Sophie Jane Eastman

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Providing childcare where children are nurtured in a safe and loving home environment.

Ofsted graded Outstanding. I have 18 years plus childcare experience. I have NVQ 3 early years childcare and education and all relevant First Aid, Food Hygiene and Safeguarding certificates. References available all questions welcome. Age range 0 to 12 years.

This setting has signed up to offer Tax Free Childcare.

Who to contact

07540 347146 07540 347146

Where to go

RG30 4TY
Directions to RG30 4TY
  • Enclosed rear garden
  • Wide range of resources and activities provided
  • Meals included
  • Forest childcare association 

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday to Friday 8am - 6pm


£5.80  Per Hour
£5.50 per hour after school.

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair access
Special Needs provision
Provision for special dietary needs
I have cared for children with food allergies and intolerances.
Can make special cultural provisions

Childcare Information


Immediate vacancies
No vacancies for the foreseeable future.

Funded Places

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

30 Hours Extended Entitlements

Additional 15 hours of *Free* childcare offered
Intending to provide 30 Hours?

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 07:30 18:00
Tuesday 07:30 18:00
Wednesday 07:30 18:00
Thursday 07:30 18:00
Friday 07:30 18:00

School Pickups

Offers school pickups
Blagrave Nursery School
Park Lane Primary School

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY462349Link to latest Ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
21/11/2013Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding
16/03/2020Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding

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




  • Childminding setting
  • Graded Outstanding 2013 and 2020
  • 20 years+ of experience working in childcare.  10 years+ of which as a childminder.
  • Forest childcare Association 
  • Communication Ambassador  


Last reveiwed February 2022

1: How does the setting identify children with additional needs or SEND?
  • Observations
  • Tracking systems 
  • Communication with parents
2: How will I be informed / consulted about the ways in which my child is being supported?
  • Daily diary
  • Communication with parents
  • Feed back direct to parents
3: How will the setting adapt the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum for my child's needs?
  • planning to individual childrens next steps
  • Following children's interest
  • Communication with parents
4: What teaching strategies does the setting use for children with additional needs or learning difficulties?
  • Working together with parents
  • Consider the needs of each child
  • Tailor resources and activities 


5: What additional support does the setting provide for children with additional needs or SEND?
  • Working with Early tears team
  • Signposting parents to agencies that can offer support and advice 
6: How will the setting monitor my child's progress and how will I be involved in this?
  • observation 
  • Tracker
  • 2 year check
  • Termly assessment reports sent home
7: How do you ensure children with additional needs or SEND can be included in the same activities as other children, including trips?

I adapt resources and activities and I complete risk assessments. 

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

Unfortunately my house has steps to enter and a narrow hallway meaning I am unable to accommodate a wheelchair. 

9: How will you support my child's transition to a new setting or school?
  • Building relationships with new adults 
  • Visit new setting
  • Transition reports
10: How does the setting assess the overall effectiveness of its SEN provision and how can parents / carers take part in this evaluation?
  • feedback from parents 
11: Who should I contact if I am considering registering for a place at the setting?

Sophie - 07540347146

12: What arrangements does the setting have for feedback from parents / carers, including compliments and complaints?
  • Feedback book.
  • Regular parent questionnaire sent out.
  • Daily contact with parents. 
  • Approachable to parents.


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