Maureens Childcare Services

Ofsted Registered Homebased Childcarer

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Graded `Outstanding`by Ofsted during my last three consecutive inspections

  Play Underpins The Delivery Of  The  Early Years Foundation Stage 

         "Children must have opportunities to play both indoors and outdoors."




 The children are cared for in  their own  playroom, where toys and 

 activities are provided to cover each of the seven areas of learning.

 There is  a safe outside area available for the children to explore and


New fully waterproof outdoor learning area for 2021

I attend natural thinkers sessions at the Spinney on Clapham Common with the children in my care.

 I was graded Outstanding by Ofsted during my last three consecutive

 inspections in 2008,2012 and 2016.

 References and  Inspection report are available upon request.





 Quote`s from Ofsted inspection report for  2015 /2016

" The childminder is passionate about the service she provides and strives

 continually to ensure the best outcomes for children. She uses self-evaluation

 extremely effectively to accurately assess all aspects of her practice and provision. 

 The changes she makes have highly positive effects on, children's learning and



 "The standard of teaching is consistently high. The childminder knows the

 children extremely well and plans challenging and interesting activities. Children

 are prepared well for the next stages in their learning".


 "The childminder supports children's welfare and personal development to a

 very high standard.Children develop close and trusting relationships with

 the childminder. Excellent partnerships with parents help to promote continuity

 in children's care and education".


 "Children are highly motivated as they explore the outstanding range of activities

 and resources, indoors and outdoors. Their behaviour is consistently good

 and they clearly enjoy their time in the setting immensely".

 "The childminder actively seeks to update her knowledge of childcare through

 extensive training.She makes excellent use of her skills and knowledge to improve

 outcomes for children. For example, a course on supporting learning outdoors has

 inspired the childminder with exciting new ideas for her outdoor provision".