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Davina Mary Jane Cracknell

I am a qualified Ofsted registered childminder offering care for all children from new-born babies 6 weeks +, to year 6 Primary School age. I am open 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday all year round.

I offer school drops offs in the mornings and collection after school from Dartford Primary School, both sites, offering wrap around care. Please contact me for more information and I will send you my welcome pack which will give you more information about myself and my setting. I also offer holiday care.

I hold a full child-minder DBS and am part of the update service in line with OFSTED regulations

My background information:

I am a qualified child play therapist with nearly 40 years childcare experience. I have worked for Social Services and 2 Children’s charities, one working with street children and deprived families and one working with children with disabilities. I have many qualifications relating to childcare including, Post Graduate Diploma in Practice Based Play Therapy, NVQ Level 3, Paediatric First Aid Certificate, Safeguarding Children. FGM and many others. I have 7 young grandchildren and 4 adult daughters. I work from my home, which is a 3-bedroom house with 2 rooms dedicated to the children, I have a large garden with toys in and I take the children out daily, to parks, farms, soft play, playgroups etc. I love my job and all the children that I have worked with over the years. Feel free to contact me with any questions that you have.


Who to contact

Contact Name
Dee (Davina) Cracknell
Contact Position
Service provider
07979 690 661

Where to go


I live in a three-bedroom home and have an enclosed private garden. Within my home is a separate play area dedicated to the children, which is bright, colourful and full of toys.

Please ask for a copy of my welcome pack which details all my information and prices. 

When is it on?

When is childcare available
Open All Year
Carescheme Age Range:
1 year(s), 0 month(s) to 5 year(s), 0 month(s)
Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 08:00 1800
Tuesday 08:00 1800
Wednesday 08:00 1800
Thursday 08:00 1800
Friday 08:00 1800

Other Details

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£6.00 Per hour
ECD Type
Offers pickups
Schools covered
St Albans Road Infant School
York Road Junior School & Language Unit
Dartford Primary (both sites)
Cost details
The rates are £6.00 per hour
which includes all meals; breakfast if you arrive between 08:00 - 08:30
lunch and dinner if collected after 17:15.
3-4 Year Old Funding?
2 Year Old Funding?
Total vacancies
Vacancies Details
Please contact us for our current vacancies
Immediate vacancies?
Contact Provider for Vacancy Details?
Vacancy range
Vacancy Range
Start AgeEnd AgePlaces
0 11 6
Vacancy Information Last updated Date
Cot Room, Swing, Music, Literacy and Numeracy, Messy Play Area, Cookery, Drama, Outdoor Adventure Play Area, Paddling Pool, Toys/dolls, Dressing Up, Outdoor Activities, Pets, Parent and Toddler Group, Parks/playgrounds, Puppets, Water Play, Quiet Room, Games / Puzzles, Play Room, Visits and Outings, Garden, Walks, Sandpit, Help With Homework, Arts And Crafts, Reading, Books, Sewing, Library - Baby Bounce and Rhyme Under 3's, Bouncy Castle, Internet Connection, Ball Pit, Kitchen, Car Parking, Soft Play Area, Library - Storytimes For Children Aged 2-4 Yrs, Songs, Slide, Library - Children's Library, Library Visits, Stories, Library - Storytimes For Children Aged 3-5 Yrs, Sports
Languages Spoken:
Wheelchair Access

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 

30 Hours Extended Entitlement

Registered to provide up to 30 hours entitlement
30 Hours Partner Details (These are details of any other childcare provider(s) that this provider will work with to offer the 30 hours entitlement)

I offer the 30 hours of free childcare. I am also able to offer funding for 2, 3 and 4-year olds for those entitled, this includes the universal 15-hour funding. I also offer the tax-free government scheme, as well as work scheme childcare vouchers. Please visit for further help and support with childcare costs.  

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