Oakdean is a good nusery with excellent features. (Ofsted 2014)
"Staff are caring and supportive of children and
they work closely with parents. As a consequence, children are fully supported in their
transitions, including during the gradual settling-in period when they first begin at the
"Children are happy, well settled and the environment is safe and secure at the nursery,
so that they are ready to learn."
"Babies thrive because their interests are used very well to inform planning."
"High priority is given to developing children's language skills and additional training for staff has a positive impact on practice.
Communication friendly areas within the rooms and in the outdoor area help children to become confident speakers. "
"Extremely successful strategies are used to involve parents in their child's learning. This ensures that children continue to make rapid
progress in their learning."
"All parents spoken to on the day of the inspection are very happy with the care for their child and they commented on how their child was making good progress, particularly in 'their behaviour and language' and in 'their social skills, making friends with other children'. "