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Karima Y

Childminder in Chessington

Babysitter in Chessington

5 stars

Usually responds within 12 hours

Female Member since Mar 2016 Last Updated Apr 2022 Last Login 22 May 2022

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
Special Needs Experience
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Daytime Babysitter
Newborn Experience
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
School Pickups
Childcare Qualifications
2 Year Old Free Childcare
3 and 4 Year Old Free Childcare
Tax-Free Childcare
Emergency Babysitter
Flexible Hours
Key Worker Childcare
Home School Helper

About Me

I am a 40yr old married, mother of two (8 and 4 year old). I'm a highly qualified primary school teacher; I now work from home, providing loving childcare and outstanding coverage of the Early Learning Goals, Key Stage 1 and 2 curriculum.

I drop off and collect from Lovelace Primary school in Chessington in a seven seater car.

I also provide ad hoc care over the school holidays - going on outings and carrying out fun craft activities.

I ensure homework is completed, offering support where needed.

Please contact me for more information.

I provide:

Online Learning Journal

Organic, home cooked meals and8.30pm; large garden; regular outings

Free flow- free choice of toys, activities, books, rooms, healthy snacks and drinks

My Experience

I have over 20 years’ experience with children ranging from new born to year 6.

Private Tutor 2003- 2015

I was a teacher and Senior Leader from 2006-2013. Teaching Nursery - Year 6 and the Leader of Early Years, KS1 and KS2 throughout my career.

During my maternity leave I trained as a breastfeeding peer supporter with Your Healthcare and UNICEF Baby Friendly initiative. Woking in hospitals and baby clinics helping mothers with infant feeding and child development queries from 2013-present.

I have worked as a supply teacher from 2014-2017

I have been childminding for 6 years.

My Qualifications

BA(hons) Primary Teaching Degree

Qualified Teaching Status (Literacy, Numeracy and ICT)

Full Paediatric First Aid Certificate

Baby Massage

Baby Signing

Fire Safety

Outstanding Lessons
Speech and Language Therapy
SALT - L1 training
SALT - L2 training
Teaching & Learning
Maths in the early years
Learning through play
Early Years Foundation Stage profiling
Encouraging young readers

Foundations in Psychology
Education Studies- How Children Learn, Language and Literacy, Schools and Curriculum
Leading from the Middle
PSHCE Training
BMA profile Training
Maths Differentiation
SEN training
Struggling Mathematicians
Epipen training
APP Literacy
Preparation for Deputy Headship
G & T
Narrowing the Gaps
Levelling writing
Effective Marking
IEP writing
Maths in the early years
Writing Moderation
New Ofsted Framework
Online SAT papers
Subject Leader training
PE scheme of work
Foundation subjects/ Specific areas of learning
Independent Learning
Safeguarding and Child protection
Leadership Pathways
Early Years Moderation
Maths Targets
How to Raise the Challenge in the Classroom
Positive behaviour management techniques
New English & Maths Curriculum
Talk-Less Teaching
Writing Moderation
Pay Policy
Data Protection & IG

My Availability

Please contact me as circumstances change regularly.

I am very flexible and will try to accommodate your needs.

I drop off and collect from Lovelace Primary in Chessington in a seven seater car.

I'm happy to provide holiday care.

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After School yes yes yes yes yes no no
Evening no no no no no no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 18/04/2022

My Fees

  • Childminding from £8.00 per hour
  • Babysitting from £15.00 per hour

Holidays: My fees are fully inclusive of regular outings, breakfast, lunch, two snacks and dinner. Structured tasks, craft activities, homework time.

After school: I provide snacks, drinks and dinner. I alternate between free play, structured activities, homework, reading, outside play and short local trips if time.

I can provide care from 7.30am to 7.30 pm

Please contact me for further information.

My Local Schools

My Documents

  • First Aid Certificate: Tigerlily Full Paediatric First Aid (added 09/05/2021)
  • image/svg+xml Ofsted Certificate (added 09/05/2021)
  • Full CV (added 31/05/2016)
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Below are the latest reviews for Karima Y. 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.

Karima is a fantastic childminder. I marvel at how she has the energy and enthusiasm to care for her group. My son is an active boy and he loves all the activities and trips Karima plans. She supports him in his learning and allows him the time and space to be himself, he is truly thriving in her care. I highly recommend Karima.
I moved to the area 18 months ago, Karima helped the whole family settle with her kind nature.

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by Avatar for Christin Christin about Avatar for Karima Y Karima Y on 09/05/2021

My daughter who is autistic and dyslexic loved the care she received. Karima's care and understanding of my daughters needs has been amazing. She has always ensured that her needs where met and at times has gone over and above in her approach to supporting her. She is keen to work with parents to ensure children feel secure and safe in her care. After school care is carefully structured with the needs of children at the centre, meals are nutritious with children's allergies, etc taken into consideration, her home is a lovely environment and after school activities chosen are fun but at the same time stimulating for children. I highly recommend Karima, the only reason my daughter is no longer with Karima is due to a change in school placement

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by Avatar for Robyn M Robyn M about Avatar for Karima Y Karima Y on 23/08/2018

I've known Karima for 10+ years, she's always been child focused, with her teaching experience and natural maternal instincts she is my first choice with looking after my little one.

She shares similar values to me with gentle approaches to supporting children to flourish and learn. The food she cooks is healthy and all home made.

Her house is immaculate and there is a spacious sunny garden. Karima has plenty of equipment and ideas for fun and educational activities.

Highly recommended.

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by Avatar for Miss L Miss L about Avatar for Karima Y Karima Y on 07/03/2017

Karima is a brilliant childminder. I was really impressed the way she has organised all the toys and kids activities in her home. My daughter loves to go to her home and she is very supportive and fullfil the child's needs. I definitely recommend her to any child of any age group.

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by Avatar for Jyotshna Jyotshna about Avatar for Karima Y Karima Y on 21/02/2017

I've known this lady for years she is very experienced in childcare. She is extremely nice and has a calming way about her and her home always feels warm. My daughter loves going to her house. There is so many fun activities and each day is very structured and suits each childs needs. Has extensive knowledge with new borns and older children. I'm currently on maternity leave but when I plan on going back to work I will place my son in her care aswell.

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by Avatar for Kelly Kelly about Avatar for Karima Y Karima Y on 03/02/2017

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