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chickpea

Childminder in Fareham

Female Member since Apr 2009 Last Updated Oct 2021 Last Login 07 Nov 2021 Email

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
Special Needs Experience
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
School Pickups
Childcare Qualifications
2 Year Old Free Childcare
3 and 4 Year Old Free Childcare

About Me

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My name is Charlie I am an honest, bubbly and down to earth person, I live in Fareham with my partner and two sons. I have been a registered childminder for 18 years giving me a wide range of diverse skills to utilise and draw upon when caring for and educating children. We have a pet dog, who is very child friendly.
I have a full DBS as do my family members who have been approved by Ofsted after suitability checks.

I pick up from Harrison Primary School and
Trinity preschool in Fareham.


I offer EYE grant for 3/4 year olds 15 hours and 30 hours
I also offer the 2year old funded grant both 15hours /30hours

I am Level 3 Qualified in both Children's care learning and development and Play work, I have undertaken appropriate first aid and safeguarding training, I am fully insured. A member of Ofsted.

I have a genuine love for children of all ages and have been fortunate enough to care for many over the years, each and every one has been welcomed into my home and family, I have thoroughly enjoyed having the opportunity to support each individual child's learning and development, whilst watching them grow and flourish in my care. Children often return to my setting to visit me even when they have moved on to secondary school.
I feel that children benefit from lots of experiences and as such offer a very active setting with lots of exciting resources and opportunities as well as lots of regular play groups and exciting outings such as the historic dock yard, Adventure playgrounds and woodland walks. This is extend throughout school holidays where I take full advantage of no pre-school or school runs and plan whole days out to explore and give children in my care varying experiences.

The setting operates on a free flow basis with a purposefully planned play room designed to give children free access to low level resource allowing for child initiated play and learning, I regularly plan an adult initiated activity for children to engage with if the wish to do so.

I will actively seek to gain the views or your children , their likes, dislikes and interests and hope to be able to cater to individuals needs and preferences.

My Experience

I am a childminder with 18 years experience .

I am a mother of two very active teenage boys, who have grown up and around children of all age/stages.

My Qualifications

First Aid
Food Hygiene Level 2
Health and Safety Level 3
Child Protection Level 3
Managing Safeguarding
Level 3 Child Psychology Diploma April 2019
Sustained Shared Thinking Level 2
GDPR Level 2
Fire Safety in Education Level 2
Data Protection Level 2
Equality and Diversity level 2
Recognizing and supporting children with SEN
Birth to Three (guide to good practice)
Common Assessment Framework (CAF)
Introduction to Early Years foundation stage training
NVQ level 3 Child Care and Development Nov 2008
NVQ Level 3 Play work Jan 2014

City and Guilds in Clinical and Emergency Care

My Availability

I offer flexible contracts on a full and part time basis. Please contact me to discuss you childcare requirements.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School yes yes yes no no no no
Morning no no no no no no no
Afternoon no no no no no no no
After School no no yes no no no no
Evening no no no no no no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 08/11/2021

My Fees

  • Childminding from £4.50 per hour

I am able to provide the EYE grant for 3/4 year old's for 15 hours a week per child. standard or stretched offer.
I also offer 30 hours placements
2 year old funded placements are available.
I offer a fixed session rate before and after school

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