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Childminder in Bridlington

5 stars

Usually responds within 12 hours

Female Member since Jan 2020 Last Updated Apr 2024 Last Login 19 May 2024

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
Special Needs Experience
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Childcare Qualifications
Tax-Free Childcare
I'm Covid-19 Vaccinated

About Me

Hi, my name is Kate, We are a 3 x award winning, professional, family run Ofsted Registered childcare setting, who are the winners of the Yorkshire Prestige Award 2021-2022/2022-2023 and 2023-2024 golden multi award trophy winners for the best childcare setting in the region.

My Experience

We offer a warm, fun, and friendly Forest School that provides school holiday only childcare on a Tuesday and a Thursday.

What is Forest School?

A Forest School is a long-term outdoor education process that is holistic and learner-led. It allows children to develop themselves through healthy engagement with risk, problem-solving and self-discovery, all within a natural environment in a hands-on and thoughtful manner.
We are based New Pasture Lane Community Centre, Burstall Hill, Bridlington YO16 7NR

We are professional, passionate, and empathic about supporting each individual child that we care for in a safe, natural, outdoors, stimulating, and fun environment to help them achieve their full potential. As a registered Childcare provider, I have adopted ‘The Forest School’ style to support the learning and development of all children in my care during the school holiday.

Forest School is the modern-day style of childcare in the outdoor environment that encourages children to use their imagination and provides a setting that is committed to your child’s well-being in a personal growth and play in the great outdoors. In today’s society, a child’s imagination and personal growth are drowned out by technology and plastic toys that “think” and “speak” for a child.

At Bridlington Forest School, our the main goal is to create a setting that ignites a child’s growth through curiosity, awe, and wonder by placing imagination and creation back into childhood.
We feel proud to provide childcare that fetches imagination, curiosity, and wonder back into childhood.

I also deliver:

Locally Sourced Resources
Friendly Environment
Days out
Certain types of Funding Accepted
Friendly Environment
Healthy Meals/Snacks
Strong Partnerships with Parents
Secure/Safe Environment
Covid Protected/ Policies

All tax credits and universal credit are welcomed to cover childcare fees. Places are subject to availability.

The childcare setting is:
Fully DBS checked
Ofsted Registered
Fully insured
Highly recommended
Professional qualified
Award winning
Highly recommended by current and past clients
Fully trained in safeguarding
SEN Qualified
SEN Experienced (children with autism and learning difficulties)

For more details of policies, services, and fees please contact me.

Thank you

Warm Regards

Kate Batten

My Qualifications

BA (Hons) Degree in Psychology
DIPLOMA in Child Psychology
LEVEL 3 Early Years and Teaching
LEVEL 4 Early Years and Teaching
Level 2 NCFE Award in Support Work in Schools & Colleges
Level 4 Award in Childcare
Level 3 Award in Childcare
NSPCC Award in Child Protection
First Aid Certificate
Level 2 Award in Food Hygiene
Food Allergy Awareness Award
Fully trained in Safeguarding training.

My Availability

What is seen below may be different to what is available at this current time, so please do contact me for further details, thank you.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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: 14/04/2024

My Fees

  • Childminding from £5.15 per hour

Rates are charged in advance:

Forest School Rate: £45 per day

My Local Schools

This childminder has not yet informed us whether or not they provide any drop off or pick up services at local schools.

My Ofsted Inspections

The inspection grades below have been obtained from the Ofsted website based upon the registration number the childminder has provided to us. You should verify this information yourself prior to using the childminder.

Ofsted Good Provider Logo
7 December 2022

My Documents

  • Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination (added 30/06/2021)
  • UK Passport (added 13/04/2021)
  • DBS Check (added 13/04/2021)
  • image/svg+xml Ofsted Certificate (added 04/02/2021)
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Below are the latest reviews for KATE. 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.

My daughter began attending Bridlington Childcare Service in 2022 and absolutely loves her time there! She frequently asks when she's going to Kate's again and counts down the days until her next visit. My daughter is autistic and often expresses anxiety when visiting a new setting however, Kate and her daughter Abi made her feel so at ease and have gone above and beyond. When diagnosed, I provided Kate with a copy of her ASD report which she happily accepted as she explained that she would now be able to understand my daughters needs to a greater standard and cater to them accordingly.

On the occasion that my daughter had a nasty bug and had a couple of visits to hospital, Kate and Abi had their children decorate a card with all of her favourite things and dropped it off at our home with a bag of goodies! We were so grateful for this as it really perked her up and she was happy to know that she was being thought of while away from her friends.

I couldn't ask for more from Bridlington Childcare Service!

  • 5 stars Overall
  • 5 stars Setting
  • 5 stars Cleanliness
  • 5 stars Food
  • 5 stars Communication

by Avatar for Chloe Chloe about Avatar for KATE KATE on 22/02/2023

Response by Avatar for KATE KATE on 22/02/2023:

Chloe thank you ever so much for such a wonderful review we really appreciate it so much. To have all our hard work acknowledged is really appreciated and wonderful to read.

Thank you!

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