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Marike Lowe

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Hi, I am Marike an ofsted registered childminder near Reading town center. My availability is Monday to Saturdays 7.30am to 6pm, hours are fexible depending on your requirements. I accept two years funding, tax free child care and thirty hours. We grow our own fruits and vegetables seasonally, plus create compose from the wastage. I believe the best years is in early childhood, you have such fond memories. These memories mould the future you. My job is to encourage and excite their imaginations. While in my care I want them to explore endless possibilities of life, enabling them for a brighter future. Giving your child the best outcome may cost but the benefits in the long run is priceless. As a mum of a five year old, I have learnt so much from her and with her. My setting is a home away from home, giving you peace of mind and your child an area to be educated in a fun way. Please contact me via email buzzingbeesme@gmail.com or 07472700900. 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Marike
Contact Position
Child minder
Telephone
07472 700900
01183483150
E-mail
buzzingbeesme@gmail.com

Where to go

Name
Buzzing Bee's Childminding
Address
Reading
Berkshire
Postcode
RG1
Notes

Quite spacious with an amazing grow your own fruits and vegetable garden.

Time / Date Details

Session Information
Monday to Friday 7.30am-6pm
Friday 9am-12pm

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£7.25 Per Hour
£55 Per Session
£60 Per Session
Details
Hours are flexible dependent on your requirements My sessions are set from 7.30 - 6 pm over two's £55 a day. under two's 7.30am - 6 pm £60 a day. Saturdays are set at a different and time as its the weekend. Currently no over night stay has be requested but there will be future availability. Please do not hesitate in contacting me for more information.

Availability

Other notes

Any information require please do not hesitate in contacting me.

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
No

Special Needs

Has Provision
No

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Details
Any dietary requirement is provided

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision
Yes
Details
We cater for all cultures

Childcare Information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
Yes
Details
Have vacancies 0-5
Date updated
05/03/2021
Immediate Vacancies for 30 Hour Place
Yes

Funded Places

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

30 Hours Extended Entitlements

Additional 15 hours of *Free* childcare offered
Yes
When are the additional 15 hours available? (e.g. Monday to Friday, 8am to 1pm)
Monday to Saturday
How many places are available for the additional 15 hours to meet the 30 hours childcare
2
Intending to provide 30 Hours?
Yes
Registered to provide 30 Hours?
Yes
30 Hours Partner Summary
I have an assistant

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 7.30 6 pm
Tuesday 7.30 6 pm
Wednesday 7.30 6 pm
Thursday 7.30 6 pm
Friday 7.30 6 pm
Saturday 9.00 12 pm

School Pickups

Offers pickups
Yes
Schools
Civitas School
Kennet Valley Primary School
St Mary and All Saints CofE Primary School
Manor Primary School (Reading)
Oxford Road Primary School
Southcote Primary School
Coley Primary School
Details
Please ask, possible pick up from following schools.

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
2526282
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.