Inspection Report

Claremont School Nursery was inspected by Ofsted in February 2015 and received an outstanding report.

Ofsted is the UK Government’s Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. This authority inspects and regulates services that care for children and young people, and services providing education and skills for learners of all ages.

The main findings are summarised below:

  • The support for children's communication and language development is excellent. The staff skillfully ask questions of older children that encourage them to think before they
    answer. Staff speak clearly and simply to encourage younger children to develop their language.
  • The staff are highly successfully at engaging with parents, who willingly support their children's learning. Parents regularly contribute to their child's learning records with achievements and events at home.
  • The organisation of the welcoming, highly stimulating, child-centred environment fully encourages children to make easy choices about their play.
  • Staff develop close and nurturing relationships with children, establishing an excellent sense of emotional well-being.
  • Staff receive comprehensive support for their professional development needs with supervision meetings, practice observations and training.
  • The progress checks that staff complete for the two-year-olds are excellent. The parent receives a very detailed booklet about their child's development. Details about children's current learning needs are extremely clear.
Ofsted inspection report