Ofsted ‘outstanding rated’ pre-school develops and motivates staff
Soon after gaining an Outstanding Ofsted Report (November 2013), Trinity Pre-school’s workforce team continued their professional development and ethos of reflective practice by taking the opportunity offered by Kent Training and Apprenticeships to undertake a Playwork (QFC) qualification.
Manager, Maria Hughes said ‘It is in the government’s agenda to have a first-class workforce for children and young people. It is reassuring to know that through Kent Training and Apprenticeships, Trinity Pre-school will further develop their workforce in order to maintain the high standards of care and education that it provides and to ensure that all staff have children at the centre of their practice’
‘Doing the Playwork qualification together with my work colleagues will strengthen our pre-school’s team cohesion as we will all learn and support each other by sharing skills and knowledge. The training will empower me to deliver effective practice for children in our setting and mentor newcomers into the sector’
The Playwork qualification program contents identified different areas of development for each member of staff. 100% of the team signed up to it.