The Hive is registered with Ofsted, the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills, on the Compulsory Childcare Register. Our Registration Certificate is EY497153.

The Hive's latest Ofsted inspection was carried out on 10th August 2016: not only did we pass with flying colours, but the inspector shared some lovely feedback about the work we do and the benefits to children. The Hive was praised in particular for:

The educational quality and creativity of our programmes and the way in which we help children connect with nature.

The breadth of skills and disciplines we bring together and the quality of our staff, both from a safeguarding perspective and from an educational perspective.

Our ability to enthuse and inspire children to learn, imagine and create. 

The quality of our policies, processes and approach to safeguarding.