Honiton nursery wins ‘outstanding’ grade

PUBLISHED: 15:00 11 June 2016 | UPDATED: 08:41 14 June 2016

Staff and youngsters celebrate the outstanding rating given to them by Oftsed.

Staff and youngsters celebrate the outstanding rating given to them by Oftsed.

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Little Ones Childcare, based in St Paul’s Road, was visited by Ofsted earlier this year.

A Honiton nursery has received an ‘outstanding’ rating from education watchdog Ofsted - the highest rating the inspectors can give.

Little Ones Childcare, based in St Paul’s Road, was visited by Ofsted earlier this year.

In their report, inspectors said all children made ‘excellent progress’ in their learning, and were ‘extremely confident’, with ‘high self-esteem’.

They praised the staff’s ‘very strong relationships’ with parents, and how they involved them in their children’s learning from the start.

The report noted that Littles Ones was ‘extremely committed to promoting high-quality outcomes for children’ and that staff used their ‘excellent knowledge of each child’ to ensure activities were engaging and age-appropriate.

Katie Porter, owner of Little Ones, said she was ‘over the moon’ at being graded outstanding by Ofsted.

She added: “To say I am thrilled would be the understatement of the year.

“The team work so very hard each and every day and to have their dedication rewarded like this, to be awarded an outstanding, is amazing. We are all so very proud.

“Our nursery is very small - we take only 33 children per day - so we can build up really strong relationships with not only the children, but their families, which helps us in providing the very best care and education.”

Little Ones Childcare is a purpose-built nursery, designed to care for just 33 children per day, aged from three months to five years.

For more information on the service it provides, call 01404 548181 or email honiton @littleoneschildcare.co.uk


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