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Arlene Haffie Childminder

I offer a relaxed, fun and stimulating environment for under 5’s where children are provided with opportunities to play, learn and socialise in their own individual way. I provide a warm and welcoming home for young children to feel safe and secure and outings where they are able to experience new and wonderful things that will open up their world to exciting adventures and learning opportunities. I focus on encouraging children to value a healthy lifestyle and nurture their confidence and self-esteem so that when they start school they are confident, sociable, well equipped and keen to begin the next chapter in their lives! I provide expert childcare in my friendly home. Flexible childcare I can offer flexible childcare for babies, pre-school children. Childcare that fits into your family’s existing routine, including: full-time or part-time childcare Childcare you can trust We are Ofsted registered. Ofsted inspect our buildings to ensure they are safe and secure for children. All of our staff have completed: an enhanced DBS check. First Aid training Safeguarding training Childminders are early years’ professionals. I provide a fully insured service to give you peace of mind. I follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) to ensure that your child can learn and develop well, and is healthy and safe. Inclusive Childcare All children are welcome. I treat all children and their families with respect. I aim meet the specific needs of each child in my care. Covid Secure childcare Childcare settings remain safe places for children. We follow Government Guidance and have put in place protective measures. You are welcome to contact us to find out more. Affordable childcare including: free early education sessions for 2, 3 and 4 year old children. I accept tax-free childcare payments You can use the Government Childcare choices website to see what help parents can get with childcare costs. Use the Childcare calculator to see if you are eligible for help towards the cost of your childcare:

Who to contact

SS9, SS9


Opening Times

Session Information
Monday 07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday 07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday 07:30 - 18:00
Thursday 07:30 - 18:00
Friday 00:00 - 00:01

Inclusion Information

Special Needs

All children welcome - if your child has any additional needs, please call to discuss any extra support that may be needed.

Dietary Needs


Childcare Information

Age Range

0 years to 4 years


I currently have no spaces available.

Funded Places

Year 2 funding
Year 3 funding
Year 4 funding


Outdoor Playspace


Inspection DateInspection typeInspection judgement
10/05/2022 Inspection (Early Years Register) Outstanding

Local Offer


I offer and promote equal opportunities in my setting and ensure I recognise and respect the uniqueness of each child to help them progress. I will ensure equal opportunities to every child, regardless of their disability and other protected rights. I will adapt all my activities to ensure every child can join in. I will provide the necessary resources and adapt my setting where possible, and have any extra training needed.

Contact Name
Arlene Haffie
Contact Telephone
Contact Email
Early Years Local Offer
Local Offer Age Bands
0-5 years
Needs Level
SEN Provision Type


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  •  Last admin update: 10 Sep 2021

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