LETTER: Caring and talented staff

Regarding the report on the recent Ofsted inspection at Anne Frank Montessori in Horsham, I do not believe that the inspection portrays an accurate picture of this wonderful nursery.

Thursday, 15th June 2017, 2:53 pm
Updated Wednesday, 21st June 2017, 3:21 pm
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Our son, aged three, is currently enrolled there and eldest daughter, now eight, attended nursery before going on to Heron Way Primary School.

It was a very good nursery whilst my daughter was there and, in my opinion, it has become an excellent nursery since the change of ownership. This is a nursery school that prepares children for school in a thoughtful manner. All children and parents are fully supported and encouraged with care and love.

Montessori addresses education a little differently to a standard nursery. It is sad that the Ofsted inspectors cannot appreciate this as they are confined to ticking boxes. Education is so much more than a box ticking exercise. The founders of Google credit some of their success to their Montessori education.

The Ofsted report has not changed my opinion of this nursery. I shall continue sending my son there and I am grateful that my children are able to be taught by such caring and talented staff.

Sheraine Lynsdale-Nock

St Leonards Road, Horsham


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