Little Owls Hawksworth Wood is rated as “outstanding” by OfSTED
The team at Little Owls Hawksworth Wood works hard to ensure that parents and carers feel listened to and valued, we work in partnership involving and informing parents of their children’s learning and development, we ensure we are available to support families and work together on any issues that parents maybe facing to ensure that every child and family gets the best support available.
Accurate tracking and planning for the children’s development is paramount to us. When OFSTED inspected the nursery they recognised and said that the staff at Little Owls have an excellent understanding of where children are in their development and gather thorough comprehensive information about children’s learning. They use highly focused observations to plan specific activities and are excellent role models, they provide regular and meaningful praise to recognise and celebrate children’s achievements.
The nursery has close links with Family Services who can offer outreach support and advice on a number of issues facing families, such as debt, drug and alcohol management, domestic violence/abuse support, housing support, behavior management. They also assist running courses such as Pregnancy Birth and Beyond, HENRY, Incredible Toddlers, Family Learning and stay and play.
The Centre has received a Mind Mate accreditation which enables us to support people with issues such as loneliness, stress, depression and anxiety, staff can help with advice and can signpost to various support networks.
Here is what Ofsted says about us:
“The dedicated manager and provider are relentless in their pursuit for excellence. They lead the setting with great determination and create a climate of high expectations and an insistence on the very best for every child. The setting is a beacon of exceptional practice.” – Ofsted
“Parents receive regular and high-quality feedback on their children’s development and staff support them well to continue their children’s learning at home. Parents are highly complimentary about the care their children receive. The setting provides an exceptional environment inside and outside.”- Ofsted
“The children have superb opportunities to develop their speaking and listening skills and have excellent concentration skills. They become confident, self- assured and highly independent and motivated learners”.
LS5 3 PS
Mon - Fri: 8:00 - 18:00
The nursery closes for 5 training days per year to ensure staff keep up to date with their training and development. Please contact the manager for further details.
3 months -5 years