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Paula Lopes Da Silva Steyn

I am an Ofsted Registered childminder living in Maidstone, very near the town centre. I am originally from South Africa and my family is Portuguese. I have been working as a childminder since August 2011 and have previously worked as an Au Pair in the USA and have done regular babysitting for friends and family. I have also completed my Level 3 Childcare Diploma. 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Paula Lopes da Silva Steyn
Contact Position
Childminder
Telephone
01622394431
E-mail
paula.steyn44@gmail.com

Where to go

Address
Maidstone
Kent
Postcode
ME16

When is it on?

When is childcare available
Term Time Only, Open All Year
Carescheme Age Range:
1 year(s), 0 month(s) to 8 year(s), 0 month(s)
Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 07:00 18:00
Tuesday 07:00 18:00
Wednesday 07:00 18:00
Thursday 07:00 18:00

Other Details

ECD Type
Childminder
Offers pickups
Yes
Schools covered
West Borough Primary School
Cost details
Please contact for fee details.
3-4 Year Old Funding?
Yes
2 Year Old Funding?
Yes
Total vacancies
1
Vacancies Details
From September 2022 I will have availability for 1 child between the ages of 6 months and 3 years, either part-time or full-time. I will be doing school runs to and from West Borough Primary school. I am flexible with regards to childcare requirements so please feel free to contact me directly for further information.
Places Range
Places Range
Start AgeEnd AgePlaces
0 0 1
1 5 2
0 5 2
5 7 5
Immediate vacancies?
Yes
Contact Provider for Vacancy Details?
Yes
Vacancy range
Vacancy Range
Start AgeEnd AgePlaces
6 months 3 years 1
Vacancy Information Last updated Date
06/09/2021
Facilities
Swing, Music, Literacy and Numeracy, Messy Play Area, Cookery, Paddling Pool, Toys/dolls, Dressing Up, Outdoor Activities, Pets, Tv/video/dvd, Trampoline, Parks/playgrounds, Puppets, Water Play, Quiet Room, Games / Puzzles, Visits and Outings, Garden, Walks, Sandpit, Help With Homework, Scooter, Healthy Living, Reading, Refreshments, Languages, Books, Library - Baby Bounce and Rhyme Under 3's, Internet Connection, Ball Pit, Kitchen, Library - Storytimes For Children Aged 2-4 Yrs, Songs, Sleeping Area, Library - Children's Library, Library Visits, Stories, Library - Storytimes For Children Aged 3-5 Yrs, Library - Storytimes For Pre-School Children
Notes

I offer daily outings to the park, local children's centres and the library. I provide a friendly, happy home environment with spacious, safe indoor and outdoor play areas where children will feel stimulated and will learn through play. I offer a flexible service and welcome children from all backgrounds.  I have completed my Level 3 Childcare Diploma, I have completed my Paediatric First Aid course and have been CRB cleared. I have also completed regular training courses with my local authority/council.

Languages Spoken:
Afrikaans, English, Portuguese
Wheelchair Access
No

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY429911
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
07/02/2012Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
20/01/2016Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
29/04/2019Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding

30 Hours Extended Entitlement

Registered to provide up to 30 hours entitlement
Yes

Service status

Status
Open

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