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Childminder in Dundee

Female Non-smoker Member since Jun 2010 Last Updated Jul 2020 Last Login 03 Jul 2020 Email

My Summary

Scotland Care Inspectorate Registered
Special Needs Experience
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Newborn Experience
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
School Pickups
Childcare Qualifications
Tax-Free Childcare

About Me

Spaces available from August 2020
Funded hours for 2 year olds and 3 to 5 year olds available.

Mummy Day Care Childminding Service.

Hello my name is Denise and I have been a registered childminder for 10 years and have worked in the childcare sector before that so I have lots of experience in a nursery environment and a home setting.

I have a National Progression Award in Playwork and Childcare at SCQF Level 5

I have just finished my SVQ 3 Social Services (Children and Young People) at SCQF Level 7 and this was completed on the 6th April 2020

I stay in the area around The Swannie Ponds and Baxter Park which is a great location for parks, Schools and Nursery's.

I pick up and drop off at Glebelands Primary School, Glebelands Nursery, Wallacetown Nursery and Craigiebarns Nursery.

I offer a loving, caring and safe environment where children learn, socialise and have great fun.

We live in a quiet area of Dundee and I have lots of activities for the children to choose from: Snow Babies (Dundee Ice Rink), Rhyme Time, Baby Gym, Pirate Island, playgroups, swimming, library, parks, trips to Broughty Ferry and Camperdown Park. Lots of messy play: play dough, painting, foam, sand and water play, nature hunts, gardening, and wildlife spotting. Oh and lots of playing in the snow, which is great fun and the kids love it.

My Experience

I have worked in the childcare sector and have worked with a wide range of children from different backgrounds and cultures and love making a positive impact on their lives.
I have my own experience of bringing up my own children, family and friend`s children and have helped out at playgroups, nurseries and schools.
I am a Registered Childminder with the SCSWIS (Care Inspectorate) and The Scottish Childminding Association (SCMA) I have been fully Disclosure checked.
I have Public Liability Insurance and Business insurance on my car.

All these documents can be seen on your first visit and any other time you wish to see them.

I have achieved Grade 5`s in my inspection gradings from the SCSWIS (Care Inspectorate Scotland )

My Qualifications

I have a National Progression Award in Playwork and Childcare at SCQF Level 5

I also have a SVQ 3 Social Services (Children and Young People) at SCQF Level 7

Courses that I have attended:
Paediatric Infant and Child First Aid Level 3 valid until February 2021

Scottish Childminding Association (SCMA) E-Learning Courses Completed:
Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC)
GIRFEC Into Practice
Safe and Secure: Child Protection
Lets Be Friends: Preventing Bullying Behaviour
The Business Side of Childminding
Building the Ambition: Putting Theory Into Practice
Children`s Rights: Participation In Practice
Developing Children`s Self-Esteem
Inspection Insights

New Skills Academy online Courses:
Level 3 Child Psychology Diploma
Anxiety Awareness Diploma

Pre-Registration Training for Childminders
First Aid Training and Heartstart by the British Heart Foundation
Health and Safety Certificate
Communicating with children workshop
Children with Additional and Support Needs
Food Hygiene Certificate
Health and Lifestyle programme
Mini Kickers & Mini Rugby Ball Games for children
Child Protection
Cookery course
Games for over fives

My Availability

Spaces available now and funded hours available for 2 year olds, 3 to 5 year olds.

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 yes yes yes yes yes no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 03/07/2020

My Fees

  • Childminding from £4.00 per hour

Please feel free to contact me for any information on my childcare service or regarding prices, thanks.

My Local Schools

My Documents


Below are the latest reviews for Denise. 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.

I would without any hesitation or reservations, whole heartedly recommend Denise as a childminder. Her standards of care go over and above the normal and my daughter cannot wait to go to Denise`s and is bursting with stories when she returns. The look of joy on her face is priceless and the stories continue until bedtime, and start again in the morning!

Denise provides a safe, secure and highly educational environment for the children and is highly professional . Denise`s own children play an active part in the whole childcare experience, and my daughter was made welcome from the very first moment she arrived on the doorstep.

I would highly recommend Denise to care for your children and is a fantastic caring childminder.

  • 5 stars Overall

by about Denise on 17/07/2015

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