Lorraine Forster

I offer ‘30 hours childcare for working parents’.

I aim to give parents/carers peace of mind knowing your child is in the best care possible. I am a mature mother with a warm, caring and friendly personality who has children's safety and welfare at heart at all times. 

I have secure indoor and outdoor facilities, well equipped with toys for all ages. I also take children on visits to local play and toddler groups.

I works alongside my husband who also is a registered childminder to create a happy family environment.

To find out more about help with childcare costs please visit www.durham.gov.uk/childcarecosts

When is it on?

Session information
Monday to Thursday 7.00am - 5.30pm

Who to contact

Telephone
01207 501 153
07533 098 903

Where to go

Address
Consett
County Durham
Postcode
DH8

Other details

Age range
From 0 years 0 months to 12 years 0 months

Availability

Childcare availability
Closed bank holidays
Before school
Term time
School holidays
After school
Free 3/4 yr places
Yes
Free 2 yr places
Yes
Will be providing 30 hours
Yes

Other details

School drop off/collection
Consett Junior School
St Patrick's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School Consett
Beechdale Nursery School
Consett Infant School and Nursery Unit
Last Ofsted inspection grade
Good
Ofsted report
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Local Offer

How does the early year's provision identify and assess children with special educational needs and disabilities?

How does the early year's provision identify and assess children with special educational needs and disabilities?

Through experience and knowledge of caring for children with SEND.

How will the curriculum be matched to meet children's developmental needs?

How will the curriculum be matched to meet children's developmental needs?

Working with other groups and professionals to work out the best possible outcome.

What specialist services and expertise are available at or accessed by the early years setting?

What specialist services and expertise are available at or accessed by the early years setting?

There are a wide range of specialist services and expertiise available for example Health Visitors, Teachers, nursery staff, Speach and Language Specialists and most of all parents.

What training have the staff supporting children with SEND had, or are having?

What training have the staff supporting children with SEND had, or are having?

I have  completed an NVQ2 which covers aspects of children with SEND. She has also attended seminars such as Autism, behavior and speech etc and recently attended 'recent changes to SEND briefing'.

How accessible is the early years setting environment? (indoors/outdoors)

How accessible is the early years setting environment? (indoors/outdoors)

My setting has a wide range of things to activate and engage childrens minds in play and activities. 

The setting is also the my home. There are steps coming in and leading to the garden area.

How will the early years provision prepare and support my child(ren's) transition to their next educational establishment?

How will the early years provision prepare and support my child(ren's) transition to their next educational establishment?

I would identify strengths and weaknesses and work to build on strengths through working alongside parents to work out the best way forward. Sharing information with the next educational establishment to make the transition as smooth as possible.

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