5 stars (1)

Childminder in Woking

Usually responds within 12 hours

Female Member since Jul 2015 Last Updated Feb 2020 Last Login 16 Feb 2020 Email Website

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Full Driving Licence
Own Car

About Me

York House nursery's ethos is to offer a ‘home-from-home,’ childcare service. My name is Melanie and I work with another childminder (Sarah).

Our nursery area is a dedicated space to meet your children’s needs. We operate a free flowing environment where children can mix together gaining key skills.

We provide an excellent professional service and we work in partnership with parents/carers to provide all children in our care with stimulating learning opportunities that reflect their age and stage of development through play and every day experiences.

Location
0.5 miles from Woking train station.

• No before and after school children.

My Experience

Our service is OFSTED regulated and delivers the statutory Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Framework.

My Qualifications

Melanie
Registered childminding CHIP course (Surrey County Council)
DBS checked
Safeguarding course
Paediatric First Aid course
MSc Information Systems
BSc Computing & Information Systems

Sarah
Diploma in Nursery Nursing
Registered childminding course
DBS checked
Paediatric First Aid course
Safeguarding course

My Availability

Monday to Thursday 07.30 - 17.30. We are open 51 weeks of the year.

* AVAILABILITY from MAY 2020

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School no no no no no no no
Morning yes yes yes yes no no no
Afternoon yes yes yes yes no no no
After School no no no no no no no
Evening no no no no no no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 16/02/2020

My Fees

  • Childminding from £6.85 per hour

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

Reviews

Below are the latest reviews for York House. 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.

When we were looking for childcare for my daughter a couple of months before my wife went back to work we had initially hoped to go a bigger Nursery rather than a childminder. We thought that childminders only looked after a couple of children and we wanted our daughter to socialise wider. We were on the waiting list for a big nursery, and to be frank they messed us around. I guess they could because they had a waiting list as long as your arm!

My wife was going back to work so didn't have time to wait. We looked on this website and emailed a few. Melanie from York House was on of those people. She was close by, and we went for a visit.

We got so lucky, because although on here Melanie refers to herself as a childminder the setting, to me, is more like a small nursery. Because it's small, all the age groups (from 6 months to 3 years) are together and play with each other.

Our daughter loves it there, especially Melanie's daughter who plays with the children when she's back from school. They use the whole of the ground floor of the house and a sizeable garden with a bunch of expected toys and equipment for all age groups.

Their days are well structured and themed often according to what's going on in the calendar. The food is all vegetarian and home made on site. The communication with the parents is great with regular emails explaining future themes and general updates.

Thank you Melanie, Theresa and Julie.

  • 5 stars Overall
  • 5 stars Setting
  • 5 stars Cleanliness
  • 5 stars Food
  • 5 stars Communication

by about York House on 30/05/2019

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