STAFF and youngsters at a Great Sankey nursery have been feeling top of the class after being awarded an ‘outstanding’ status in their latest Ofsted report.

The report said Stepping Stones day nursery at Lingley Mere Business Park provided an ‘inspiring, welcoming and highly stimulating environment’ and described staff as ‘enthusiastic and caring’.

Debbie Southern, nursery manager, said everybody was very proud of their achievement.