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Childminder in Worthing

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Female Non-smoker Member since Mar 2009 Last Updated Jun 2020 Last Login 01 Jul 2020 Email

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Newborn Experience
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
School Pickups
Tax-Free Childcare
Key Worker Childcare

About Me

Hi, I'm Christine Price, I live in Broadwater with my husband and our children (between 14 - 19 years). I am an OFSTED registered childminder and have worked in childcare for over 20 years. As a childminder I like to provide a home from home environment for the children in my care. I enjoy the outdoors, baking, crafting, reading, listening to music and visiting the cinema or theatre (all of which I use in my childminding setting). I also enjoy my role as a Beaver Scout Leader. My husband is also registered as my assistant and helps with school runs. He also enjoys his role as a Cub Scout Leader.

My Experience

Bringing up 4 children of my own I have a wealth of experience with all that that entails. I have been a registered childminder since June 2000. I have taken care of many children over the years raging from 2 weeks old to 13 years from different backgrounds to me, with differing abilities and needs.

I follow the Early years foundation stage (EYFS) and OFSTED guidelines to achieve a well balanced, safe and happy environment for children to play, grow and develop in. Activities and visits are planned with the children in mind to encourage each child's development, interests and enjoyment while meeting their individual needs on the days they attend.

September 2015 OFSTED graded me good in all areas saying "The childminder demonstrates skills when extending children's play ideas, which promotes children's learning effectively. Effective observation and monitoring of children's learning ensure they make good progress in preparation for their move to school".
"The childminder has secure relationships with children. They seek her out for comfort and support. They enjoy interacting with her during their play".
"The childminder promotes children's independence and self-help skills during routine times of the day. For example, children help to prepare food and put on their own shoes before going outside. This develops children's skills for the future".
"The childminder has good relationships with parents. She shares information about her provision, practice, and their children's development, which ensures they are part of their children's learning".

My Qualifications

Paediatric first aid trained
NNEB - Childcare course covered working in all pre-school settings, nanny in someone's home, playworker in a children's hospital, nursery nurse in a reception class and assistant to class teachers in a school for children with additional needs.
Diploma in home-based childcare.
I have attended many training courses/sessions/webinars as well as conferences throughout my childminding career covering child protection, fire safety, health & safety, risk assessments, food safety, childrens behaviour, additional needs, speech & language, inclusive childminder, celebrations, several musical based, early arts, Mark making, numeracy & problem solving, exploration and many more.

My Availability

I can offer childcare that is

Term time only

School holidays only

Before/after school (Whytmead, Downsbrook and Broadwater primary schools)

All day

Part time or full time

My usual hours are between 08:00 - 18:00 (enhanced hourly rate (£6.00) for a start before 08:00 or finish after 18:00)

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School yes yes yes yes yes no no
Morning no no no no no no no
Afternoon no no no no no no no
After School no yes yes yes no no no
Evening no no no no no no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 22/06/2020

My Fees

  • Childminding from £4.50 per hour

School age children

£4.50 per hour (before and after school) includes a snack and drinks.

Before school - Minimum 1 hour per day

After school - Minimum 2 hours per day

FEE'S PAYABLE ON INSET DAYS IF THEY FALL ON A CONTRACTED DAY

No fee's for Bank Holidays (I am closed)

No fee's payable for my holidays or sickness

Full Fee's payable for child/parent illness

All year contract : No Fee's payable for Childs holiday (Total of 2 weeks) with a minimum 4 weeks notice.

Half fee's payable for less than 4 weeks notice.

Full fee’s payable for Child’s additional (more than 2 weeks) holiday

Term time only contract: Full Fee's payable for Childs holiday during term time.

Meals can be provided for an additional charge:

Breakfast (Served between 07:00 - 07:30) £1.50 per breakfast

Lunch £2.00 per lunch

Dinner (Served between 17:30 - 17:45) £2.50 per dinner

My Local Schools

My Documents

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  • image/svg+xml Ofsted Certificate (added 20/02/2020)
  • DBS Check (added 20/02/2020)

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