Nursery branded '˜inadequate' late last year is back to '˜good', Ofsted rules

'˜Ambitious' managers at Safehands Green Start Nursery, based at Bloomfield Road in Blackpool, saw its Ofsted rating improve from the worst possible to '˜good'.

Friday, 1st June 2018, 10:36 am
Updated Friday, 1st June 2018, 10:42 am
Safehands Green Start Nursery, based at Bloomfield Road in Seasiders Way
Safehands Green Start Nursery, based at Bloomfield Road in Seasiders Way

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And now, after a fresh visit, it was told it was ‘good’ in all inspected areas, with inspector Katie Sparrow saying in her report: “Great improvements have been made since the last inspection and there are targeted and well-informed plans to ensure that this continues.”

Parents were ‘very happy with the care and education’ given to their children, she said, and staff use their skills well to boost youngsters’ progress.

The nursery has now been given tips on how to reach ‘outstanding’, the top score, including monitoring staff’s practice even better, Ofsted’s report added.