Mrs Nichola Barrington

I believe children learn through play and hands-on experiences! I provide a wide range of activities including outings, role-play and messy play. I have 10 years plus of childcare experience. I also promote outside play and learning no matter what the weather.


01747 824451
Mobile: 07713 767700


Venue address
North Dorset


Opening times
Mon: 07:00-18:00
Tue: 07:00-18:00
Wed: 06:30-18:00
Thu: 07:00-18:00
Fri: 06:30-16:00

Service Details

Vacancy information

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School pickup
Gillingham Primary School : AM/PM
Nursery/Pre-School pickup
Drop off and pick up from Topsie Rabbit Kindergarten. Pick up only from Baby Grows
£4.50 per Hour
Additional Information

Registered Childminder - NVQ 4 with a certificate in early years practice. Open full-time during all school holidays (closed for 4 weeks per year for family holidays). Flexible working hours. I have an Early Years Foundation Degree and am Accredited to access the Nursery Education Funding. Work with an assistant. I have a flexible payment scheme which means I only charge my hourly rate for when children are in attendance. If they are away for any reason they the do not pay for those hours. Parents can use their Early Education funding entitlement at any time during opening hours.

Age Range
0 years 0 months to 13 years 0 months

Ofsted Registered Details

Ofsted inspection result
Date of last inspectionInspection resultOfsted report
24/05/2018 Good View here
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Early Education

Free early education places
15 Hours For 2 year olds
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15 Hours For 3 & 4 year olds
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30 Hours For 3 & 4 year olds
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Wheelchair accessible
Parking availability information
Drop off facilities.
Toilet facility information
Upstairs toilet in bathroom.
Record Last Updated
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Address: Gillingham  Dorset