Margaret James

Monday to Thursday 8am to 5.30pm

Hi I'm Margaret known as Mags or Maggie.

I am a Ofsted registered childminder of 4+ years, running a home from environment with several years of child experience of all ages.

It is a family run businesses I have 3 children of my own and a assistant who love to participate with the daily activities.

my home setting is a social and colourful household and we all encourage many developmental skills especially life skills.

I have obtain many certificates within childcare education including safeguarding and first aid.

I can be flexible if need be.


Who to contact

Contact Name
Margaret James
Contact Position
07864 649299 07864 649299

Where to go

RG30 2NT
Directions to RG30 2NT

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday to Thursday 8am - 5.30pm


£6  Per Hour
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Inclusion Information

Provision for special dietary needs
Can make special cultural provisions

Childcare Information


Immediate vacancies
Currently have 2 spaces available part time.

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?
Registered to provide 30 Hours?

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 8am 5.30pm
Tuesday 8am 5.30pm
Wednesday 8am 5.30pm
Thursday 8am 5.30pm

School Pickups

Offers school pickups

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY544236Link to latest Ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
13/05/2019Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Local Offer

Contact Name
Reading Borough Council
Local Offer Updated
Download more Local Offer details for Margaret James Local Offer ~ February 2022

Early Years Private, Voluntary & Independent Settings


Small family orientated setting.. with children age range between 12mths up wards.

Last reviewed February 2022

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


Tracking system

work with parents

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

Communication is vital lots of talks 

Daily diary

On going assesments

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

Advice from the Early years team.

Though individual planning

Using observations to create next steps


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

Working together with the parents/Carers and the professionals involved with the child to create an educational plan.

Tailored reasources


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

Letting parents/ Carers know what avaliable agencies there are to offer support and advice.

Toy libaray

Working with the Early years team 

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

Using the early years outcomes/development matters

two year old check

Daily diary


7: How do you ensure children with additional needs or SEND can be included in the same activities as other children, including trips?

Use of disly risk assesments

Choosing trips and activities that cater for all.

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

Can be adaptable.

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

Prepare child by arranging visits

talking thoroughly whislt using books and pictures and videos

Sharing information and formal meetings

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

Getting feedback from parents

Action plan

Ofsted Evaluation


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

Margaret James

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

Feedback forms 

List of parents/ ex parents willing to give references

policy avaliable.


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