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Rachel Amanda Verwijs

Welcome to Rachel's Rascals my Name is Rachel and I am an Ofsted Registered childminder. I live with my husband and 2 daughters in Herne Bay, we have a cat and 2 rabbits, we are very close to the train station and local bus routes.
I am available to take children from 3 months to 12 years. 
We regularly attend the children's centers, Wildwood, the zoo, beach, park, soft play and many more. We love messy and creative play, we also enjoy growing vegetables in the little vegetable patch in the garden and enjoying the outdoors and learning about wildlife.

Please feel free to contact me to discuss your requirements.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Rachel Verwijs
Contact Position

Where to go

Herne Bay

I am within walking distance of several bus stops serving Herne Bay, Whitstable, Herne, Broomfield and Canterbury.

The train station is at the end of my road.

When is it on?

Opening Times
When is childcare available
Open All Year
Carescheme Age Range:
0 year(s), 3 month(s) to 12 year(s), 0 month(s)
Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 08:00 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 16:00
Thursday 08:00 17:00
Friday 08:00 16:00

Other Details

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£5.00 Per hour
ECD Type
Offers pickups
Cost details
£5.00 per hour per child.
3-4 Year Old Funding?
2 Year Old Funding?
Total vacancies
Vacancies Details
Vacancy available on Monday. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday available immediately with a further vacancy becoming available on Monday and Friday from September
Places Range
Places Range
Start AgeEnd AgePlaces
0 0 1
1 5 2
0 5 2
5 7 4
Immediate vacancies?
Contact Provider for Vacancy Details?
Vacancy range
Vacancy Range
Start AgeEnd AgePlaces
0 4 3
Vacancy Information Last updated Date
Music, Literacy and Numeracy, Messy Play Area, Cookery, Toddler Groups, Paddling Pool, Toys/dolls, Dressing Up, Dance, Outdoor Activities, Pets, Trike, Tv/video/dvd, Play House, Parks/playgrounds, Water Play, Games / Puzzles, Play Room, Visits and Outings, Garden, Walks, Sandpit, Arts And Crafts, Scooter, Healthy Living, Reading, Refreshments, Books, See-Saw, Ball Pit, Bike, Kitchen, Songs, Sleeping Area, Slide, Library Visits, Stories
Other facilities information
I have annual passes to Wildwood, and Wingham, I ask parents to provide an annual pass to Wingham for children over 2years. We attend children's centers, toddler groups, soft play centres and the beach. We also enjoy growing fruit and vegetable in the garden.
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 am registered to deliver the free early education for two, three and four year olds, this is based on a core offer of 570 hours of FREE early education over no less than 38weeks a year.  The offer is for 15hours of FREE childcare per week during term time between the hours of 8am to 5pm.  The sessions can be no more than 10 hours.  If the parents need wrap around care for the children as well they can have this at a cost of £4.50 per hour.  All children can bring a packed lunch. I am also registered to offer the 15 hours extended entitlement, also delivered over 38 weeks per year between 8am and 5pm, delivering a maximum of 30hours FREE early education a week.

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