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Leigh Newton

Childminder in Purfleet

Female Member since Oct 2009 Last Updated Mar 2022 Last Login 17 Aug 2022

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Newborn Experience
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
School Pickups
Childcare Qualifications
2 Year Old Free Childcare
3 and 4 Year Old Free Childcare
Tax-Free Childcare

About Me

Limited space available. 1 part time space for age 0 to 5yrs.

School drop off and Pick up from Purfleet Primary.

My name is Leigh. I have been ofsted registered since 2007

I am Level 3 NVQ qualified in childcare.

My role is to offer quality childcare to children and their families.

I aim to meet all children's welfare requirements and to help them develop in all areas of learning.

I offer a safe, friendly and secure environment where children are free to express themselves.

I enjoy working with the children I care for, watching them grow, develop and become independent.

I offer a wide range of activities:

Arts and crafts (painting, sticking, drawing, chalking, making various items for various celebrations)

Out door play, we have free flow to our outside play area.
We visit other child minder's settings where the children can mix with other children from different backgrounds, ages and areas. We visit soft play areas, go on picnics , weather permitting, visit farms, the beach and various other places.

Children in my care are able to have a vast range of other children to interact with of varying ages.

All the children who are in the Early Years age range have their own personal files where their development and achievements are recorded. As well as the written observations I will have photo's of the children while they are doing various activities. I am happy for all parents to arrange a meeting with me twice a year minimum to look at their children's file and enjoy seeing their children's development.

My Experience

I am graded good by Ofsted last inspection July 2019

I hold a level 3 qualification in childcare.

I hold a level 3 award in Paediatric First Aid

I have a CRB which can be seen on request.

I am a member of the The Professional Association for Childcare and the Early Years and have public liability insurance with them .

I take ongoing training in various fields linked to childminding to improve my care of your child/children.

I hold a level 2 award in food safety.


I have previously worked with my local Children's Centre teaching the children different crafts.

I accept 2, 3 and four year old funding of 15 and 30 hours per week

While children are in my setting they can enjoy a safe caring environment where they are able to develop within the Eyfs. We do various activities such as crafting, imaginative play, cooking, going out to visit other setting and trips out to parks various parks and other places.

My Qualifications

Level 3 qualification in childcare.
Level 3 qualification in paediatric first aid
I have a crb check and also and up to date DBS
Please read the above

My Availability

Early years spaces from birth.
School pick up spaces available.
Holiday spaces available.

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Before School yes yes yes yes yes no no
Morning yes yes yes yes yes no no
Afternoon yes yes yes yes yes no no
After School yes yes yes yes yes no no
Evening yes yes yes yes yes no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 31/03/2022

My Fees

  • Childminding from £5.50 per hour

My Local Schools

My Ofsted Inspections

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Met (no children present during inspection)
26 July 2019
13 May 2015 - Good
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