Skip to main content

Joanne Gunns (Jojo's childminding)

Childminder

I am an Ofsted registered 'Outstanding' childminder with over 15 years experience of working with children from birth to 13 years in a variety of settings. I am a qualified teacher with excellent knowledge of the Early Years curriculum and provide a wide range of games and activities to support learning and development through play.

My working hours are currently 8.00am until 4.30pm although there is some flexibility if required and I am on the Suffolk list of providers to receive funding for 2, 3 and 4 year olds.

With a large enclosed garden and play room we are able to be outside throughout the year to enhance children’s physical development and allow them to explore and learn about the world around us.

We go on lots of outings to groups, such as Woodland tots, the children's centre activities, transport museum, the park, beach, woods and toddler groups.

Provisions include outdoor ride on cars, train set, cars and car mat, play kitchen and utensils, dolls, dressing up and pretend play, books, jigsaws, blocks, bricks, musical instruments, small world and sensory equipment, including a mud kitchen, maths games, sand pit and water tray, slide and swing.  There is a large range of art and craft activities are available at all times, as well as special projects to celebrate different occasions

I work closely with parents and other settings to ensure children get the best possible continuity of care and help to support all children in their next steps of development.

I take part in monthly professional development training and also complete webinars to expand my knowledge in order to be the best that I can be for all children. I have experience of working with children with additional needs and have completed makaton training and speech and language courses. 

Who to contact

Name
Jo Gunns
Venue Notes

On bus route.

Telephone
01502 516571
Mobile
07881825529
Email
Jogunns79@gmail.com

Venue Details

Postcode
NR33
Parking available
Parking details
Yes
Transport
Own transport
Notes

On bus route.

Additional contact

Email
joco69@hotmail.com

30 Hours Extended Entitlements

Registered to provide 30 Hours?
Yes

Vacancies

Last updated
15/12/2018
Immediate vacancies
Yes
Other information
I currently have spaces available on a Friday and have a waiting list for any further sessions required

Days & times

Monday to Thursday: 08.00 - 16:30
Friday: 09 - 15.00

Inclusive Provisions

Wheelchair access
Yes
Cultural provisions
Yes
Individual dietary needs
Yes - Discussion with parents. Own lunches welcome. Allergy awareness.
Recent experience of supporting children with additional needs
Yes
Specific additional needs this setting has experience of
ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
Autistic spectrum
Diabetes
Dyslexia
Global Delay
Speech and language difficulties

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£4.25 Per hour

Other Details

Facilities
Accessible parking, Arts and crafts, Baby facilities, Climbing frame, Close to parks, Computer, Enclosed outdoor play area, Equipment for all ages, Forest school, Garden, Healthy eating, Homework support, Kitchen, Out-door play, Outdoor play equipment, Pet birds, Pet cats, Pet fish, Pets, Playroom, Private changing area, Quiet area, Sensory play equipment, Sleeping area, Slide, Swings, TV, TV - DVD, Take children on outings, Vegetable patch, Village walks
School pickups
Carlton Colville Primary School (Lowestoft)
Cater for over 8s
Yes
Age Range
From 0 Year(s)
To 13 Year(s)
Offers Tax Free Childcare
Yes
Last Updated
16/12/2018

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY488192
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
13/09/2017Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding

Local Offer Local Offer Record

Experience of including people with special educational needs and disabilities

I have worked with children who have had a range of SEND and have taken part in various training to support my practise, including an accredited Sign Language course and ASD awareness training and speech and language training.

Conditions Supported
Autistic spectrum conditions
Communication difficulties
Health conditions
Learning difficulties
Mental health conditions
Physical disabilities
Sensory impairments

More like this

Child care

Reviews

Sign in to write a review

Back to top