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Lynda Blades (Childminder)

Coronavirus status: OPEN
I have been an Ofsted registered childminder for 29 years. I hold a paediatric first aid certificate.  Generalist and Designated Lead  safeguarding certificate and food hygiene level 2. I live in a town house with my partner Colin and my son Michael (29 years old).…

I have been an Ofsted registered childminder for 29 years.

I hold a paediatric first aid certificate.  Generalist and Designated Lead  safeguarding certificate and food hygiene level 2.

I live in a town house with my partner Colin and my son Michael (29 years old). My daughter Lisa (31 years old) lives in Cornwall.

Colin has two sons aged 30 and 28 , his eldest son lives in Canada and the youngest son is married and lives  in Banbury with his wife Jo.

We are located very close to  the centre of Banbury town, next to the local park. Parking is available at our home for easy dropping off and picking up of the children.
 
I am registered with  childcare voucher companies.

We enjoy the wildlife in the local park and in our garden.

We don't have any pets at the house at the moment.

I look forward to meeting you to show you our home and the service i provide for the children.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Lynda Blades
Contact Position
Childminder
Telephone
01295 266584
07983 295548
email lyncol@hotmail.co.uk
E-mail
lyncol@hotmail.co.uk
Notes

Please email , text or call  to  discuss your childcare requirements . I am happy to answer any questions you may have.

 

 

Where to go

Name
Lynda Blades childminder
Address
Banbury
Oxfordshire
Postcode
OX16 0TU
Notes

Our home is child friendly. We have a lovely play room resourced with a full age range of educational toys.

We have a large garden with lots of outside play equipment, sand tray, water play etc. and plenty of room for the children to run around and ride on trikes etc.

We live very close to the local park which we visit often as it's right next door.

Please feel comfortable to phone or email to arrange a visit to  our home and see what we have to offer your children.

Current Ofsted Judgment

Good

Satisfactory

Requires Improvement

Good

Inadequate

Good

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£4.00 Per hour full time
£4.00 After school per hour
£4.00 Per hour part time
£4.00 Per hour
0
Details

 10% reduction for siblings.

Half fee is required for booked time off. Full fee is required for days when a child is sick or notice not given. Notice required for time off is one week.

No fee is required for childminder's time off eg.. for holidays or days off sick.

Full fee is required for bank holidays. Please note i don't work on Bank Holidays

Please note my hours are 8:00am-6:00pm. If you need extra hours I charge more before 8:00am and after 6:00pm. I can be flexible with my working hours but generally only work between 8am -6pm.

Availability

Age Ranges
From 3 months to 5 years

Additional Information

Providing services to
0 - 4 years (pre-school)
4 - 11 years (primary school age)
Children

Supporting people with
Physical disability
Hearing impairment
Vision impairment
Challenging behaviour
Learning difficulty
Mental health conditions
Autistic Spectrum Condition
Communication impairment

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
No
Details
Accessible parking available. Ramp required for access through front door

Special Needs

Has Provision
Yes
SEN Childminder Provision
Contact provider for any specific requirements and to liaise about training or equipment as necessary
Parking available near to house
Ramp could be used to access the house
Welcomes all children, no SEN/disability experience but happy to undergo specific training for specific needs
Willing to undertake further training to support specific needs as necessary
Experience with
Able to assist with moving and handling
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
Stretched
Offering split funding with other providers
Yes

Opening Times & Facilities

When is childcare available?
All Year
Christmas holidays
Early Mornings
Emergency Cover
Evenings
Full Time
Half Session
Half-term holidays
Lunch
Negotiable
Out of School Hours
Part Time
Respite Care
School Holidays
Shift Work
Spring holiday
Summer holiday
Term Times
Weekdays


Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday - Friday 8:00am 6:00pm
Open school holidays 8:00am 6:00pm
Every day
School Holidays 8:00am 6:00pm


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

School Pickups

Offers pickups
No
Schools
St Mary's (Banbury) Church of England School (vc)
Details
collection only service

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
133563
Link to latest Ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
02/07/2007CareGood
03/03/2011Inspection (Early Years Register)Satisfactory
10/09/2014Inspection (Early Years Register)Requires Improvement
06/06/2016Re-inspection (Early Years Register)Good
22/01/2019Inspection (Early Years Register)Inadequate
04/06/2019Re-inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Last checked on 12/07/2021

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