Railway Children Whistle Stop Club


Name Railway Children Whistle Stop Club
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date 21 November 2018
Address Brampton Children’s Centre, Chapel Avenue, Brampton Bierlow, Barnsley, S73 0XH
Phone Number 01226 744440
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Out-of day care
Gender Mixed

Summary of key findings for parents

The provision is good • The management team is passionate about the club and set high expectations for the children’s welfare and happiness. Staff are keen to improve make a good contribution to the development of the club. • Children are well behaved. Staff are positive role models and relationships are good. They know children and their families well. Staff have a good understanding of how to keep children safe and protected from harm. • Children develop strong bonds with adults and form positive friendships with other children. They play well with other children of all ages and from different schools. • Staff have a good understanding of the children’s needs and interests. They provide a range of imaginative and challenging activities to support their personal development and well-being. • Resources are bright and cheerful. Children are proud of the tasks they complete at the club and eagerly share what they have been doing with their parents. • Parents appreciate the care staff provide. They know their children’s key person well. They receive useful information and guidance about their children’s experiences during their time in the club. It is not yet outstanding because: • Occasionally, staff do not make sure all children who show an interest in an activity are as involved as they could be. • The management does not consistently gather the children’s views to support the continuous development of the provision.