I have been a childminder for 13 years and offer a home from home environment. I live in Pendenden Heath and also offer school runs to Sandling School.
Who to contact
- Contact Name
- Kerry Manning
- Contact Position
- 01622 663 371
Where to go
- ME14 2HH
My setting offers good parking facilities for carers when dropping and collecting children off. Children have the use of all downstairs rooms giving them lots of space to enjoy and we also have a large garden for lots of outside play.
When is it on?
- When is childcare available
- Term Time Only
- Carescheme Age Range:
- 1 year(s), month(s) to 5 year(s), month(s)
- Opening Times
Opening Times Day Opening Time Closing Time Tuesday 07:30 18:00 Wednesday 07:30 18:00 Thursday 07:30 18:00 Monday 07:30 18:00
- Table of costs
Table of costs Amount Cost Type £5.00 Per hour £40.00 Per day
- ECD Type
- Offers pickups
- Schools covered
- Sandling Primary School
- I provide a morning school run to Sandling and a collection service also.
- 3-4 Year Old Funding?
- 2 Year Old Funding?
- Places Range
Places Range Start Age End Age Places 0 5 6 5 8 6
- Immediate vacancies?
- Contact Provider for Vacancy Details?
- Vacancy Information Last updated Date
- Music, Messy Play Area, Cookery, Outdoor Adventure Play Area, Toddler Groups, Paddling Pool, Toys/dolls, Dressing Up, Dance, Discussions / Talks, Outdoor Activities, Themed Sessions, Trike, Tv/video/dvd, Play House, Trampoline, Parks/playgrounds, Puppets, Water Play, Quiet Room, Games / Puzzles, Visits and Outings, Garden, Walks, Sandpit, Help With Homework, Arts And Crafts, Scooter, Healthy Living, Reading, Refreshments, Books, Bike, Kitchen, Songs, Sleeping Area, Slide, Library Visits, Stories
- Wheelchair Access
- Ofsted URN
- Link to latest ofsted inspection report
- Inspection history
Inspection History Inspection Date Inspection type Inspection Outcome 20/05/2010 Inspection (Early Years Register) Good 28/01/2016 Inspection (Early Years Register) Good 04/06/2019 Inspection (Early Years Register) Good
Special Needs Support
How does the setting identify children with additional needs or SEND?
Observations and use of the EYFS helps me to identify if a child has any additional needs. I also have good.communication with parents and other settings.
How will I be informed / consulted about the ways in which my child is being supported?
I update parents on a regular basis and complete observations with are sent to the parents.
How will the setting adapt the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum for my child's needs?
Lots of resources to suit individual needs are provided and regular observations.
What teaching strategies does the setting use for children with additional needs or learning difficulties?
Lots of sensory activities to engage children with SEN or disabilities. I am also able to offer one to one time in a calming environment if and when required.
What additional support does the setting provide for children with additional needs or SEND?
I have a good working partnership with other settings or agencies, such as Pre schools and speech therapists. I would also provide the child with a key worker to promote continued care and support.pare
How will the setting monitor my child's progress and how will I be involved in this?
Observations will be carried out and monitored and parents will be updated with these.
How do you ensure children with additional needs or SEND can be included in the same activities as other children, including trips?
Trips will be assessed to ensure that they are accessible to all children. I will ensure that all activities are adapted to include all children, no.child will be excluded.
How accessible is the building for children with mobility difficulties / wheelchair users?
Easy access, no steps. Bathroom is also on ground floor.
How will you support my child's transition to a new setting or school?
Our local school usually arranges a visit to meet the child at the setting.
How does the setting assess the overall effectiveness of its SEN provision and how can parents / carers take part in this evaluation?
Values the importance of working in partnership and the use of development trackers.
Who should I contact if I am considering registering for a place at the setting?
Main contact is Kerry Manning
What arrangements does the setting have for feedback from parents / carers, including compliments and complaints?
I have a complaints form which is given to parents with their policies when they start.