Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Allen, Mrs Wendy Ann

I have been registered as a childminder for 23 years. I have achieved outstanding in my last 3 Ofsted Inspections. I am committed to providing good quality childcare in a warm and stimulating home base environment, helping every child to reach their full potential. I am the Local Childminders support mentor selected by the Borough. I have a wide range of qualifications and practical hands on experience in childcare gained over the last 30 years. I am an accredited Childminder so parents can use their government funding at my setting - 30 hours free childcare for 38 weeks of the year.
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Venue/Contact Details
01202 746482
07894 245445
27 Evering Avenue
27 Evering Avenue
BH12 4JF
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Childcare type
Provision type
  • Childminder
Overall limit on childcare numbers
Eligible to take 2, 3 & 4 year old entitlement
  • Car Parking
  • Meals Provided
  • Computers
  • Nappies Provided
  • Outdoor Play Area / Garden
  • Separate Sleeping Area
  • Visits and Outings
  • Accessible Toilet
  • Disabled Car Parking
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Refreshments / Snacks
Times and Costs
Opening times:
Monday 07:30-17:00, Tuesday 07:30-17:00, Wednesday 07:30-17:00, Thursday 07:30-17:00
  • All Year Round
Contact provider directly for costs
Other Costs:
Unsociable hours to be negotiated with parents at time of enquiry.
Ages, Booking Details and Referral Information
From 0 years to 5 years
Referral route:
  • Self Referral
Referral process:
  • Initial phone call, plus interview
Vacancies and School Pick Ups / Drop Offs
Immediate vacancies
Vacancy information
0-5 years old 1 place available 7.30 - 5.00
Number of vacancies
School pick ups / drop offs
  • Manorside Academy
Ofsted URN
Last Inspection Judgement
Last Inspection Date
Religious and Additional Needs Provision
Additional needs supported:
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder
  • Behaviour, Emotional & Social Difficulty
  • Learning Difficulty
  • Medical Condition, including Allergies
Languages spoken
  • English
Religious / cultural provision:
Church of England
Special dietary provision
SEND Local Offer SEND

Section 1 - How do you communicate with the parent/carer whose child has SEND?

  • 1a) How they can arrange a visit and/or see you in action?
    • Call my setting (leave a message if there is no answer) then I can arrange a time and date for them to come and visit which suits them.
  • 1b) What are some of the things they will see to welcome them to your setting?
    • Happy friendly staff. Posters. Appropriate toys and equipment. Family dog. We offer a very nurturing environment, all setting on one level, which is wheelchair accessible. Diverse resources both inside and out reflecting the local community.
  • 1c) What different ways do you use to communicate with parents?
    • Whose job is it to share day to day information and how is this information shared?
    • What opportunities are available for regular contact with parents/carers about things that have happened during the day?
    • Who explains specific information about the child's learning to parents/carers and children?
    • opportunities offered and available, additional to normal reporting arrangements,to discuss progress.
    • how you inform parents/carers about the progress children should be making?
    • how do you share planned learning and how can parents support this?
    • what strategies do you put in place to enable parents to support learning at home?
    • How do you provide parent/carers with specific information regarding any changes to routines or staffing?
      • Responsibility of the key person and management:
        • In Person
        • By phone
        • By email
        • By Whats App
        • By Facebook
        • In writing
        • Daily diary/learning journal
        • Photos
        • Home visits
        • 1-1 meeting with parents
        • Starting Out bags
        • Family tins
        • Home learning projects
  • 1d) How can parents contribute or share ideas for you to consider to make communication with you more effective?
    • We encourage parents to talk to us on a daily basis and encourage an open relationship built on trust during the child's time with us. There is also a Parents' survey.
  • 1e) If the parent/carer is unhappy with your provision, what should they do?
    • how can parent/carers raise any concerns they have with you?
    • who can parents/carers talk to if they are worried?
    • who can children talk to if they are worried?
    • where should concerns or complaints be directed?
    • how accessible are your policies?
      • In the first instance talk to us. If they are still not happy, follow our complaints procedure as provided when child starts our setting.


Section 2-How will you help to settle the child into your setting?

  • 2a) State some of the things the parent/carer will see when their child first starts at your setting.
    • how will the parent/carer be aware of the child's key worker?
    • how will they be aware of who else has a role in in the education of children with SEND?
    • who is your SENCO or contact for parents/carers if they are considering whether their child should join the setting?
      • we offer: home visits, settling in sessions, Stay and Play sessions. We encourage parents to create a family tin with photos of family members and a child can bring comfort items from home. All About Me form completed by parents.


Section 3 - What help and support does your setting offer to SEND children to move rooms or move on to school?

  • Visual timetable
  • Wiggley fingers
  • Making child aware session is coming to an end.
  • Sand timers


  • 3a) How do you ensure the child is happy and learning as they move from room to room?
    • what strategies do you put in place?
    • what information is provided to parents/carers and children around moving rooms and/or settings?

Key worker in place matched to individual child. Parents are encouraged to come, and visit stay and play with their child before they start.

  • 3b) How do you ensure the child remains happy and learning as they move from you on to another setting?
    • what preparation arrangements are in place prior to joining a new setting/school for children and parents/carers?
    • what information do you provide to the receiving setting/school?

Learning journals passed on,School transition forms completed, Reception teacher invited to visit child in our setting, working together with new provider and parents.Section 4 - How do you understand and discover how the child learns?

  • 4a) How do you measure the child's learning to try to discover any additional educational needs they might have?
    • how do you identify children with special educational needs?
    • how do you raise any concerns with parents/carers?
    • how do you manage the administration of medicines and provide personal care?
    • how do you enable children to share their views?

On going observation, discussion with child care officer, working closely with parents, Health Visitor, other professional agencies such as speech and language.

Are your staff DBS Approved?
Do you have a First Aid Policy?
Do you have Public Liability Insurance?
Recognised as:
  • 2 Year Old Early Education Provider
  • 30 Hours Free Childcare Provider
  • Tax Free Childcare Provider
  • 3 and 4 Year Old Early Education Provider