|Name||Redroofs Day Nursery|
|Ofsted Inspection Rating||Outstanding|
|Inspection Date||06 August 2015|
|Address||338 Spring Road, Sholing, Southampton, Hampshire, SO19 2NX|
|Phone Number||02380 444679|
|Type||Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care|
Summary of key findings for parents
This provision is outstanding The enthusiastic staff create an exceptionally happy environment where children enjoy warm and caring relationships with them. The knowledgeable staff use robust systems to promote children’s communication and language expertly as they take part in the broad variety of exciting activities that cover all areas of learning. Staff provide children with a rich, stimulating and exciting learning environment, both indoors and outdoors. Children benefit from an extensive range of high-quality resources that effectively help promote their learning. As a result, children are self-confident, interested and motivated, and develop extremely positive attitudes towards learning. Staff accurately observe and assess children, and use these in order to plan sharply focused activities that encourage children to achieve their next steps in learning. This means that children make rapid progress from their starting points. Great care is taken to provide children with high-quality nutritious food to provide them with a balanced diet. This contributes to their good health and develops their awareness of healthy lifestyles. Leadership and management is exemplary. The innovative, enthusiastic managers ensure staff have the support and encouragement to develop skills to enable them to continuously seek more ways to enhance the learning opportunities for children. Partnerships with parents and others involved in the care of the children are excellent. Excellent communication is promoted in a variety of ways, including face-to-face contact, newsletters, a book at breakfast activity, and through emails and visits.