|Name||Rascals Day Nursery|
|Ofsted Inspection Rating||Outstanding|
|Inspection Date||15 May 2017|
|Address||The Old School, 400 Little Wakering Road, Barling, Southend on Sea, Essex, SS3 0LN|
|Type||Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care|
Summary of key findings for parents
This provision is outstanding Babies and children settle exceptionally quickly into the nursery and form close and secure bonds with staff. This helps them to grow in confidence and self-assurance. Their positive behaviour demonstrates that they feel extremely safe and secure. Partnerships with parents are especially strong. Staff share with parents detailed information about children’s development throughout their time in the nursery. Families receive a high level of support and understanding. Staff are enabling, caring and sensitive to their needs. Parents speak exceptionally highly of the staff and the care and education their children receive. Teaching is highly effective and consistently delivered throughout the nursery. All children make exceptional progress in their learning and development. Managers and staff establish highly successful partnerships with other professionals and secure effective interventions for children who may need additional support. Staff’s intensive interaction with children helps to close gaps in their learning and ensure they progress to the best of their ability. Staff reflect closely on the effectiveness of the activities they provide and support each other to continually improve. The views of parents, staff and children are taken fully into account through the continuous evaluation of the setting.