Arvinder Brar & Sumeet Brar (husband and wife) are directors for Rising Stars Preschool Ltd which has two settings called Rising Stars Leyton and Rising Stars Romford. Rising Stars Leyton had its cycled Ofsted inspection on 4th June 2019 and achieved a Good report. In 2017 Alert Kids Nursery another family owned setting achieved a Good Ofsted report in its cycled inspection.
Rising Stars Romford is for children aged 3 months to 5 years and is set in beautifully new furbished building with its own garden space.
Mrs Sumeet Brar & Mr Arvinder Brar have considerable experience working in nurseries and have their own twin 6 year olds. Mrs Sumeet Brar has worked in childcare for 12 years and is a qualified NVQ level 3 Nursery Practitioner whose due to complete her level 5 in Management. Arvinder Brar graduated from Cardiff University with a degree in BA Accounting in 2004.
Our childcare settings are rated Very Good with five stars by Food Standards Agency. Our cooks work hard and in the nursery we provide fresh healthy food.
Our settings are a place where our children can explore, experiment, creates, having an imagination while learning. Rising stars Pre-schools ensures our setting is welcoming and friendly for both parents and children. We support and encourage family involvement in different aspects including the development of their children and the development of the setting. We welcome parent feedback and also take on aboard and implement their requests and suggestions. We ensure our staff are qualified, trained and are provided with the correct and up to date training to able them to deliver good practice. We aim to ensure our children are getting the required learning by following the required curriculum the early years foundation stages (EYFS). Our staff will provide all children with a broad range of educational & fun opportunities that will help each child learn to the best of his or her abilities while respecting all children will learn at different levels and speeds.
Our aim is to cater the traditional childcare markets but also to do the following in our settings:
Promote to parents to utilize the Free Early Years Grants Scheme for childcare costs
Maximize the choice, independence and learning for children by delivering Early Years based Curriculum through role play, physical development, storytelling, literacy numerical skills, water sand & malleable materials, creative activities
Offer innovative and purposeful childcare in a relaxed, friendly environment.
To significantly delivery Early Years and Ofsted priorities.
Our vision is to help the government’s task “to help educate children from poorer backgrounds.”
We are friendly and welcoming settings which aim to cater for the individual needs of every child in our care. We aim to ensure every child is safe, secure and happy in our settings. We aim to involve every child and respect every child’s needs, all children will be respected, their individuality and potential will be recognised, valued and nurtured. Children will be encouraged to welcome a range of different festivals, together with the stories, celebrations and clothing they may involve as part of the diversity of life.
Our setting is committed in allowing all children to reach their full potential by providing all children the opportunity to learn through play in a safe, secure and stimulating environment. We aim to cater for all children’s individual needs in our care, nurturing each child’s uniqueness and individuality and provide a diverse, vibrant programme as they work towards common goals within the Early Years Foundation Stage
We promote educational learning skills regardless of gender, cultural background or disability. We are committed to providing positive role models for the children in our care. We aim to inspire morals and values to enable each child to continue through school with the necessary skills to promote life-long learning. We support a sense of belonging and strive to develop self-esteem through; fun, love, respect, teamwork and equality.
We believe in empowering children by offering them opportunities to make decisions and solve problems. Our goal is to encourage and develop confidence in children’s abilities establish lasting relationships with teachers and peers. By offering an engaging curriculum it is our objective that each child will develop a positive outlook towards school, a better appreciation of the world around them and acquire a lifelong love for learning during their time spent at our settings.
For recruiting new staff we use CV Library, Indeed and Nursery World to advertise for any vacancies. We ensure that all recruitment literature includes details of our equal opportunities policy and our safe recruitment procedures; including an enhanced DBS Checks, at least two independent references for each new employee.
Policies & Procedures:
Our Policies and Procedures are available for parents and visitors to view at any time. The welfare of all children in our care is paramount. In-line with the statutory EYFS requirements, all staff are DBS checked. We have a named Safeguarding Officer and all practitioners are committed to keeping children safe, healthy and happy. Children are taught about good health, self-care and safety measures through example, stories, discussions and activities.
Any concerns should be raised initially with your child’s Key Person. If the matter is not resolved or you would like to speak to a member of our management team, this will be arranged as quickly as possible. If you are dissatisfied with any aspect of our service, you may contact Ofsted, the regulators of early year’s settings. We welcome any feedback or suggestions that may help us improve our practice and ensure you get a quality, inclusive service you can trust and rely on.
Our settings are a place where our children can explore, experiment, creates, having an imagination while learning. We ensure our settings are welcoming and friendly for both parents/carers and children. We support and encourage family involvement in different aspects including the development of their children and the development of the setting; we are always exploring new ways to improve ourselves and our setting.
We ensure our staff are qualified, trained and are provided with the correct and up to date training to able them to deliver good practice. We aim to ensure our children are getting the required learning by following the required curriculum the early years foundation stages (EYFS). Our staff will provide all children with a broad range of educational & fun opportunities that will help each child learn to the best of his or her abilities while respecting all children will learn at different levels and speeds. We set out to develop and encourage development in all areas of the EYFS, which are;
Personal, social and emotional Development (PSED)
Communication and Language (C&L)
Physical Development (PD)
Understanding of the world
Expressive art and design
We strive to focus our two year olds on their prime’s areas of development stages. With our 3-5 years olds we focus on all 7 areas of the development stages. Our 4-5 years old we prepare and support them to be ready for school by focusing on transitions.
Parent partnership is vital part of our setting and the education process, in appreciation of this important role, parent involvement is actively pursued, encouraged and welcomed.
Ofsted Inspections at Rising Stars Leyton Good in 2019 and Alert Kids Good in 2017
Ofsted Inspection in Rising Stars Leyton on 4th June 2019 Wednesday,Jun 26, 2019 | 10:06 AM
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““I am very pleased with the improvements my child is making specially with their speech, she is learning so many new things at the Pre-school, the staff are very nice and welcoming I am very happy with the Rising stars Pre-school.””
““My child has really enjoyed her time at your nursery most than any other nursery as she has attended a few, you have done a lot of positive work with my child and I will forever be grateful and remember this positive time working with your nursery; Rising Stars Pre-school, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for having us and for all your outstanding work.””
“"Thank you all so much for looking after my child for 3 enjoyable years. She has had a fantastic time, and talks about you all the time."”
“"I currently have my son at this pre-school and I think it was my best choice. My son can be very difficult sometimes, and without the support of his key worker and manager, I would be lost. They are helping us in every sense, very good advise and working together (at home and pre-school) is excellent!!! We can notice the big improvement. All the staff are very professional and caring. "”
“"Overall, we absolutely love this pre-school. Words can’t express our gratitude and appreciation for all the hardworking staff at Rising Stars!!! Highly recommended."”
“"I currently have twins within this pre-school. They are both Autistic and they can be very much hard work but the SENCO who is also the twins' key worker never fails to smile or teach them something new. They are both very toilet trained and are talking a little bit more every day. She has helped them eat by themselves, drink by themselves, ask for things and even be nice and say 'I love you', words I never thought I would hear."”
“"My children are both non-verbal and have meltdowns regularly but their key worker seems to just know them and there needs, she is always there if I need her and is always willing to help to make sure they get the best start in life. I see my children extremely happy and improving every day."”
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