Kids Planet Widnes


Name Kids Planet Widnes
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Address Kingsway Learning Centre, Victoria Road, WIDNES, Cheshire, WA8 7QY
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed
Local Authority Halton
Catchment Area Indicator Available No
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (09 October 2018)
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Summary of key findings for parents

The provision is outstanding • Staff share the management team’s vision and are passionate about providing children and their families with outstanding early years experiences. The inspirational and dynamic management team has high expectations of staff and children. • Children enjoy secure attachments with staff. Their individual care needs are very well met. Staff promote children’s independence extremely well. They skilfully observe children to monitor activities and extend on the superb learning taking place indoors and outdoors. • Parents are extremely complimentary about the nursery and staff. They are knowledgeable about the care routines and how children learn. Parents receive a wealth of information about their children’s learning and development and are encouraged to input into their electronic learning journeys at every opportunity. • Children’s individual developmental needs are met exceptionally well. Exemplary partnerships, with an extensive range of professionals, support a highly successful joined-up approach to supporting children’s development. This helps to ensure that all children make the best possible progress, from where they start in their learning. • Staff expertly plan activities for individual key children. They follow children’s interests and abilities, to ensure that all children have access to a varied and wide ranging curriculum across the seven areas of learning and development. • The management team skilfully monitors staff performance and training needs, to ensure all staff consistently develop their practice to a higher level. They expertly identify any weakness, resulting in changes to continually improve and sustain exceptionally high standards of practice within the nursery. • Mealtimes are exceptionally sociable. Children thoroughly enjoy eating healthy, nutritious meals together. They begin to learn about the importance of eating healthily.