OFSTED are the government body that inspect childcare settings.
What Ofsted said about The Castle Day Nursery…
Inspection Judgements and What They Mean
Grade 1 is Outstanding: Outstanding provision is highly effective in meeting the needs of all children exceptionally well. This ensures that children are very well prepared for the next stage of their learning.
Grade 2 is Good: Good provision is effective in delivering provision that meets the needs of all children well. This ensures children are ready for the next stage of their learning.
Grade 3 Requires Improvement:
The provision is not giving children a good standard of early years education and/or there are minor breaches of the safeguarding and welfare requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage. It will be monitored and inspected within twelve months of the date of this inspection.
Grade 4 is Inadequate: Provision that is inadequate requires significant improvement and/or enforcement action. The provision is failing to give children an acceptable standard of early years education and/or is not meeting the safeguarding and welfare requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage. It will be monitored and inspected again within six months of the date of this inspection.
Inspection Date: 15/02/2017
Previous Inspection Date 24/04/2009, 18/02/2014
The Quality and Standards of the Early Year Provision.
This Inspection: 2
How well the early years provision meets the
needs of the range of children who attend : 2
The contribution of the early years
provision to the well-being of children : 2
The effectiveness of the leadership and
management of the early years provision: 2
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