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Childminder in Wakefield

Male Member since Jul 2016 Last Updated Mar 2021 Last Login 11 Aug 2022

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
Special Needs Experience
First Aid Training
DBS Check
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

About Me

We are an OFSTED registered childminding setting working with an assistant providing a successful childminding service to families and children based in the thornes area of Wakefield.

We have 26 years of experience working with children in early years, having being a reception class teacher in a school as well as nursery nursing qualifications.
We are the Owners/managers of Park View Childminding. We live in the Thornes area of Wakefield, with access to all of our amenities such as Thornes park, Wakefield one library and Museum, The Hepworth gallery, toddler groups and a soft play centre, as well as the beautiful rural walks around pugneys water park. I am a qualified nursery nurse with experience of working as a nanny and in school. I have 3 grown up children and i am an OFSTED registered childminder, also registed with Pacey a professional body that is for all childcare workers. I am situated area very close to The Thornes road area of Thornes.

I have training in paediatric first aid and my food hygiene certificate as well as training in food allergens and training in the safeguarding of children.

Availability- We are a very popular setting and have very limited places available from September, however we do operate a waiting list which you can request to join.
references are available from all our current families that we provide care to.
Contact us to arrange a visit and check whether you qualify for a funded childcare place with us.

Our ethos is that children learn through play, in a happy and caring home from home environment where they are nurtured and supported, to enable them to develop to their fullest potential. We provide lots of outings and attend lots of groups to provide the children with a vast range of opportunities to experience the world around them, and allow them to socialise with their peers.
We work in close partnership with parents and carers to get to know your child, and We record each childs development and progress as an individual child and this information will be shared with parents and carers at regular intervals, in our child development reviews. The reviews are a chance for us to chat and talk about your child and their care, as well as their progress. We are a friendly and approachable professional couple, with your childs best interests always at heart, and We always welcome working in partneship with you to provide the best care for your child.

We provide fantastic food menus and balanced nutrition with home cooked meals.

From 20th july 2016 my husband who is OFSTED registered, Joined me as an assistant, after being an early years teacher for 25 years, as well as an early years moderator for Wakefield education authority. He has two degrees in early years and is an excellent teacher who will be able to help get the children off to a good educational start before they begin their formal education at school.

we have limited space in our fun and caring setting from August 2017 onwards.

We are approved Local Authority providers of funded places for 2, 3 and 4 year old children and we also offer the 30 hours funding subject to eligability and space.

My OFSTED registration certificate and DBS certificate are available to view when you visit us.

We welcome visits with you and your child to my setting to meet for a friendly chat about your childcare needs, so please dont hesitate to contact me. We really look forward to hearing from you.

If you would like an Email information pack about Park View Childminding, please message us with your email address and we will send it to you.

My Experience

27 years of experience in early years, childminding In the Thornes area of wakefield for the last 6 years.
fully qualified nursery nurse and fully qualified early years teacher with 26 years of being a foundation stage co ordinator in a school in Wakefield

My Qualifications

Btec national diploma in Nursery Nursing
fully qualified teacher with QTS
early years specialist
paediatric first aid
safeguarding and child protection
phonics training

My Availability

monday to Thursday

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School no no no no no no no
Morning yes yes yes yes no no no
Afternoon yes yes yes yes 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: 10/03/2021

My Fees

  • Childminding from £4.00 per hour

Fees are available upon request

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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