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Antoinette Kay Forster: Toni Forster Childminder

I have over 20 years experience in childcare ranging from working in private nurseries, nannying, being a mother to 4 children and also as a Early Years Sport Development Officer and a Play Development Manager for Tameside Council for 8 years.

I have reached an extremely high level in safeguarding children qualification and have been awarded an ‘outstanding’ at my 1st (and recent) Ofsted inspection.

My home is warm and inviting with lots of things to stimulate children and keep them safe and happy.

I have gained the following qualifications: Positive Parenting Facilitator, Sports Leader Award Facilitator, Equality and Diversity Awareness, Baby Massage Facilitator, Outdoor Play, Boys Boys Boys, Domestic Abuse Awareness and Safeguarding Level 1, 2 and 3.

Who to contact

Telephone

E-mail
toniforster@ymail.com

Where to go

Address
HAZEL GROVE
STOCKPORT
Postcode
SK7
Notes

Bus 192, 190, 191, 375 (stop direrctly outside my house) Bus 308, 307 Hazel Grove Train Station is 7 minute walk away

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£5.00 Per hour
£6.00 Before School
£11.00 after school
Details
£5.00 Per hour

Availability

Age Ranges
From 0 years 3 months to 11 years 0 months

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
No
Details
Accessible parking on drive for 4 cars. Toilet and washbasin downstairs.

Special Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Hearing Impairment
Learning difficulties
Communication Impairment
Visual impairment
Details
When working as a Play Development Manager I attended many courses on working with children with additional needs. I have also run courses on playing + physical activities for children with disabilities, special and additional needs.

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Details
Can cater for Vegetarian and Lactose Intolerant. I am happy to work with parents to cater for children with special dietary requirements.

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision
Yes
Details
Resources - Toys, Books, Dolls etc. Church's messy play at Norbury once a month.

Childcare Information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
No

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
Yes
2 year old funding
Yes

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 07:30:00 17:30:00
Tuesday 07:30:00 17:30:00
Wednesday 07.30:00 17:30:00
Thursday 07:30:00 17:30:00
Friday 07:30:00 17:30:00
Facilities
Cooking
Dressing up
Messy Play
Arts & Crafts
Books
Pets
Quiet/Sleeping Area
Secure Outdoor Play Area
Organised Outings

School Pickups

Offers pickups
Yes
Schools
Torkington Primary School (HGrove)
Details
Torkington Primary School and Nursery

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY432534
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
09/03/2012Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding
21/06/2013Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding
15/09/2014Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding
10/02/2020Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding