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Wickham Monkey Puzzle Nursery Rated Good By Ofsted

We are very proud to announce that following their first ever Ofsted inspection, our Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery in Wickham has been awarded a “good” rating!

There were 4 areas that the Ofsted team highlighted as being strong, these wer…

  • The strong staff team have a high focus on each child and their family. Overall, they successfully tune into their individual needs.
  • Relationships are strong at all levels. The key person system is well-embedded.
  • Good quality play and learning takes place. Staff effectively build on children’s knowledge and skills during purposeful interactions.
  • A stimulating, well-resourced and enabling environment inspires children to engage in play and exploration.

The good rating is testament to all the hard work that owner, Helen Dale, the manager Shellie Dearden and all the staff have put in. But that hard work will not stop their! Their aim is to be “outstanding” after their next inspection.

There were only two areas that Ofsted suggested improvements could be made, and the reasons why they were not rated outstanding, which Helen has begun to improve, almost before the inspectors had left!

So huge congratulations to Helen and her team, all at Monkey Puzzle are proud of you!

The full Ofsted report can be read here

Wickham Monkey Puzzle Rated Good By Ofsted

Whoo hoo more good news for Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery’s! We are so pleased to be able to announce that one of our newest day nurseries, in Wickham, received a good rating from Ofsted, following their first ever inspection, a great achievement!

Owner Helen Dale was pleased to be able to announce the news, “After all the hard work that myself, our manager Shellie and all the staff has put in it is so good to see that rewarded with a “Good” rating from Ofsted following our very first inspection”

She went on, “but we are not going to rest on our laurels, our aim is to study the report in full and address any issues that prevented us from achieving an “outstanding” rating”.

The nursery which underwent refurbishment before opening can be found within The Old Chapel close to the Georgian Market Square.

They have dedicated spaces for children aged under 2 years old and for children up to 5 years old.

If you live in the area and would like to enquire about spaces for your child, you can either hop over to our contact page or call the nursery direct on 01329 830236.