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Mrs Karen Way

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I see strive to be as flexible as possible, and to provide childcare for the hours that the family require. I have over 30 years experience in childcare and offer a relaxed, stable homely environment, where children feel safe and achieve well. They learn through…

I see strive to be as flexible as possible, and to provide childcare for the hours that the family require. I have over 30 years experience in childcare and offer a relaxed, stable homely environment, where children feel safe and achieve well. They learn through play..... Training courses attended include:  Up-to-date Paediatric First Aid. Generalist and Designated Lead Child Protection/Safeguarding. SENCO trained, Level 3 Diploma in Childcare, Level 2 Food Hygiene. Ongoing CPD training, including Prevent Duty, FGM, CSE, British Values, Early Help Assessment, Loose Parts, Mathematical development. Our recent Ofsted inspection gave us an overall 'Good' grade with 'Outstanding' in Personal, Social and Emotional Development.  I endeavour to offer a stimulating environment where children can thrive. All children are treated equally and viewed on as an extension of my own family.  I provide regular feedback on your child's progress and offer a daily diary especially for under 2's to help with successful communication ie sleep, feed, and activities for the day.  I am happy to provide any information and support at all times.




Who to contact

Contact Name
Karen Way
Contact Position
01865 875870
07985 217774

Where to go

OX33 1XB

Current Ofsted Judgment






Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£6.00 Per hour
£50.00 approx Per day
£25.00 minimum fee Per session
£25.00 approx Per half day
All other needs to be discussed Negotiable

All fees are subject to individual requirements and where possible an 'all in' amount is charged. This will include drinks, snacks nappies and wipes. We endeavour to make life as easy as possible for the children we care for and their families. Parents will need to provide meals and a change of clothing.  We provide draw-string bags to be kept at the setting with supplies in (this saves a bag having to be brought back and forward from the home).  


Age Ranges
From 2 months to 8 years

Additional Information

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


Please contact to discuss your childcare requirements, I will do my best to help. 
funded places available 

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
Accessible parking available

Special Needs

Has Provision
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
Welcomes all children, no SEN/disability experience but happy to undergo specific training for specific needs
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
SEN Daycare Provision
Dependent on the individual child's needs, it may be possible to offer 1:1 care (Enabler Support)
Provider's SENCo has experience & undergone training to care for children with differing needs
SEN training updated on a regular basis
Special needs experience based on children who have previously attended our setting
Staff prepared to work with parents, carers and other professionals to provide a good level of care and development relevant to the child's needs
Whilst we do not have experience in all areas of need, we would contact different agencies and seek training in areas should the need arise
Experience with
Aspergers syndrome or autistic spectrum disorders
Behaviour, emotional or social difficulties
Diabetes Type 2: diet
Disabilities affecting mobility
Downs syndrome
Glue Ear
Hearing Impairment
Moderate learning difficulties
Physical disability
Speech, language and communication difficulties
Toileting requirements owing to child having difficulties
Vision impairment

Childcare Information

Funded Places

2 year old funding

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

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

Term time only or stretched over more than 38 weeks
Offering split funding with other providers
Partnership settings
30 hour summary
Other - please specify
In contact with settings where children attend that are already in my care

Opening Times & Facilities

When is childcare available?
All Year
Early Mornings
Emergency Cover
Full Time
Half Session
Half-term holidays
Out of School Hours
Part Time
School Holidays
Spring holiday
Summer holiday
Term Times

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 7:30am 6:30pm
Tuesday 7:30am 5:30pm
Wednesday 7:30am 5:30pm
Thursday 7:30am 5:30pm

Other Availability
Any other or additional hours negotiable. This can be discussed prior to the childcare agreement.

0 - 1 steps into building
Accessible changing facilities
Accessible toilet
Arts and crafts
Climbing Frame
Dressing up
Educational Toys
Large Garden
Messy Play Area
Pet Cats
Pet Dogs
Quiet room/area
Sleeping Area
Visit & Outings
Water play

School Pickups

Offers pickups
Depending on logistics.

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest Ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
15/01/2009Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
07/01/2013Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
25/04/2014Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
22/08/2018Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Last checked on 18/03/2021

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