Hello, my name is Chandrika Vaghela. I am Ofsted registered childminder, living with my husband who is my assistant and three older children.
I am a qualified paediatric first-aider who has worked voluntary with another childminder for an extended period of time to gain more experience. I thrive to provide an outstanding service that meets the needs of parents as well as setting out a safe, caring and loving learning environment for the children.
The environment is a very stimulating area with various activities for different children along with a local park minutes away from my home.
I always follow the guidelines set out by OFSTED and EYFS for a safe environment and I am insured my PACEY.
I have 26 years of experience working with an established childminder. I thoroughly enjoyed my time working with her. Through this experience I have learned a lot about childcare that was only backed up further when I became a certified childminder.
I have worked with many children and parents thereafter and have gained my own experience of working in my own area. I know where the local parks are and what time is the best time to take the children. I know what routes are best to pick up the children from their respective school and I know the people who live in this area very well so I can say it is a safe neighborhood.
Lastly as this is my main priority I stay up to date with the latest advances in childcare and with the developments in the childcare community.
Fully OFSTED registered
Pediatric First-Aid Trained (always keeping updated with latest developments)
All resident of the household are DBS checked
Public Liability Covered
I am available all year round and I am available from 7:00 - 19:00
I will give a notice 3 weeks prior to taking holidays so that will give adequate time for the parent to find a replacement for a period of time.
Currently, I have a vacancy for a child under 1-year-old
1 under 1 y/o
3 aged 1-5 y/o
6 over 5 y/o
|Last Updated: 02/01/2019|
- Babysitting from £8.50 per hour
- Childminding from £6.50 per hour
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.
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- Ofsted Certificate (added 05/12/2017)
- DBS Check (added 04/12/2017)
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I was looking for a spacious, clean, lovely and stimulating environment for my precious, as he is very boisterous, adventurous and willing to explore. Then I found Chandrika, and I believe she is a gift to us. Her home is everything I prayed for. Leaving my precious in her care feels like leaving him with my big sister. I felt in love with her on our first meeting.
She is very principled, highly professional yet accessible, kindhearted and very understanding.
My son looks forward to going to Chandrika, and sometimes doesn't want to come back home.
The greatest quality I admire about Chandrika s service is that she is concerned about the quality of her services first and her fees come second. You are eager to pay for her services because you appreciate and love what she does with the children.
I also love how she and her husband work together. Sometimes her husband receives my son when I drop off. With the experience of raising their own three kids, I find Chandrika s husband an experienced dad and trained childminder. His presence in the home is very good and helpful for my baby because he's used to receiving care from both myself and his dad, and so Chandrika s care is just like home away from home.
My baby goes to the library and the park, does exercise with nursery rhymes, building block time, time to play with friends in the garden, time to go for a walk, etc.
Chandrika fills in where I'm lacking. And she lovingly accepts input, which is very important to me, and implements them and gives me feedback. I also get daily report on my baby's day, which is helpful in tracking so many things, including whether he is having regular bowel movements, whether he's eating well, and drinking lots of fluids, etc.
Yes, she cooks for them too. Although my son doesn't not enjoy cows milk, I love the fact that Chandrika offers it everyday, constantly, and he's gradually accepting it. I appreciate that.
Chandrika does everything she tells you she will do. She is simply the best!
From the first meeting we were very reassured of her caring nature and a very warm personality. Our son from day 1 felt very comfortable in her care. We are very fortunate to find her for our son. We would recommend her any time.
Chandrika is a very loving and kind hearted lady, who provides a warm, safe and exciting environment for the children she looks after. My 3 children are all very happy whilst in her care. I feel extremely reassured and comfortable when leaving them with her as I know they are in good hands. ❤️
Being First time parents it wasn't easy to leave my boy with a stranger. It was totally new experience for us. Chandrika made this transition so smooth for all of us. She has ticked all the criterias as I was looking for.
It has been a great experience and it feels like family.She updates me and even send me photos which is awesome. I am so pleased with her. Lovely lady with very good principles.
Chandrika is very kind and lovable person. My 4 yearold son was very happy and conformtable with her. When we approached her with short notice, She accommodated him immediately and we are very fortunate to have her near our house.
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