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Congratulations to our outstanding pre school

Posted: 1st of July 2013

Congratulations to our outstanding pre school.

Once again, for the second consecutive time, St. Barnabas Pre-School have achieved the highest rating from Ofsted, the inspection service for education. St. Barnabas Pre-school is the first setting in the area to achieve outstanding under the new local labour government and under the new Ofsted criteria for inspections.
The inspection found that staff, management and parents continually strive to move forward to improve the setting and provide quality education.
The report highlighted that leadership is inspirational and the robust process of self-evaluation is well documented. It goes on to highlight the strong emphasis on maintaining high levels of achievement for all children.
The Ofsted inspector was impressed that children thrive because they are happy and enjoy what they are doing at the Pre-school. As a result, they are enthusiastic, confident and eager to learn.
Pre-school Manager, Margaret Smart said, “We are extremely pleased with this wonderful outcome. The entire team of highly qualified staff feel that all children have the right to a shared and dedicated provision where they are safe and secure and can be independent in their learning. This report confirms that we are outstanding in all these areas.”
The Centre would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the pre school for this achievement not only are you outstanding but you are consistently so, well done.