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Alison Alan Sizmur
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Childminder in Littlehampton

Babysitter in Littlehampton

5 stars
(6)

Usually responds within 12 hours

Female Member since May 2009 Last Updated Jan 2022 Last Login 13 May 2022

My Summary

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

About Me

We are a husband and wife team and live on the Eden Park development next to the Bodyshop roundabout just off the A259, in Littlehampton. As there are two of us working together we can give 100% attention and support to any child that requires it and are extremely reliable.
If you have a future full/part time vacancy requirement please do still get in touch as we may be able to accommodate you (children moving on to nursery/school etc)
We offer a warm and friendly family environment, with a dedicated bright spacious play room, a fully enclosed and well equipped garden including a full size ex hire bouncy castle!
We are delighted that the vast majority of children we care for are from word of mouth and recommendations from existing and past parents and still care for children of school age we have had from birth.
Fun and educational activities include, singing and musical instruments, painting, playdough, sticking, cooking, board games, reading and indoor and outdoor toys to meet all age groups.
We are very much a child led setting and offer various activities which include beach and park outings, walking and enjoying our wonderful local woodland, picnics and what ever else the children would like to do. (Covid restrictions have suspended some of the organised child group sessions that we regularly attended)
As a larger than normal setting it offers excellent social interaction opportunities with children of different ages, these are always changing so no two days are ever the same!
We are very flexible and also very reliable and have references from current and past parents. Our last Ofsted inspection was "GOOD" in September 2016.

My Experience

I have been childminding for 18 years previous to childminding I was an au pair and nanny in the uk and also overseas.
Alan has worked with me for the last 9 years and has a background in the security industry and banking, he is also an experienced mini and junior rugby coach.
We have our own experience of raising 3 children.

My Qualifications

We hold up to date paediatric first aid certificate.
Level 2 in food safety
Cache level 3 in childminding practice.
Both upto date in child protection.
I have completed a diploma in home based child care, completing all parts with A's.
We go to regular training courses to keep up to date with any changes.
EYFS training.
Alan has completed the prerequisite Cache course (CYPOP 5) for childminding registration.
Alan has a level 3 in communication and language.

My Availability

Our opening hours are typically 7:30 - 5.30 pm but we are very flexible and will try and meet the needs of any parents. We may be able to offer evening sessions Monday to Thursdays, please contact to discuss these requirements. Babysitting can also be discussed.

WE HAVE A SPACE AVAILABLE FOR A 0-4 YEAR OLD, please call to discuss your requirements,if we are full still get in touch as we will have full/part time vacancies in the future as children progress into different settings with age and/or change of circumstances so please feel free to call to discuss your requirements.

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Evening yes yes yes yes no no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 05/01/2022

My Fees

  • Childminding from £4.50 per hour
  • Babysitting from £10.00 per hour

Please feel free to call to discuss, I can also accept a wide range of childcare vouchers.

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 Ofsted Inspections

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Good
6 September 2016
12 November 2013 - 2
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Reviews

Below are the latest reviews for Alison Alan Sizmur. 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.

Alison and Alan have been super! kind, caring, encouraging, nurturing and like second family to our twin boys. we had been with them from around 9months old until the day before they started school. and cannot fault the care given, they were set up and happy to walk straight into school with no worries or concerns. the personal touches for Christmas, mothers day and Easter were fabulous when they brought home cards and gifts that were really beautiful and keep worthy. we have happy, social, funny and independent little boys with lovely manners 😊

  • 5 stars Overall

by Avatar for Laura Laura about Avatar for Alison Alan Sizmur Alison Alan Sizmur on 15/03/2021


Response by Avatar for Alison Alan Sizmur Alison Alan Sizmur on 15/03/2021:

Thank you lovely, we loved looking after your bundle of joys 😀😀

Alison and Alan have been very welcoming. They are extremely professional yet friendly and I feel confident leaving my son in their care. I recieve a detailed review of each days activities and am amazed at the varied programme. They have encouraged my son to develop socially and he is always eager to see them. The house is spacious, modern and immaculately clean. I would recommend them to everyone!

  • 5 stars Overall

by Avatar for Flyingro Flyingro about Avatar for Alison Alan Sizmur Alison Alan Sizmur on 21/02/2013


Response by Avatar for Alison Alan Sizmur Alison Alan Sizmur on 24/02/2013:

Thanks for lovely comments glad we have met and have the privilege of looking after such an adorable little boy x

I began my search for childcare a few months ago and after visiting a range of nurseries and childminders in the area, Alison and Alan undoubtedly stood out as the best team I met by far. From the very first day, they took a great interest in not just my daughter, but our whole family as well. Their house is clean, safe and welcoming, and it is an environment that is the right balance of fun, learning and discipline. I also find Alison and Alan flexible and accommodating to the ever changing needs and circumstances of parents. My daughter has now completely settled there and I go to work every morning knowing she's happy and safe.

  • 5 stars Overall

by Avatar for dtaylor1 dtaylor1 about Avatar for Alison Alan Sizmur Alison Alan Sizmur on 21/02/2013


Response by Avatar for Alison Alan Sizmur Alison Alan Sizmur on 24/02/2013:

Thanks for the lovely comments glad we met such a lovely and wonderful family x

Alison and Alan are amazing childminders for our little girl. They have great values and our daughter always comes home happy after her days with them. Their flexibilty is fantastic and they are incredibly friendly and caring. They have a great clean play area for the children as well as garden equipment and our daughter has come on so much since being with them. She shares a great bond with them and its lovely to know we are leaving her everyday knowing she is happy and well cared for.

  • 5 stars Overall

by Avatar for mummyfou mummyfou about Avatar for Alison Alan Sizmur Alison Alan Sizmur on 01/10/2012


Response by Avatar for Alison Alan Sizmur Alison Alan Sizmur on 24/02/2013:

Thank you for comments we miss you x

I have been very impressed with Alison and Alan they are a very caring husband and wife. They always ensure the safety of the children is paramount and are happy to work around your needs and flexibility.

They have a large clean workspace for the children and outdoor aparators, i fel safe leaving my daughter with them, she has a nice bond with both Alison and Alan and its nice to know when i go to work she is happy in their care :)

  • 5 stars Overall

by Avatar for DANIELLA DANIELLA about Avatar for Alison Alan Sizmur Alison Alan Sizmur on 30/09/2011


Response by Avatar for Alison Alan Sizmur Alison Alan Sizmur on 24/02/2013:

Thank you Daniella for lovely comment we miss you both xx

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