Ofsted Report


woodwork---ofstedWhat our last two OFSTED Inspections said:

“Staff are aware of children’s needs and abilities. They use accurate assessments to provide suitable activities to progress children’s learning and development.

“Children display good behaviour and manners, and this is encouraged and praised by staff.

“The environment is bright and welcoming. A wide variety of resources are available to children, indoors and outdoors, to enhance their learning and emotional well-being.

“The provider actively encourages professional development and staff have access to regular training.

“Acorns Day Nursery provides a very happy, caring and friendly environment. The children are well-behaved, happy and independent. The quality of teaching is very good. The staff are enthusiastic and committed to providing the best environment and education they can for the children.”

“It provides an outstanding range of toys and activities for children to help them learn and develop.”

“All children are catered for as individuals. Records clearly show that children are making outstanding progress towards the Early Learning Goals.”       Link to our most recent Ofsted Report

What The Good Nursery Guide says about Acorns Nursery:

“Very professional, loving care in a happy family nursery. The most striking feature is the number of smiling faces we observed – on children, staff and parents. This nursery is one of the rare high quality facilities in the county.”

What The Director of Education for Kent County Council said:

I have heard from colleagues about your Ofsted inspection [2015] outcome and wanted to send a note of congratulations to everyone connected with the setting. You must be pleased that Ofsted has acknowledged the good quality of your provision and in particular how staff are aware of children’s needs and abilities. The quality of leadership and your commitment to high quality teaching and learning have led to the success of Acorns Day Nursery. Please pass on my congratulations and appreciation for all the hard work to your team.”