Nursery obtains a ‘near perfect’ report from care inspectorate
A Cambuslang nursery has been given a near perfect report by the Care Inspectorate.
St Bride’s Nursery was given an unannounced‘themed’inspection on Wednesday, May 11, with the findings being published last week.
It was graded‘very good’in three of the four indicators and‘good’in the other.
The inspectors described the children as“happy and engaged,” and almost all parents questioned praised the facility, which is situated in the new St Bride’s Primary building.
The inspectors said:“On the day of the inspection visit there were 36 children present at the morning session and 29 in the afternoon.
“It was noted that the children were happy and engaged in a wide range of activities. We observed them playing independently and in small groups. During the inspection children had the opportunity to play outdoors.
“The interactions between staff and children were friendly and nurturing which helped create a positive learning environment for the children.
“Children told us they had good fun at nursery because there was lots of things to play with.”
Staff were praised, with the report saying:“They described confidently their roles and responsibilities in protecting children and who they would speak with if concerned about a child’s well-being.”
Parents also reported positive changes since a new management team were put in place.
The inspectors said:“The new management team had made good progress in relation to developing an effective quality assurance system.”
They added:“The management team encouraged parents and staff to take advantage of the open door policy to share their ideas on how to improve the service for the children attending.”
A top grade of five was awarded to the nursery for quality of care and support, quality of staffing and quality of management and leadership.
The nursery scored a four on quality of environment.