Quality Assurance

Ripponden Pre-School are proud to have now been awarded our STEPS 2 to Quality from Calderdale’s quality assurance scheme. This is due to the commitment of, and hard work by, our team of staff, committee members, parents and volunteers which has proved invaluable in our achievement.

‘Steps to Quality’; Calderdales’s Quality assurance Scheme supports early years settings to deliver the highest possible standards of education and care for children. By achieving Reflecting on Quality, settings can demonstrate to parents, professionals and the wider community that the service offered is of a consistently high standard.

We are a member of Pre-School Learning Alliance. The Pre-School Learning Alliance is a leading early years membership organisation and one of the largest providers of quality childcare in England. The Alliance supports over 15,000 settings and impacts positively on the care and education of over 800,000 young children and their families.

The Alliance delivers acclaimed training, quality improvement and family learning programmes, produce specialist publications, offer information and advice to early years professionals and parents and campaign to positively influence childcare policy and practice.