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Emma Balchin (Abacus Childcare)

Childminder

Ofsted registered childminder.

Closed March/April 2020 due to Coronavirus ( Covid 19) pandemic. 

Contact

Contact Name
Emma Balchin
Telephone
07824 555595
01884 820819
E-mail
ebalchin1@gmail.com
Facebook
Find us on Facebook

Venue

Address
Willand
Willand
DEVON
Postcode
EX15
Facilities
Toilet facilities
Parking
Baby changing facilities

Further information

Contact provider for costs?
No
Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£5 Per hour
£50 11pm- 7am Overnight Care
£10 weekends Per hour
Cost Details
Early Years Entitlement can be used for 3 and 4 year old's. Golden tickets accepted for qualifying 2 year old's. Availability but additional charges for evenings and weekends, please enquire.
Registered with the Tax Free Childcare scheme
No
Waiting list?
No
Waiting list details
Current availability during the week depending on age of children and hours required. Due to recent house move I have good availability.
Age range
0 years to 12 years
DBS check?
(formerly CRB)
Yes
Accreditation/affiliation
Funded Childminder
General information

Training and qualifications: Introduction to Childcare, Setting up a Homebased Childcare Service, Paediatric First Aid, Safeguarding, Food Hygiene. Ongoing training regularly undertaken  

Good size downstairs which is designed to facilitate children's needs including table, play area and downstairs toilet. Large, enclosed garden, with lots of things to do and see. Outdoor piggery / play room also able to be used and enables easy access to outdoor play  

Regular visits to America Hall, Pinhoe and Belmont Toddlers/Bash and Bang. Close links with Sampford Peverell pre school and primary school.

I have my own children aged 3, 9 and 12. My Previous role was as a Family Law Solicitor, but I've been childminding for approx five years now. 

We have two friendly dogs; Sully a springer spaniel and Mike a Bichon Frise x toy poodle. Both are very gentle and love children. Also, we have two ponies which we keep in the garden! They have stables and their own field.  

Find Abacus Childcare on Facebook for more information and photos of what we get up to.

Inclusion Information

Special Needs

Experience with
Asthma
Developmental delay
Speech and language impairment
Challenging behaviour
Details
I have experience in using cloth nappies, baby wearing ( using slings) and baby led weaning. My priority is to offer a home from home style setting, where your child is cared for in a way which suits you ( and them) and I am happy to discuss ways to make this happen!

Dietary Needs

Experience with
Food allergies and/or intolerances
Vegetarian
Vegan
Details
As advised by parents. Am very happy to work with you to meet your child's needs.

Childcare Information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
Yes
Details
Some limited availability on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. School wraparound Care. Please do text or call to ask!
Date updated
24/03/2020

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
Yes
2 year old funding
Yes

30 Hours Extended Entitlement

Intending to provide 30 hours entitlement
No
Registered to provide 30 hours entitlement
No

Opening Times & Facilities

Childcare available
Bank holidays
Saturdays
Part Time
All year
Overnight Care
Sundays
Christmas holidays
Summer holidays
Before school
Full Time
Evenings
Easter holidays
Term Time
After school
Half-term holidays
Display Date/Time
Monday to Friday: 8.00am to 6.00pm
Other availability
Times flexible. Occasional evenings and weekends possible, please discuss. Short term and emergency care can be accommodated.

School Pickups

Offers pickups
Yes
Schools
Sampford Peverell Church of England Primary School
First Steps at Sampford Peverell C of E Primary School

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY472924
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
16/12/2016Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
Last updated: 24/03/2020
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