A BOLTON-UPON-DEARNE kids’ facility is celebrating this week after being rated as ‘good’ by Ofsted.

Dearne Family Centre, based on Billingley View, currently has 24 youngsters on its roll.

A report states: “Children and families show that they feel extremely welcome at this friendly and highly inclusive family centre.

“Leaders and staff are committed to providing a nurturing environment and a sense of belonging for all children in their care.

“Parents regularly join their children to stay and play at the start of sessions. This helps to establish strong partnership working with families. Children are delighted to show parents what they enjoy doing.

“Staff prioritise children’s well-being. They do everything possible to seek out any extra support that children may need. This helps to ensure that all children make good progress, including those with special educational needs and/or disabilities.

“There is a particularly strong focus on developing their confidence and self-esteem.”