Hi, my name is Claire I live in Loughton/Debden, with my husband Eddie, our two girls aged 9 and 3 years and two pet tabby cats. Both my husband and I have been DBS checked.
I am an Ofsted registered childminder and a member of PACEY - the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years.
I offer childcare from our 3 bedroom home with purpose built playroom, I have a large garden which the children absolutely love and never want to come in from, last spring myself and the children created a small wild garden complete with bug house, the garden also has a play house, mud kitchen, sand, water and new decking area.
I aim to work in partnership with you to provide continuity of care in a safe, caring, home from home environment for your child.
I encourage explorative play and offer a variety of activities for each stage of your child’s development.
I am in an ideal location to the Debden Central Line Station.
I have worked in childcare for over 22 years now in various settings such as Day nurseries, Schools, Social care. I have gained a lot of experience however I still believe it is important to regularly update my skills and knowledge to keep up with best practise in this ever changing industry and I pride myself that I am always looking to improve so I can offer your family the best care and opportunities I can.
BTEC National Diploma in Childhood Studies
Certificate for Literacy and Numeric Support Assistants
CACHE Level 4 NVQ in Children's Care, learning and Development
CACHE Level 3 Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare
Paediatric First Aid level 3
Safeguarding and Child Protection (Advanced Course)
Food Safety level 2
Health and Safety
Expectations of Behaviour
Open 7:30am till 6pm Monday to Friday.
|Last Updated: 09/04/2021|
- Childminding from £6.00 per hour
My fees are inclusive of meals.
I offer breakfast and snacks for school age children.
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.
- Exam Certificate: CACHE Level 4 NVQ in Children's Care, Learning and Development (added 19/06/2019)
- Ofsted Certificate (added 18/06/2019)
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Claire looks after my two children who both have additional needs and I couldn’t be more confident in her care for them. She is such a lovely and kind lady along with her husband and their two beautiful children, they really
Make the experience home from home in their lovely house. My children adore being with Claire and I often struggle to get them to leave and also my 3 year old daughter asks every day to go to their house. Claire is very understanding and knowledgeable, I’m usually very nervous of leaving my children because of their disabilities but she made me feel at ease straight away. Highly recommend Claire.
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