I work alongside my childminding colleague Ros Hurrell in her setting Curious Caterpillars (please also see her profile)
We believe that children need to be given the opportunities to explore freely in a safe, stimulating environment in order to reach their full potential. We both hold level 4 qualifications in childcare and have over 20 years experience each.
We provide a homely, caring environment for the children in our setting. The local park is 150 yards from the doorstep and we regularly visit the local toddler groups.
I live in Aldershot with my partner and son. I have worked in childcare for over 20 years and was a registered childminder from 2008 to 2019. I became a childminder when my son started school so that I could continue doing the job i love and it could fit in with the needs of my family. I worked in a day nursery as a nursery nurse before joining Curious Caterpillars in September.
I have worked in a nursery for 10 years working my way up the ladder to the role of supervisor. I also ran a pre-school and creche but after 6 months missed actually working with the children so returned to the nursery. I had a childminding setting for 10 years, before returning to work in a nursery setting.
I have an NNEB Diploma in Nusery Nursing, I also hold my Level 4 in Early Years Practice. I am continually attending courses to further my knowledge and keep up to date with the latest guidence and frameworks changes. I renew my training in First Aid, Safeguarding and Food Hygiene every 3 years. I am currently studying Applying neuroscience to early years practice.
|Last Updated: 10/08/2019|
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Settling in the Uk was a huge challenge for us when we moved here and Claire was very patient and showed great care towards my boy.
She is a wonderdul person and one in a million for us - My boy remembers her fondly.
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