Ofsted Nursery Education Inspection Reports

On our last inspection, Ofsted awarded us ‘Outstanding’ status. If you wish to read the last inspection report in full, you can find it on the Ofsted website. Alternatively, you can ask us for a copy.

Registrations

Toad Hall Pre-school is registered as a provider of Early Years Education with “Services for Children & Young People”, registration No. 515707. A copy of the registration document is displayed on our notice board. We are also a registered charity with the Charity Commission, registration number 1025759.

We are members of the Pre-school Learning Alliance, as well as Bristol City Council’s nationally recognised Bristol Standard self-evaluation framework for early years. Again, certificates for all of these are on display in the hall.

We are also registered with the Sodexo and the Edenred Childcare Voucher schemes and can accept both paper and electronic vouchers.

Encompass

We are involved in ‘Encompass’ which is an initiative involving many early years settings and schools in Plymouth, and is coordinated by Devon & Cornwall Police and Plymouth City Council. Please see our letter here (PDF) for details.

Insurance

We are insured through the Pre-school Learning Alliance / Sun Alliance Insurance Company. A copy of the certificate is displayed on our notice board.

Policies and Procedures

A copy of these can be made available for you on request, or you can ask us for a copy you can read whilst you are in Toad Hall. Our policies and procedures are reviewed regularly in consultation with parents and carers at committee meetings.

Policies

  • Admissions Policy
  • Behaviour Management Policy
  • Child Protection Policy
  • Complaints Procedures
  • Confidentiality Policy
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Health and Hygiene Policy and Practice
  • Parental Involvement Policy
  • Safety Policy and Practice
  • Settling-in Policy
  • Additional Needs Policy
  • Whistle Blowing Policy
  • Staffing and Employment Policy
  • Student Placement Policy
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Safer Recruitment Policy

Procedures

  • Arrival/departure of children/visitors
  • Lost Child