Halifax Nursery was last inspected by Ofsted in November 2009. The nursery recieved a Grade 2 - Good and showed in every area the provision is strong.
Click here to view the inspection report for the Halifax nursery.
Quotes from the lastest Halifax inspection report:
'Children's welfare, learning and development needs are clearly understood and successfully promoted by caring and capable staff. A secure knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) supports children's welfare and enhances their learning and development. Staff offer an inclusive setting and work closely with parents and others involved in the care of children. Management and staff work together effectively to identify and plan future improvements and are committed to furthering staff qualifications through training.'
'Children are encouraged to develop a strong sense of community, as all staff have a genuine caring approach and help children celebrate their differences.'
'Staff have experience of working with specialist agencies and other professionals in order to provide effective inclusive care for children with special educational needs and/or disabilities. Effective systems to support children who speak English as an additional language means that all children feel valued and their uniqueness is promoted. Staff show a commitment to overcoming language barriers and have help from parents to translate important information to help their child have better outcomes.'
'Highly successful planning and careful observations are carried out every week for all children, assessing of their learning and development, which results in very positive outcomes for children. Consequently, they are making good progress towards the early learning goals.'
'Babies have their limbs massaged by staff who are trained in the technique.'
'Children are well nourished and are provided with fresh, organic fruit and vegetables; as part of the commitment by management to ensure their health and well-being. They are developing skills for their future by patiently waiting in a queue and serving out food onto their own plates using serving utensils. They learn to eat and socialise with staff and other children and put their plates and cutlery away after they have finished eating. Children develop very good habits, such as brushing their teeth after lunch and using tissues to clean their own noses.'
Northowram nursery was last inspected by Ofsted in January 2010. The nursery again recieved a Grade 2 - Good and showed in every area the provision is strong.
Click here to view the inspection report from 2007 for the Northowram nursery. Once the 2010 is available a link will be made available.
Quotes from the lastest Northowram inspection report:
'Children are very confident and engage well with each other and welcome visitors.'
'Children play in safety in a warm, welcoming
environment in which resources are arranged
'Children are encouraged and supported to extend
and try out new skills, such as using the
'Children show good self-esteem, confidently
ask questions and actively make choices. Children
'The staff team work consistently to ensure information is verbally exchanged on a daily basis to keep parents well informed about what the children are doing.'