Awards & Recognition

“Early Years Quality Assurance Framework”


We are pleased to announce we have participated in the “Early Years Quality Assurance Framework” and have been awarded the “Gold Award” which is the highest rating.  Achieving this award shows our commitment to recognising quality and working together with the local authority to contribute to positively improving the outcomes for children.

The Quality Assurance Framework (QAF) consists of five sections to which we were measured over the given timeframe, these are:
1) Leadership and management
2) Care and welfare
3) Learning and development
4) Inclusion – supporting children with additional needs
5) Partnerships with parents, agencies and the wider community

These five area are at the heart of the statutory Early Years Foundation Stage.

The whole team at Kids Start, including staff, children, parents and other agencies, have contributed to this award.  We are very proud, please take a look at our certificate which is displayed in the dining room.  Please ask us if you would like more information about this award.