Oftsed Inspection – Fig Tree Nursery
We are delighted to begin this half-term with some fantastic news! Ofsted inspected Fig Tree Nursery before the half-term break and Alhamdulilah we are rated GOOD. A big Thank you to all the staff Mrs Saba, Mrs Anika, Miss Misbah and Mrs Tanveer, they are exceptional practitioners.
There is much to celebrate and be proud of in this report. To mention just a few key headlines, I am sure you will be pleased and reassured as parents to know that at Fig Tree Nursery:
😊 Children enjoy their time at this welcoming nursery. They quickly engage in a good range of activities that the staff provide for them.
😊 Children are greeted enthusiastically by the staff who work with them in their rooms.
😊 Children’s personal, social and emotional development is supported well by the staff team. Staff place a strong emphasis on helping children to be polite and well-mannered. They use lots of praise, such as ‘well done’ and ‘good job’, to raise children’s self-esteem and confidence. Words such as ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ are regularly used by children. Additionally, children help to tidy away activities and proudly show off their achievements to staff.
😊 Partnerships with parents are strong. Parents comment on how well their children are progressing in their development.
😊 Children are well prepared for the next stage of their learning, such as school.
😊 Overall, children’s communication and language development are supported well.
😊 Children’s health is promoted well by staff. They have regular opportunities for outdoor play. Children are offered healthy food, such as fresh fruit, and milk to drink at snack time.
😊 The management has a clear understanding of how the curriculum is to be delivered and implemented by staff to support children’s learning.
😊 Staff have a secure knowledge and understanding of their role and responsibility to protect children from harm. They complete regular child protection training to keep their knowledge up to date.
This report confirms what the staff, leadership team and I already know that Fig Tree Nursery creates a strong foundation for children to flourish by providing quality learning in a safe and secure environment.
Of course, as a setting, we will continue to strive for excellence and already have plans in place to build upon the constructive feedback shared in this report and during the inspection.
During the verbal feedback shared at the end of the inspection, the inspector spoke very highly of our children being curious learners, polite and respectful.
JazakAllah to the parents that spoke to the inspectors. We appreciate your ongoing support.
Click HERE to read the full report.