Over Puddleducks Preschool


Name Over Puddleducks Preschool
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date 12 June 2018
Address Over Community Centre, Drings Close, Over, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB24 5NZ
Phone Number 07866 096825
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Sessional day care
Gender Mixed

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is good Children build very good relationships with staff, who are kind and attentive. Children demonstrate they are happy, confident and settled. Staff know the children well and have a good understanding of their interests. They plan a broad variety of enjoyable activities that promotes children’s good progress. Children acquire good language skills. Older children confidently discuss their activities and express their ideas and interests. Staff engage children in conversations and encourage them to learn and use new words. Staff work hard to promote an ongoing partnership with parents. Parents express their pleasure at being engaged positively in their children’s learning. They have opportunities to meet with staff and receive frequent updates. Children have daily opportunities to be active, indoors and outside. They learn to navigate obstacles with skill and enjoy the health benefits of energetic exercise. It is not yet outstanding because: Managers do not yet analyse the progress made by different groups of children, to help them to develop targeted strategies that raise children’s achievements to a higher level. Staff do not make the most of their partnerships with local schools to promote a consistent approach that helps to enhance children’s readiness for the next stage of their education.