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Bright Horizons Kirkby Day Nursery

Kirkby nursery and preschool maintains Outstanding Ofsted judgement

by Comms Team

Bright Horizons Kirkby Day Nursery and Preschool has maintained it’s “Outstanding” Ofsted judgement following an inspection conducted in December 2022.

All aspects – Quality of Education, Behaviour and Attitudes, Personal Development and Leadership and Management – were judged to be “Outstanding”.

Inspectors noted:-

  • Children blossom at this wonderful nursery. They are highly motivated to learn from the ambitious curriculum
  • Children are enthusiastic, make choices and follow their interests. T
  • The long-serving nursery manager is highly motivated, inspiring and passionate about providing all children with the very best start. Her enthusiasm for excellence is instilled in the staff team.
  • The manager and staff place a relentless focus on children’s communication and language skills. Highly trained staff ensure that children are exposed to rich language, indoors and outside, to help them to become confident communicators.
  • A love of reading permeates the nursery.
  • Children with additional needs receive superb support.
  • Parents give considerable praise to the manager and staff team for the continuous exceptional support their children and family receive. They say the nursery is like an extended family due to staff’s nurturing nature.

Nursery Manager Sarah, said “Myself and the team are extremely pleased with the Outstanding grade. The team at Kirkby Day Nursery are dedicated and passionate which has shone through in our report. We will continue our outstanding work using Bright Beginnings, a curriculum committed to ensuring that wellbeing, creativity and promoting a general love of learning is at the forefront of everything we do here at Bright Horizons.”

Cllr Margaret Harvey, Cabinet Member for Children’s Services, added “I was delighted to read this latest Ofsted report for Bright Horizons and particularly read the comments from parents regarding their child’s speech and development.

“We all want the very best start for our children and having such Outstanding childcare facilities here in Knowsley is one way we can support them to achieve and succeed.

“Well done to everyone at Bright Horizons – a very well deserved Ofsted judgement and report.”

You can read the full Ofsted report here