Alison Chaffin - Childminder

Member of morton Micheal  I love being outdoors whenever possible, I can collect & drop off from Sun School, Rainbows,  little tots and Mrs Williams pre-school or mortimer pre school. Ofsted grade - good 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Alison chaffin
Contact Position

Where to go

64, Stephens Firs

Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£5.50 per hour
10% sibling discount when both attending more then 3 days a week (discount applies to eldest child)

Inclusion Information

Dietary Needs

Has Provision

Childcare Information


Immediate vacancies
2 full time Or part time available
Date updated
Vacancy range(s)
Vacancy range(s)
PlacesStart AgeEnd Age
1 0 1
2 1 4
2 5 7

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
2 year old funding

30 Hours Extended Entitlements

Are you registered to provide 30 Hours?
30 Hour Partner Summary

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 07.30 18.00
Tuesday 07:30 18:00
Wednesday 07:30 18:00
Thursday 07:30 18:00

School Pickups

Offers pickups
The Mrs. Williams Pre-School
The Rainbow Montessori Nursery
Mortimer Pre-School
Sulhamstead & Ufton Nervet C of E Vol Aided Primary School

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
07/02/2017Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
13/08/2013Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
06/10/2009Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Local Offer

Contact Name
Alison Chaffin
Contact Telephone
Contact Email
SEN Provision Type
Medical, Specific Literacy Difficulties, Speech & Language Difficulties, Behavioural, Emotional & Social Difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Physical Disability, Hearing Impairment, Moderate Learning Difficulties, Visual Impairment
Local Offer Age Bands
0 to 1
1 to 4
5 to 7
7 to 11
Needs Level

Early Years Private, Voluntary & Independent Settings

1: How does the setting identify children with additional needs or SEND?

I use a website called Baby Days to record the child's development and follow the tracker to identify where there are any delayed learning goals. I plan activities to help the child reach their milestones.

2: How will I be informed / consulted about the ways in which my child is being supported?

I communicate verbally with parents at drop off and collection, also through WhatsApp daily, any concerns can be raised through these channels of communication. Also communication through text, email, Baby Days website.

3: How will the setting adapt the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum for my child's needs?

I always follow the EYFS appropriate to the child's age and ability adapting any activities to suit the child's individual needs.

4: What teaching strategies does the setting use for children with additional needs or learning difficulties?

I would discuss the child's developmental stage at the start of the placement in my setting with ongoing assessments, activities would be adapted to the childs develpomental stage in order for full participation. 

5: What additional support does the setting provide for children with additional needs or SEND?

I will support the child on their individual needs as required, i would seek training or advice from other agencies such as the Local Authority if any further additional support was required.

6: How will the setting monitor my child's progress and how will I be involved in this?

Through observations, Baby Days website and good communication with parents and other professionals if required.

7: How do you ensure children with additional needs or SEND can be included in the same activities as other children, including trips?

Risk assessments are done prior to any trips/outings, I would use any equipment required to ensure that the child is comfortable and re-assured.

8: How accessible is the building for children with mobility difficulties / wheelchair users?

There is currently no wheelchair access to my property, however adaptations could be made if required. I have downstairs toilets.

9: How will you support my child's transition to a new setting or school?

I do settling in sessions with children and would work together with the new setting or school to support the child's transition.

10: How does the setting assess the overall effectiveness of its SEN provision and how can parents / carers take part in this evaluation?

Continuous communication with parents verbally also communicating through Baby Days, WhatsApp, Email or text.

11: Who should I contact if I am considering registering for a place at the setting?

Myself - Alison Chaffin

12: What arrangements does the setting have for feedback from parents / carers, including compliments and complaints?

Continuous communication with parents, they all know I am contactable for any issues they may have. Ofsted certificate and complaints poster is displayed if required.

Quality checks

  • DBS check

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