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Claire Dow

Graded outstanding by Ofsted 2015. Current paediatric first aid certificate. Generalist safeguarding. Specialist safeguarding. Dance teacher. Other Courses: Introduction to Schemas, Planning and Ass, Promoting Positive Behaviour, Ready Steady Grow Child Development, Supporting boys learning in EYFS, Creative Steps, First Steps. New EYFS prime areas…

Graded outstanding by Ofsted 2015.

Current paediatric first aid certificate. Generalist safeguarding. Specialist safeguarding. Dance teacher. Other Courses: Introduction to Schemas, Planning and Ass, Promoting Positive Behaviour, Ready Steady Grow Child Development, Supporting boys learning in EYFS, Creative Steps, First Steps. New EYFS prime areas training. New EYFS two year check training. New EYFS literacy training. Characteristics of learning. Drumming course. Outdoor mathematics. Level 3 Diploma Children and Young People workforce.

I have two daughters aged 4 years apart. We are based in a small hamlet close to Woodcote. We have fish and a friendly dog at home as well as a few ponies in Woodcote. I also have my own car and the house is smoke free.

Large garden, use of horse fields, lots of woods nearby, lots of excursions and trips, children's centres, libraries, splash park, Beale Park, beach trips, zoo trips, large variety of toys and resources.

Several local childminders meet at least once a week to share resources and ensure the child socialise and mix with others. 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Miss Claire Dow
Contact Position
Childminder
Telephone
01491 681890
07968 263947
E-mail
claire_dow@hotmail.com

Where to go

Address
Crays Pond
Reading
Oxfordshire
Postcode
RG8 7QH

Current Ofsted Judgment

Good

Outstanding

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£5.50 Per hour
Details

£2.00/meal/babies. £2.50/meal/age 1yr+

Availability

Age Ranges
3 months - 18 years

Additional Information

Providing services to
0 - 4 years (pre-school)
4 - 11 years (primary school age)
11 - 16 years (secondary school age)
16 + years
Children
Young people

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
No

Special Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Able to administer medication
Allergies
Asthma
Eczema

Childcare Information

Funded Places

2 year old funding
Yes

3 & 4 year old funding (Universal - 15 Hours)
Yes

3 & 4 year old funding (Extended - 30 Hours)
Yes

Term time only or stretched over more than 38 weeks
Term Time
Offering split funding with other providers
Yes
Partnership settings
Early Days Ipsden, Cabin Pre school, Woodcote Pre School, Streatley Pre School, Bishopswood Nursery, Oratory Prep Nursery

Opening Times & Facilities

When is childcare available?
Emergency Cover
Half-term holidays
Negotiable
Spring holiday
Summer holiday


Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 8:00am 5:30pm
Tuesday 8:00am 6:15pm
Wednesday 7:30am 3:45pm
Thursday 8:00am 5:30pm

Other Availabilty
During the holidays I only open Tuesday - Thursday

Facilities
2 - 5 steps into building
Accessible changing facilities
Accessible toilet
Arts and crafts
Computer
Cooking
Dressing up
Educational Toys
Large Garden
Messy Play Area
Paddling Pool
Pet Dogs
Pet Fish
Playroom
Quiet room/area
Sleeping Area
Visit & Outings
Water play

School Pickups

Offers pickups
Yes
Schools
Woodcote Primary School
Oratory Preparatory School
Details
Woodcote and Cabin Pre-Schools

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY431181
Link to latest Ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
04/01/2012Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
13/10/2015Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding

Last checked on 25/04/2019

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