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Childminder in Lee-on-the-solent

Babysitter in Lee-on-the-solent

5 stars

Female Member since Jun 2010 Last Updated Dec 2020 Last Login 13 Jan 2022 Email

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
Special Needs Experience
Overnight Care
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Newborn Experience
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
School Pickups
Childcare Qualifications
2 Year Old Free Childcare
3 and 4 Year Old Free Childcare
Tax-Free Childcare
Flexible Hours
Free Smear-Test Childcare

About Me

I am currently full for early years.
Can offer 2,3&4 year old government funding. 15 or 30 hours.
I am a OFSTED registered childminder.
I am a very experienced Mum of 3 of varying ages and have a lot of childcare experience.
I offer very flexible hours to suit your needs as a parent which include weekends and I am also registered for overnight care.
We have lots of space to play and have fun indoors and out with a great variety of toys.
.As well as lots of outings to the park,swiming, beach, farm and other toddler groups.
Please call me for a chat if you would like any more information.
Kirsty Gell

My Experience

I have great and wide experience with children of all ages.
I have been a dance teacher for many years and have worked in pre school, been a parent helper at school, been a school governor, involved in my local sure start centre on the partnership board and also been a foster parent.

My Qualifications

Home based chilcare diploma.
Peadiatric First Aid.
Ofsted registered and inspected.
Safegaurding level 3

My Availability

Currently no early years spaces. I pick up and drop of at Crofton Anne Dale Infant and Junior school and playgroups/nursery within 1 mile of Lee on solent .

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Before School yes yes yes yes yes no no
Morning no no no yes no yes no
Afternoon no no no yes no yes no
After School yes yes yes yes yes no no
Evening yes yes yes yes yes yes no
Overnight yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Last Updated: 30/12/2020

My Fees

  • Babysitting from £5.00 per hour
  • Childminding from £4.50 per hour

from £4.50 which includes all meals drinks and snacks whilst in my care and any activities we do e.g farm, soft play , jiggly wrigglers, toddler groups.

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.

My Documents


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Kirsty looked after my little girl every Tuesday evening from 4 - 7:30 for 8 months while I was at college. My little girl enjoyed going round because Kirsty had plenty of toys/dressing up to play with and also provided a nice tea! My daughter never had any problems and was sad to say goodbye.
I have no hesitation in recommending Kirsty's childcare services and if I am ever in need of childcare again I will most definitely be giving Kirsty a call!

Thank you Kirsty xx

  • 5 stars Overall

by Avatar for karenjac karenjac about Avatar for KIRSTYS KINDI KIRSTYS KINDI on 01/06/2017

As with most mums going back to work I was anxious to leave my son with anyone, I tried nursery where he just didn't settle at all. I got in contact with Kirsty and she has been absolutely fabulous with very thing. Fred is a slow starter with his speech so Kirsty has gone out of her way to do extra activities to help improve this and that the other children also really enjoy! Fred loves going to Kirsty and I believe she really enjoys having all I te children she looks after, you can see from the amount o extra activities she does with them her job is always a pleasure and never a chore. Kirsty takes the children out a lot which is great forums little monster to run off some steam, regularly going to the woods or beach, farm or toddler groups; at no extra cost to me!

Kirsty is firm with Freddie but always fair and I believe all children should have someone like Kirsty as a role model!

Kirsty has also been great with Freddie's allergies (which is made more difficult as we are not sure what it is he's allergic too) she was happy to list all of the foods and drinks he had and is alleys accommodating with any such request.

As a working mum I truly don't know what I would do with out Kirsty she can always help out last minute And makes my crazy life a little less stressful, thanks you for all you do Kirsty I would be lost without you.

  • 5 stars Overall

by Avatar for Freddiej Freddiej about Avatar for KIRSTYS KINDI KIRSTYS KINDI on 27/02/2013

My daughter has been with Kirsty for 8 months now, she has been nothing but happy and content in Kirsty's care. Kirsty is always out and about with the children, I have never known my daughter to have a whole day in! Although, when they are in the house there is every toy a child could ever want! As a working mother, I found potty training a particularly difficult time as I could not be home all of the time to help my daughter, however, Kirsty became a major part in my daughter becoming dry and I could not have done this without Kirsty's support and care for my daughter. I have always found Kirsty to be caring, loving, supportive and trustworthy. I would highly recommend Kirsty to anyone looking for a reliable childminder.

  • 5 stars Overall

by Avatar for AmyFrenc AmyFrenc about Avatar for KIRSTYS KINDI KIRSTYS KINDI on 27/02/2013

Kirsty is a real gem. She has looked after my child for over 2 years. She does loads of things with the kids, they are always off on outings to loads of places, for which she charges no more.
They have LOADS of toys and craft stuff , many things to do. My little one cries to stay with Kirsty... never wants to come Home.
She is strict but fair and will not tolerate bad behaviour, for which I am very pleased. I would recommend her to anyone , for being a kind lovely person,

  • 5 stars Overall

by Avatar for Gogetem Gogetem about Avatar for KIRSTYS KINDI KIRSTYS KINDI on 27/02/2013

Kirsty contacted me after I had browsed this site looking for alternative options to pre-school, as due to my sons hearing loss I felt the pre-school couldnt give him the level of attention he needed. Well all I can say is I never looked back me and my son went to vist and he didnt want to leave and i knew he felt comfortable and so did I.It was like fate had put us togeather. Being with Kirsty has helped him in so many ways the time she has spent with him on the specific areas i had concerns on have dissapeared. Kirsty is one in a million not only does she form a relationship with your child but with you too and I know that we will be always remain friends and in contact. My son is at school now but still sees Kirsty and her children regularly as he misses them. I would highly reccomend Kirsty to you if there is space available as you would be blessed to have her working alongside you with your child. Kirsty always goes the extra mile always doing something new and exciting not only mums and toddlers and playgrounds but day trips, monkey bizness, cooking cakes you will never be short of a story when you pick your child up of how there day has been.

Thank you so much Kirsty for all you have done you are truly an amazing person with the gift for having the time, patience, love and care for all the children you care for x x

  • 5 stars Overall

by Avatar for mummywar mummywar about Avatar for KIRSTYS KINDI KIRSTYS KINDI on 29/09/2011

Response by Avatar for KIRSTYS KINDI KIRSTYS KINDI on 02/10/2011:

That's me in tears again ! :)
Jake is a very special little boy and I am so pleased that I was able to give him some help in reaching new goals and achievements berfore he started big school. We miss Jake to and love to see him. Knowing I made a difference is the best feeling ever so thank you Hannah. x

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