ABC Childcare (Ipswich) Ltd

Name ABC Childcare (Ipswich) Ltd
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Address 537 Foxhall Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 8LR
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed
Local Authority Suffolk
Catchment Area Indicator Available No
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (13 June 2019)
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Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is good • The performance of staff is closely monitored by the management team and any weaknesses in the quality of teaching are swiftly addressed. Moral is high among the staff and they share a strong commitment to driving forward the quality of the provision for children. • Staff have high expectations of children’s achievements. They skilfully know when to allow children to try things for themselves and when to step in to offer support and guidance. All children are keen to join in with the enjoyable and challenging activities provided. • Staff take time to find out about children’s specific needs and often draw on the expertise of parents and outside professionals. In particular, this helps them to offer carefully tailored support to meet the needs of children with special educational needs and/or disabilities. • Children are supported well to develop a growing awareness of how to keep themselves healthy and manage reasonable risks. Staff provide them with rich opportunities to gain practical skills, for example carefully using a real knife to cut up pieces of broccoli. • Children benefit from very safe and secure surroundings. There are highly effective arrangements to help ensure children arrive and depart the setting safely. • Although the managers have introduced a system to monitor the achievements and review the progress of different groups of children, this is not fully embedded.