5 stars (11)

Childminder in Cardiff

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Female Non-smoker Member since May 2014 Last Updated Jul 2019 Last Login 18 Jan 2020 Email

My Summary

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

About Me

Hello my name is Claire, I'm a registered childminer in Birchgrove/Heath area, in walking distance from the UHW and Birchgrove primary school. I live with my husband Paul and three boys Dylan 16, Corey 13 and Harry 11.

As a mother I understand the importance of great quality child care to ensure your children are happy, contented and developing in a safe stimulating environment.

I have experience supporting children with additional needs.

To support the children's Learning though play and experiencing the world around us;

We have a lovely equipped play room leading on to the all weather enclosed garden, there is a quiet room available for sleeping on the ground floor. We have regular outing in the community, we have fantastic facilities available we use local play groups, leisure centres, local indoor play centres, local parks and playing fields, libraries and many other facilities. I provide a wide range of activities for all ages.

I follow the Foundation Phase the Seven Areas of Learning to built a great foundation for school life.

I provide breakfast, lunch and dinner for the children in my care during these times, I provide healthy snacks though out the day, drinks are available at all times.

Meals, Snacks, Drinks and Outings are included in the fee's.
I am a registered provider for the 30 hours free child care offer for 3 and 4 year olds.
I also accept child care vouchers.

A home from home environment.

We love animals we currently have two cats Stella and Bonnie, a rabbit Tom, and a gold fish Bob.

My setting is child friendly, it has been assessed by the CSSIW. I regularly carry out risk assessments and fire safety checks.

Thank you for taking an interest in my childminding Services Little Daffodils.

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My Experience

I have 7+ years working within the community with children who have additional needs.

I volunteered at our local Boys Brigade for many years.

I have worked in in a number of Nurseries state and private, I have been a mother's help to triplets.

Last but not least I am a mother to 3 gorgeous boys.

My Qualifications

C.A.C.H.E Introduction to Childcare Practice (home based) Diploma level 3,
N.N.E.B Nursery Nurse Diploma level 3,
G.N.V.Q Health and Social Care level 2,
N.V.Q Health and Social level 2,
Wales Pre-School Playgroups Association PPA Cymru Introductory Course,
Pediatric First Aid,
First Aid in the workplace,
Health and Safety in the Work Place,
Child Protection Training,
Recognition and Referral POVA level 2,
Protection of Vulnerable Adults level 2,
Positive Behaviour Management PBM training,
All Wales Passport Scheme,
Autism Awareness Training,
Food Hygiene,
Medication Training.

I continue to further my knowledge and skills though ongoing training with Cardiff Workforce and other training company's.

My Availability

Full and part-time places available for Babies and Children.

Drop off and pick up from Birchgrove Primary School.

Opening hours 7.00am - 6.00pm Monday - Friday.

Outside of these hours can be arranged.

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: 31/07/2018

My Fees

  • Childminding from £5.00 per hour

Current fee's

£5 a hour.
£45 a day.

Meals, Drinks and Outing are included in the Fee's.

My Local Schools

My Documents


Below are the latest reviews for Claire989. 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.

From day one Claire has been exceptional with our son, she provides a warm and caring environment which made the introduction easy for everyone. Knowing your child is happy and well cared for is priority and without a doubt this is true for Claire. Our son has come along famously under her care, he certainly enjoys his time with her. Couldn't thank you enough.

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by about Claire989 on 12/12/2018

Claire has been wonderful with our daughter over the last year. She has gone above and beyond and catering for our daughter’s specific dietary requirements and allergies. We trust her as we would a member of our family (if not more) with our daughter and can’t recommend Claire highly enough if you’re looking for local childcare.

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by about Claire989 on 09/07/2018

Claire has been my childminder for over 2 years and I am so glad that I found her. As soon as I met Claire and went to her house I knew that I wanted her to look after my son. Claire is such a genuine person with excellent family values. Claire can be very flexible which is a god send. As you know being a parent and working, the unexpected can happen and without Claire I wouldn't be able to function as a working Mum. Nobody could ask for a better childminder. My son absolutely loves Claire and enjoys the time with her family. Even my eldest asks to go there.

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by about Claire989 on 25/01/2017

My daughter (Mila) has been going to Claire since she was 9 months old she is now 2 and a half and it really is a home from home for her. I always feel safe in the knowledge that she is completely happy when I drop her off in the morning. She is also always keen to tell me about the variety of activities she has done that day such as craft, play group and going to the cafe. Mila is always offered a variety of foods which I think has contributed to the fact that she is willing to try lots of different fruits and vegetables. This has been a huge help. It is a warm, welcoming environment I am so pleased that we found such an accommodating and caring childminder.

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by about Claire989 on 16/01/2017

My son loves going to Claire after school, he is happy and settled and has come on loads with his social development since he's been with her.
Claire is calm, patient, positive and caring. My son always says how much he loves her :)

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by about Claire989 on 16/01/2017

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