Teignmouth and District Childminders




ontinuity of care

Childminders care for children from birth - 14 years, so can offer full wrap around care right up until your children leaves school.

ome from home environment

Childminders work from home, so your children will be able to experience real
life experiences, e.g. baking cakes, growing and planting seeds,caring for pets

ndividual needs met

Childminders care for six children under eight of which no more than three children under five at any one time so more attention can be given to your child. This ratio can vary for each childminder.

ots of varied activities

Childminders can be more flexible in their routine so activities can vary. As childminders care for a wider age range, children will have more access to a wider range of resources.

evelopment of children

All childminders work towards the Early Years foundation Stages to ensure your children are reaching their full potential.

eet parents requirements

Childminders can be very flexible so can fit in around the hours you require
rather than you fitting in with the childminder.


Childminders must have appropriate Insurance in place for their business. They must also have the appropriate Insurance, if transporting children in their car.

VQ3 Qualified or equivalent

Most childminders have gained at least an NVQ3 in early years care and education or equivalent or are working towards their qualification.


Childminders are dedicated and professional with their work and ensure that they keep up to date with ongoing training.

arly Years Education Funding accepted

Some childminders can offer FREE places for 2, 3 & 4 year olds, up to a max of 15/30 hrs per week, 38 weeks per year or 11 /22 hours per week spread over 52 weeks.

egistered and Inspected by OFSTED

Childminders caring for children under the age of eight must
be on the early years register with OFSTED.

afe secure surroundings

Childminders are regularly inspected by OFSTED and other organisations to ensure
that the premises where children are cared for are safe and secure.

You are viewing the text version of this site.

To view the full version please install the Adobe Flash Player and ensure your web browser has JavaScript enabled.

Need help? check the requirements page.

Get Flash Player