Little Otters Pre-School celebrates Ofsted report

AN EAST Budleigh pre-school is celebrating the results of an inspection by government inspectors. Ofsted inspectors rated Little Otters Pre-School outstanding and Good in the areas looked at during the visit.

AN EAST Budleigh pre-school is celebrating the results of an inspection by government inspectors.

Ofsted inspectors rated Little Otters Pre-School 'outstanding' and 'Good' in the areas looked at during the visit.

Pre-school leader Michelle Chudley said: "We are delighted to get such a great report from Ofsted.

"The staff, along with the committee, has worked hard to make improvements since our last inspection, and it's gratifying to have this acknowledged.


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"As this report demonstrates the children are very happy here. Our focus is 'learning through play'.

"Attending Little Otters enables children to lay down good foundations on which to build when they progress to school."

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Senior Ofsted inspector Brenda Flewitt said the quality of provision overall was 'good'.

She said: "Children are well cared for in a safe, secure and welcoming environment by well qualified and enthusiastic staff who know and support them extremely well as individuals."

The pre-school was rated 'outstanding' in five areas, including the children's enthusiasm for learning.

The report said staff forged 'excellent' partnerships with parents and carers.

It was noticed the children were 'happy, settled and secure', well behaved, and received 'regular praise and encouragement' for their efforts and achievements.

The report said the youngsters benefitted from the staff's 'commitment' to continuous improvement through attending training studying for further qualifications.

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