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Childcare in Central Reading - River Sea Childcare - J Khan

Going on Maternity Leave - No longer accepting new children 

My Location:
I am based 3-4 minutes from Royal Berkshire Hospital & Reading University, I am also just under 10 minutes away from Reading Station & Green Park.

My Family:
I live with my husband and our 2 sons (5 & 2 years old) in our detached home with a larger than average garden which has been adapted to be child friendly.

My Home:
I have a large playroom where the children have access to a wide variety of toys, resources and activities. The playroom leads directly out onto our garden which has sand and water play area, mud kitchen, wooden playcentre with slide, swings and monkey bars, pirate ship, trampoline and ride on toys. I have created a fruit and veg patch in the garden which helps older children to understand how their food grows and gives the younger children a chance to plant up their own fruit and veg plus have a little bit more time to engage in messy play whilst understanding where their food comes from. My kitchen is where we cook/bake and do lots of messy arts and crafts. I also have a dedicated quiet room that the children use for napping.

Forest Childcare:
I am a Forest Childcare provider so ensure that unless the weather is not permitting we will always spend time outdoors every day, as fresh air and space are essential to the wellbeing of all children regardless of age. We all love taking off our shoes in the summer and have a good run through the grass!

Learning through play:
The children learn through play throughout the day and we operate a mixture of child-led and adult-led learning opportunities. We have a good mix of the children playing with all the different toys/resources that we have and planned activities which essentially allow the children to love learning as it is all geared to their interests whilst covering the key areas and themes which they need to cover for their age and stage of development.

Working with parents:
I use Kinderly which is an interactive parent communication app. We create art masterpiece sketchbooks where we store special artwork that the children have created during the year. I provide home bags every Friday and they are filled with a combination of resources that cover the different areas of learning and development. 

This setting has signed up to offer Tax Free Childcare.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Mrs J Khan
07802 583 501

Where to go


Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday to Friday 8am - 4.30pm

Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
from £6.50 (Full time) Per Hour
from £7.50 (Part time) Per Hour
Payment methods: I accept cash, bank transfers, childcare vouchers, tax free childcare and local authority funding.
Wheelchair accessible?


Age Ranges
0 to 16 years

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision

Special Needs

Has Provision
Experience with
Delayed speech
Speech & Language difficulties

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
I provide Vegetarian and Non-vegetarian (Halal) meals

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision

Childcare Information


Immediate vacancies
Date updated
Immediate Vacancies for 30 Hour Place

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
2 year old funding

30 Hours Extended Entitlements

Additional 15 hours of *Free* childcare offered
Intending to provide 30 Hours?
Registered to provide 30 Hours?
30 Hours Partner Summary
Not applicable

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 08:00 16:30
Tuesday 08:00 16:30
Wednesday 08:00 16:30
Thursday 08:00 16:30
Friday 08:00 16:30

School Pickups

Offers pickups
St Edwards Prep School
From St Edwards Prep or for siblings of children currently in my care only.

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 

Local Offer

Contact Name
Mrs J Khan
Local Offer Age Bands
Early Years (0-4 years)
Primary (4-10 years)
SEN Provision Type
Local Offer Updated
Download more Local Offer details for River Sea Childcare - Mrs Khan Local Offer ~ August 2020 here...

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.