St Albans nursery rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted

PUBLISHED: 12:00 20 May 2018

Grasshoppers Nursery, York Road. Picture: CO Photography and Design.

Grasshoppers Nursery, York Road. Picture: CO Photography and Design.

A St Albans day nursery has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.

Grasshoppers Nursery on York Road has received the ranking for the quality of teaching, the effectiveness of the leadership and the behaviour of the children.

Manager Jennifer Neville said: “We couldn’t be more proud or delighted the inspector recognised how ambitious we are for our children, and that she described our relationship with parents as an exceptionally close partnership.

“This teamwork has made our nursery outstanding and we will continue to strive to make it even better.”

The report reads: “Managers have very high expectations and are passionate about providing the highest quality of care for children.”

To read the report visit

More news stories


The leader of St Albans district council (SADC) has arranged an urgent meeting with the transport minister to discuss the ongoing train timetable fiasco.


A city centre cut-through is going to be shut for the filming of a popular ITV drama.


A woman who suffered with kidney failure for two decades has extended her deepest gratitude to a former stranger who became her transplant donor.


St Albans Cathedral will be filled with poppies later this year to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War.

Digital Edition

Read the The Herts Advertiser e-edition E-edition

Most read stories

Herts Most Wanted

Local business directory

Hertfordshire's trusted business finder
Herts Business Awards