I am an ofsted registered childminder. I recieved a grading of good at my last inspection in October 2017. I have a NVQ3 in Childrens Care Learning and Development. I live on the outskirts of Carlisle (CA3 area), with my husband and daughter. I use a room at the rear of the house which is the main area where the children play and are cared for and a good size safe garden for the children to play in, which is well equipped with outdoor toys.
I believe in young children learning through play and I am experienced in providing the right kind of play opportunities and experiences to help your child achieve their full protential in all areas of learning.
I offer a range of activities crafts, roleplay,construction etc as well as taking the children on regular outings to toddler groups, soft play, parks and library so the children socialise outside of the home environment.
I am dedicated, reliable, self motivated and trustworthy person. I attend training to continue my professional development.
I have a level 3 NVQ in Childrens Care ,Learning and Development. I am a mother of 4 grown up children. I have 23 years experience working with children, from birth to 10 years of age. Over the years I have worked with many babies and pre school children, some with asthma,food intolerances and allergies.
I have a NVQ3 in childrens Care Learning and Development.
Paediatric First aid certificate.
Ofsted Report Grade Good
Monday to Saturday , 7.30am to 7.00pm. My hours are flexible if you require additonal hours.
I provide before and after school care. At present I collect from St Bedes and Caldew Lea schools
|Last Updated: 03/12/2018|
- Babysitting from £5.00 per hour
- Childminding from £4.25 per hour
Available on request
My Local Schools
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Mary is a very professional childminder, we had no concerns whatsoever while she was looking after our two daughters aged 2 and 4 years between September 2011 and April 2012.
She is a very relaxed person herself, and it is amazing how much information she can gather on your children and their home routine just with pure observation and listening. She is able and flexible to adapt to changes in childcare respectively, according to childrenâ€™s/ familiesâ€™ needs. Her communication skills are outstanding, her handovers are safe. She is very organised, even managed to organise school pickup in a nursery and two primary schools, when our older daughter attended her sessions. She encourages homework and writes into school logbooks. She cookes a wide variety of delicious meals and caters for special diets. Her beautiful home is very spacious. Our girls enjoyed the playrooms and the dining area on the ground floor, the privacy and isolation from the play area while having their afternoon nap in one of the upstairs bedroom, and the play in the very well equipped garden with a beautiful view to the countryside. They also enjoyed soft play at Walby Farmpark and at other places in Carlisle, playgroup sessions and visits at childminders. My little daughter, who was looked after by Mary 4 days a week, now joyfully remembers that she used to enjoy playing at Maryâ€™s house, now adding on that she has been enjoying the sessons at her new childminderâ€™s home in Seaham.
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