YMCA Club


Name YMCA Club
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date 21 August 2019
Address 112 Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3NQ
Phone Number 02073431700
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Out-of day care
Gender Mixed
Catchment Area Information Available No, we only have catchment area data for schools in England
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is goodnManagers are committed to providing a high-quality service and have worked hard to address all of the issues raised at the last inspection. They evaluate the provision effectively and seek the views of staff, parents and children to help them make positive changes and improvements. nStaff nurture children’s language skills well. For instance, during craft activities, staff model vocabulary as they describe how to manipulate and shape the materials. They then ask relevant questions, which encourages children to use new words. nPartnerships with parents are effective. Staff collect relevant information from parents when they register their child at the club, to help them meet children’s needs well. Parents give positive feedback on the club. They comment that staff care for their children well and provide an extensive range of interesting and stimulating activities.nStaff provide lots of praise and encouragement, which helps to boost children’s confidence and self-esteem. Children of all ages demonstrate that they feel secure in the club. They say that they enjoy attending the club, speak enthusiastically about the staff and list their favourite activities. Children behave well and form good friendships with their peers.nOn occasions, when children are brought together as a whole group, the learning environment becomes noisy and disorganised, which reduces some children’s learning and enjoyment.nStaff have not considered all ways to enhance children’s imaginative play and support them to explore their creativity.