What inspection judgements mean

Registered provision includes Childminders, Day Nurseries, Pre-School Playgroups, Out of School Clubs, Parent and Toddler Groups (if Ofsted registered), School Nurseries and Schools

Grade

Judgement

Description

 1

Outstanding

Outstanding provision is highly effective in meeting the needs of all children exceptionally well. This ensures that children are very well prepared for the next stage of their learning.

 2

Good

Good provision is effective in delivering provision that meets the needs of all children well. This ensures children are ready for the next stage of their learning.

 3

Requires Improvement

The provision is not giving children a good standard of early years education and/or there are minor breaches of the safeguarding and welfare requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage. It will be monitored and inspected within twelve months of the date of this inspection.

 4

Inadequate

Provision that is inadequate requires significant improvement and/or enforcement action. The provision is failing to give children an acceptable standard of early years education and/or is not meeting the safeguarding and welfare requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage. It will be monitored and inspected again within six months of the date of this inspection.

Met

The provision has no children on roll. The inspection judgement is that the provider continues to meet the requirements for registration.

Not met

The provision has no children on roll. The inspection judgement is that the provider does not meet the requirements for registration.