5 stars (7)

Childminder in South Ockendon

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Female Non-smoker Member since Oct 2010 Last Updated Sep 2019 Last Login 21 Nov 2019 Email Website

My Summary

Ofsted Registered

About Me

My name is Emmie Hinchliffe.
Currently have vacancies for school holidays.
I live near the train station in South Ockendon, with my partner and teenage daughter (who is also available for evening or weekend babysitting)
We have a cockerpoo.
We spend a lot of our time outdoors, we visit local parks such as Belhus and Thames chase and beaches in the warmer months.
I follow the Early Years Foundation Stage as directed by Ofsted and have been judged Outstanding (twice) by them.
I’m up to date with training including first aid, safeguarding , food hygiene amongst many others.
I provide home cooked meals following a healthy balance.
I regularly meet with other Childminders who can provide emergency cover and are known to the children.
I can also provide ad hoc School holiday cover.

My Experience

I have been childminding since 2004 and previously in 1992-1994 as well as having my own children in 1989,1992 and 2002.

I have looked after a child with Aspergers syndrome and speech difficulties.

I have looked after babies through to secondary school children.

My Qualifications

1st Aid Paediatric.
NVQ level 3 in Children's Care,Learning and Development.
Child Protection Training
Level 2 Food Safety
Special Educational needs.
Behaviour Management
The Gender Gap-(raising boys achievement)
Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Outdoor Play

My Availability

I have vacancies in school holidays at present

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School yes yes yes yes no no no
Morning yes yes yes yes no no no
Afternoon yes yes yes yes no no no
After School yes yes yes yes no no no
Evening no no no no no no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 14/10/2019

My Fees

  • Childminding from £5.00 per hour

Please get in touch for details as these may vary dependant on age, hours etc

My Local Schools

My Documents

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Below are the latest reviews for Emmie Hi. 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.

Emmie looked after my 2 year old daughter for 10 months this year, at extremely short notice, and was flexible and accommodating of my varied work schedule. My daughter went from being quite a quiet, socially unconfident child to an outgoing, enthusiastic go-getter, due to being stimulated with exciting creative activities, mixing with other well mannered, happy children of various age groups that Emmie looks after, Emmie's 11 year old daughter who treated my little one like a sister, and Emmie and her husband's kind, family like approach in their well equipped home with a lovely garden and lots of toys, lots of day trips, playing in the park, feeding the ducks and sometimes further afield child centred outdoor activities. My daughter would be banging on the door in the morning to go in, and came home every day with things that she had made. I can't recommend Emmie enough, we miss her very much now we have moved away.

  • 5 stars Overall

by about Emmie Hi on 13/11/2014

My daughter has been with Emmie for 6 months now and I can not be happier. Emmie was highly recommended to me and I can understand why, she is dependable, flexible, friendly and approachable. My daughter absolutely adores Emmie and thoroughly enjoys her time with her. She has made some lovely friends, always comes home with bright, colourful and imaginative arts and crafts and always has a great big smile on her face when she comes home. I was really worried about going back to work and leaving my daughter but with Emmie's help I have felt confident and assured that my daughter is in very safe hands whilst I'm not there. Thank you Emmie and family x

  • 5 stars Overall

by about Emmie Hi on 13/08/2014

Response by Emmie Hi on 12/09/2014:

thank you for writing this x

Emmie has looked after both my children - both full time from about 10 months old, to the after school and holiday care she does now. It's quite difficult to put into words the impact she has had on our lives because it wouldn't do her justice. She is quite simply the ideal person to care for children - she wants them to enjoy the time they spend with her, but equally she ensures they have clear routine and structure. She complements her own skill set by engaging with other childminding groups and activities (e.g. music groups, mucky pups) in order that the children can experience a wide range of activities. In holiday time she plans a wide array of activities to entertain the children (almost like a one woman holiday club) - from educational days out to fun excursions, as well as general day to day activities and projects (e.g. watching caterpillars turn into butterflies). After school she ensures the children take time to do their home work before they take on different activities or play with the wide range of toys and games she has in her house - both inside and out in the garden. She helps the children learn about different holidays, festivals and events through themed days e.g. Chinese new year she cooked them chinese food and they discussed which animal they were born under and at Christmas she had the children spellbound with the help of 2 visiting elves who had a new surprise every day of December.
The group of children she looks after currently, all love being there and interacting with each other regardless of age and gender - and that credit goes not only to Emmie but to her family too who are all actively engaged with the children. Its quite simply a fun filled, safe, caring environment and I wouldn't place my children anywhere else (nor would they let me!)

  • 5 stars Overall

by about Emmie Hi on 31/01/2014

Response by Emmie Hi on 23/05/2014:

Thank you for this, your girls are a real pleasure to care for-they make my job so much fun! I hope they're in our lives for a long time to come.

Emmie has made such a difference to my sons life and is genuinely kind, caring and takes pride in the growth and development of the children she looks after. First class.

  • 5 stars Overall

by about Emmie Hi on 20/01/2014

Response by Emmie Hi on 24/07/2014:

Thank you so much, always a pleasure x

As a parent Emmie put my mind at rest immediately regarding my son's childcare.

My son settled in at Emmie's instantly and loves being picked up from school by her. There is a variety of toys there and he does not get bored.He also likes playing with the other kids and the pets.

Emmie is a lovely person and childcare provider and i would recommend her.

  • 5 stars Overall

by about Emmie Hi on 15/01/2014

Response by Emmie Hi on 23/05/2014:

Thank you, he is missed here still-we hope you're happy in your new home.

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