A pioneering outdoor activity scheme involving under-fives has earned childminders
in the Stirling area a Natural Health Award.
Two other childminders
were left in charge and inspectors found them caring for a maximum of 10 children under five.
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look after children in their own home, whilst the children's parents are at work or studying.
in Redcar and Cleveland are twice as likely to be branded inadequate than the England average, according to data provided by the education watchdog Ofsted.
Since his death, Sally, who runs her business from her home in Falstaff Road, Shirley, and other local childminders
have been focusing their energies on raising funds for Meningitis Now.
e survey found 86% of childminders
do not intend to join a childminder
agency, 81% of all practitioners expect agencies to lead to an increase in childcare fees, and 85% are opposed to plans not to require all agency-registered childminders
to be inspected by Ofsted.
Social Protection and Social Equality spokesman Mr O'Dea hit out after it emerged Revenue is to force all childminders
to fill in a 26-page tax return form regardless of their income.
It is hoped that the agencies will also help to reverse the drop in the number of childminders
over recent years.
The mum-of-two was nominated for the award by the parents of the children she cares for and she was selected as a finalist from thousands of other Ofsted Registered Childminders
in the UK.
KIRKLEES has some of the best - and worst - childminders
in the country.
Summary: Almost a quarter of a million youngsters are being let down by nurseries and childminders
that are "not good enough", according to Ofsted.