What Ofsted says about Barnt Green Preschool
- The manager and staff have a thorough understanding of how well children are developing as a result of their regular precise assessments and careful tracking of their progress. They consistently encourage and take account of parents’ views about their children’s abilities and achievements, as they skilfully identify and plan for children’s next steps for learning.
- The manager and staff expertly adapt their excellent teaching and use of resources to cater for children’s differing abilities and ways of learning. They ensure learning is both fun and challenging, and children readily respond to their enthusiasm and high expectations.
- Children are exceptionally well-prepared for starting school. They eagerly join in activities and discussions, and remain focused and purposeful. Children are confident, expressive speakers and highly skilled and resourceful in the way they explore, investigate and tackle problems.
- There are excellent relationships with parents, other agencies and a local school. These ensure thorough, collaborative approaches to identifying and meeting children’s needs, including those with special educational needs and/or disabilities or those who speak English as an additional language. Parents are also fully supported in accessing services available to families with young children.