Amber Willoughby

Coronavirus status: OPEN

My name is Amber and I am an Ofsted registered childminder with a GOOD rating. I live in Burghfield common with my partner and two sons. I completed my initial training with PACEY and my membership allows me to refresh my skills with regular training and legislation updates. My home is within walking distance of the local park and shops and I also regularly visit soft play, messy play, country parks, farms and more! I aim to provide an inclusive, creative and homely environment where every child feels welcome and safe. I believe that working in close partnership with parents to create a tailored approach for each child will provide them with the stable environment they need to flourish in my care.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Amber Willoughby
Contact Position
Childminder
Telephone
07796960881
E-mail
amber-faye@hotmail.co.uk

Where to go

Address
Burghfield Common
Reading
Postcode
RG7

Other Details

Costs

Details
Please contact me for pricing information.

Inclusion Information

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Yes
Details
Vegetarian options also allergen free options when necessary

Childcare Information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
Details
I have some availability from January 2021.
Date updated
22/09/2020
Vacancy range(s)
Vacancy range(s)
PlacesStart AgeEnd Age
0 0 1
2 1 4
0 5 7
0 8+

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
2 year old funding

30 Hours Extended Entitlements

Are you intending to provide 30 Hours?
No
Are you registered to provide 30 Hours?
Yes
30 Hour Partner Summary
I provide the 30 hour entitlement within my own setting.

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 08:00 18:00
Tuesday 08:00 18:00
Wednesday 08:00 18:00
Thursday 08:00 18:00

School Pickups

Offers pickups
Schools
Mortimer St John's C of E Infant School

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY546774
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
03/06/2019Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Local Offer

Contact Name
Amber Willoughby
Contact Telephone
07796960881
Contact Email
amber-faye@hotmail.co.uk
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
12 to 14
Needs Level
Low

Early Years Private, Voluntary & Independent Settings

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

Children are monitored by myself and tracked against the early years outcomes using an online system, this along with general observation in the setting would enable me to flag concerns with the parent/carers and signpost them to the appropriate professionals.

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

An online daily diary is completed, as well as a handover at drop off and pick up, along with a learning journey to show long term progress

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

A tracking system is completed for each EYFS child to track their development in the 7 stages of learning, aiming towards their next steps whatever level they may be at.

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

Working with parents/carers and other professionals to support children towards their goals and provide consistency wherever possible.

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

Consistent care and CPD in specific areas where necessary

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

using an online tracking system that can be accessed and added to at home.

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 carried put before all trips, this would include access and equipment assessments if needed.

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

There are steps into my home and a multi-level garden with no ramps so is not wheelchair friendly

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

The aim of my care for pre-school children are to get them 'school ready' by tracking their development for us to reach their EYFS goals to assist in their transition.

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

i regularly ask parents and carers to complete feedback forms and questionnaires.

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

Amber Willoughby

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

I ask for questionnaires and feedback forms to be completed regularly and also have a compliments and complaints section on my online application.

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