Knell House, the home of The Abbey School Early Years Centre is a self contained, safe, happy and stimulating environment for girls from 3 to 5 years of age. We are passionate about what we do and committed to ensuring that your daughter gets the best possible start to her education. The girls enjoy the homely atmosphere and spacious garden where they have the freedom to explore and play.
A recent Ofsted inspection awarded the Early Years Centre ‘Outstanding' in all categories. This is the highest ranking available and reflects the calibre of the girls and the hard work and dedication of all the teachers and support staff at The Early Years. Some quotes from that inspection made us feel very proud.
'The quality of teaching and learning is outstanding. Staff have an excellent knowledge of the Foundation Stage and children benefit signioficantly as they transfer these skills to providing a stimulating, inspiring and fascinating environment.'
'Children are highly motivated to learn and engage enthusiastically for extended periods in planned and self chosen activities.
The full report is available as a download.
Early Years Ofsted Report - 53KB