5 stars (4)

Childminder in Sandwich

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Female Non-smoker Member since Jan 2011 Last Updated Sep 2019 Last Login May 2019 Email

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
Overnight Care
First Aid Training
DBS Check
School Pickups
2 Year Old Free Childcare
3 and 4 Year Old Free Childcare

About Me

My name is Rachel im a qualified ofsted register childminder since 2010 and I live in Sandwich. I have 2 boys of my own aged 12 and 15 My husband is a director for a large local company. We live very close to all amenities, and regularly use them. We are often found at the park with a football or cricket bat in tow. Both my children enjoy sports and also participate in Drama, Dance and music classes. We have many toys for all ages, gender and religion and enjoy lots of craft activities (especially junk modelling). My children love having friends back, and we are often told by friends and family that this is a very happy house.

My Experience

I have been registered as a childminder for 6 years now and have looked after children of various ages from 6 months - 12 years. We attend playgroups, gymnastics, singing and music groups and visit the local parks, castles and zoos. This is the best job I could ask for watching the children progress in my care from a young baby to starting infant school, knowing that I have played a big part in their upbringing.

My Qualifications

I'm ofsted and Pacey ( formerly NCMA) registered,
paedriactic first aider (which is renewed every 3 years)
Diploma in childcare
11 GCSE

NVQ level 2

My Availability

I am available everyday for all day sessions, before and after school drop off and pick up.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School no no no no no no no
Morning no no no no no no no
Afternoon no no no no 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: 16/09/2019

My Fees

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My Local Schools

My Documents

Reviews

Below are the latest reviews for Rachel K. 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 can't thank and recommend Rachel enough for everything she has done for our son and for me since he started in August this year. I was so apprehensive about leaving my 6 month old baby with anyone and especially someone I didn't know but Rachel's care is like a home from home. And the ladies she has working with her are all simply wonderful. My son loves being there and I have no worries at all about leaving him as he is just so loved and cared for. I can't recommend Rachel and her staff enough and all I can say is a very big THANK YOU, from the bottom of my heart. I know my son will just love growing up along side you, the girls and the other children in your care. xx

  • 5 stars Overall

by about Rachel K on 09/11/2016

Rachel started looking after my 4-year-old boy and 1-year-old girl earlier this year when our previous childminder gave us notice that she was leaving the area. Our daughter had only been in childcare a month and we were very concerned about her settling in a new environment so soon. Our son was also very used to and fond of his former setting. But they have both thrived in Rachel's care. Rachel is so caring and supportive of the children AND the parents and the activities and trips the children do and take leave them happy and wonderfully exhausted! My baby girl came home chirping with happiness on her very first week. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Rachel and her team to any parent but especially one who is anxious about leaving their little one for the first time.

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by about Rachel K on 01/06/2016

I have 2 children (6 and 4) Rachel has been childminding them for the last 8 months - a couple of days a week - before and after school and during the holidays. My cihdren love her to bits, she cares for them well and always has activities planned which they love and either are educational or keep them active. She has a lovely dog - and my son (who used to be nervous around dogs) is a huge fan of him.

The days Rachel looks after them are the only ones that my children are enthusiastic about getting ready for in the morning! I would highly reccommend her to other parents!

  • 5 stars Overall

by about Rachel K on 17/10/2012

Rachel has looked after my two daughters after school and in school holidays since last September. She has a lovely family home near the centre of Sandwich, with two sons of her own and a gorgeous dog called Charlie who loves children. She does lots of things with them like making cakes and going to the cinema and they really love going there - it's like having a second mum but one who is younger than me and much more fun!

  • 5 stars Overall

by about Rachel K on 17/07/2012

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