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Should my childminder be providing me with EYFS stuff and a journal etc?

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Livvylongpants Mon 03-Nov-14 12:25:15

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Livvylongpants Mon 03-Nov-14 12:27:26

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Livvylongpants Mon 03-Nov-14 13:15:26

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HSMMaCM Mon 03-Nov-14 13:16:56

Pre school should be doing the learning journey. We all work differently and she can write things down or tell you verbally.

busyDays Mon 03-Nov-14 13:20:50

Doesn't sound like great communication on her part. It is pretty standard to have a learning journal to show observations/development. I would be surprised if she managed to get a 'good' without some sort of paperwork so it may well be that she has a learning journal but just hasn't shown it to you yet. It seems to quite common not to send them home for fear of them getting lost/ruined. The only way you will know is to ask.

Some childminders also do a daily diary but these are not really a requirement by Ofsted. All Ofsted say is that you have to communicate with parents but it is up the childminder how. It could be verbal, a written daily diary, a short email, photos sent during the day, etc. Sounds like your childminder isn't really doing any of these though. I'm sure if you asked her to keep a little diary each day of naps/meals/outings she wouldn't refuse. Maybe buy a little notebook to put in your dd's bag to prompt her along. smile

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