Letchworth nursery rated ‘outstanding’ in latest Ofsted report

Wonderland Day Nursery in Letchworth Garden City has been awarded an outstanding Ofsted report again

Wonderland Day Nursery in Letchworth Garden City has been awarded an outstanding Ofsted report again. Picture: DANNY LOO - Credit: Picture: DANNY LOO

A Letchworth nursery has been given its second consecutive outstanding Ofsted rating following its latest inspection.

Wonderland Day Nursery in Letchworth has been awarded the rating once again, after its report in 2013.

The report, which was published earlier this month, states: “The management team consistently reflects and evaluates on the quality of the provision to ensure excellent outcomes for children are maintained.

“Managers promote the well-being of staff and provide high-quality supervision, training and guidance to support them in their role.

“Staff have excellent knowledge about their responsibilty to safeguard children. They clearly demonstrate their understanding of what to do should they have any concerns about a child’s welfare.

“Activities are targeted particularly well at supporting children to build on their individual skills and abilities.

“Staff take every opportunity to develop and extend children’s communication and language skills.

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“As a result, all children, including those who speak English as an additional language, become very confident communicators.

“The caring, family atmosphere of the nursery enables children to feel exceptionally secure and happy.

“They form close bonds with their key person and there are highly impressive relationships between all staff and children. Babies receive individual attention and enjoy cuddles and comfort in familiar and attractive surroundings.

“Staff are excellent role models and are calm and polite when they speak to the children.”

A spokeswoman for the nursery said: “Wonderland has a reputation for exceptional care and a family feel in the nursery that has been established over 24 years in Letchworth.

“We are happy to say that Ofsted has once again awarded us Outstanding and we are all delighted.

“Our management team and staff work very hard each day in creating a happy, stimulating, caring and homely environment meeting the needs for all the children attending our amazing setting.”

To read the full report, go to reports.ofsted.gov.uk and search for Wonderland Day Nursery, Letchworth.