‘Superb’ nursery given top rating

Thornton Gala procession.'Youngsters from the Windmill Day Nursery in their mobile castle.  PIC BY ROB LOCK'14-6-2014

Thornton Gala procession.'Youngsters from the Windmill Day Nursery in their mobile castle. PIC BY ROB LOCK'14-6-2014

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Inspectors have published a glowing review of a Thornton nursery, praising its “superb” activities that enthuse children.

Windmill Day Nursery, on Church Road has been rated outstanding by Ofsted inspectors who found:

> Staff are providing outstanding educational programmes and deliver consistently high-quality teaching for children;

> Children are provided with a superb range of activities that develop their interest and curiosity. As a result, they show high levels of motivation and enthusiasm in their learning; and

> Management and staff have an uncompromising commitment to consistently achieve excellence.

It also added that “warm and friendly staff” ensure “children develop strong independence skills and a sense of belonging.”