Rabbit Warren Childcare is now Ofsted rated OUTSTANDING and have a new home with a large private garden, separate play room, good size living room for songs/dance, meal times and quite times and a local park 10 mins away.
we aim to provide high quality childcare within a home environment. We educate children from birth to five years old and focus on all seven areas of the Early Years Curriculum. This is taught in a nurturing, safe environment that encourages children to play and have fun. The children will be taught by an early years teacher that is also an OFSTED registered childminder so we focus on the children’s interests to allow learning to happen naturally. In addition we care for children up to the age of eighteen years old. We are located on the database for PACEY registered and insured (Professional Association of Childcare and Early Years).
Rabbit Warren Childcare works closely with parents and carers to ensure all children’s needs are met as we understand you will always be the child’s first educator and know your child best. We plan adult-led and child-led activities then observe children so together we can work out their next steps of learning. Just to give you added reassurance there will always be a paediatric first-aider with the children.
We also offer breakfast, after school and holiday clubs. For the older children we focus on them learning in a fun way, through projects that the children get to choose and explore.
We understand fresh air, exercise and learning by seeing is important for all ages which is why we have a garden on site and take the children out daily. This could be to the meadows, libraries, supermarkets, messy play groups, parks, children centers and woods.
Every day is different at Rabbit Warren Childcare. It could be mark making with oats, water play looking at floating and sinking, story time listening to a classic Disney book, play dough with numbers, making dens in the woods, riding scooters, climbing frames in the park, socialising in groups, learning about different celebrations an so many activities it’s impossible to list them all.
Rabbit Warren Childcare has two rabbits called Sweep and Athena they are waiting to meet you all. Here we teach children about care, confidence, social skills and reasonsibility. We look forward to meeting you all.
Core Hours: 7AM-7PM Monday-Friday
hours can be requested outside core hours
(Babysitting only from 7pm weekdays, all day Saturday and Sunday)
School pickups/ Drop off:
We currently pick up from:
Christ Church School, Purley
Laleham Lea School Purley
Priory School, Upper Norwood
Please enquire about other school pick up/drop off in the surrounding areas
I have 18 years’ experience of educating and looking after children from 0-18 years. I have worked my way up the ladder from a student to an assistant to nursery nurse, then to teacher and now teaching and Rabbit Warren Childcare. I have worked with children with a range of additional needs.
Food Safety and Hygiene Essential L1 and L2
Paediatric First aid-Red Cross
Level 3 Cache unit- Preparing to Work in Home-Based Childcare
Safeguarding Children (CPD)
Introduction To Communication in SEN (CPD)
Early Years Professional Status (EYPS Post Grad now called EYT Early Years Teacher
PGCERT in Education (MASTERS CREDITS)
Early Language Development Programme (Babies and Toddlers
Speech, Language and Communication)
PDP- Outdoor Learning
Paediatric First aid-St John Ambulance
Child Protection Awareness in Education
BA Degree in Education and Early Childhood Studies
includes many additional needs modules
Access to Teaching Certificate (passed with 102 credits, full marks)
and Adult Literacy and Numeracy level 3 (both C grade)
Certificate for I.T User (level 1 passed with Distinction)
DCE (Diploma in Childcare and Education level 3)
part time and full time spaces available for full day care, half day care, holiday club, breakfast club, afterschool club.
core opening hours 7am-7pm
but can offer outside these hours if requested.
Open Mon-fri (offer weekend babysitting)
I pick up from a number of schools such as:
St Peters Primary School
Purley Oaks primary School
Harris Primary Academy Haling Park
Howard Primary School
Elmhurst school for Boys
Croham Hurst School
Please ask if your school is not listed as this may be possible. I have had interest of schools in Purley.
|Last Updated: 06/02/2020|
- Babysitting from £7.00 per hour
- Childminding from £5.75 per hour
Fees are based on individual requirements please ask me for more information.
We accept 2, 3, and 4 year old funding
2 year olds: free 15 hours term time
3 and 4 year funding 15 hours and 30 hours term time
We currently have spaces for these children so get in quick...
and the following working tax credit vouchers:
Kiddicare, Edenred, care-4 and Grassroutes,
Rabbit Warren Childcare accepts the governments tax free childcare (20% off for working parents) for children up to 11 years old.
We offer term time only contracts, Holiday club contracts and all year round contracts (CURRENTLY AT DISCOUNTED RATES), ad-hoc childcare and emergency childcare.
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