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Childminder in St Albans

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Female Non-smoker Member since Jun 2010 Last Updated Sep 2020 Last Login 23 Oct 2020 Email

My Summary

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

About Me

I have lived in St. Albans since 2001, I became a childminder with ofsted in Sept 2005. All my inspections with Ofsted , my grade has been good. Last inspection was October 2017.

I have a son who is at Sandringham secondary school, I have three stepchildren who live in Colchester.

I am a bubbly, caring and person. I have good knowledge of childcare and keep up with new courses.

I have a cat called Xena who is house trained.


I go to toddler groups, , story time at library, farms, zoos, parks, meeting up with other childminders, i do cooking and art activities with the children based on their age development, i go to childminding groups to catch up with other childminders and to help the children with their development. I have a balcony connected to the lounge and the children can play with water, sand, soil, also we do some planting.

I am able to pick children up from Skyswood School , Marshalwick pre school and Busy Bees Marshalswick.

I have a 7 seater Zafira and car seats.

Comments from parents include:
" Laura is very reliable and I trust her"
" Laura is fantastic and very flexible around my working hours"
" Laura provides a safe ,secure environment for the children in her care, planned activities to keep the children stimulated and educated"
" Laura has had an excellent attendance record and gives clear notice of any holidays"

My Experience

I have worked as a nanny with a variety of ages from 8 weeks to 15yrs old, that including looking after triplets full time so i am aware of different situations various children can bring and able to cope with what ever life brings.

I have worked in Busy Bees in Smallford for 4 years.

Done lots of babysitting.

My Qualifications

Btec in childcare
CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Childminding Practice
First Aid
Food Hygiene
Child Protection
Prevent e-learning course
Safeguarding Children
Food Safety for Childminders
Every Child a Talker
Female genital mitigation
Protecting children from child exploitation
Awareness of forced marriage
Asthma module
Type 1diabetes

My Availability

I have vacancies now.My hours are 8am - 6pm Mon - Fri.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School yes yes yes yes yes no no
Morning yes yes yes yes yes no no
Afternoon yes yes yes yes yes no no
After School yes yes yes yes yes no no
Evening no no no no no no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 28/09/2020

My Fees

  • Childminding from £6.00 per hour

£6.00 per hr

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

Reviews

Below are the latest reviews for laura wo. 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.

Laura is my little boy’s full time childminder and you can tell she genuinely likes her children she looks after. My boy adores her and her son which I find important! When I pick him up, i get told about his day and i get to see photos or artworks on a regular basis. It’s so good to know my child is happy so I have nothing to worry about. He has learned so much since he has been with Laura, so I’m very pleased.

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

by Rustler about laura wo on 18/05/2018

Laura has been my childminder for the past three years and I cannot speak more highly of her. I am very jealous of all the wonderful activities that the children do with her, rather than being stuck indoors they are always going to different places and trying different things.

In addition to external activities Laura spends time developing their skills by doing lots of reading and writing activities and has been very good at tailoring activities to the different needs and requirements of my children.

Laura has a good network of childminder contacts which means that the children get to mix lots with other children.

Laura always keeps me informed as to the children which is valuable when you are a full time mum. For example when my daughter found out she was Mary in the pre school nativity Laura allowed her to phone me at work to tell me first, which for me was a precious moment and allowed me to be involved whilst still being at work.

  • 5 stars Overall

by Ruth Lin about laura wo on 19/06/2014

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