Kids 1st Darlington achieves second outstanding Ofsted report!

30th Mar 2015
Kids 1st Darlington achieves second outstanding Ofsted report!

This week Kids 1st Darlington is celebrating after achieving their second outstanding Ofsted inspection!

Kids 1st Darlington, located in West Park, was judged as outstanding in every category and has been given a huge amount of positive feedback from Ofsted. Inspector, Eileen Grimes, was particularly impressed with the quality of teaching, relationships with parents and children, the excellent range of resources available to the children and the inspirational leadership and management of the nursery.

Gerry Chapman, Nursery Manager at Kids 1st Darlington is thrilled with the nursery’s achievement, she said: “All of my team have worked so hard for this inspection and we are delighted to retain our outstanding! We always aim for excellence within every aspect of childcare and to receive recognition of that is wonderful.”

This outstanding Ofsted report is the eleventh for Kids 1st in eleven years!

Mark McArdle, Managing Director said: “I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to Gerry and the team at Kids 1st Darlington for all of their hard work and dedication to the nursery. Achieving an outstanding Ofsted report is extremely difficult and to see how much the staffs’ skills and expertise have impressed the inspector really makes me proud.”

At the end of 2014 Kids 1st was named the ‘Highest Quality Childcare Provider in the UK’ by Nursery World for the fourth consecutive year.