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Childminder in Croydon

Female Non-smoker Member since Feb 2014 Last Updated Jun 2019 Last Login 21 Jun 2020 Email

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Newborn Experience
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
School Pickups
Childcare Qualifications

About Me

Hello Parents/Carers, my name is Dami. I have 2 vacancies for school age children including pre-school.
•Ofsted approved safe and welcoming home for children.
•My setting reflects diversity where children’s moral, religious and cultural dietary needs are met, balanced with nourishing meals and rest when a child needs it.
•Good transport links.
•Continuous development through different activites indoor and outdoor, also visiting places of interests.
I work in partnership with parents and am flexible to their needs..

My Experience

Supporting children to be school ready through EYFS curriculum - with fun, stimulating and challenging activities within and outside the Setting. Also providing opportunities for children to develop their personalities, abilities and talents.

My Qualifications

•Cache Level 3 Certificate in unit Y/6000/9770 – Understanding how to set up a home based childcare service.
•Safeguarding and Early Intervention
•Current Pediatric First-Aid Certificate
•Food Hygiene Certificate
•Last inspection – 17/10/2017
•Inspection Outcome - Good

My Availability

•Monday - Friday - 7:45 am - 6.00 pm including school holidays.
•Flexible to accommodate parents and students childcare requirements
•Care for school age children - School run to Heathfield Academy and Howard Primary School in Croydon
•Full time and part time available.

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Last Updated: 14/06/2019

My Fees

  • Childminding from £6.00 per hour

• Affordable fees which include meals, snacks and entry to all
groups/activities.

My Local Schools

My Documents

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Reviews

Below are the latest reviews for Dami. Please note that reviews represent the subjective opinions of other Childcare.co.uk users and not of Childcare.co.uk. Parents must carry out their own checks and references on childcare providers to ensure that they are completely happy before enaging in the use of their services.

My son started to go to Dami's when he was just 10months old until it was time for him to go to Nursery. My son settled in with Dami so well and always got so excited when it was time to go there. He even started to call Dami auntie which I loved.
Dami was always so accommodating to my busy schedule letting me know where she was when I was running late to drop him in the mornings. I loved the way she always put the childrens needs first ensuring they were where they needed to be at the right time in regards to the school run.
My son learnt a lot with Dami, and I thought that it was good that I was given daily updates in regards to what my son ate and the activities he had done. I would like to add that my son ate VERY well there, i saw the children loved the food when I arrived during diner time. Dami even advised me what we can do at home to help with his development. I will definately be sending my second son there if there is space for him!

  • 5 stars Overall
  • 5 stars Setting
  • 5 stars Cleanliness
  • 5 stars Food
  • 5 stars Communication

by about Dami on 20/06/2020


Response by Dami on 21/06/2020:

Wow Georgina, thanks a lot for your lovely words, you have made my day. Your son was a great pleasure to us and we miss his dance. I thank God he is doing great in all areas of learning. I will always have a space for you.

Dupe is the best childminder I have found and quite honestly a godsend.
After spending years trying to find reasonable, reliable and local childcare I finally found Dupe and my daughter hasn’t been happier ! Dupe is very kind, warm and professional and I can leave my daughter with her knowing she will be safe and have lots of fun with dupe and the other children. I honestly can’t thank dupe enough because finding good childcare is soo difficault - but I’m so glad I’ve found her ! Thank you again

  • 5 stars Overall
  • 5 stars Setting
  • 5 stars Cleanliness
  • 5 stars Food
  • 5 stars Communication

by about Dami on 19/06/2020


Response by Dami on 19/06/2020:

Much appreciation for your positive feedback Yolanda. It makes my day that you and your child feel happy and secure with me. Your child brings great joy to the setting.

This is my first time using a childminder and I can say that i am so pleased with Dami's childminding services.she is down to earth,very nice and cheerful to the kids.She is a mother to the kids and I and my child feel so comfortable with her.I would definitely recommend her services.

  • 5 stars Overall
  • 5 stars Setting
  • 5 stars Cleanliness
  • 5 stars Food
  • 5 stars Communication

by about Dami on 15/06/2020


Response by Dami on 16/06/2020:

Thanks Omololu, your child has brought so much joy and creativity into the Setting. All my children have blessed me so much. Their accomplishments keeps me going.

Dupe started to take care of our baby when he was just 13 months. I was desperate to find someone, but I didn’t have any recommendation. Dupe was the only one that tried to understand our needs and was a such amazing surprise for us since the first day with our baby.
She is very flexible, which is not easy to find someone that is able to take care of you and your baby as a family, but she is. She talks to me and my husband, send infos and pictures everyday and are always very flexible. I feel very safe with her.
She is lovely, very liable and the most important, my little one loves to spend time with her and her children.

  • 5 stars Overall
  • 5 stars Setting
  • 5 stars Cleanliness
  • 4 stars Food
  • 5 stars Communication

by about Dami on 21/03/2018


Response by Dami on 27/03/2018:

Thamks Cintia, it has been a pleasure and a blessing to take care of your lovely child.

Dupe started looking after my little one when he was just 7 months and I had to go back to work after maternity leave. She is very caring, understanding and patient with children, I think this is really what every child care provider should be. She is especially flexible with hours which I find many childminders and nurseries are not usually. She takes children to playgroups, parks, farm, picnics etc..which I find my son really enjoyed and it is good for learning and interacting with other children.

She regularly encourages developmental skills such as fine motor skills, walking, toileting and learning words and she sends regular activity reports with pictures and sometimes videos. She also provides meals with snacks and keeps a personal diary with what my son had eaten. She is very experienced and has older children which she drops and picks for school runs.

Needless to say, she looks after children in a safe and fun environment with an affordable price. No wonder Dami Childminding services is OFSTED "good".

  • 5 stars Overall

by about Dami on 26/09/2016


Response by Dami on 26/09/2016:

Thanks a lot Geri. It's a joy and a privilege caring for your boy. It's also a delight watching him grow into a confident & independent child.

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