A nursery has been awarded top marks after an Ofsted inspection.

Robsack Wood Primary Academy’s nursery, part of the University of Brighton Academies Trust, was graded outstanding in all areas.

Ofsted praised the leadership of the nursery, in Hastings, and its early years provision, saying “the extremely qualified and experienced managers and staff work incredibly well as a team to evaluate the quality of care and teaching they provide”.

The report said the academy’s staff “establish incredibly secure relationships with children”.

It added: “They get to know them exceptionally well and children develop extremely high levels of wellbeing and staff establish outstanding partnerships with parents and keep them extremely well informed.”

The quality of teaching and learning was also complimented. The report said: “Staff are extremely enthusiastic and extend children’s learning in exceptionally engaging ways.”