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I'm Samantha, an Ofsted registered Childminding practitioner since August 2006 in Welwyn garden city.
In the setting I have part time childminding assistant who work alongside myself, she holds a valid Enhanced DBS certificate (crb/police check) and have undergone paediatric first aid training. This allows my Childminding services to be a little more flexible with nursery/school drop offs and pick ups.
References are below in my profile or other can be made available upon request.
I live in the Al7 area of Welwyn Garden City with my husband and children and have a pet dog and cat.
I have been childminding from august 2006, re registration 2018 .
As well as private clients I also offer the County council 15 and 30 hour funding for 2,3 and 4 year olds.
I also accept the childcare tax free scheme.
I have experience working with twins and with cerebral palsy
-Diploma in Home-based Childcare unit 1
-CACHE Level 3 in Home-based Childcare
-NVQ Level 3 Childcare learning and development
-Pediatric First aid trained
-Safeguarding Children (Child protection) trained
- Risk Assessment
-Mindfulness in children
-introduction to forest school
-Observation,Assessment and Planning
-CAF referral training
- Letters and sounds
- Working with parents certificate
-Managing your business
-Building and managing teams
-Level 2 food safety in catering
-NVQ level 2 in retail
-NVQ level 2 in customer service
VIEWING IS WELCOMED
Zero hour contracts available
Emergency childcare cover
Baby sitting available
County council and Social services care available
Also available for events creche
|Last Updated: 30/04/2021|
- Babysitting from £15.00 per hour
- Childminding from £6.50 per hour
Childminding £6.50 per hour
Childminding weekend rate £15.00 per hour
Bank holiday rate £15.00 per hour
Baby sitting £15.00 per hour - after midnight £20.00 per hour
Discounts for siblings
My Local Schools
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Our two children (2 and 4.5) have been going to Sam’s for just over a year and there aren’t enough positive things we can say. She plans amazing days for the kids combining education and fun, she looks after them as if they were her own. They love her (we only have to mention it’s a ‘Sam day’ to our youngest and she gets her shoes out and can’t wait to go). We are going to be very sad to not send the kids to Sam anymore as we are moving to another county, but we haven’t yet given up hope of persuading her to move too! Be in no doubt, if your children are minded by Sam they will have a very happy and educational time.
My son loves going to Samantha's. He feels very comfortable with her. I would highly recommend her. She is a nice reliable person.
My 3 year old son has been attending childcare with Samantha since September 5 days a week after nursery in the afternoons. He has loved every moment and can't wait to go the following day. Samantha has been reliable and offers a great service where I have seen great progress in my son's special needs. The environment offers great opportunities for growth and development not only academically but socially too.
I would highly recommend her to everyone as a reliable, professional organisation who will go beyond 'the norm'.
My 3 year old son has been going to Samantha since September to be dropped off at nursery 3 times a week. He loves going in the mornings and is always telling me the things he’s got up to even in the short amount of time he is there. Couldn’t have asked for anyone better.
My son attends Samantha's childcare on iset days ect.... He suffered from a young age with stranger and separation anxiety but you would never think this when he's at Sam's.
Sam always promotes independence in a caring environment, my son has blossomed and now attends nursery with great confidence due to His experience here with Sam.
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