Ofsted Reports and Awards
We understand that choosing a nursery for your child is a difficult decision, however our Ofsted reports only help to strengthen our committed and professional attitude towards childcare in Chester. Please use the Ofsted Logo or link below to read our 4th consecutive ‘outstanding’ and most recent Ofsted report (2020), and see why we are a leading name in childcare in the local area.
Download 2020 Ofsted Report
Our Awards and Acheivements
Nursery of the Year 2018
In June 2018 Smarties nursery won the National Day Nursery Association NURSERY OF THE YEAR FOR THE WHOLE OF THE UK 2018, being described as passionate and compassionate with an inspirational environment.
NDNA Quality Counts Accreditation – Platinum Award
In December of 2018 we were also overwhelmed to hear that we had achieved the NDNA QUALITY COUNTS ACCREDITATION. The quality Counts is a national quality scheme designed to help nurseries explore all aspects of its care and education to ensure that it is delivering the best possible service to young children. We achieved the highest award possible – Platinum. To read the report please click here or on the Quality Counts logo below;
We were also awarded MILLIE’S MARK during the same month. Millies Mark is is awarded as a special endorsement to childcare providers that have 100% of staff trained in Paediatric First Aid. It also ensures that learning is kept alive and in the forefront of everyones minds, so that they are confident, ready and capable when dealing with incidents.