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Childminder in Stockton-on-Tees

Female Non-smoker Member since Feb 2015 Last Updated Oct 2020 Last Login 19 Jan 2021

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
First Aid Training
DBS Check
School Pickups
Childcare Qualifications
2 Year Old Free Childcare
Flexible Hours
Free Smear-Test Childcare

About Me

Hello my name is Samantha and my setting is called Happy Thoughts Childminding.
I'm an Ofsted registered childminder and I live in Norton, Stockton-On-Tees. I have two grown children who have homes of their own, which means my attention to any children I look after is 100%.
I have a wide range of toys, both educational and just fun, for the children in my care.
In my setting I like to provide a safe, friendly and happy environment.
I provide childcare and education in a happy homely setting and I am a fully insured through childcare.co.uk gold membership.

My Experience

I have been a childminder since September 2016 and I have a lot of personal experience looking after my own children (who are now grown) and children of friends and family.

My Qualifications

Ofsted registered. Level 3 in Childcare. Level 1 Safeguarding. Paediatric First Aid. DBS certified. Level 2 Food safety and hygiene. Top Food Safety and Hygiene rating of 5. Awareness of prevent Duty.

My Availability

I am available for school/nursery drop off/pick ups in the TS20 area and some afternoon care (flexible). Out of hours care is negotiable.

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Before School no no no yes yes no no
Morning no no no yes yes no no
Afternoon no no no 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: 16/10/2020

My Fees

  • Childminding from £4.50 per hour

My Local Schools

My Documents

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  • First Aid Certificate: Paediatric First Aid Certificate (added 03/07/2018)
  • Training Certificate: Home based childcare service certificate (added 03/07/2018)
  • image/svg+xml Ofsted Certificate (added 03/07/2018)
  • DBS Check (added 03/07/2018)


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