Jo & Mick Winch

a tiney home nursery provider

Established since January 2008

A well-established setting with strong links to the local community that has child-centred learning at its heart. Jo and Mick have lots of experience with young babies, as well toddlers and school-age children.

Jo & Mick Winch

Stirchley, Telford

11 years experience

Book a Visit

Max. No of children

6

Hours of Business

7:30am - 5:30pm

Ages catered for

6 months to 11 years

3

Availability

Open all year

We loved Jo and Mick's calm and patient approach to child development. They believe strongly in following the interests of the children in their care and use these to create engaging activities across the curriculum.

Annaliese Hendry

tiney Community Manager

About Jo

The best thing about our job is the long-term relationships we build with families. It's a privilege to support children's development in the early years. We have a strong ethos of being kind and respectful and we support children to understand the positive impact they have on their environment and those around them.

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Unique highlights

Smooth transition to Reception Year

Jo and Mick support children's transitions to school through attending pre-school groups at their local primary school

School drop-offs & pick-ups available

Support with potty training

Jo and Mick are happy to help with all stages of potty-training

Supports breastfeeding mums

Jo and Mick will accept expressed breastmilk for babies if required

Ongoing professional development

Jo and Mick are both part of Telford and Wrekin's Childminding Network for exceptional practitioners

Our guarantees

  • Ofsted registered

  • A mix of adult led and independant activities available

  • DBS checked

  • Paediatric First Aid trained provider

  • Well-ventilated rooms with comfortable temperatures

  • Designated keyworker for every child

  • Clean, bright designated play area

  • Child does not need to be potty trained

  • Play equipment is clean and safe to use

  • Fresh drinking water always on offer

  • Non-smoking home

  • Monitored staff to child ratio

  • Smoke alarms installed and working

  • Super simple payments and statements

  • Two year old progress checks

  • Safe, secure, GDPR compliant messaging

  • Access to rich library of material

  • Comprehensive insurances

  • Daily outdoor play

Other benefits

We have two cats

Outdoor space

Designated space for naps

Regular weekly outings

Fresh drinking water always on offer

The whole of Jo and Mick's ground floor is dedicated to their tiney home nursery, creating a genuine home-from-home experience.

Children are encouraged to play with toys that ignite their curiosity and Jo and Mick build on these choices to broaden an understanding of the world around them.

Developing good manners and self-regulation is a big part of the education and care offered at Jo and Mick's tiney home nursery and they believe in the power of positive reinforcement and role models. Children learn how to care for their friends and be helpful and kind to those around them.

The light-filled conservatory playroom adjoins the well-equipped and secure garden area. Children also enjoy weekly trips to the local park to run around and learn about the natural environment.

The Child Experience at Jo and Mick's tiney home nursery.

At Jo and Mick's tiney home nursery your child will enjoy a variety of local activities, including Teddy Bear's Picnics, trips to Cosford Grange Woodland and the sites around Telford's Ironbridge.

As your child approaches the start of school, they experience fun activities in a school environment to prepare them for their transition.

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How we select our childcare providers

We discover established exceptional providers

We send a member of the tiney community team to visit in person

We interview the provider about their ethos and approach

We ensure the setting is up to scratch and consistent with our tiney guarantees

We work together to deliver a great ongoing tiney home nursery experience

tiney is on a mission to unlock the potential of every child.

For parents, this means easy access to an exceptional, affordable, childcare community that’s built around busy modern lives. For children, this means thoughtful play-based learning within the highly regarded EYFS framework in high quality safe settings. For providers, this means allowing them to focus on the children in their care, relieving the burden of running a small business and ensuring maximum job satisfaction.

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