Sunshine Preschool in Deeplish recognised 'Good' by Ofsted inspectors

Date published: 22 May 2017

Sunshine pre-school children, parents and staf,f along with the manager of Deeplish CC and the manager of Deeplish Sure Start, are celebrating a successful recent Ofsted inspection.

Sunshine Preschool graded 'Good' in all four areas of outcomes following the Ofsted visit after the Easter break.

Shabina Kauser, Senior Early Years Practitioner said: "The report truly reflects our setting and we are proud of our work and hardworking staff and passionate about improving the lives of children and families.

“Quality of teaching and learning is good in our preschool and children benefit from a variety of activities and resources, indoor and outdoor. This helps to foster children’s physical development.”

The report also highlighted, ‘Strong relationships between the well-established staff team who create a calm and caring atmosphere for the children were also mentioned in our report. This helps to foster children's personal, social and emotional well-being’.

Sharron Kelly, manager at Deeplish Sure Start, said: “The report highlighted the ‘strong relationships between the well-established staff team create a calm and caring atmosphere for the children’.

“This helps to foster children's personal, social and emotional well-being."

Sohail Ahmad, projects manager at Deeplish Community Centre, said: “We are proud to see this ‘Good’ grade awarded by independent Ofsted inspectors.

“We are pleased to see that children are making good progress during their time in pre-school.

“This includes children who have special educational needs and children who speak English as an additional language.

“The report also talks about children that they grow in confidence and gain strong social skills and use numbers, colours and mathematical language in play.

“We are pleased to see children developing key skills for school and ready for their future challenges.

Mohammed Saleem JP, and chairman of management committee, said: “We are pleased to see Sunshine Pre-School making difference in our children’s early education and we are reaching out to parents.

“We regularly meet to see progress of playgroup, discuss plans and making sure that leadership and management is of high standards at all times.

“We welcome this report and are proud of our staff, committee members and thank you to all our partners including staff at Deeplish Sure Start for helping us provide a safe, friendly and smooth service at all times.”

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