5 stars (1)

Little Rays Daycare

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Member since Oct 2018 Last Updated Aug 2019 Last Login 09 Dec 2019 Email Website

Our Summary

After School Care
Ofsted Registered
Holiday Club
2 Year Old Free Childcare
3 and 4 Year Old Free Childcare
Tax-Free Childcare
Before School Care

About Us

We are a childcare provider, providing high quality childcare and have been established since 2005. We pride ourselves on our close relationships with both the parents/carers and the children who attend our setting. This is our second setting and fairly new.

Situated near buses, 2 parks and schools, the children who attend Gem’s Childcare enjoys an environment of nearby sprawling fields and majestic trees that provide year round interest for everyone attending the setting.

The building has been divided into two main rooms, which are used by the babies, toddlers and preschoolers. We have a kitchen where all meals are freshly prepared and cooked, the children lavatory, a computer area for the children and an office.

The baby room accommodates six babies who are cared for by qualified and experienced members of staff.
The toddler’s rooms accommodate eight toddlers who are cared for by qualified and experienced member of staff. Currently working on our sensory room. NGarden space is small but we make good use of this.

We used Baby days app where you are able to see what your child has done, eaten, sleep times etc. leave comments etc...
Although there are planned structured and adult-led activities, the time in the settings’ is spent learning through play. The social skills of sharing and turn taking flourish here. The children has a home corner, a book corner, general play area, a painting area and also an area where children engage in activities, which promote craft, design and technology.
We also have the sand/water tray, which opens up numerous creative avenues where children develop a sense of imagination. Sand/water is two natural materials which most children used to extend their learning experiences.
We have a computer area where all the children can learn the basics of computer technology with the aid of software geared towards interactive exercises. Learning how to use the computer helps promote the understanding of technology as a valuable resource for all pursuits.
We also offer a collect and drop off service for a small price where we collect the child from home and drop them off in the evening, we have breakfast club where the children receive a nutrition breakfast before being taken to school and a hot nutrition meal after school.
We have a holiday club where the children have fun during the school holiday {art and craft, outing, baking etc.

Our Availability

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Before School no no no no no no no
Morning no no no no no no no
Afternoon no no no no no no no
After School no no no no no no no
Evening no no no no no no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 12/08/2019

Our Fees

  • Childcare from £45.00 per day

£1000 monthly for babies
£850 for 2 year and older
After school and breakfast club £125 weekly
after school club £75 weekly
holiday club £150 weekly

Our Documents


Below are the latest reviews for Lorraine. Please note that reviews represent the subjective opinions of other Childcare.co.uk users and not of Childcare.co.uk. Parents must carry out their own checks and references on childcare providers to ensure that they are completely happy before enaging in the use of their services.

Lorraine and her team is amazing. They have a safe, warm and welcoming environment. It has been very hard for us to find a childminder we feel safe with, after meeting Lorraine, we had no doubts that she was the one. we appreciate her kindness and everything she does. We live in Beckenham and the setting is located in Croydon, we are more than happy to drive that extra mile knowing our child is in good care.

  • 5 stars Overall

by about Lorraine on 11/11/2018

Response by Lorraine on 12/11/2018:

We are very happy yo have Teddy with us, he is such a charming character.
We promise to look after him to the highest standard and treat him as if he is one of our own children. At Gems we create a home away from home environment.
Thanks Sandra

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