Nicky Pierce - Little H

Last updated: 05/11/2021

I am a Childminder based in Chieveley and I currently have two spaces available. I have an OFSTED rating of GOOD.  My First Aid and Safeguarding qualifications were updated in September 2019.   We have a lovely large house and garden to ensure we have lots of fresh air each day.  We love lots of outdoor type activities, bug hunts and exploring everything in the garden, cooking, arts and crafts!!

 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Nicky (Little H Childminding Services)
Contact Position
Owner
E-mail
pierce949@btinternet.com

Where to go

Name
Little H
Address
Chieveley
Newbury
Postcode
RG20

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£5.00 per hour
Details
Please contact the provider for cost information.

Availability

Age Ranges
0-1
1-4
4-11

Age Range Notes

From 0 years 6 months to 10 years 0 months

Inclusion Information

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Yes

Childcare Information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
Details
I currently have two vacancies.
Date updated
06/10/2020
Vacancy range(s)
Vacancy range(s)
PlacesStart AgeEnd Age
0 0 1
2 1 4
0 5 7

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
2 year old funding

30 Hours Extended Entitlements

Are you intending to provide 30 Hours?
Yes
Are you registered to provide 30 Hours?
Yes
30 Hour Partner Summary
Local Pre school

Waiting List

Do you have a waiting list?
No

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 07:30 18:30
Tuesday 07:30 18:30
Wednesday 07:30 18:30
Thursday 07:30 18:30
Friday 07.30 18.30

School Pickups

Offers pickups
Schools
Chieveley Primary School
Details
Drop off and collection from Chieveley Primary School

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY415395
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
19/09/2016Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
23/11/2015Inspection (Early Years Register)Requires Improvement
31/03/2011Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Local Offer

Contact Name
Nicky Pierce
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
Needs Level
Low

Early Years Private, Voluntary & Independent Settings

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

The setting will track a child's development using EYFS development guidelines and work with parents if they have any concerns.

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

Parents will be kept informed of any concerns and if required additional support can be sourced through SEN team at West Berkshire Council.

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

All children learn at different levels, learning and activities will be adapted in line with a child's age and capabilities of each child.

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

The setting would use teaching strategies in line with the needs of the child working with the parents/carers to ensure the best for the child, the setting would seek professional support from advisors with experience.

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

All children learn at different levels, learning and activities will be adapted in line with a child's age and capabilities, the setting would seek professional support from advisors with experience and follow their advice where necessary.

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

The setting will track a child's development using EYFS development guidelines and will work with parents if they have any concerns, additionally daily information is shared with parents through a child's daily diary.

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

All children learn at different levels, learning and activities will be adapted in line with a child's age and capabilities of each child. Risk assessments would be done in terms of trips and activities and the setting would take into account every child's needs, so that everyone can participate.

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

Currently the setting is not wheelchair accessible but ramps could be provided if necessary. There is a downstairs cloakroom.

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

Children are fully supported in their transition to another setting or school. The learning journey will be passed to the new setting along with any information from outside support services such as SEN team.

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

The setting works closely with parents and if they have any concerns this is discussed. The setting is happy to work with other agencies to support the child and parents/carers. Evaluation questionnaires are shared regularly with parents/carers.

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

Nicky Pierce pierce949@btinternet.com

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

Little Handprints has good communication with parents, all communication is welcomed verbally in the first instance, feedback questionnaires are in place as well as a complaints policy.

Quality checks

  • DBS check

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