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Bootland, Marian Jean

Ofsted registered childminder

30 years in childminding

Accredited network childminder


Who to contact

Contact Name
marian Bootland
Contact Position
01276 36168

Where to go

College Town

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision

Special Needs

Has Provision

Dietary Needs

Has Provision

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision

Childcare Information

Funded Places

Offers 2 year funded places
Offers 3 & 4 years (15 hrs) funded places
Offers 3 & 4 years (30 hrs) funded places
Offers Tax Free Childcare


Date updated

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 07:30 18:00
Tuesday 07:30 18:00
Wednesday 07:30 18:00
Thursday 07:30 18:00
Friday 07:30 18:00

School Pickups

Offers pickups
School Pickup
School Pickup
Owlsmoor Primary School

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
21/07/2011Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
21/09/2015Inspection (Early Years Register)Met

Local Offer

Local Offer Record
Local Offer Age Bands
Early Years (0-4 years)

General Provider response 

Local Offer Description

  Property is modern house in college town Sandhurst.

Wholehouse used for childminding

Large fully enclosed garden 

Local parks,shops and schools are within easy walking distance.

Ofsted registered and member of pacey

member of Bracknell childminding network.

1: How does the setting identify children with additional needs or SEND?

Setting identifys children who have additional needs or special educational needs by keeping training updated and by using the guidance of eyes to know the development stages of the children in its care

2: How will I be informed / consulted about the ways in which my child is being supported?

parents would have daily conversations with setting person ,daily diaries might be used ,regular observations on child's development stages would be documented.scrap books with photos of the children doing activities, playing, trips out , etc

3: How will the setting adapt the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum for my child's needs?

It would adapt eyfs to the child's needs by using the curriculum as to what development stage the child was at, 

4: What teaching strategies does the setting use for children with additional needs or learning difficulties?

Gives lots of time and patience for development 'and lots of praise. .

5: What additional support does the setting provide for children with additional needs or SEND?

This setting would work alongside any other professionals that were necessary ,speech therapists,teachers,social workers, physiotherapists etc supporting them wherever itcould .

6: How will the setting monitor my child's progress and how will I be involved in this?

This setting would monitor a child's progress by regular development observations, that  would involve parents by regular discussions about how we could work together in the progress of their child .

7: How do you ensure children with additional needs or SEND can be included in the same activities as other children, including trips?

Inclusion is paramount in my setting all children in my care are given the opportunity to enhance their positive esteem by giving them the choices to become independent thinkers by including everyone who wants to play can play.for every child to help each other where ever they can .trips would be arranged for where we could all go and have fun.

8: How accessible is the building for children with mobility difficulties / wheelchair users?

This building has no ramps for wheelchair access ,

Also there are narrow door frames that could be difficult  for wheelchair use inSide.

9: How will you support my child's transition to a new setting or school?

I prepare a transition report that identifies at what stage the childs development is at that stage .

10: How does the setting assess the overall effectiveness of its SEN provision and how can parents / carers take part in this evaluation?

I try to update my knowledge of SEN by regular training sessions with my network ,and reading literature,also parents knowledge of their children's needs I would find valuable for the overall SEN provision in this setting.

11: Who should I contact if I am considering registering for a place at the setting?

marian Bootland


12: What arrangements does the setting have for feedback from parents / carers, including compliments and complaints?

regular questionnaires are sent to parents to fill in and respond too  ,where they can suggest other ways of doing things in my setting if they are happy or unhappy about anything.

I daily converse with parents in the morning or evening also I would always arrange a meeting with a parent at a time suitable for us both if required.

I have a compliments book also a complaints book

Last updated: 14/05/2019

Last Update: 16/05/2019

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