Puddleducks Playgroup in Mulbarton, near Wymondham, is a good place to be for its youngsters
- Credit: Nick Butcher
Staff at a village playgroup have been praised during its latest Ofsted inspection in which it was rated as 'good'.
In the report, staff at Puddleducks Playgroup, in Mulbarton, near Wymondham, were praised for their 'strong leadership and management' and also their 'enthusiastic' approach which made 'learning fun'.
The report also said: 'Where there are concerns about children's development, parents and staff work closely
together to support their individual needs.
'Parents comment positively about the playgroup, the opportunities available to children and the good progress children make.'
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The playgroup, which earlier this year celebrated its 25th anniversary and
has 55 children aged two to four-years-old, was last inspected in 2012 and was rated as 'good'.
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Inspectors, which visited the playgroup in September, said children 'have good quality experiences to learn about life beyond the setting'.
Sarah Haddon, outgoing chairman of Puddleducks, said: 'We are really pleased with the outcome
of the inspection, and confirmed what we already knew - that the biggest asset of our playgroup is our staff.
'They are a brilliant team, who always have the children's care and wellbeing at the forefront of everything they do.'
The report recommends the playgroup explore further ways to support staff in developing their teaching skills to the highest level.