The following Ofsted Registered Childminder Agencies are members of OFCMA:
- @Home Childcare*
- Dandelions CMA
- Leap Ahead Achieving for Children*
- Rutland Early Years*
- SCA (Suffolk Childcare Agency)*
Established in 2005, @Home Childcare operates as a professional network for registered childminders whom they call early educators in recognition of their specialist role. @Home Childcare register childminder educators and provide development, support, training and quality assured inspections, whilst focusing on achieving the very best quality of early education and care for children. @Home Childcare are also a government approved training provider of accredited professional training, much of which is funded. As a social enterprise, they fund childminders to remove barriers to help them set up and develop their home-based service. The Agency are in Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Derby and Sheffield. New areas for 2019: Birmingham and Bristol.
Telephone: 0115 978 3399
We are pleased to announce that Dandelions Childminding Agency is now operational.
More information will be made available on the website as and when it becomes available , but in the meantime please contact Ms Opong at firstname.lastname@example.org should you require any further information.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Telephone: 0115 978 3399
Leap Ahead, the Achieving for Children Childminder Agency was registered with Ofsted in 2015.
The Agency believe that the provision of good quality care and play is vital for the all-round education and development of children, enabling them to gain important life skills.
Leap Ahead registers and provides services for childminders within The Royal Borough of Kingston, London Borough of Richmond and surrounding areas.
They are committed to the provision of innovative professional development for childminders including their Quality Mark scheme Leap Into Nature for childcare professionals that are passionate about learning in and about nature.
Leap Ahead are also delighted to be a part of The SEND inclusion hub project funded by the Department for Education to enable access to a fully funded, comprehensive and enhanced programme for SENCos to better support the inclusion of children with significant needs, and will contribute in the upskilling of the Early Years sector, by sharing and disseminating excellent inclusive practice.
Telephone: 020 85476570
Rutland Early Years aims to offer professional support for everyone, Agency of Ofsted registered, to help take the stress out of running your childcare business. They are passionate about giving children the best possible start inn life, and as childminder themselves, they know how much dedication that takes. Part of the ethos when building Rutland Early Years was to listen to what childminders wanted to help them develop and run successful and independent business, they have shaped their business around this, offering support where needed. Area covered: within 150 miles of Rutland.
Telephone: 07908 882120
SCA is managed by a team of Early Years Professionals with over 38 years of experience in childcare, including managing a large childminding setting. Suffolk Childcare Agency known as, ‘SCA, Premier Childcare Agency’, was established in 2016 in Suffolk and has now expanded to cover a large area of the country. our first Ofsted inspection was in 2017, when they were graded as effective in all areas.
Our team have the skills, knowledge and experience of the childcare industry to support and regulate quality childminders with the aim to give every child in their care the best start in life. SCA supports their childminders in their professional development and are able to offer a further education programme.
We are dedicated to providing comprehensive, efficient and valuable support to these childminders to enable them to offer the best possible childcare for children and their families. For us, this is exceptional pastoral care that promotes the well-being and personal development of children alongside a high-quality education that builds on children’s abilities, targets next steps and prepares them for their eventual move to school.
SCA are now covering a large area of the country.
Telephone: 01728 746970