Abbeydale Cottage Nursery

Name Abbeydale Cottage Nursery
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Address Abbeydale Road South, Dore, SHEFFIELD, S17 3LJ
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed
Local Authority Sheffield
Catchment Area Indicator Available No
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (03 April 2019)
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Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is good • Parents welcome the frequent detailed information they receive about their children’s progress and daily experiences. They regularly comment on the very friendly staff and the warm ethos they create. • The management team ensure children play and learn in a bright, open and welcoming environment. They make good use of the grounds of the sports centre the nursery is based in to further enrich children’s experiences. • Staff accurately assess the level of children’s skills, knowledge and understanding on entry to the nursery. They plan well to build on children’s interests and skills to help them make good progress overall from their individual starting points. Staff have high expectations and constantly strive to make learning fun and engaging. • The management team are ambitious for the provision to continually improve and develop. They support staff to make full use of opportunities for training and development, to contribute to the nursery’s further development. • Staff are kind, gentle and thoughtful. They are good role models and successfully support children to behaviour well and consider the needs of others. • The management does not make full use of analysis of the achievement made by all groups of learners over time to further strengthen the quality of provision. • Staff do not consistently challenge children to reinforce their learning and to think more deeply.