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Hazel Aldous

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I am currently open for my excising families, unfortunately i have no vacancies at present.  

General Details

I am married with two children, I have lived in Kesgrave for over 25 years. I attended Suffolk College and was awarded with the N.N.E.B. qualification in 1987. Since then I have up dated my qualifications gaining an N.V.Q., Certificate in Early Years, a Foundation Degree and in 2012 I was awarded a B.A. in Early Years through the Open UNiversity. I have experience in working with newborn babies to teenagers, during my time working in childcare. I have worked previously in Nuseries, playgroups, out of school clubs, as a childminder, nanny and maternity nurse.  I am activity involved in Girl guiding and was also involved in Scouting for a number of years. My house contains a dedicated playroom on the ground floor, along with a down stairs cloak room. My playroom has many toys on offer, including construction, arts and crafts, role-play, a book corner, imaginative, and lots more. My garden is enclosed with a high fence. My garden equipment includes a sand pit, water table, sit and ride on vehicles, I am currently in the process of adding more equipment. I have the necessary statutory certificates in First Aid, Food Hygience and Safeguarding. I also have some knowledge of Maketon, PEC's and Autism.

my recent Ofsted inspection (September 2018) was rated Good, with an ‘outstand’ for children’s well-being.

as of September 2018 I am now offering 30 funding.

Who to contact

Hazel Ann Aldous
01473 623265
07743 300490

Venue Details

Venue Email
Parking available
Bus route 66 / 63 / 64 and Park & Ride

Close to local amenities, including bus stops to and from Ipswich and Woodbridge.


30 Hours Extended Entitlements

Registered to provide 30 Hours?


Last updated
Immediate vacancies
Other information
At present I have no vacancies

Days & times

Tuesday: 07.30 - 16:30
Wednesday: 07.30 - 18:30
Thursday: 07.30 - 18:00
Friday: 07:30 - 18:30

Inclusive Provisions

Wheelchair access
Cultural provisions
Yes - I will cater for any culture, will be guided by parents as to which festivals, celebrations the families may celebrate
Individual dietary needs
Yes - Follow guidelines given by parents or parents can provide own food for children.
Recent experience of supporting children with additional needs
Yes - I know some maketon signs, i can finger spell
Specific additional needs this setting has experience of
Autistic spectrum
Global Delay
Hearing Difficulties


Please contact directly for costs

Other Details

Accessible parking, Arts and crafts, Baby facilities, Close to parks, Enclosed outdoor play area, Equipment for all ages, Garden, Healthy eating, Homework support, Out-door play, Outdoor play equipment, Playroom, Quiet area, Sleeping area, Slide, Swimming pool, TV - DVD, Take children on outings, Trampoline, Village walks
School pickups
Gorseland Primary School (Ipswich)
Further information about pick-ups
I drop off and collect from Gorseland Primary school
Cater for over 8s
Age Range
From 0 Year(s) 2 month(s)
To 11 Year(s)

I drop off and pick up from Gorseland primary school. 

Offers Tax Free Childcare
Last Updated

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
23/08/2018Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Local Offer Local Offer Record

Experience of including people with special educational needs and disabilities

I am able to use BSL as well as maketon levels 1 to 4.

i have attended several special educational needs workshops these include:

Speech and Language Disorders in Pre-school children.

An introduction to Autism and Autistic Spectrum Disorders.

Verbal Comprehension Problems.

Boredom Busters

Disability awareness workshop/Engaging the child.

Working with under 3's.

Special needs - code of practice..

Young children with special educational needs.

Treasure baskets and Heuristic Play.

Introduction to childhood illness.

A positive approach t behavior.

I'm two, look what I can do.

Boys and girls come out to play.

Curiosity grows from a tiny stem.

Inclusive  Equities Act 2010

I have undertaken a SENCo training workshop for childminders   



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