A NURSERY in Blackbird Leys is helping children to become 'confident and respectful', Ofsted has said.

The Co-Operative Childcare branch in Cuddesdon Way has been rated 'good' by the watchdog, after a visit in March.

Ofsted's new report said: "Children are curious and enthusiastic learners...They confidently use the interesting climbing equipment and wide range of resources.

"Children behave well and are confident.

"Older children ask visitors lots of questions and enjoy telling them about the nursery.

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"Babies greet familiar staff with smiles and arms outstretched for cuddles.

"Children learn to be very tolerant and respectful of each other."

The nursery looks after 83 children, according to the report, and was previously rated 'good' in 2015.

Ofsted's latest report was published on Tuesday and gave 'good' ratings in all four areas of assessment.