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Victoria Clare Bagley

Registered childminder since November 2012.

Situated near Barming, in the Fant area of Maidstone (not far from Bower Grove school) where I live with my husband and two children (aged 15 and 12). We also have two dogs.

I am qualified as a Level 3 Early Years Educator. I also have basic skills in counselling and used to be a Samaritan. 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Vicky Bagley
Contact Position
07876 023460
01622 210221

Where to go

Chamberlain Avenue
ME16 8NR

The setting is a semi detached house with a decent sized garden and there is a designated play room.

We have a double driveway so there is plenty of room to park outside the house.

We have local parks surrounding us and good local amenities.

We have two dogs so we are animal friendly. 

When is it on?

When is childcare available
Term Time Only
Carescheme Age Range:
year(s), 9 month(s) to 12 year(s), month(s)
Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 7.30am 5.30pm
Tuesday 7.30am 5.30pm
Thursday 7.30am 5.30pm
Friday 7.30am 5.30pm

Other Details

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£5.25 Per hour
£2.00 Per lunch
ECD Type
Offers pickups
Cost details
My fees include the cost of drinks
snacks and outings. Lunch fee is optional as child can bring a packed lunch instead.
3-4 Year Old Funding?
2 Year Old Funding?
Total vacancies
Vacancies Details
I currently have no vacancies.
Places Range
Places Range
Start AgeEnd AgePlaces
0 0 1
1 5 3
0 5 3
5 7 4
Immediate vacancies?
Contact Provider for Vacancy Details?
Vacancy Information Last updated Date
Swing, Music, Literacy and Numeracy, Cookery, Outdoor Adventure Play Area, Toddler Groups, Paddling Pool, Toys/dolls, Dressing Up, Dance, Discussions / Talks, Outdoor Activities, Pets, Tv/video/dvd, Parent and Toddler Group, Parks/playgrounds, Puppets, Water Play, Games / Puzzles, Play Room, Visits and Outings, Garden, Walks, Sandpit, Arts And Crafts, Healthy Living, Reading, Refreshments, Books, Sign Language / Makaton, Internet Connection, Car Parking, Songs, Library - Children's Library, Library Visits, Stories

Autism awareness diploma. 

Baby signing.

Introduction to Counselling certificate.

Samaritan trained (previous).

Languages Spoken:
Wheelchair Access

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
27/03/2015Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
17/08/2017Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

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 accept the 30 hours funding.

Service status


Local Offer

Special Needs Support

Completion of Progress Check at age 2.

Termly progress summary reports.

Key person (myself) observations within the 7 areas of the EYFS. I do these regularly and share via Kinderly (online learning journey) plus wow moments and photos via WhatsApp to keep parents fully informed of their child's activities.

I attend Webinars via Kinderly for up to date information plus a PACEY member so receive publications and emails via this agency of any new important information I need to know in the childcare field.

Daily diaries emailed each day. 

Photos of activities.

Terry progress reports (3 times a year).

Newsletter quarterly.

Planning for the individual child.

Planning next steps and tracking progress via Kinderly app.

Adaptations at the setting to suit the child's needs.

Referral to Health Visitor or Quality Improvement Partner for further assistance if required. 

Planning for unique child.

I am qualified SENCo so will liaise with outside agencies to ensure therapist's recommendations are carried through.

Use of visual and sensory resources, additional space for calm and quiet, small group and one on one activities and support.

Regular meetings with parents.

Further training and courses available on SEND and information available via Kinderly,  PACEY and

Children's Centre.

Network of local childminders to source local help and information. 

I use Kinderly - an online early years tool which h allows me to process daily diaries plus observations and progress reports which parents can feedback on and input their comments.

I supply a quarterly newsletter encouraging parents to link from home with me in things that are important and current in their child's life. We share ideas and informative links and also resources. 

Reviews with parents.

Regular risk assessing of places we visit or plan to visit.

Research in advance of trips and feedback afterwards. 

Visit with another childminder so back up support can be given.


Side access into house available through side gate and into playroom round the back. Small ramp would be needed to access but can facilitate this. 

Main rooms are linked and all on ground floor.

Bathroom currently on first floor but home improvements planned (planning permission attained) for downstairs cloakroom.

Plenty of pace to park as we have a double driveway and on road parking available. 

Progress check at age 2.

School readiness activities and support. 

Transitional report for ready for school.

Visit to the school or new setting.

Meeting with the SENCo there or teacher if required. 

Annual questionnaires to parents plus settling in survey and other feedback surveys throughout the year.

Door step feedback and meetings called if any issues.

Opportunities at LIFT meetings. 

SENCo forum meetings. 

Review of SEF.

Please contact myself Victoria Bagley to plan an initial visit.

Trial sessions can be arranged

Further visits by any other adults or social service members supporting the child can also be accommodated.

Annual questionnaires and surveys throughout the year.

Opportunity to leave reviews on if a member. 

Leave a reference or write up at the setting for future parents. 


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