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Mandy Harvey (Giggles & Fun Childcare) | Community Directory

Mandy Harvey (Giggles & Fun Childcare)

General Details

I work with Kim Brett, we are both mature ladies who have raised our own families. I have worked within a nursery setting for several years and have an extensive knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage. As a setting we have just been awarded ‘Accreditation Status’, we are also ‘Champions of Children’. We also hold a certificate for Special Educational Needs, and many more. We both hold full, clean driving licences. We aim to provide a warm relaxed home environment for all children within our care, to help build self esteem and independence. We try to help all of the children in our care to develop a greater knowledge and understanding of the world around them. We offer a daily routine and trips out. Our last Ofsted inspection was in October 2008 and were assessed as ‘Good’, copies of the report are available upon request. Our aim is to offer learning through play and fun. You can contact Mandy Harvey on 07834 606644 or 01473 749052 or Kim Brett on 07739 647650

Who to contact

01473 749052

Venue Details

Parking available

Yes, we are near public transport.


Last updated
Other information
Please contact Mrs Mandy Harvey (Giggles & Fun Childcare) for vacancy information.

Days & times

Monday to Friday: 08:00 - 18:00
Further information
Early starts and later finishes will be considered

Inclusive Provisions

Wheelchair access
No - We have no access for wheel chair users at present but can look into this if the need arises.
Cultural provisions
Yes - We try to offer a balanced range of festivals throughout the year. Obviously, if we had a particular child from a different cultural background we would research the culture and work closely with the
Individual dietary needs
Yes - We offer a healthy balanced menu and would work closely with parents/carers and adjust our menus to cater for a child's individual needs, whether they may be dietary or cultural.
Recent experience of supporting children with additional needs
Yes - Mandy is a qualified SENCo.


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£3.50 Per hour
We are now able to accept Government Funding, Working Tax Credits and many other childcare vouchers.

Other Details

Equipment for all ages, Out-door play, Pets, Playroom, Sensory play equipment, Sleeping area, Soft play area, TV - DVD
School pickups
Whitehouse CP School (Ipswich)
Further information about pick-ups
Specific to the child's needs.
Cater for over 8s
Age Range
From 0 Year(s)
To 14 Year(s)
Age Groups
Pre-school, Children (5-11), Young people
Last Updated

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
29/10/2008Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
25/06/2013Inspection (Early Years Register)Inadequate
26/03/2014Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
06/03/2017Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

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