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Trelawn Childcare

Childminder in Maidstone

5 stars

Female Member since Jan 2013 Last Updated Dec 2021 Last Login 23 May 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
Flexible Hours
I'm Covid-19 Vaccinated

About Me

Hello, my name is Vicky Bagley and I am an Ofsted registered child-minder rated 'Good' (April 2015, August 2017).

I am also a member of PACEY (Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years).

I am married and have two children, a daughter (fifteen) and a son (eleven).

I am located in the Fant area of Maidstone.

My Experience

I have moved into the world of childcare as a second career. I am a naturally caring and nurturing person and I love being with the children, watching them learn and progress and having fun in their company! My most valuable childcare experience has come from bringing up my own children. As well as completing child-minding induction training, I have basic training in Counselling. I also have my Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People's Workforce (Early Years Educator) and Autism Awareness Diploma.

My Qualifications

Seven GCSE's grades A-C, three A levels grades A-B, BA Degree in Sociology with Social Policy
Paediatric First Aid, Childminding Pre-Registration Course, Children's Safeguarding Training for Child-minders, Introduction to Counselling, Prevent Duty and Guidance, Child Protection, Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People's Workforce (Early Years Educator), Food hygiene certificate, Autism Awareness Diploma, Baby signing

My Availability

I am available to work 7.30 am to 5.30 pm Monday to Friday term time only.

I accept children between the ages of 3 months - 12 years.

I provide short or long term contracts.

I will endeavour to provide flexibility to parents who work irregular shift patterns or require ad hoc care.

*** I currently have a space for an EYFS child (0-5 years) on a Monday and Tuesday ***

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Afternoon no no no no no no no
After School no no no no no no no
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Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 23/10/2021

My Fees

  • Childminding from £5.25 per hour

Please contact me to discuss my rates in detail.

I accept payment through childcare voucher schemes and I am currently registered to receive vouchers via Sodexo, Computershare, Busy Bees, You At Work, Teds, Edenred, Salary Exchange and Care-4. I will be happy to register with any other providers that your employer may use.

I am an eligible childminder so I am able to accept government funding for children aged 3-4 years (universal and extended hours) and also the Free Early Education for two year olds. I am also registered for the government's Tax Free Childcare scheme.

My Local Schools

My Ofsted Inspections

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Ofsted Good Provider Logo
17 August 2017
27 March 2015 - Good
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My Documents

  • DBS Check (added 25/04/2021)
  • image/svg+xml Ofsted Certificate (added 09/06/2019)
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Below are the latest reviews for Trelawn Childcare. 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 started going to Vicky’s once a week as her usual childminder couldn’t accommodate all my working hours. I was worried my daughter would struggle to settle but right from the start she has loved going to Vicky’s. Vicky invests greatly in each individual child in her care. The activities chosen are tailored for the children and have enabled my daughter to develop her numeracy and literacy skills. My daughter will be very sad to leave Vicky as she starts school.

  • 5 stars Overall

by Avatar for Rachel Rachel about Avatar for Trelawn Childcare Trelawn Childcare on 14/07/2021

Vicky has been looking after both of my children for 6 years now. She was the first childminder we’ve seen and we knew from the start she was the one for us.
Both of my kids absolutely adore Vicky and they love coming to her setting. My eldest is 7 and in year 3 at school but he’d still choose Vicky over any holiday club for school holidays.
Vicky is caring, engaging and she is genuinely interested in children’s development, she’d explore their interests, she provides lots of different activities in and outside of the setting and she provides just the right amount of contact with other children by meeting other childminders and taking children to playgroups and play parks etc.
Vicky has a lovely garden where children can play and grow various plants and flowers. There are lots of toys to choose from inside and they get updated frequently to include whatever is popular at the time, which the kids love.
We’d absolutely recommend Vicky to anyone. It’s not just a place where they spend their day but she provides a real home from home and she cares for the children very well, which is what every parent want when they’re at work, to know that their children are well looked after and happy.

  • 5 stars Overall
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by Avatar for monika k monika k about Avatar for Trelawn Childcare Trelawn Childcare on 11/04/2021

Vicky has had my son for several years whilst he was very young until he starts school (next week). He has always been so happy at Vicky's and her setting and family are considered a second home to my son.

Vicky has really clear boundaries and the children respond well to her, she communicates really well with both the children and us parents and is always thinking of little things that will help in any situation. I would recommend Trelawn childcare to any family without hesitation.

Vicky also represents good value for money since she does lots of activities and outings with the children that are relevant to their developmental stage. My son always comes home worn out and happy with his achievements, anything from the seasonal artwork, the plants he has grown, the creative play he has done and the food he has been provided. Absolutely lovely family and setting and also lovely that Vicky always makes an effort to remember what my other children are interested in to ask them when we pick up the little one.

  • 5 stars Overall
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by Avatar for Katie Katie about Avatar for Trelawn Childcare Trelawn Childcare on 28/08/2017

Vicky looks after my 2 yr old son during the day and my 6 yr old daughter after school. Vicky has looked after them since October 2012. Vicky provides a fun, caring and nurturing environment for my children and they get involved with lots of activities when they are there. Both of my children enjoy their time with Vicky and look forward to their next visits.

  • 5 stars Overall

by Avatar for Princess Princess about Avatar for Trelawn Childcare Trelawn Childcare on 21/05/2013

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