The nursery and reception classes at Grenville College in Bideford are celebrating an exceptional Ofsted report. Inspection of the college s foundation stage education provision brought ratings of outstanding in every category. Comments in the report in
The nursery and reception classes at Grenville College in Bideford are celebrating an exceptional Ofsted report.Inspection of the college's foundation stage education provision brought ratings of "outstanding" in every category.Comments in the report included: "The quality of teaching and learning is outstanding. Children are exceptionally well supported to gain a confident understanding of different maths concepts. Children take part in an inspiring and imaginative range of activities that help them learn about the natural world. Children are exceptionally confident in using information and communication technology."Partnerships with parents are outstanding. Children play in a calm, relaxed atmosphere. Positive behaviour is successfully supported and the children are actively encouraged to think about others."The overall comment was "the quality and standards of the nursery education are outstanding."Grenville's junior school head teacher Liz Preece said she was very proud."This is an exemplary report, which reflects enormous credit on Meda Maynard, Gill Violet and all their nursery and reception staff," she said.