Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. They inspect and regulate services that care for children and young people, and services providing education and skills for learners of all ages. You can find all inspection reports carried out at Highfield Nursery School by clicking on the following link:
Ofsted 26 February 2014, full inspection GOOD and Ofsted Report 29 March 2018 short inspection GOOD
All children flourish in an exciting, safe, welcoming and inclusive environment.
The high-quality outdoor provision and the creative opportunities that are offered through your artist in residence ensure that children explore, investigate and learn about the natural world as well as representing their learning through art and movement.
Keeping children safe has the highest priority and this is embedded within the culture of the nursery.
Parent View gives you the chance to see reviews from other parents. It also gives you the opportunity to tell Ofsted what you think about your child’s school, from the quality of teaching to dealing with bullying and poor behaviour. The survey can be completed at any time; you don’t have to wait until the school is being inspected. You can do so by clicking the parents view link below:
7 & 8 November 2023 Ungraded (section 8) inspection of a good school
The evidence gathered suggests that the inspection grade might be outstanding if a graded (section 5) inspection were carried out now. The school's next inspection will be a graded inspection.
Children make an exceptional start to education at Highfield Nursery School. Kindness and quiet determination underpin the school's commitment to every child. Children are happy and thrive on the care and support they receive. The provision for children with special educational needs and/or disabilities is exemplary. This is a very positive and inspirational community. The arrangements for safeguarding are effective.