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Gibson, Mrs Gill
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I have an NVQ 2 & 3 in childrens care, learning & development.
I am a QCC member.
I regularly update my First Aid and Safeguarding children training along with doing many other training courses throughout the year. (As does my Assistant)
I have a seperate playroom with many resources, with free play into the enclosed garden.
I work regularly with  my assistant ( daughter)who is qualified to level 3.

We go out and about to soft play, Aquarium, beach, cotehele, play groups , library etc as much as possible.

People carrier 

No pets

I offer 2, 3 and 4 year old funding and I accept childcare vouchers. I am also registered for the HMRC Tax Free Childcare.

Who to contact

Contact name
Gill Gibson
Telephone
01579 383634
Mobile: 079622 73107
E-mail
g_rowlands@hotmail.com

Where to go

Address
Callington
Postcode
PL17
Notes

Bus 76/76a

Time / date details

Session information
Monday : 0800 - 17:00:00
Tuesday : 0800 - 17:00:00
Wednesday : 0800 - 17:00:00
Thursday : 0800 - 17:00:00
Friday : 0800 - 17:00:00

Other details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£4.00 Per Hour
£3.75 Per Sibling
Do you offer a free or reduced rate to carers?
No

Inclusion within our setting

Dietary needs

Has provision
Yes
Experience with
Vegetarian
Lactose free
Organic
Gluten free
Vegan
Egg intolerance
Diabetic
Nut allergy
Dairy free
No food provided

Cultural provisions

Has provision
Yes
Experience with
Yes would have an understanding
All children are welcome in our home.
Details
Yes
Languages spoken

English

Pet provisions

Are there any pets at the setting?
No

Childcare information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
Yes
Details
Please email or phone for information
Vacancy range(s)
From 3 months years to 5 years years (spaces available: )
Date updated
07/01/2019

Funded places

3 & 4 year old funding
Yes
2 year old funding
Yes

Opening times & facilities

Opening times
Opening times
DayOpening timeClosing time
Monday 0800 17:00:00
Tuesday 0800 17:00:00
Wednesday 0800 17:00:00
Thursday 0800 17:00:00
Friday 0800 17:00:00

School pickups

Offers pickups
Yes
Schools
Callington Primary School
Details
Callington Nursery

Inclusion details

Saint Piran's Flag
SENCo name
Gill Gibson

Early Years Local Offer response

Learning and development

Systems and strategies we have in place to identify children that may require additional support

I work to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). I am constantly observing the children in my care to make sure that they are within the range for their age/stage of development. If a child appears not to be reaching the goal then I would monitor them for a few weeks more closely and then follow the appropriate actions.

How we identify and support children's learning and development needs

I work closely in partnership with parents. I provide activities that are age related/developmental stage and plan from this, using the Early Years Outcomes (EYO). I attend training regularly to increase my knowledge. I also attend the Local Childminding Group and other Toddler Groups so that the children in my care can mix with other children.

Links we have to other agencies

I have contact numbers for advice and information.

How we support children transferring to school

I have strong links with Callington Primary School. I have children in my care who already attend this school so the younger children are regularly taken to the school for pickups and drop offs. In the term before the child attends school I will talk to them about going to school and work on things that will make them ‘school ready’ such as putting on coat, sitting still and following simple instructions.

Welfare

Specialist skills or training our staff have

Mandatory training: paediatric first aid, Safeguarding and Child Protection, Food Hygiene. I regularly attend cluster meetings and training courses. Meeting with other childminders to help support each other, basic makaton training.

Support we offer regarding children's health and well-being

If a child in my care had a particular health problem I would attend appropriate training, as said before I have Paediatric First Aid Training and also Epipen/Anaphylaxis shock training, also a Food Hygiene Certificate. Water is available at all times and healthy snacks are offered each day. I am aware of food allergens and monitor what snacks I provide.

Ways we inform parents about how their child is being supported

I do daily diaries for my younger children and would continue to do so until the parent no longer requires one. Verbal feedback daily regardless of whether a dairy has been filled in. Learning journeys are done for each child in my care and sent home for the parents/carers to see each term with an assessment/2 year check in.

Our complaints policy

I have a complaints policy and an OFSTED poster on my notice board with their contact number on. If a complaint could not be resolved verbally then I would ask for it in writing.

Access

Alterations we have made to make our building accessible

am unable to alter my house at present. There is a small step into my hall and then rest of downstairs level, but toilet upstairs

Facilities we have for personal care

All upstairs. Hand washing facilities available in kitchen

Specialist resources we have

All resources are labelled with names and pictures. Pushchairs .and age appropriate car seats always available. Tactile and stimulating toys for all ages and abilities

How we include all children in activities, such as trips

Risk assess all trips and make sure childs needs are suitably met, such as parking, toilet facilities and access.

Last updated: 06/01/2019

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