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Charmaine Annette Newman

I live in South Tonbridge with my Husband and my two daughters. I am 51 years old and have been married for 29 years.

My background in employment:

I was a Department Secretary for 8 years working in London with an Investment Management Bank.  I then had my two children.  When my youngest started Pre-School, I did voluntary work at St Stephen's (Tonbridge) Primary School, now called Royal Rise Primary School, where my eldest daughter attended, listening to children read in the classes and produced the weekly newsletter for the parents.  I then started working as a Midday Supervisor and then taking the position of Senior Supervisor making sure the staff had appropriate training for activities for the children.  For 2 years for the morning I worked at Ridge View School for Special Needs Children in the office, now called Nexus, Brook Street, Tonbridge.  Then in 2006 I was given the opportunity to set up the St Stephen's (Tonbridge) Primary School Breakfast and After School Club as a Manager and went through the Ofsted Registration and Inspection Process.  I am very proud of what I have acheived at the school  over the years of working there.

I have been a Childminder for 12 years, first looking after my niece and nephew, then looking after other children.  I have had over 100 children through my setting, ranging different ages.  I was also Chairperson of The Tonbridge Childminding Group and did 7 years as the position. 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Charmaine Newman
Contact Position
Ofsted Registered Childminder
01732 364557
07745 461575

Where to go

Charmaine's Child Care
Royal Avenue

When is it on?

Carescheme Age Range:
0 year(s), 6 month(s) to 12 year(s), 0 month(s)
Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 7:30 18:30
Tuesday 7:30 18:30
Wednesday 7:30 18:30
Thursday 7:30 18:30

Other Details

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£6.00 Per hour
£6.25 Before School
£6.25 After School
ECD Type
Offers pickups
Schools covered
Sussex Road Community Primary School
3-4 Year Old Funding?
2 Year Old Funding?
Vacancies Details
Completely full at the moment, but things always changes, so please feel free to ring to double check.
Immediate vacancies?
Contact Provider for Vacancy Details?
Vacancy range
Vacancy Range
Start AgeEnd AgePlaces
6 months 4 years old
Vacancy Information Last updated Date
Computers / It, Messy Play Area, Swimming, Cookery, Outdoor Adventure Play Area, Toddler Groups, Paddling Pool, Toys/dolls, Dressing Up, Outdoor Activities, Tv/video/dvd, Play House, Parent and Toddler Group, Parks/playgrounds, Water Play, Webcam (Secure) In Setting, Quiet Room, Games / Puzzles, Play Room, Visits and Outings, Garden, Walks, Sandpit, Help With Homework, Arts And Crafts, Healthy Living, Refreshments, Books, Kitchen, Soft Play Area, Songs, Sleeping Area, Slide, Climbing Frame, Library Visits, Stories, Life Skills, Sports, Childminding Link Group
Other facilities information
Places that we visit are: Coolings Nature Reserve Centre, Sevenoaks Nature Reserve, Bedgebury, Pennington Park, Southborough Woods, Somerhill Park.

I also feed the children from my setting to Rain or Shine Forest Preschool, when the child comes of age.

Languages Spoken:
Sign Language Makaton, English
Wheelchair Access

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 

30 Hours Extended Entitlement

Registered to provide up to 30 hours entitlement

Service status



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