|Name||Little Steps (Higham Ferrers) Ltd|
|Ofsted Inspection Rating||Outstanding|
|Address||5-7 College Street, Higham Ferrers, RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, NN10 8DX|
|Type||Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care|
|Catchment Area Indicator Available||No|
|Last Distance Offered Available||No|
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (30 October 2017)
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Summary of key findings for parents
This provision is outstanding The management and staff team continue to set themselves extremely high standards and this is reflected in their commitment to supporting individual children and their families. The nursery staff are very reflective practitioners. All staff are highly skilled and exceptionally sensitive in their teaching. They successfully differentiate activities for each child taking part, and this results in children being highly motivated and excited to join in. Parents are very pleased with the care their children receive at the nursery. They comment on the excellent, friendly and approachable staff. Parents are happy with the great range of activities their children take part in that widens their experiences. Children are safe in the nursery. Staff manage the children’s freedom to explore the different rooms in their unit exceptionally well. They provide close supervision while encouraging children to think about how to keep themselves and their friends safe. Children thoroughly enjoy the consistent use of signing and other strategies in the nursery that actively help promote their communication and language skills. Babies respond to simple signs during their play and older children use signs competently. Children quickly become fully engaged in their activities. Babies are excited to explore how paint feels on their hands and bodies as they use rollers and brushes with large sheets of paper on the floor. They are confident to take part and enjoy the experience.