St John’s Childcare was last inspected by OFSTED in February 2016.

See our Ofsted (Office for Standards in Education) Report by clicking here.

We are delighted that our setting was judged to be ‘Good’, and our team of dedicated staff are committed to maintaining the standard.

What did Ofsted say about meeting the needs of the children at St John’s Childcare:
“Staff plan purposeful activities that prepare children for the next stage in their learning, including starting school.”
“All children are making good progress and are developing the skills they need for their future learning and school.”
“Staff adapt to children’s interests and follow their lead in activities.”
“The setting works well with outside agencies and parents to provide support for children with additional needs”
What did Ofsted say about the contribution to the well-being of children:
“Children form close, caring bond with their key person, other staff and one another.”
“Staff support children’s independence well.”
“Children have clear, age-appropriate boundaries. ”
“Children are happy, confident and show high levels of self-esteem.”

What did Ofsted say about the effectiveness of the leadership and management:
“Staff have attended the relevant training, in order to ensure that children remain safe and well.”
“The management team conduct routine meetings with staff to review their practice.”
“Childcare staff are well-qualified and have a good knowledge of how children learn.”
“Children are making good progress in relation to their starting points.”