A PRE-SCHOOL is celebrating an outstanding rating by eduction watchdog Ofsted.

Staff at The Partyhouse, in Laindon Road, Billericay said they are delighted and worked very hard for the top notch rating.

Angela Tatham, 41, manager said: “We are really pleased with the outcome. We have a great team here at the preschool. The parents of the children at our school are also delighted with our Ofsted report.”

Inspectors found that leaders and staff have exceptionally high expectations of themselves and of what children can achieve.

The report states managers are highly skilled and lead dedicated staff exceedingly well.

The pre-school caters for 27 children.