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Kinsman, Mrs Lindsey Marie
Services and organisations that have the Local Offer flash have filled out inclusion information, meaning that they meet the needs of people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

I have been childminding since October 2005 and worked in a pre-school for 4 years prior to becoming a childminder. Children are cared for in a family 'home from home' environment.
Activities are linked to a childs interests, age and stage of development, ranging from treasure baskets, ICT, toys, puzzles, role play, crafts, books and our latest project being a 'grow your own' vegetable patch in our outdoor area which also has sand/water tray, slide, play house and ride on toys.
We make regular visits to the park, beach, Children's Centre and meet up with other childminders and their children.
ICP
First Aid
NVQ Level 3 in Early Years Care and Education & Basic Food Hygiene

Who to contact

Contact name
Lindsey Kinsman
Telephone
01288 356646
Mobile: 07855712371
E-mail
lindsey.kinsman@yahoo.com

Where to go

Address
Bude
Cornwall
Postcode
EX23

Other details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£4.00 Per Hour

Inclusion within our setting

Dietary needs

Has provision
Yes
Details
Following discussion with parents

Cultural provisions

Has provision
Yes
Details
Following discussion with parents

Pet provisions

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

Childcare information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
No
Details
Contact Provider for details of vacancies and costs.
Date updated
07/02/2018

Funded places

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

School pickups

Offers pickups
Yes
Schools
Bude Infant School
Stratton Primary School
Bude Junior School
Details
For other schools please enquire.

Inclusion details

Saint Piran's Flag
SENCo name
Lindsey Kinsman

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 to build up a developmental assessment on each child, this enables me to identify any areas that require additional help and also to create next steps for each child in order to enhance their development.

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

I would identify any learning and development needs from observations that I regularly complete on each child in their learning journey, any needs would then be discussed with parents.

Links we have to other agencies

Awareness of Agencies and additional links and support can be accessed if required.

How we support children transferring to school

I keep records of the child's development which I share with both parents and pre-school.

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. I offer healthy food and offer activities to support being healthy.

Ways we inform parents about how their child is being supported

I inform parents via the children learning journey and daily diaries also by verbal communication.

Our complaints policy

I have a complaints policy that can be viewed at my setting which if Ofsted compliant

Access

Alterations we have made to make our building accessible

none

Facilities we have for personal care

Downstairs toilet with hand washing facilities

Specialist resources we have

Resources are adapted to meet the needs of the individual child i.e. highchairs, car seats, buggies, harnesses etc

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: 07/02/2018

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