What is Ofsted?
Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. Ofsted inspect and regulate services that care for children and young people, and services providing education and skills for learners of all ages.
Each week, the body carry out hundreds of inspections and regulatory visits throughout England and publish the results online. The regulatory body help providers that are not yet of good standard to improve, monitor their progress and share with them the best practice.
Ofsted aim to achieve excellence in education and skills for learners of all ages, and in the care of children and young people and report directly to Parliament and are independent and impartial.
Ofsted’s responsibilities include:
•inspecting maintained schools and academies, some independent schools, and many other educational institutions and programmes outside of higher education
•inspecting childcare, adoption and fostering agencies and initial teacher training
•publishing reports of our findings so they can be used to improve the overall quality of education and training
•regulating a range of early years and children’s social care services, making sure they’re suitable for children and potentially vulnerable young people
•reporting to policymakers on the effectiveness of these services
In its most recent report Rookies Day Nursery* was rated as ‘Good’, a copy of this report can be viewed here
We are striving to make Rookies an ‘Outstanding’ rated Ofsted nursery and thank you for your support in helping us achieve this.
*Latest report can be found under Lily’s Nursery, the former trading name of Rookies Day Nursery.
Rookies is a day nursery focused around an active and healthy curriculum.