Hitchin day nursery rated ‘outstanding’ in all fields again

Children at Highbury Lodge Day Nursery in Hitchin. Picture: Highbury Lodge Day Nursery

Children at Highbury Lodge Day Nursery in Hitchin. Picture: Highbury Lodge Day Nursery - Credit: Archant

Everyone is celebrating at Highbury Lodge Day Nursery in Hitchin after it received another Ofsted ‘outstanding’ rating.

A youngster at Highbury Lodge Day Nursery in Hitchin. Picture: Highbury Lodge Day Nursery

A youngster at Highbury Lodge Day Nursery in Hitchin. Picture: Highbury Lodge Day Nursery - Credit: Archant

The report – in which the nursery was rated ‘outstanding’ in all fields –described the staff as “relentless in their pursuit of excellence”.

It is the second ‘outstanding’ rating in four years for the day nursery in Highbury Road.

Carol Kewley, manager of Highbury Lodge Day Nursery in Hitchin. Picture: Highbury Lodge Day Nursery

Carol Kewley, manager of Highbury Lodge Day Nursery in Hitchin. Picture: Highbury Lodge Day Nursery - Credit: Archant

Highbury Lodge manager Carol Kewley said: “We couldn’t be more proud or delighted – but the real satisfaction comes from knowing that our children really do thrive and make exceptional progress.

“As before, our Ofsted ‘outstanding’ rating is an incentive to be even better.”

Highbury Lodge Day Nursery in Hitchin. Picture: Highbury Lodge Day Nursery

Highbury Lodge Day Nursery in Hitchin. Picture: Highbury Lodge Day Nursery - Credit: Archant


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In her report, the inspector noted the close bonds between children and staff and the range of activities available to all ages – with toddlers enjoying a science experiment with ice, and pre-school children looking at maps, researching in books and creating displays.

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