behavioural issues. • Children have good opportunities to play outside in the fresh air and take part in physical exercise. For example, they enjoy balancing on logs, rolling down hills, running around the garden and riding tricycles. • Parents report that they receive regular feedback about their child’s progress and feel involved in their children’s learning. They share children’s achievements and receive ideas about how to promote their child’s development at home. Parents work together with staff to support children’s all-round development. • At times, staff do not encourage children to think about and solve their own problems, before offering them a solution. • Although key persons know their children’s next steps in learning, these are not closely linked to planning to enable all adults to fully promote these during children’s free play.