Ready Steady Go Fitzroy Road


Name Ready Steady Go Fitzroy Road
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 08 June 2016
Address 29 Hopkinsons Place, Camden, London, NW1 8TN
Phone Number 020 7722 2488
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Sessional day care
Gender Mixed

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding Partnerships with parents are excellent. Parent representatives meet with staff regularly to discuss ideas and views voiced by the parents. They are exceptionally well informed about their child’s progress and next steps in learning. Children’s learning records are reviewed to ensure detailed support is provided when needed. Children are making exceptional progress from where they start. The principal and the lead educator are truly inspirational. They have high expectations which motivate staff to aim for excellence in the care they provide. Staff work closely with management to regularly reflect on their practice. The views of parents and children are skilfully incorporated into new developments. For example, the daily morning routine has been adapted. Staff are motivated to continually improve children’s learning experiences. This helps to sustain the high quality of the pre-school. The lead educator is highly qualified. She uses her excellent knowledge to coach and mentor staff who flourish in the comprehensive system of appraisals and supervision from the lead educator and the principal. They evaluate their own practice and agree targets for improvement. Specific training is identified, which supports staff to further develop their understanding and practice. Children have excellent opportunities to develop their physical skills. They thoroughly enjoy interesting and challenging dance and movement sessions and using the climbing equipment in the well-resourced outside area. Children’s unprompted acts of kindness, their achievements and hard work are recognised and displayed on the kindness tree. This inspires children to behave well and raises their self-esteem.