OFSTED ‘Outstanding’ rating 2017

We are delighted to have been rated ‘Outstanding’ by OFSTED in this years report. Our inspection took place on 16th June 2017 and we are pleased to announce that the inspector found us ‘outstanding’.

Staff are exceptionally confident and competent in their roles and responsibilities, including having a very secure knowledge of the safeguarding procedures.

Children form extremely strong relationships with staff, who are very caring and highly attentive. Children feel safe and are exceptionally confident and independent.

Staff are extremely skillful in their ability to teach children how to keep themselves safe and healthy. For example, children quickly identify potential hazards and know how to address them, such as removing spillages from the floor after water play. They benefit from a very broad, balanced and carefully planned menu of nutritious food and drink

Staff support children’s move through the nursery and on to school exceptionally well. For example, younger children enjoy regular sessions in the pre-school room and there are excellent links with local schools. Older children explain that they know the school teacher very well, as she visits them at the nursery and they visit her classroom.

30th Anniversary

Sunny Days Nursery, at St Day and Carharrack School, held a celebration event to mark its 30th anniversary. People shared memories of the past and studied old photographs.
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A big cheer from the staff and children of Sunny Days Nursery as they celebrate the pre-school’s 30th anniversary with a party and cake in St Day.
Children from classes one and two from the school came along and took part in the sports events, which included hopping, skipping and running backwards.
A celebration cake was cut by the pre-school’s Pearly King and Queen, Megan and Harry attended by Eden and Calum.

They paraded in outfits created by all the children, who had drawn individual pictures on their cloaks.
Children leaving to move on to primary school were presented with certificates.

‘GOOD’ ofsted report January 2014

Sunny Days Nursery is please to announce that we received a GOOD OFSTED report.

Our no notice inspection took place on the 8th of January and we are pleased to announce that the inspector found us ‘Good’. The report is extremely positive.

In our report it says how “Staff have a good understanding of how children learn and develop .They know children well and provide interesting learning experiences based on children’s individual preferences, interests and abilities.” This is something that we pride ourselves on.

It goes on to say, “Daily routines are used well to support children’s independence, health and safety” and how, “children enter the setting happy and enthusiastically. They separate easily from their parent and quickly settle to play with favourite toys, with key person.” Showing that good bonds are made between children and staff.
“Good hygiene practice is promoted as children wash their hands before snack and after outdoor and messy play.”

It also tells us how “staffs have a secure understanding of the learning and development and the safeguarding and welfare requirements of the statutory framework for the early years foundation stage.” And that our “education programmes are secure and staff demonstrates skill in their ability to teach.”