Shaldon Pre-school received a “good” rating in its OFSTED of November 2015.

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is good

Staff establish warm, close and attentive relationships with the children and this supports their physical and emotional well-being. Children are sociable; they express themselves confidently and use language well.

Children behave well. For instance, staff give clear guidance, support, praise and encouragement. Children learn about rules, are cooperative and have high levels of self-esteem and confidence.

Staff liaise very well with parents, other professionals and early years setting. They work closely to meet children’s needs effectively and ensure a smooth move to school.

Staff are knowledgeable about child protection procedures and place emphasis on safety in the environment and while on outings. They know what to do should they have any concerns about a child.

Staff are supported to develop their own skills and knowledge. They benefit from regular one-to-one meetings and appraisals with the managers. As a result, all staff are confident and capable in meeting children’s needs and in their identified roles and responsibilities.

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Term Dates

Spring Term 2019
Monday 7th January 2019 – Friday 5th April 2019
Half term:
Monday 18th February 2019 – Friday 22nd February 2019
Summer Term
Tuesday 23rd April 2019 – Thursday 25th July 2019
Half term: 
Monday 27th May 2019 – Monday 3rd June 2019