Rainbow Pre-School


Name Rainbow Pre-School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 24 June 2016
Address Bookham Baptist Church, Lower Road, Bookham, LEATHERHEAD, Surrey, KT23 4DH
Phone Number 01372 811313 or 07905 358910
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Sessional day care
Gender Mixed

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding The committee and manager are highly successful in recruiting, developing and sustaining high-quality staff. They make exceptional use of self-evaluation to monitor the setting’s effectiveness and to identify and target priorities for improvement. Parents and staff are fully involved in these processes. The manager and staff use meticulous and highly effective strategies for assessing and tracking children’s progress. Any gaps in children’s achievement are promptly identified and targeted. The manager and committee seek and very successfully secure funding to provide children with additional support to help them catch up in readiness for school. Staff create a highly welcoming and stimulating environment for children. They skilfully use their insightful observations and assessments of children’s learning to plan activities that inspire and challenge all children. Children make outstanding progressHigh priority is given to supporting children’s health and well-being. For example, staff skilfully help children to overcome anxieties and behavioural difficulties, and run training courses for parents. Children enjoy taking part in physical exercise and are taught how to manage their own safety. The staff team forms exceptionally strong partnerships with parents, the church committee, local authority, schools children transfer to and external agencies involved with children. Everyone works extremely closely together to support children’s needs.