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Mrs Jane Hollick - Sparks Childcare

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20 years professional childcare experience with a level 3 in early years. Also a retired Registered Nurse with a wide experience of childhood healthcare. Offering a happy homely environment with a dedicated well equipped playroom leading out onto a large fully enclosed garden. Visits to local…

20 years professional childcare experience with a level 3 in early years. Also a retired Registered Nurse with a wide experience of childhood healthcare.

Offering a happy homely environment with a dedicated well equipped playroom leading out onto a large fully enclosed garden. Visits to local toddler groups, library, parks and other child friendly sessions such as Gymnastics etc.. At least one forest day per week.

Working in close partnership with parents/carers to provide a quality Early years education for 0-5 yr olds, and exciting, motivating, homely environment for wrap around school care for 5-12 yr olds.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Jane Hollick
Contact Position
Childminder
Telephone
07779 656767
E-mail
jahollick1@gmail.com
Notes

The new address is jahollick1@gmail.com

 

old email was jane187@btinternet.com

Where to go

Name
Sparks Childminding
Address
Shrivenham
Nr Swindon
Oxfordshire
Postcode
SN6 8BD
Notes

Lovely large, secure garden with lots of outdoor play and learning opportunities.

Current Ofsted Judgment

Good

Good

Good

Outstanding

Other Details

Costs

Details

Provider offers 24 hour care and cost will vary according to the hours required

 

Availability

Age Ranges
3 months -12 years

Additional Information

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

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
Yes
Details
Accessible parking available. It may be necessary to install a ramp if required

Special Needs

Has Provision
Yes
SEN Childminder Provision
Contact provider for any specific requirements and to liaise about training or equipment as necessary
Dependent on the individual child's needs & availability of appropriate funding, it may be possible to offer 1:1 care (Enabler Support)
Parking available near to house
Provider has experience of meeting the needs of/caring for children with Special Educational Needs and/or Disability
Ramp could be used to access the house
Special needs experience based on children who have previously been in our care
Willing to care for an older child/young adult who is developmentally much younger
Willing to undertake further training to support specific needs as necessary
Experience with
Able to administer medication
Able to assist with moving and handling
Allergies
Aspergers syndrome or autistic spectrum disorders
Asthma
Behaviour, emotional or social difficulties
Conditions requiring medical support
Cystic Fibrosis
Disabilities affecting mobility
Downs syndrome
Eczema
Epilepsy
Hearing Impairment
Moderate learning difficulties
Physical disability
Profound and complex disabilities
Speech, language and communication difficulties
Details
This provider has experience of meeting the needs of disabled children. Policy in place. Please discuss your individual requirements. Trained nurse. Provider is interested in developing the care for children with specific requirements/disabled children. Also interested in caring for an older child/young adult who is developmentally much younger

Childcare Information

Vacancies

Vacancy range(s)
From 0 to 5 (spaces available = 2)
From 5 to 11 (spaces available = 2)
Details
Current Baby / Toddler full time vacancy Current wrap around School care for Longcot and Fernham school.

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
Babysitting Service
Christmas holidays
Early Mornings
Emergency Cover
Evenings
Full Time
Half-term holidays
Late Finish
Negotiable
Out of School Hours
Overnight
Part Time
Respite Care
Saturdays
School Holidays
Shift Work
Spring holiday
Summer holiday
Term Times
Weekdays
Weekends


Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Every day Negotiable Negotiable

Other Availabilty
Flexible care, according to needs of clients

Facilities
0 - 1 steps into building
Accessible changing facilities
Accessible toilet
Arts and crafts
Computer
Cooking
Dressing up
Educational Toys
Garden
Large Garden
Messy Play Area
Pet Dogs
Playroom
Quiet room/area
Sandpit
Sleeping Area
Slide
Visit & Outings
Water play

School Pickups

Offers pickups
Yes
Schools
Longcot & Fernham Church of England School (vc)

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
403261
Link to latest Ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
30/01/2007CareGood
06/07/2010Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
08/07/2015Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
22/01/2020Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding

Last checked on 02/06/2021

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