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Melanie Smith (Paignton) - Precious Steps Childcare.

My name is Melanie Smith. I have been a childminder for 6 years. I have 2 children Chloe who is 19 years old and Matthew who is 11 years old. My dad Tom also lives with us in the property. We have 2 cats Woody and Jess.

I provide a home from home quality childcare service. My aim to to make children feel safe and secure in my care while providing varied learning opportunities.

I have a dedicated playroom in my home as well as a big living area for extra space. I also have a large kitchen diner for meals and baking and indoor messy play activities as well as arts and crafts activities. I also have a spacious garden with tuff tray activities sand and water play.

We also do lots of trips out and about. I have membership at Paignton zoo, dinosaur world we are also national trust members and also like to visit places like occombe farm, parks, soft play, Haldon forest and beaches.

I use an online system to record progress and do daily diaries you can access this on desktop and through a phone app so you can always see your child's progress.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Melanie Smith
Contact Position
Childminder
Telephone
07961581529
E-mail
preciousstepschildcare@yahoo.com
Notes

Check out my Facebook page Precious steps childcare for more details about my setting.

Where to go

Name
Precious Steps Childcare
Address
Roselands
PAIGNTON
Devon
Postcode
TQ4

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
4.30 per hour

Childcare Information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
Yes
Details
I have some spaces available depending on your needs.

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 17.30
Tuesday 07.30 17.30
Wednesday 07.30 17.30
Thursday 07.30 17.30
Friday 07.30 17.30

School Pickups

Offers pickups
No
Schools
Curledge Street Primary & Nursery School
Details
Pick ups and drop offs

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY473477
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
07/07/2016Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
01/08/2019Inspection (Early Years Register)Good