Rainbow Day Nursery


Name Rainbow Day Nursery
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date 23 November 2016
Address 6b Station Road, Croston, LEYLAND, PR26 9RJ
Phone Number 01772600580
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises
Gender Mixed

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is good Staff know children well and provide effective support to enable them to feel safe and secure. They foster children’s growing independence and cooperation very well. Staff encourage children to make choices in their play from the good range of resources that is easily accessible. The level of teaching is good. Well-qualified staff know children well and have a secure knowledge of how children learn. Children benefit from a good range of activities which promotes their interest and development. Children make good progress in all aspects of their learning in readiness for school. Children follow good hygiene procedures. They have daily opportunities for exercise and fresh air, which help to promote their good health and support their physical development. Staff establish good working relationships with parents. They share information about children’s progress and invite parents to contribute their ideas to support children’s learning. Parents speak highly of the nursery and the support they receive. The dedicated manager and her team have a clear vison for further improvements. They engage in continuous reflective practice and value the opinions of staff, children and parents. It is not yet outstanding because: Children’s individual progress is tracked effectively. However, methods to monitor the progress of different groups of children are still in their infancy. The planning for children’s next steps in learning is not always sharply focused to provide higher levels of challenge for children and promote their rapid progress.