A nursery is celebrating scooping Ofsted's highest rating.

Queens Baby Nursery in Buckhurst Hill was awarded an Outstanding rating after it babies and children were judged to"make exceptional progress in their learning and development."

Amidst a string of praise the inspector noted that "parents say they are amazed by the progress they (the children) make", "the excellent and enabling indoor and outdoor environments support children's learning in all areas" and "partnerships with parents are exceptionally strong."

Senior area manager Jessica Beach said: "It’s the absolute dedication and devotion to the children, that the Inspector observed, and amazing progress that children’s records show, that makes us outstanding."