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Childminder in Doncaster

Female Member since Sep 2016 Last Updated Sep 2020 Last Login 22 Jan 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
Flexible Hours

About Me

Hello my name is Jade. I am an Ofsted registered childminder based in Tickhill Doncaster, very close to Estfeld School. I live with my husband (DBS cleared) and our 2 daughters. I carried out my Post Graduate Certificate in Education in Early years and furthered my career as a Primary School Teacher. After having my daughter I didn't want to miss her milestones and wanted to share her early childhood with her and decided to use my expertise of early years by setting up my childminding business from home.
Our home provides a welcoming 'home from home' feel with a beautiful playroom and spacious secure garden to explore. I have equipment and toys for children of all ages and a huge climbing frame. We have free flow play activities ranging from a mud kitchen, a minibeast area, herb garden, arts and crafts, role play area, sand, water and messy play, school children activities from board games, educational lead activities, a climbing frame, phonics packs, mathematics activities, flash cards, maps, handwriting fun and books a beautiful reading den that will cater for the individual needs of your child and they can learn, develop and have lots of fun! Then for the early years children we carry out adult led activities following the EYFS to track their milestones and progression to support them with learning life skills and to prepare them for school etc.
I provide breakfast; all cereals, fruits, brioche, crumpets etc and a healthy cooked evening meal all snacks and milk. Parents provide a packed lunch for early years children .
We attend Austerfield study centre, Harworth, tickhill and bawtry playgroups, Ranskill play group, the Yorkshire Wildlife Park, the Butterfly house, Rossington and Retford children’s centres, go bounce, the dome, lakeside, langold lake,idle valley nature reserve etc.
Our house has had all the safety checks in place from safety gates, fire blankets and equipment, to risk assessments and policies in place to provide the best and safest care for your child. We are very lucky to have a separate playroom to meet all the needs of the children of all ages.

I am very lucky to be able to care for my daughters and other people's children. I cherish every moment I share with the children and try to capture as many moments as possible for their parents. As they grow and develop together, making long life friends, myself working closely with parents and watching them become beautiful individuals, I find this very rewarding.

My Experience

I have always worked with early years children since teaching swimming from the age of 16. I then completed my sixth form studies in childcare and sport and went to study sport development in early years and secondary children. I then continued my career development at master level, completing my PGCE in early years and starting as a Primary Teacher.

I have taught in many primary schools in-turn providing me with an all-round knowledge and experience allowing me to adapt my skills for every child's needs. I understand not only the teaching methods but what children need to learn and grow and be fulfilled. I have beautiful ideas and resources and discover the way each child loves to learn.

The experience of having my little girl is a joy and provides me with a nurturing, caring role that is needed to provide a happy and safe environment for each child in my care.

I have also worked in care as a support worker for severely autistic and vulnerable adults and children providing them quality care and reassurance. I assisted with their daily care and routine, this will help me adapt my environment to meet the individual needs of any child with an ability or disability.

My Qualifications

10 GCSE's A-C
A Levels in Biology, Health and Social Care and Physical Education
Degree in Sports development and Education
Post Graduate in Education (Early Years)
DBS checks for myself, partner, mother and assistant.
Paediatric first Aid
Swimming Teacher Level 1
Food Hygiene Level 2
Safeguarding children workshop
Senco training
Refresher in safeguarding
Fully insured with childcare.co.uk
Covid 19 course

My Availability

I am available Mon-Thurs 7:30 - 17:30
Please do not hesitate to contact me if you wish to discuss things further.
If these timings do not suit your arrangement we will do our up most to accommodate.
My assistant works one day and provides more places and additional support for the children. This gives us more flexibility and to enjoy outings. She has DBS clearance, paediatric first aid and safeguarding. More training is to be completed this year.
Also I have my mum registered to cover sickness or appointments etc if ever needed to provide a reliable service for parents and consistency for the children. (DBS cleared and paediatric first aid trained). During the current situation she also helps support hygiene with the child and cleaning of surfaces, toys, prams, car seats etc

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School yes yes yes yes yes no no
Morning yes yes yes yes no no no
Afternoon yes yes yes yes no no no
After School yes yes yes yes no no no
Evening no no no no no no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 21/09/2020

My Fees

  • Childminding from £4.50 per hour

School runs to Tickhill Estfeld Primary.
Collection half days from St Mary’s NurseryTickhill.
Full day care. We advise a minimum of two days for your child, to provide consistency for all the children and this allows them to feel settled.
We accept 2,3 and 4 year old funded children and childcare vouchers
Please give us a call as all prices vary due to time of drop off and collections
Summer holiday care. Times can be flexible

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.

My Ofsted Inspections

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Good
24 September 2018

My Documents

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