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5 stars (9)

Childminder in Croydon

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Female Non-smoker Member since Jul 2015 Last Updated Aug 2020 Last Login 19 Sep 2020 Email

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
Special Needs Experience
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Newborn Experience
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
School Pickups
Childcare Qualifications
2 Year Old Free Childcare
3 and 4 Year Old Free Childcare
Tax-Free Childcare
Flexible Hours
Key Worker Childcare

About Me


I am friendly and vibrant woman who has a passion for working with children and love sharing in a child’s development; seeing them excel and flourish and knowing that you have influenced and helped them.

I am open minded, flexible and always undertaking relevant training courses to enhance personal development and use the knowledge gained to benefit my setting and the progress of the children.

My Experience

I have been a qualified teaching assistant for seven years and I have excellent experience working with children between 0-11years. Whilst working in schools I have gained a lot of experience working with age groups from age three to eleven.

In my experiences working in schools I have taken part in lots of small group work and as a result I have been able to build relationships with the children and am sensitive to their needs. I have worked well with adult in every school I have been to. I am humble and willing to be corrected when I am wrong. I have excellent communication skills, am flexible and adaptable; I find these characteristics ensure that I am able to work well with both children and adult.

As a teaching assistant I have looked after and worked with many children, including siblings and children with Special Educational Needs.

As a child-minder, I follow the Early Years Foundation Stage framework.

My aim is to provide high quality, affordable childcare in a relaxed and caring home environment.

I am a big believer in encouraging children to become independent, which builds on their self-esteem and helps their development improve further.

I offer a very flexible service, accommodating earlier mornings and later evenings, school holidays, etc. I am currently opened Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm.

A2Zi Child Care is close to West Croydon station and Bedford Hall bus stop.I offer a friendly, safe, comfortable and fun environment for your child to thrive, our commitment is to give children the opportunities to develop and explore whilst in our care and endeavour to nurture their enthusiasm for new experiences along with interaction with other children.

On offer are:-

• regular trips to the park and library

Lots of picnics in the summer.

Visit to the children centre for stay and play where children get to meet other children.

We have a nice big garden with lots of exciting outdoor play opportunities including a bouncy castle, slide, little didi cars, big hoppers, ball pit and soft play. We encourage the children to get plenty of fresh air whatever the weather. We have a well-resourced playroom. play, cooking, arts and crafts, junk modelling, dressing up, stories and rhymes, jigsaws, Construction, cars and trains, super hero and role play

I follow the EYFS programme for the younger children, this can be then shown to future nurseries or reception classes so that their learning journey can continue, we also complete a statutory 2 year progress check which is also shared with you and we complete a daily diary contact book and add photos of your child.

My Qualifications

I have completed many courses, including:

- CASHE Level 3 child minding course

- NVQ Level 2 Teaching Assistance

- Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

- Safeguarding level 1 & level 2

- Paediatric First Aid (annually)

- Food Safety

- Behaviour Management School aged children

- Safeguarding Disabled Children

- Recognising Abuse and Neglect

- Integrated Working

- Inclusion and Diversity

- Equality and Inclusion in Early Years Settings

- Bullying

- Children's CAF

- Data Protection Act

- The Prevent Duty

- Effective Communication

I regularly attend in-house training from school and keep up to date with EYFS changes and laws.

My Availability

I offer a very flexible service, accommodating earlier mornings and later evenings, school holidays, etc. Please feel free to contact me further, to discuss your individual childcare requirements .I am currently opened Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm

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Last Updated: 29/08/2020

My Fees

  • Childminding from £6.50 per hour

I offer a very flexible service, accommodating earlier mornings and later evenings, school holidays, etc. Please feel free to contact me further, to discuss your individual childcare requirements and price plan.

£6.50 per hour 8am to 6pm

£225 full time weekly fee (35 to 40hrs per week)

£12 per session pick and drop (maximum stay of 2 hours. )

All fees include meals and snacks.

My Local Schools

This childminder has not yet informed us whether or not they provide any drop off or pick up services at local schools.

My Documents

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  • First Aid Certificate (added 25/08/2017)
  • DBS Check (added 25/08/2017)
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Below are the latest reviews for A2Zi Childcare. 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 have been very lucky to meet Zi! My little one attended from 11 month until she was ready to go preschool, at 37 months.

Zi is so loving and warm, she made my daughter feel like at home and I could trust that she was well taken care of.

Zi was very flexible with our needs; she took and gave every feedback with great professionalism.
My lityle one is now a proper young lady because of Zi's manner of working with the kids.

She is pro diversity :) which is a big plus as we are not from England and English is not our first language.

My little she is very well adjusted with her nursery and I know that is because if the confidence she gained when during her time at Zi.

The words ar not enough to express my gratitude towards Zi and her staff.

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by Florin about A2Zi Childcare on 13/09/2020

Response by A2Zi Childcare on 13/09/2020:

Thank you . It was a great pleasure being part of your family.

My son attended A2zi from 10 months old until two years. He was so happy there and enjoyed lots of fun activities. I was kept regularly updated with everything with his daily diary and Zi always responded to messages or questions very quickly. Zi was always very flexible with doing any extra hours if needed, even helping us to arrange babysitting on a Saturday when we moved house. Life saver. All staff have a lovely bond with all the children. When our son first started he had a bit of trouble falling asleep and she even wore him in a sling to help him transition. If you're nervous about leaving a younger child or baby then I highly recommend A2zi. Really really happy with our experience there.

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by EMMA about A2Zi Childcare on 05/03/2020

My little one has been to Zi for a while now and she is absolute life saver. She is friendly and accomodating, the enviroment is great as the kids learn so many new things a day and get to try new foods which is amazing. My little one gets to socialize a lot and has quite a few friends.

  • 5 stars Overall

by Jinfox about A2Zi Childcare on 12/06/2019

I found Zi on Childcare.co.uk she was one of the first childminders to reply to my request. When myself and my (now year old) son visited Zi for the first time, it was as though he had known Zi and her children for all his life and he settled in straight away. She always provides a range of activities for the children. Zi is always very efficient and thorough as well as being extremely professional, with her background and qualifications, it no wonder that Zi is so good at what she does. An absolute Godsend!

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by Ramona about A2Zi Childcare on 01/02/2019

Zii and her team are kind, caring and compassionate. My daughter has thrived and blossomed under her guidance. She is an absolute diamond and we are very lucky to have her.

  • 5 stars Overall
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by CBoateng about A2Zi Childcare on 22/12/2018

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