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Jo Irvine

I am a very experienced childminder,and have been childminding for over 20 years. I provide a happy, homely, stimulating environment for children in my care.I received an Outstanding on my last three Ofsted inspections. I have an NVQ 3 in Childcare and Early Years. I hold a current certificate in Paediatric First Aid.I have a large rear garden and the children enjoy lots of outdoor play,lots of stories,pretend play and messy play.The little ones who attend are happy children who learn to care for each other and make new friends and learn good social skills as they play.I work closely with each childs parents and plan activities to reflect the childrens fasinations and interests.

 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Jo Irvine
Contact Position
Childminder
Telephone
01934 516 044
07910 526 101
E-mail
joskidz@talktalk.net

Where to go

Address
Worle
WESTON-SUPER-MARE
Notes

Close to local bus and train links.

Other details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£4.10 Per hour
Related Links
Ofsted Report

Inclusion Information

Special Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Emotional needs
Speech, language & Communication delay
Asthma
Autism spectrum
Physical impairment
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
Serious allergy
Eczema
Severe dietary needs
Details
I have had some experience of looking after children with additional needs and have done the basic makaton course

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Yes
Details
With consultation with parents and carers. I have had experience of Coeliacs disease,Crohns disease,Allergies (I have received training in using an Epipen) I have cared for a child with a gastric feeding tube.

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Yes

Childcare Information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
No
Details
I will have vacancies from September

Funded Places

Registered to receive Funded Places (15 Hours)
Yes
2 year old funding
Yes

30 Hours Extended Entitlements

Are you intending to provide 30 Hours?
Yes
Are you registered for Tax Free Childcare?
Yes

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
Friday 08:00 18:00

School Pickups

Offers pickups
Yes
Schools
Mead Vale Primary School
Mendip Green First School
Details
Play and Learn Preschool ,Meadvale

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
118352
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
15/01/2007IntegratedGood
03/12/2009Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding
27/10/2015Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding
20/02/2020Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding

Local offer

Description

 I welcome families with children with Special Educational needs and disabilities,i aim to provide an inclusive practice, in a friendly home from home setting,i have been childminding for over 20 years so have lots of experience.I am a Specialist Childminder(SEND).This is a joint project between North Somerset Council and Springboard Opportunity Group that develops childminders skills and confidence in supporting children with Special Educational needs and Disabilities(SEND).                                                                                                                             

I have attended North Somerset Inclusion training,and have a commitment to attending further training to support the needs of children with additional needs.I will have access to the Specialist Childminder coordinator who is avaliable to provide support and guidance around meeting the individual needs of your child.In addition,i will have access to a North Somerset Area SENCO from the Early Years and Childcare service for advice and guidance.

 

Contact Name
Jo Irvine
Contact Telephone
01934 516 044
Contact Email
joskidz@talktalk.net
Local Offer Age Bands
Early Years
SEN Provision Type
Specialist
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