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Angie's Childcare

I work with my daughters Jodie and Jade they are my full time assistants. We enjoy taking the children on outings:

  • walks in the woods
  • weekly meetings with other childminders & charges
  • library
  • parks
  • Dragon centre for soft play
  • shops
  • the Beacon

At home the children enjoy:

  • sticking
  • painting
  • playdough
  • jigsaws
  • toys
  • ball pool
  • story time
  • role play
  • colouring
  • small world toys and lots more

Outdoor play - We have a large patio area with slides, sandpits, wooden sensory kitchen, tree stump fairy houses, dinosaur land, ride on bikes, seesaws. A rubber floored area that is covered astro turf, an activity climbing centre with slide, water play and chalk board .We have a sail that can be placed over  the top so the outside area can still be used when raining or is a safe area when its sunny.

Family - There is myself & my husband, Andy, who is my assistant. I also have 3 daughters, Jodie, Jade and Taylor. All of them are registered as my assistants, are all DBS checked, child safeguarding and paediatric first aid trained.  We have a dog "Dylan" the Jack Russell, a cat "Rocko, "Dave" the ferret, stick insects and some tropical fish.

Qualifications - I have been childminding for 19 years. The last 3 Ofsted Inspections we received outstanding on each area. Basic food Hygiene, Special Needs,  Paediatric first Aid, Epi-pen Training, Science In The kitchen, Cooking with Stories, Learning Through Play, Multicultural Workshop, Bringing the Outdoors Inside, Dealing with Bereavement, Constructive Play, Birth to Three, Child Protection, Heuristic Play, Learning Journeys, lots of EYFS Training. Risk assessment English as a second Language, Disability Inclusion course, Networking course,  Safeguarding children, British Values, Female Genital Mutilation and Channel Awareness Course, Completed NVQ 3.SENCO, and lots more.

I am accredited and offer 2, 3 and 4 year old funding.

Who to contact

Contact name
Angela Britten
Contact position
Childminder
Telephone
01208 78102
Mobile: 07734 722807
E-mail
angieschildcare@dsl.pipex.com

Where to go

Address
Bodmin
Postcode
PL31
Notes

Bus routes

Time / date details

Session information
Monday : 07:30:00 - 18:00:00
Tuesday : 07:30:00 - 18:00:00
Wednesday : 07:30:00 - 18:00:00
Thursday : 07:30:00 - 18:00:00
Friday : 07:30:00 - 18:00:00

Other details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£3.90
Details
We offer 2,3 & 4 year funding.

Inclusion within our setting

Wheelchair access

Has provision
Yes
Details
Slope to house

Dietary needs

Has provision
Yes
Experience with
Diabetic
Dairy free
Details
Parents to provide food.Happy to accommodate any dietary needs. We have a no nut policy , as we mind a child who has a severe nut allergy.

Cultural provisions

Has provision
Yes
Experience with
Yes would have an understanding
Multi cultural training
All children are welcome in our home.
Details
We have minded children of various cultures,attended courses,and will provide any needs if requested.
Languages spoken

English

Pet provisions

Are there any pets at the setting?
Yes
List of pets
Cats
Dogs
Other furred animal

Childcare information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
Yes
Details
Please ring for information.
Date updated
04/01/2018

Funded places

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

30 hours free childcare

Offering up to 30 hours free childcare
Yes
30 hours partner details
It is possible we can arrange to share the 30 hour funding with another childminder or nursery.

Opening times & facilities

Opening times
Opening times
DayOpening timeClosing time
Monday 07:30:00 18:00:00
Tuesday 07:30:00 18:00:00
Wednesday 07:30:00 18:00:00
Thursday 07:30:00 18:00:00
Friday 07:30:00 18:00:00

School pickups

Offers pickups
Yes
Schools
St Mary's Catholic Primary School - Bodmin
Details
I have a VW Transporter, the school is within walking distance.

Inclusion details

SENCo name
Angela Britten

Early Years Local Offer response

Learning and development

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

I do regular observations as the children are playing to be able to build up a developmental picture on each child, they enables me to spot any areas that require additional help.

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

These are normally identified by observations that I regularly complete on each child to evidence where they are developmentally.

Links we have to other agencies

I have completed many training courses in regards to additional professional help,I have links with local health visitors, social workers and many other professionals.

How we support children transferring to school

We work to ensure that each child is 'school ready' so they practice skills that are vital in school such as being independent going to the toilet, ability to get changed and put their own coat and shoes on as well as their confidence in asking adults for help if they need to.We have a going to school book that we enjoy reading. We take the children to school on pick ups and collections so they know the nursery staff and school.The parents take to school on their visit their childs transitions record of development .

Welfare

Specialist skills or training our staff have

I ensure that my child protection and safeguarding training are kept up to date.

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

I ensure that my setting is risk assessed and also the outings that we go on are too. I teach the children road safety and other aspects about keeping them safe from an early age. I offer healthy food and offer activities to support being healthy.

Ways we inform parents about how their child is being supported

My policies set out how I intend to keep their child safe. I talk to the parents and keep them updated

Our complaints policy

My policy sets out what they need to do if they wish to complain about my services. I would hope that they can communicate with me firsthand if they are not happy with any thing and we can resolve this.

Access

Alterations we have made to make our building accessible

A new double glazed door at the front of the house was fitted with a special ramp so buggy's/ wheel chairs could access easily. We have a side passage to make the rear garden accessible to buggy's/wheelchairs (this has a tall locked gate at either side for safety).French doors to the rear of the house leading to a large patio area.

Facilities we have for personal care

I have a separate upstairs bathroom which the children use.

Specialist resources we have

We have a range of toys and heuristic learning aids, books, computer and will resource any as needed.

How we include all children in activities, such as trips

I include all children in activities and will adapt the level of the activities offered based on each child's learning stage and ability.

Last updated: 04/01/2018

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