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
Check out my Facebook page Precious steps childcare for more details about my setting.
Where to go
- Precious Steps Childcare
- Table of costs
Table of costs Amount Cost Type 4.30 per hour
- Immediate vacancies
- I have some spaces available depending on your needs.
- 3 & 4 year old funding
- 2 year old funding
Opening Times & Facilities
- Opening Times
Opening Times Day Opening Time Closing 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
- Offers pickups
- Curledge Street Primary & Nursery School
- Pick ups and drop offs
- Ofsted URN
- Link to latest ofsted inspection report
- Inspection history
Inspection History Inspection Date Inspection type Inspection Outcome 07/07/2016 Inspection (Early Years Register) Good 01/08/2019 Inspection (Early Years Register) Good