Jacqueline Ann Dainton

I provide flexible child care at reasonable rates. We are a happy home and all children are made to feel safe and welcome - somewhere they look forward to coming to stay. I have a diploma in childcare and education and have been working with young children within various settings for the past 20 years.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Jackie Dainton
Contact Position
Childminder
Telephone
07854 450581
E-mail
j.dainton972@btinternet.com

Where to go

Address
4, Downs Way
Tilehurst
Reading
Postcode
RG31 6SL

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£4.50 per hour
Details
£4.50 Per Hour Full Time
Children will be required to bring their own packed lunch/dinner to heat if required

Availability

Age Ranges
0-1
1-4
4-11

Age Range Notes

From 0 years 2 months to 11 years 0 months

Other notes

I currently have limited vacancies for children of keyworkers 

Hours are completely flexible and I only charge for any hours that are required

My home is a safe environment.  I live with my daughter who is currently working from home - she is working upstairs during the day.   We are not mixing with any other people during the outbreak of the virus.

Any questions please do feel free to call or email me - references available on request

Childcare Information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
Details
I am happy to continue minding at this particular time for keyworker parents on a adhoc basis as and when required. My home and garden is a safe and secure place for children to stay in a very welcome and loving home. We will not be leaving the home during this time but we will be having lots of fun!
Date updated
16/04/2020
Vacancy range(s)
Vacancy range(s)
PlacesStart AgeEnd Age
1 0 1
3 1 4
3 5 7

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
2 year old funding

Waiting List

Do you have a waiting list?
Yes

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 07:00 18:00
Tuesday 07:00 18:00
Wednesday 07:00 18:00
Thursday 07:00 18:00
Friday 07:00 17:30

School Pickups

Offers pickups
Schools
Downsway Primary

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY276349
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
16/10/2018Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
08/12/2015Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
06/10/2010Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
22/01/2008CareGood

Local Offer

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
Low

Early Years Private, Voluntary & Independent Settings

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

Ongoing observations and individual learning journals I work closely alongside each individual child's parents/carers.

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

I use a daily diary for each child and provide ongoing reports regarding each child's areas of development. If necessary, a meeting will be arranged to discuss the child's progress.

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

The setting is adapted daily to cater for the the children within my care. Activities and experiences are planned regarding each child's age and stage of development.

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

By using an environment that works for the chid. This could be by using sand or water or music for example. I take time to get to know each individual child so that I can understand ways to allow each child to thrive at their own pace.

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

I have a quiet area for children to go to if needed. I also have a soft play area and activities and equipment to support all individual children. I am constantly observing children's progress and adapting the setting to suit.

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

By observing your child's development including your child's social behaviour. All findings are recorded and discussed with yourself in order to plan activities or stratagies for your child.

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

I risk assess all outings daily to safeguard all children and adults that are present. If a certain outing is not safe or suitable I will adjust the outing to suit all children.

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

Unfortuantely my doors are of standard size and the outside area is not currently suitable for a wheelchair

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

By working with you - settling in visits. This can vary depending on the child and their needs/age.

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

I track and monitor each child's progress and parents can discuss this with me daily - I use a book to record

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

The named child minder

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

I have a comments book which is available to all parents. I frequently send out newsletters with feedback forms

Quality checks

  • DBS check

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