Rainbow Childcare Centre


Name Rainbow Childcare Centre
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 27 May 2015
Address 121 Ninfield Road, Sidley, BEXHILL-ON-SEA, East Sussex, TN39 5BD
Phone Number 01424724370
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding The quality of teaching is outstanding. Staff show exceptional skills when talking and playing with children. As a result, all children make excellent progress in their learning and are very well prepared for school. Staff use every opportunity to extend children’s learning and communication skills. However, sometimes, staff miss opportunities to further extend children’s awareness of other languages children speak in the setting. Staff observe and assess children’s progress carefully and meticulously. They plan and provide a highly impressive range of stimulating and challenging activities based around children’s interests and needs. Staff’s organisation of the environment is excellent. It is a safe, exciting and welcoming environment, which is accessible to all. Staff actively involve children in planning and creating the innovative and exciting play areas, such as a camping area with a tent and camp fire. Staff promote children’s well-being extremely well. Children flourish in the setting and become extremely confident. They form very strong emotional bonds with their special key person and other adults. Staff form highly effective partnerships with parents and agencies. There is an excellent exchange of relevant information that makes a significant contribution to continuity for individual children’s care and education. Staff keep parents extremely well informed about children’s progress. The management team makes excellent use of an extensive range and variety of assessments to review staff’s practices, children’s learning and the overall organisation of the provision continually. As a result, the management team is highly effective in driving improvement and maintaining high levels of achievement for all children.