I have been an Ofsted Registered Childminder since February 2006 and have lived in Yarm for 16years. I live with my daughter who is 22years old and just left University. I currently offer school pick ups and drop offs at Levendale primary school in Yarm. My home has a garden for children to play in and I live close to a play park.
I am a Forest Childcare Provider and I believe that spending time outdoors is very important. The children go outdoors here every day no matter what the weather because I believe that fresh air and wide open spaces are good for them! I live near to lovely parks, woodland areas and nature reserves and we visit one of these places at least once a week.
I offer children the opportunity to participate in a full range of activities such as cooking, arts and crafts, construction toys, music, dressing up/role play, stories, puzzles and sand/water play. I also take the children on regular outings to Stay and Play sessions at the local Children's centre, local parks, museums, farms, soft play and the beach.
I have been Childminding since February 2006 and have looked after children from the age of 5 months to 11 years. Before I became a Childminder I trained to be a Teaching Assistant and did my placement in a local primary school working with years 1 and 3 supporting children with their literacy and numeracy lessons.
OCN level 2 Childminding
Diploma in Home Based Childcare Level 3
NVQ level 3 in Children's Care, Learning and Development
Early Years Foundation Stage workshops
Diversity, Equality and Inclusion training
Outdoor Play workshop
Festivals and Celebrations workshop
Forest Childcare Association member
I am a member of Yarm Childminding Group.
My hours of business are from 8.00 am to 5.00pm Monday to Thursday. If you require childcare before or after these times, please contact me as these hours are open to negotiation.
I am registered to accept the Government free 15 or 30 hours childcare.
I currently do school pick ups and drop offs at Levendale primary school in Yarm.
I currently do not have any vacancies. From September 2021 I will have a vacancy for a child between the ages of 1 year and 3 years old on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. For Mondays and Tuesdays the space is available from 8.00am to 5.00pm and is available in school holidays as well as term time. For Wednesdays due to lack of space in my car for school runs, the space is only available from 9.15am to 2.45pm and is only available during term time.
|Last Updated: 19/07/2021|
- Childminding from £4.50 per hour
Daily rate of £33.00 for a 9 hour day
Half day rate of £20.00 for a 4.5 hour session
Before and After school sessions are charged at £4.50 per hour (minimum 1 hour session)
Unsociable hours rate £9 per hour
My Local Schools
- I provide drop offs and pick ups at Levendale Primary School
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