Hi, my name is Carey-Ann, I am a registered childminder and live in Leighton Buzzard on Billington Park.
I provide a home from home environment where your child will learn and develop through their own interests, play and build up a good social network meeting other children. Please contact me for further details.
I have looked after children for the last twenty years in various settings. I am now a registered childminder working from home.
Paediatric First Aid trained
Risk Assessment and Enabling Environment
Early Years Foundation Stage Observation and Planning
Promoting Good Health and Hygiene
Inclusion and Diversity
Health and Safety
Safe Guarding Children
I can be flexible to meet parents needs. I will work through the holidays but can offer term time only and shift contracts too.
EMERGENCY CHILDCARE provided.
|Last Updated: 09/08/2021|
- Childminding from £5.00 per hour
- Babysitting from £10.00 per hour
My fees start from £5.00. Sibling discount can be discussed. I also accept funding and childcare vouchers.
My Local Schools
- I provide drop offs at Leedon Lower School
- Ofsted Certificate (added 14/10/2018)
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Careyann was recommended to me by a friend, and now I’d like to do the same! She has been looking after my little one since she was 5 months old and I’ve been delighted with the care she’s been given by Careyann.
My daughter always has fun-filled days with Careyann, she comes home happy, very well fed and, best of all, absolutely knackered! The setting is very well kitted out to keep little ones entertained and stimulated all day, great for developing social skills and has a comfortable, homely feel.
For me, as a first-time mum, Careyann has been a great support to me in building my own confidence with moving my daughter onto solid food, can’t thank her enough for this! She offers flexible hours/days which is perfect for my sporadic shift patterns at work including early starts as well as half days, which some other childcare places can’t offer.
We are a military family and lived in the area for three years, we had two children with Careyann for three years, our youngest Layla started with her at three years of age and went with Careyann on the school runs in the morning and afternoon, picking up and dropping off her older brother aged 7yrs.
Layla then went into Leedon's Little Learners in the mornings and again Careyann dropped her off and collected her at lunch times, then they went back to collect my son. Careyann is ideally placed close to lots of green space for the children to play, she has great connections around the local community and works with other childminders to organise activities to entertain the children.
I travel for work and on the very rare occasion where I delayed due to major traffic issues Careyann was reassuring and would make sure the children were fed while they were waiting for me to collect them. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend her services to anyone looking for childcare.
Carey looked after our son from 6 months up until he was 4 years old when our son started school. As first time parents without any help and support near by Carey was our rock she helped us through so much more than a childminder would do, not just by the advice but the fact she has such a caring nature. Carey has an amazing family and beautiful home, which made us know our son was going to feel comfortable and safe. If you're looking for a childminder who makes the effect not only to look after your child but help them develop then be reassured that Carey will find different ways to encourage all the children in her care. She has great communication skills we were always kept updated about everything. I could go on but I'll leave it as we were lucky to have found such a lovely childminder.
From the second I met Carey I knew I would be fine leaving my son with her and in her care! She really took the time to find out what George enjoyed and what kind of kid he is. Her house feel like a home.
George loved it with Carey and would usually be a struggle to get him out of there!
Separating from my baby on my return to work was really difficult- clingy baby, who had never left my side due to not having family near by. Carey Ann immediately made me feel at ease. She is calm, nurturing and great fun. She listened to me talk about what my son was interested in and she provided toys and activities to help his transition. The care and dedication she showed from the beginning made me trust her immediately. The most important thing to me was that my son would have a ‘home from home’ and someone he trusts and loves spending time with, which is exactly what Carey Ann provided. She has always gone over and beyond to meet the needs of my little boy and our family. I know that when my child is with her he is treated as one of her own, and her natural flair for teaching children through play has given him the perfect foundation before he starts at nursery. My son always has fun when he is with Carey Ann and often asks to see her when we are at home. I cannot thank Carey Ann enough for all she has done for my little boy and for making me feel so at ease when he is in her care.
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