Children from a north-east playgroup are happy and enthusiastic, say education inspectors.
Monitors from the Care Inspectorate watchdog visited Udny Station Playgroup at Udny Station Community Hall in Ellon on March 15 and have now published their report.
The group can look after up to 33 children aged two to five at any one time and inspectors rated it “very good” for care, support and the environment – the second best of six possible ratings.
“Confident relationships were evident between staff, children and families,” said the report.
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It added: “Children were happy and enthusiastic coming into the group and settled quickly at their chosen activity.
“Parents reported that the keyworker partnership was a positive point of communication – sharing achievements from home, discussing learning targets and feedback on children’s wellbeing and progress.”