First Steps Children’s Nursery

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First Steps Children’s Nursery


Name First Steps Children’s Nursery
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Address First Steps Nursery, Stonehouse Farm, Birmingham, B32 3DX
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises
Gender Mixed
Local Authority Birmingham
Catchment Area Indicator Available No
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (17 April 2018)
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Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding Children experience exceptionally challenging and stimulating learning experiences based on their own choices. The environment is extremely well planned and resourced. Staff provide exciting activities for children that increase their learning and exploration. Partnerships with parents are highly successful and they are involved in all aspects of their children’s learning and care. Staff guide parents skilfully in how to support children’s learning at home and to plan their next steps. The quality of teaching and staff’s interaction with children is outstanding. Staff guide and support children’s learning and engage their enthusiasm. They develop children’s language extremely well and children make rapid progress in all their learning. Children are very happy in the environment, and their individual needs are met exceptionally well. Staff teach children to have good manners and to share the toys. All children gain high levels of independence, such as when they serve themselves at meal times. They play happily together and form close bonds with their key person. Children behave extremely well. Managers and staff are innovative in their drive to help all children achieve their full potential. Self-evaluation and monitoring is precise and meticulous. Areas for improvement in staff practice and all aspects of the nursery are identified and quickly addressed to maintain the outstanding quality of the provision.