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Welcome to my home & Childrey Chicks Childminding

in a village near Wantage, Oxfordshire.

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Marlotte Sewell (Owner of Childrey Chicks) sat outside holding Flore Sewell in her arms.

A little bit about me

My name is Marlotte and I am an Ofsted registered childminder.

I am from The Netherlands, where I completed my nursing degree. When I first moved to the UK I worked as a private nanny in London for several years, before starting my career as a children’s nurse. I have been working as a children’s nurse in the UK since 2011 and through this experience I have built up my knowledge of caring for children. I now have 2 small children of my own, who have shown me that nourishing children’s development is where my passion lies. This has led me to change my career back to full time childcare and early years education.

My setting is our family home. I live with my husband David, my son Lucan and my daughter Flore. Our home is located in Childrey, a small rural village close to Wantage, Oxfordshire. Including our large garden there are a plethora of resources and opportunities for the children to learn, discover and develop.

What I offer

  • A happy, caring, safe and secure environment
  • A family orientated “home from home” atmosphere in a quiet rural village
  • Stimulating activities planned to the needs and interests of each individual child

EYFS

As is the government guideline, I will be following the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) to plan for, observe and assess all the children in my care. It is my intention to allow the children free and easy access to all toys and equipment that they would like to use throughout the day. I will observe and assess the children, after which I can plan adult led activities as well as adapt the toys on offer to guide them through the next steps in their development.

Lucan Sewell sat down petting a chick.

Fees

My fees will be £5/hr, part hours will be rounded up to the full hour. School children will be charge for a minimum of 3 hours. Late payment charges are £5 per day.

What’s included

Breakfast, Lunch, Tea, Snacks, Drinks (water, squash or milk), baby wipes and outings to local toddler groups.

Outline of daily routine

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Breakfast
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Freeplay
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Toddler group, adult led activities or walk in the local countryside
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Lunch
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Quiet/nap time
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Free play or adult led activities
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Tea
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Quiet/tv time
Hometime
Application / Contact
Child's date of birth
Tick all times that are required
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
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