Helena Ann Joy

Hours can be flexible depending on requirements. I have my own children aged 14 & 9 we do lots of activities and regular meet ups with other childminders with children of similar ages to children in my care. Age range 0 to 10 years.

This setting has signed up to offer Tax Free Childcare.

Who to contact

Contact Name
07704 964648 07704 964648

Where to go

Directions to RG2 8HN

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday to Friday 7.30am-5.30pm


£6.00  Per Hour


Age Ranges
up to 10 years
Wheelchair access

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair access
Special Needs provision
Provision for special dietary needs
Can make special cultural provisions

Childcare Information


Immediate vacancies
Full time early years vacancy available from January 2024.

Funded Places

Has 3 & 4 year old funding
Has 2 year old funding

30 Hours Extended Entitlements

Additional 15 hours of *Free* childcare offered
When are the additional 15 hours available? (e.g. Monday to Friday, 8am to 1pm)
Term time between 9-3
How many places are available for the additional 15 hours to meet the 30 hours childcare
1 vacancy currently
Intending to provide 30 Hours?
Registered to provide 30 Hours?

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 07:30 17:30
Tuesday 07:30 17:30
Wednesday 07:30 17:30
Thursday 07:30 17:30
Friday 07:30 17:30

School Pickups

Offers school pickups
Geoffrey Field Infant School
Geoffrey Field Junior School

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY448385Link to latest Ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
04/12/2012Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding
07/02/2022Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Local Offer

Local Offer Age Bands
Early Years (0-4 years)
Primary (4-10 years)
SEN Provision Type
Local Offer Updated

Early Years Private, Voluntary & Independent Settings


A home from home setting, we attend playgroups to further add to social skills.

our bathroom is upstairs only.

Reviewed October 2023

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

Through constant observing and communication with parents and liaising with any other nurseries a child may attend.

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

working together and feedback will be given verbally and  written report termly.

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

All children I care for have their needs met individually depending on the area of development they are currently at.


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

currently have no children with additional needs. But able to adapt as required.

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

As above

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

learning journals and observations are done for all children.

daily diary for communication between myself and the parents. 

Termly reports.

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

Access through front door however bathroom is upstairs only. 

Potty training and nappy changing can all be done downstairs. 

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

Communication between myself and new school and handing over learning journals for them to see where child is at developmentally.

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

Communication is the key and observing and making changes where possible depending on requirements.

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

Please contact myself.

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

I have a book you can write in or you can contact me directly to work together to resolve any issues. 


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