Task : Childminding Business Plan

Assessment Criteria:   1.4, 1.5, 1.6
Task 4: Charlotte Baker
Learner Number: 6768903852
Develop a business plan which includes information on marketing, financial planning and sources of support and information when setting up and running a home based chilcare business.

Homebased Childcare Business Plan
Charlotte Baker
  * Introduction
Nature of business
I am a Childminder who is registered with Ofsted under the name of ‘Charlotte Baker Childminding’.   I am registered on both the Early Years and Childcare registers.
I completed the Local Authorities Pre Registration Programme in 2014 and registered with Ofsted in early 2014. I am able to provide quality childcare for up to 6 children under 8 years old, of these 6 a maximum of 3 children may be under 5 years and of these 3, I am able to care for 1 baby under the age of 1 year.

I offer both flexible and affordable, quality childcare for children aged 0-5 (0-8) years of age within my home.   I have a current ‘enhanced’ CRB check and hold both public liability insurance and Class 1 business use on my car insurance.

In addition I am a member of PACEY and have close links with the Early Years and Childcare Team.   The services I offer vary dependant on the needs of the parent / carer. This can be part time, full time places between the hours of 8am and 6pm.   As an extra help to families, I also offer evening and weekend care. If overnight care is required, this can be negotiated as I am willing to become registered with Ofsted to offer this service.

All my work is based around the Early Years Foundation Stage. Your child’s development and progress whilst in my care will be recorded as part of your child’s Learning Journey. This can be taken with you and shared with school when your child leaves. In addition, I will provide a written...