Acorn Pre School Group


Name Acorn Pre School Group
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Address Paulton Village Hall, Farrington Road, Paulton, Bristol, BS39 7LW
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed
Local Authority BathandNorthEastSomerset
Catchment Area Indicator Available No
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (07 May 2014)
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Information about the setting

Acorn Pre-School registered in 1981. It is a parent committee charitable pre-school and operates from the village hall situated in Paulton, near Bath. Children have use of a main hall, kitchen and toilet facilities. An enclosed outdoor play area at the back of the premises is available for outside play. There are currently 43 children on roll, all of whom are in the early years age group, who attend a variety of different sessions. The pre-school is open from Monday to Thursday from 9am to 3pm and on Tuesday until 12 noon, term time only. The parent committee employ seven staff, six of whom have relevant qualifications in childcare and early years education and one member who is training. The pre-school receives support from the local authority and supports children with additional needs and with English as an additional language. What the setting needs to do to improve further To further improve the quality of the early years provision the provider should: develop the outside play area to further extend the opportunities to learn, explore and investigate.