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Karen Elizabeth Pettitt

Who to contact

Contact Name
Contact Position

Where to go

Foreland Avenue

When is it on?

When is childcare available
Term Time Only, Open All Year, Shift Patterns, School Holidays Only, Flexible, School Holidays
Carescheme Age Range:
0 year(s), 2 month(s) to 14 year(s), 0 month(s)
Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 08:00 18:00
Tuesday 08:00 18:00
Wednesday 08:00 18:00
Thursday 08:00 18:00
Friday 08:00 18:00
Other Availability
childcare before/after opening hours can be flexible after prior discussions

Other Details

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£5.00 Per hour
ECD Type
Offers pickups
Schools covered
Palm Bay Primary School
Cliftonville Primary School
Cost details
before 8am and after 6pm my charges are 6.00 per hour
3-4 Year Old Funding?
2 Year Old Funding?
Total vacancies
Vacancies Details
I have spaces for children aged 8 and above for before/after school term time. Spaces for 3 plus for school holidays may be available. Please message to check.
Immediate vacancies?
Contact Provider for Vacancy Details?
Vacancy range
Vacancy Range
Start AgeEnd AgePlaces
8 14 2
Vacancy Information Last updated Date
Swing, Computers / It, Cookery, Toddler Groups, Toys/dolls, Dressing Up, Discussions / Talks, Themed Sessions, Tv/video/dvd, Trampoline, Water Play, Games / Puzzles, Visits and Outings, Garden, Walks, Languages, Kitchen, Library - Storytimes For Children Aged 2-4 Yrs, Library - Children's Library, Library Visits, Life Skills, Library - Storytimes For Children Aged 3-5 Yrs, Library - Storytimes For Pre-School Children, Music, Literacy and Numeracy, Messy Play Area, Outdoor Adventure Play Area, Paddling Pool, Outdoor Activities, Pets, Parent and Toddler Group, Parks/playgrounds, Quiet Room, Play Room, Sandpit, Arts And Crafts, Scooter, Baby Group, Reading, Refreshments, Books, Sign Language / Makaton, Ball Pit, Bike, Car Parking, Soft Play Area, Songs, Sleeping Area, Slide, Climbing Frame, Stories, Sports

I am happy to offer childcare to all children. I am an inclusive provider. Access to my setting is via 2 steps to the front door. Outside my property the Thanet loop bus stop is available on both sides of the road.

Languages Spoken:
English, British Sign Language
Wheelchair Access
Wheelchair access details
My business is run on the ground floor of my property but there are two steps up to my front door. The rest of my property is accessible to 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 happy to offer government funding to eligible children. 

Service status


Local Offer


I am happy to work in parnership with parents to support both children and adults that have SEND

Special Needs Support

I offer childcare to all children and I can adapt any activities for children who may have SEND. Working in partnership with both parent/carer and outside services is important and inclusive.


When your child is with me, contact books on your child's daily route can be put into place upon your request, otherwise information/photos about your childs day and activaties can be shared via whattsapp daily. Information regarding how your child feels and how they are/have been when not in my care is talked about on handover either way. You are welcome to contact me at any point during the day to check in on your child.

Each child is unique. They are them and I encourage each child to develop and grow to their own ability and understanding of the work around them. If a child shows a unique learning style and ability they will be supported via regular contact and discussions between all parties. I will have discussions with you on how best to support and encourage their personal wellbeing.

Depending on each child's ability or disability, this will be discussed about and individual learning strategies can be put into place and monitored regularly to ensure they are correct for each individual child's needs .

any support that any child requires is discussed and offered in accordance with each child's needs and ways of retaining information and sensory exploration.

You will have regular information feed backs about your child and how they are developing. I welcome as much information and input from each child's parent/carer as possible to help ensure they are on the right path that is unique to them. I hold a parents evening at the end of term 2,4, and 6.

Monitoring each child and observing their play and interaction, as well as their mental and emotional wellbeing. 


 by risk assessing and being an inclusive practise will ensure that no child will miss out on any activity or day out.

I have two steps up-to my front door. This may not be suitable for wheelchair users but a ramp can be supplied as and when needed. access via my garage to the playroom is accessible for wheelchair users.

a process of extended introduction, play and conversations to each child's level is provided to help ease any anxiety when entering any new setting.

productive feedback is most welcome. Any constructive comments will be listened too and acted upon.

Karen Petitt. My details and settings provision is available via

My policies all reflect how I work as a professional child carer. Any feedback from parents/ carers is greatly appreciated and any complaints will be followed by the correct procedures as specified in my policies.


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