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Wood, Marisa

I am a qualified child minder. I have 20 years experience looking after babies and children upto school age. I have managed a pre-school, worked in nurseries with a wide range of training and experiences. 

I am 38 years old, married with 3 lovely children my. Daughter is 3!years old, my other daughter is 5 years old and my son is 11 years old.

I offer a home from home environment with lots of fun activities available. 

I would like to help parents who find it hard to drop and collect there children from pre school, nurseries and school due to the different working hours. 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Mrs Marisa wood
Contact Position
Child Minder

Where to go

Child Minder
College Town
College Town, Owlsmoor, Sandhurst

I except 3 year old funding. Childcare vouchers. Tax free childcare scheme. I offer a home from home environment. Lots of activities and visits to the park, playgroups, soft play areas, Library and many more adventures. 

Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
4.50 sibling discount Full Time Rate Per Hour
5.00 full time/part time Per Hour
5.00 school age children
I class 6 hours or less as part time hours

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision

Special Needs

Has Provision

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Training courses attended

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


Range of vacancies
Age rangePlaces
0 – 11 Months
1 – 4 Years Owlsmoor primary School
8+ Years Owlsmoor Primary School
4 – 8 Years Owlsmoor Primary school
3/4 years (15)
3/4 years (30 hrs)
All year care available Monday to Friday 7:30am - 6pm
Date updated

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times Details
All year care available or Term time only care.
Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 7:30 18:00
Tuesday 7:30 18:00
Wednesday 7:30 18:00
Thursday 7:30 18:00
Friday 7:30 18:00
Climbing Frame, Colouring, Off-site trips, Computer, Open Space, Visits & Outings, Childminder Drop-ins, Utility Room, Children work to the early years foundation stage, Vegetable patch, Nature Walks, Very homely setting, Visits To The Lookout, Construction toys, outdoor sports, Constructive Play, Walks, Outings, Water Play, Outings in summer, Cookery, Wendy House, Cooking, Outside Play, Computer Learning/video games, Visits & Outings (Local), Visits To Coral Reef, Computer(s), Outdoor Play, Visits to local Parent & Toddler Groups, construction, Outdoor Play Area, Visits To The Library, People carrier, Pet, Pets, Daily organised activities, Paddling pool/waterplay, Co-opertative games, Woodland walk, Painting, Parent & Toddler Groups, Crafts, Park visits, Creative area, Picnics, Dedicated Playroom, Play Area, Play Equipment, Play House, Pets (in garden), Dancing, Playground, DVD, Educational games & activities, Playgroups, Educational Videos, Enclosed Garden, Playhouse, Play kitchen, Play Park, Dressing up, Playdoh, Prentend kitchen, Puzzles, Football, Face Painting, Fish, Fish / Fish Tank, Refreshments, Ride on toys, Games, Quiet Area, Free Play, Quiet time, Freeplay Toys, Rabbit corner, Garden Play, planting and watching plants grow., Sand and Water Play, garden toys, Sand and water play area, Gardening, Sandpit, Role Play, Safe enclosed play area, Safe Play, Garden Play, Have a car, Seasonal Activities, Secure Garden, Slide, Homework area, small trampoline, Homework assistance, Hot Breakfast, Soft ball play, Singing/Music, Sit in cars, Home cooked food, Home Corner, Sleeping Room, Home role play area, Access to school facilities and grounds, Activities, Activity equipment, Hot meals provided, soft play visits, I.T., Access to computer and internet, Songs & Rhymes, ICT Toys, Access to public library, Songtime, Storytime, Arts & Crafts, Kitchen, Attend weekly Childminders Drop-ins, Large & Small construction toys, Supervised indoor & outdoor games, Adventure playground, Allotment, Junk modeling, Baby Toys, Tea & coffee, squash & biscuits, Learning about nature, Learning through play, Baking, Large Garden, Baby changing, Large Out-door Play Area, Large outdoor sandpit, Swing, Tents and tunnels, Library, Bikes, Library Visits, Themes and Topics, Toddler groups, Literacy & Numeracy activities, Tool bench, Board Games, Lego building, Ball games, Ball Pool, Television, Tents & Tunnels, Toys & equipment, Tractor Rides, Messy play, Breakfast available, train set, Trampolining, Book Corner, Local Park, Books, Local visits & outings, Toys, Lunch, Bouncy Castle, TV, TV/DVD, Chalk and colouring board, Musical Instruments, Changing facilities, TV/Video/DVD, Treasure Hunts, Trikes

School Pickups

Offers pickups
School Pickup
School Pickup
Any Local Nursery
Any Local Playgroup/Pre-school
College Town Nursery
Owlsmoor Pre School
Owlsmoor Primary School
Sandhurst Nursery School
Sandhurst School
My children attends Owlsmoor Primary school for drop and collections or Owls Pre School for drop off and collection I live on the same road as college town school I will be able to collect from there for Nursery or after school club

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
15/10/2018Inspection (Early Years Register)Requires Improvement
31/07/2019Re-inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Local Offer

Local Offer Record
Local Offer Age Bands
Early Years (0-4 years)
Primary (4-10 years)
Junior (7-11 years)
Needs Level
SEN Provision Type
Speech & Language Difficulties
Behavioural, Emotional & Social Difficulties
Local Offer Description

Drop off and pick up from OWLSMOOR PRIMARY SCHOOL. Drop off and pick up from any local nurseries or preschool in the local area. 

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

I work along side all local agencies 

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

I have an online babydays system which I record all information on. Also texts, phoning, emails

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

I follow the early years framework. Completing observations, assessments, planning and following your child's next steps and interests. 

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

I will cater for all needs; attending all relevant training courses and provide the correct resources necessary. 

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

Connections with the local authority 

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

I will complete trackers and next steps, which you would assess and complete your feedback as well. Working together. 

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

I Will make sure all risk assessments are completed to cater for all the children 

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

I have a backdoor access 

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

I would work along side the other setting 

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

completes relevant training. Buy new relaxant resources

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

Marisa Wood 

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

Please feel free to leave a review on my website pages. I have a complements and complaints note book in my setting, 

Last updated: 16/05/2019

Last Update: 16/05/2019

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