Childminder Picnic

20th July 2017
We would like to invite you to 
the Leap Ahead Childminder Agency Summer Picnic
 on wednesday 26 july, 
Marble Hill Park Twickenham TW1 2NL
from 11.00am 
(fenced area near to the Coach House Cafe)
Bring your own picnic
There is pay and display parking in the park
bus R70, R68, 33 stop outside
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Childcare Expo

7th March 2017

It was lovely to see lots of you at the Childcare Expo last weekend. We gave out hundreds of our free frisbees the children loved them!.  (more…)

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Childcare Expo

23rd February 2017

Don’t forget to register for your free tickets to the Childcare Expo and visit us on stand D60

It is on 3 & 4 March at

Olympia

Hammersmith Road
Kensington
London
W14 8UX

 

See you there

 

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Summer outing

9th September 2016

Thanks to one of our parents we were able to organise a free day out at Kew Gardens for a group of our childminders and their children.

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Ofsted inspection

22nd August 2016

The agency has been graded as Effective in all areas at our first Ofsted inspection. The report highlights that; “Staff apply the agency’s registration processes rigorously and are uncompromising in the decisions they make. For example, staff let an applicant know if they do not meet the agency’s expectations for registration and make it clear what the applicant needs to do to meet the requirements of the early years foundation stage in order to be ready to start childminding” (more…)

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Leap Ahead joins the battle against child tooth decay

30th June 2016

Leap Ahead, the Childminder Agency which represents childminders across the Boroughs of Richmond and Kingston, is one of a select group of early years organisations chosen to trial a supervised toothbrushing programme for the under 5’s. (more…)

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Spring is here?

28th April 2016

As the snow falls and the icy North wind is blowing around it is hard to imagine a Spring Walk, but that is what we did. On 19 April 7 childminders and 12 children gathered in Bushy Park for our “Walk and Talk”.

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Ofsted early years inspections

4th March 2016

Ofsted are planning to directly manage early years inspections and regulatory work from April 2017. Currently, early years inspections are carried out by Tribal and Prospects on behalf of Ofsted.

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Agencies in the news

23rd February 2016

There has been a flurry of interest in Childminder Agencies in the media since 4Children announced that they have been funded to offer support to existing and prospective agencies for the rest of this financial year. Leap Ahead Childminder Agency was featured in this Nursery World Article

 

 

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Outdoor Play & learning

28th January 2016

Why is outdoor play and learning so special?

Come and find out at Bushy Park, Woodland Garden on   19th April 2016

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