13 December 2017

Bright Horizons Springfield Lodge Dartford Day Nursery and Preschool has been rated ‘Good’ after its most recent Ofsted inspection.

The nursery received its inspection on November 9th and was rated as ‘Good’ in all four areas of inspection: Effectiveness of the leadership and management; Quality of teaching, learning and assessment; Personal development, behaviour and welfare; Outcomes for children.

Inspection activities included the inspectors observing the quality of teaching during activities and assessing the impact this had on children’s learning. Comments from the report included:

  • The leadership team show a strong commitment to ongoing development. The manager successfully leads an enthusiastic team and all staff have a clear understanding of their roles and responsibilities.
  • Partnerships with parents are very good. Staff successfully use a variety of initiatives for parents to share their children’s experiences from home.
  • Attention is consistently given to children’s personal routines and interests. This is reflected in the detailed curriculum planning, which is displayed to help all staff know the next steps for every child.

“We are pleased to receive this positive Ofsted report and comments within it,” said Nursery Manager Stacey Dowsett. “We are particularly pleased with the recognition of our commitment and attainment of strong partnerships with our parents.”

To find out more about Bright Horizons Springfield Lodge Dartford Day Nursery and Preschool please call 0330 311 1786