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Melanie Perry - Mel's Childminding

General Details

We are Mel and Kelly, we decided to become childminders together and set up from Kelly’s own home on the popular Ravenswood estate in a 3 storey house. We care for children on the ground floor, which comprises of toilet/cloakroom, playroom, large kitchen diner and easy access to a safe enclosed garden. We have a sleep room on the first floor of the property. We both hold NVQ level 3 certificates, first aid and safeguarding children. Mel has 18 years experience and Kelly 5years. Kelly has 3 children of her own aged between 5 and 18 years. Our aim is to ensure that children who come into our care have fun, feel valued, enjoy their time with us and develop their learning in a relaxed homely atmosphere. We follow the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage), recording all observations and pictures in your child’s Learning journey. We provide for children aged 3 months to 8 years of age. We aim to build a good relationship with parents as much as the children in our care. We also ensure children have as much fresh air as possible, with free flow through the house to the garden and outings to the local shops, park and our local library. We also collect from Ravenswood School. All our meals are prepared daily to ensure your child maintains a health balanced diet.

Who to contact

07960 495754

Venue Details

Parking available

Close to Ipswich bus routes 1 and 3



Last updated
Immediate vacancies
Other information
Mel does not have any places available at present.

Days & times

Monday to Friday: 08:00 - 18:00

Inclusive Provisions

Wheelchair access
Yes - Free flow access downstairs a ramp can be installed to continue free flow into the garden.
Cultural provisions
Yes - We offer a fully inclusive childcare service and welcome all children.
Individual dietary needs
Yes - We provide a menu, but will cater for individual needs if required.
Recent experience of supporting children with additional needs
Yes - Happy to train and seek advice in order to care for all children whatever their needs.


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£18.00 Per Half Day
£34.00 Per day
* 5% discount for siblings * Please contact Kelly and Mel directly for furtherinformation regarding fees to provide before and after school care and hourly rates.

Other Details

Computer, Equipment for all ages, Out-door play, Playroom, Quiet area, Sleeping area, Slide
School pickups
Ravenswood CP School (Ipswich)
Cater for over 8s
Age Range
From 0 Year(s) 3 month(s)
To 8 Year(s) 0 month(s)
Age Groups
Pre-school, Children (5-11)
Last Updated

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