Carole Cruthers

Childminder attends a parent and toddler group on Wednesday and Friday mornings and soft play on Tuesdays at the local sports centre. There are visits to local parks, farms and adventure areas. Childminder provides dressing up, arts and crafts, water play, baking sessions, local walks, outdoor play, visits to local botanical gardens, Broom Hall Farm, Hall Hill Farm, Crazy Kingdom Adventure Play Area and Whitworth Hall.

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

When is it on?

Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Session information
Monday to Wednesday 7.30am - 5.00pm
Thursday and Friday 7.30am - 4.30pm

Who to contact

Contact name
Carole Cruthers
Contact position
Childminder
Telephone
0191 378 9586
E-mail
carolecruthers@hotmail.co.uk

Where to go

Address
Meadowfield
Durham
County Durham
Postcode
DH7

Other details

Age range
From 0 years 4 months to 11 years 0 months

Availability

Childcare availability
Closed bank holidays
Before school
Term time
School holidays
After school
Free 3/4 yr places
No
Free 2 yr places
Yes
Will be providing 30 hours

Other details

School drop off/collection
Langley Moor Nursery School
Langley Moor Primary School
Last Ofsted inspection grade
Good
Ofsted report
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Local Offer

Local Offer description

Partial facilities available to accommodate for special educational needs and disabilities.

I am  committed to supporting all children, regardless of what their special educational need or disability might be.

Contact name
Carole Cruthers
Contact telephone
0191 378 9586
Contact email
carolecruthers@hotmail.co.uk

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?

Initial assessments and ongoing monitoring.

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

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

Child observations and two yearly child assessments are completed.

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?

Activities to help with child development to include outings and social activities with other young children.

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?

Briefing session and documentation.

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

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

Front door is wheelchair accessible.

Downstairs toilet with wide interior doors.

 

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?

Regular visits to local nursery and school.

Welcome to nursery information booklets available to discuss with children.

Good working relationship with nursery teachers.

 

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