I am Gemma, a registered and experienced Childminder in the Bragbury end area of Stevenage .
I live with my husband and 3 girls lauren 16, katie 13, Amelia 6
I am an enthusiastic childminder who has always loved working with children ,I will encourage and motivate your child through many activities,both in and out of the home environment including nature walks, outings to the park, visits to the local library ,Other childminders homes ,We also attend local childminder and toddler groups ., baby and toddler rhyme time .
When the weather is nice I like to go for picnics and days out in the woods and local parks and lakes .
I accept 15 hours , 30 hours funding , Also government funding .
I have 23 years experience in childcare and am NNEB qualified.
I worked as a senior nursery nurse in a well-established private day nursery for 4 And a half years and have been childminding at home since April 2003
I achieved my NNEB diploma in childcare in 1998
I have also attended various courses and conferences through out my time as a childcare provider including regular first aid courses, birth to three maters, inclusion, EYFS , child protection ,prevent and British values and many more.
I continue to attend courses regularly to further my knowledge and understanding of childcare and have a current first-aid and child protection .
Full and part time vacancies are currently available for all ages as well as after school care with regular collections from peartree nursery and shephalbury nursery and school .
I can also take to and collect from pre-schools. Little learners , the learning zone , broad hall bunnies ,pear tots,Aston preschool and others .
|Last Updated: 09/09/2019|
- Childminding from £5.00 per hour
- Babysitting from £7.00 per hour
My current fees are £40 for a full day
£25 for half a day
My hours of buisness are from 8.00 untill 6.00 Monday -Friday .
My Local Schools
This childminder has not yet informed us whether or not they provide any drop off or pick up services at local schools.
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I really would recommend gemma, I have had my two children in with her since my youngest was just months old, she took both my children on together and she always goes that extra mile with them! It's so hard to find a childminder who you can truly trust with babies so young but the connection between her and my children were amazing! There always busy doing something and always happy when I collect them! She has been so flexible for me! Couldn't ask for a better service x
We would Highly recommend Gemma's child care services. We were very lucky to have found Gemma when we needed a childminder to look after our two girls when returning to work after maternity leave.
The outstanding ofsted rating was the initial attraction but after meeting Gemma and then once Gemma started caring for our girls we could not have asked for a more home from home, nurturing environment.
Gemma not only provided a caring and fun packed environment where our girls were developing and learning new things, but Gemma also became a great support to us too.
Her girls are just lovely too and my girls are missing them all. We moved house recently to a new town and have unfortunately had to change our child care arrangements due to logistics.
Gemma has looked after my son, Rhys, since he was 6 months old. He's now 4 and started school, so is no longer with Gemma full-time, just in school holidays. Gemma provided a safe and secure environment for Rhys and he settled in very well. She is a natural when it comes to looking after children and Rhys enjoyed every day he spent with her and her two daughters (whom he misses very much!). Gemma did lots of activities with Rhys, either indoors creating works of art, out in the garden playing with sand, or somewhere away from home. Gemma likes to get the children out and about as much as possible and they would go to the park a lot and also to Monkey Business (one of Rhys's favourites!). I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Gemma, I was very lucky to find such a fantastic person to look after my child!
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