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Childminder in Watford

5 stars

Female Non-smoker Member since Mar 2016 Last Updated Mar 2021 Last Login 16 Oct 2021 Email

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
Special Needs Experience
DBS Check
Full Driving Licence
Own Car

About Me

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Hello my name is Caroline

I'm a registered childminder and my company is called TeddyBear ChildCare......I have been working with children for 19 years and I have a little girl called Lillian who is 5 years old and two step children called Amelia and Rafferty who stay with us once a month for a weekend. Amelia is 9 years old and Rafferty is 6 years old.

I live with my partner Andy in north watford and he works in Wembley. Both myself and Andy have up to date enhanced DBS.

We have a lovely home with a selection of different toys for all ages of children and lots of different art and craft activities.

I also help run a playgroup in Abbots Langley and going for walks to my local parks.

The age range of the children I can care for are 3 months - 8 years. I am happy to drop off and pick up from local schools in my area.

I have been on lots of training such as Safeguarding , Paediatric First Aid , Early Years Foundation Stage and food Hygiene.

My hobbies include singing (as member of Watford Rock Choir), Walks, spending time with family and friends.

If you commute using the M1 then I am convently located.

If you enquiry any more information or you have any questions then please contact me.

My Experience

I have been working with children for 19 years. I have a number of years experience of working in nurseries and I also have experience of working in a school.

My Qualifications

My qualifications are as follows :-

. NVQ Level 3

. Safeguarding

. Food Hygiene

. Working with parents

. EYFS Training

. Paediatric First Aid (including anaphylaxis)

My Availability

My work days are Monday - Friday and my work hours I am happy to be flexible to suit parents with work needs.

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Last Updated: 15/03/2021

My Fees

  • Childminding from £6.00 per hour

My fees are £5.50 per hour and one full month's money as a deposit. I also expected childcare vouchers and government funding.

My Local Schools

My Documents

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Below are the latest reviews for Caroline. 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.

Caroline is amazing, she has had my daughter since she was 10 months old to 3 years old. She is so great with her it’s like leaving her with family.
Caroline is so kind, caring and really goes the extra mile to help in any way she can. It’s more than a job for her as she adores children and really treats each child as an individual and knows them inside out. She has such a welcoming home with all the toys and activities you can think of.
As a new mum she has supported me through every milestone from going back to work, to teething, toilet training, weening her off naps, she has done it all. I can’t thank her enough for all her kindness and hard work. If you meet with her it will alleviate any concerns you may have and it will make your decision so much easier as there is no faulting her.

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by Avatar for new mum new mum about Avatar for Caroline Caroline on 20/09/2021

We have been with Caroline for nearly two and a half years. She is just excellent and my daughter absolutely loves going to her! When we first started going to Caroline, I was going back to work full time and it was daunting leaving my 8 month old with someone new. Caroline made it so easy and I knew my daughter was going to be well looked after. Here we are two and a half years later and sadly moving on (changed employment and do not live locally) and we are already missing her!
Caroline has encouraged my daughter to grow into her own person and this shows in how much my daughter loves her and how well all the children get along. A fantastic childminder! ❤️

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by Avatar for Kathryn1 Kathryn1 about Avatar for Caroline Caroline on 28/08/2020

Fantastic service, felt like part of the family and my kids always loved going there. Sad to be leaving

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by Avatar for Nataliek Nataliek about Avatar for Caroline Caroline on 17/05/2020

Response by Avatar for Caroline Caroline on 17/05/2020:

Thank you so much...I have loved having Eden I'm going to miss her cheeky smile and my cuddles.
I'm also going to miss summer..thank you summer for always helping me great tidying up xx
I wish you all the best for the future x
Caroline xx

Caroline has looked after my son for a year now, she had him full time whilst I was at work, and now my son has started school she now has him during half term (school terms).
My son went through a bad tantrum stage and she worked well with me and helped every way she could to help him over come this.
My son enjoys going to Carolines, lots of varieties in ages for toys and activities.
She helped to prepare my son to start school with maths and word books.
Very good value for money for the service Caroline provides.
Highly recommend

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by Avatar for emma emma about Avatar for Caroline Caroline on 05/04/2018

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