|Name||abc Preschool, Stratford St Mary|
|Ofsted Inspection Rating||Outstanding|
|Inspection Date||03 October 2018|
|Address||Strickmere, Stratford St. Mary, COLCHESTER, CO7 6YG|
|Phone Number||01206 322466|
|Type||Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Sessional day care|
Summary of key findings for parents
The provision is outstanding • Managers actively seek, evaluate and respond to the views of parents, staff and children in order to drive excellent, continual improvement. • Children make superb progress. The managers and staff are exceptionally motivated in the pursuit of excellence. They are extremely driven to continually achieve the highest levels of attainment for all children. • Highly effective monitoring identifies where children may be slow to develop key skills so that specific programmes of support are implemented by their key person. This helps them to narrow any gaps in learning. • The managers and staff have an excellent knowledge of the requirements of the early years foundation stage and implement this in a highly effective manner. Staff plan extremely well to meet the interests of children. All groups of children are exceptionally well prepared for their eventual move on to school. • Highly effective partnership working leads to excellent ongoing improvements in provision. Clearly defined strategies are in place to develop community cohesion. Staff enrich the curriculum with educational visits to the local farm, church and primary school. Children enjoy first-hand learning opportunities to discover the world around them.