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Alnwick Pre-school is “good” say inspectors

Little Stars Pre-school  in Alnwick has achieved an impressive  ‘Good’ rating following a recent Ofsted inspection.
The Northumberland County Council run pre-school  is situated on Howling Lane in Alnwick and provides funded and fee paying early education for children aged 2  - 4 years of age.
The pre-school received the ‘Good’ rating across all four Ofsted categories: effective leadership and management; quality of teaching, learning and assessment;  personal development, behaviour and welfare and outcomes for children.

Vanessa Easton,  Early Help Locality Manager (North) said:

“ Our whole ethos is about putting the children first; We strive to provide the best possible environment for the  children to grow, develop and learn in and I am so pleased this was picked up by the inspectors. I am extremely proud of this really sound inspection report and would like to thank everyone at the centre for their hard work and dedication. ”

The report highlighted how all children make good progress in their learning and development and display a positive attitude to learning. It also spoke highly of the strong partnerships between centre staff and parents and the warm and caring environment which makes the children feel safe and secure,  positively supporting their personal and emotional development.

The pre-school runs within the Alnwick Children’s Centre, situated between St Michael’s First School and Barndale House School.
Northumberland County Councillor Wayne Daley, cabinet member for children’s services said:

“ I am really proud that the centre is being recognised for the brilliant work it does in supporting children and families in the community. A very special thanks must go to the dedicated and professional team at Alnwick who work so closely with the children and families in this local community.”
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