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Wednesday 11 November 2015 - Belle Vue After School Club Awarded Outstanding by Ofsted

Fantastic news, our after school club at Belle Vue School in Aldershot was subject to a full Ofsted inspection on Thursday 8th October and been awarded the highest grade possible, 'Outstanding'!

The inspection lasted most of the afternoon with the inspector interviewing staff, observing and speaking to the children and also seeking the views of several parents.  They also carried out a thorough review of our systems, paperwork and procedures to ensure that the club was providing the best level of care for children attending.

Amongst many complimentary comments, the inspector highlighted;

'Inspirational staff provide the basis for how children enjoy their club. Children thrive; they show confidence and self-control during their activities. Children enjoy group activities that help them to make friends, listen to others and play cooperatively. Children thoroughly benefit from regular outdoor experiences, where they can learn new skills, manage risks and explore new interests through their play.'

Needless to say, everyone at KOOSA Kids is absolutely thrilled with this news. The team at Belle Vue, led by Debbie Helwig our caring and dedicated Site Supervisor, continues to provide a fantastic service on behalf of the children and parents and it is true reward for the team that their efforts have been formally recognised in such a way.

The news has been shared with Clare de Sausmarez, head teacher of Belle Vue Infants and Newport Juniors who commented;

‘The provision of good quality, affordable after school club childcare is important to our school. The appointment of KOOSA Kids was taken very seriously, we had to be sure they would consistently deliver high levels of care and safety.  I am delighted with the outcome of the Ofsted report, it highlights we made the right choice. The children enjoy their time at the club and parents have ongoing peace of mind knowing their children are being well looked after both during and after school.’

Outstanding grades are notoriously hard to achieve in the 'out of school' sector and we are all very proud that KOOSA Kids have now received four 'Outstanding' grades in 2015 alone and a total of 9 in the past 10 years!

Please follow the link to read the full Belle Vue After School Club Inspection Report.

Many Thanks

The KOOSA Kids Team

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