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Specific Areas


  • Reading and writing

“Early reading skills are taught particularly well. Staff take every opportunity to emphasise the link between letters and the sounds they make.”

Ofsted 2017


  • Numbers
  • Shape, space and measure

“Staff foster children’s understanding of number very skilfully. During the inspection, one group explored two- and three-dimensional shapes, using their excellent observational and speaking and listening skills to articulate similarities and differences.”

Ofsted 2017

Understanding of the World

  • People and communities
  • The world
  • Technology

“Children’s awe at seeing the life cycle of the butterfly gives them a sense of wonder.”

Ofsted 2017

Expressive Arts and Design

  • Exploring and using media and materials

  • Being imaginative

“Carefully planned tasks fire children’s imagination”

Ofsted 2017