Hi! I am a registered childminder living in the St.James area of Tunbridge Wells, with my husband and 1child. I have 2 older children, which have now left home! I have a daughter born 1998 and 2 sons. One born 2000 and my youngest born 2013. He attends St. Barnabas. We are an active family enjoying spending all our spare time together, outdoors when ever possible. I am a member of Forest Childcare Association. This allows me access to exciting activities to plan outdoors with the children. we have a crazy, very friendly lurcher dog, we got him as a puppy in January 2022. He is lots of fun and very good with the children (he thinks he is one).
Before childminding I worked as a hairdresser in Sevenoaks and Tunbridge Wells.
I consider myself to be kind, fun and friendly always thinking of new ideas for play and messy play.
I offer a warm, educational, safe and stimulating environment with lots of toys and resources. We have a part covered garden and toy room, so the children can play outside all year round.
We go to the local parks, woodlands, toddler groups, childminding groups, soft play, Hop Farm, the library also meeting up with other Childminders and much more!
Due to Covid our social activities are what the latest guidance allows.
I love to cook and bake with the children.
I offer healthy homecooked meals with fresh ingredients, plenty of fruit and veg. Fresh water is always available for the children access.
I come from a big close family, growing up with younger and older children and babies. I have 3 children of my own and a beautiful granddaughter. I have completed all the relevant courses to becoming a childminder plus extra courses in my spare time
• Everyday Mathematics Workshop
• Supporting Children with Speech, Communication and Language
• Delivering the EYFS
• Supporting Children's Emotional well-being
• Attachment and the key Person Role
• Forest Childcare association
• food safety
Level 3 Hairdressing/Barbaring
Level 2 Health and social care
Childminding Qualifications as detailed above
From September I will be offering wrap around care for St.James school
Please contact me for evening babysitting.
|Last Updated: 11/08/2022|
- Childminding from £7.00 per hour
- Babysitting from £10.00 per hour
My Fee from £7 per hour. This will include everything except nappies and formula. Wrap around care from £8 per hour.
My Local Schools
- I provide drop offs and pick ups at St Barnabas CofE VA Primary School
My Ofsted Inspections
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- First Aid Certificate: updated certificate (added 05/07/2022)
- First Aid Certificate: Updated First Aid Certificate (added 19/08/2019)
- First Aid Certificate: Level 3 in paediatric first aid (added 09/11/2017)
- Ofsted Certificate (added 09/11/2017)
- DBS Check (added 09/11/2017)
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our son attends Sophie's and has been doing so for a year. Sophie is literally Mary Poppins! Her enthusiasm and love for our son has been precious and he literally has the best time with her. Sophie takes time to plan activities for the kids and has a the prefect setting indoors and outdoors for learning and playing. I could not praise Sophie or her services enough it has been invaluable to our family!!
Sophie is a great childminder, very safe, always up to date with relevant information, very professional, reasonable in cost and very approachable,
I get pictures during the day of where Sienna has visited, i get any updates on changes to her routine and Sienna loves Sophie and her family (including elderly dog).
I cannot recommend her enough.
Mr and Mrs Voller
My son settled in quickly with Sophie and took an instant liking to her and the setting she provides. I find her very supportive of him and also helpful with any unforeseen circumstances. She is experienced, nothing phases her and great at looking after my son. He seems like one of the family! I would highly recommend her!
Sophie is a fantastic childminder who is doing a great job looking after our little girl. Very flexible with timings, baby naps and food and provides a range of fun activities. Sophie keeps us up to date with our daughter's development and progress and there is lots of communication between us. She is very friendly and welcoming and is happy to deal with any questions we have. Thanks Sophie.
Sophie is amazing she treats my little girl as part of her family. My daughter loves going to Sophie's and is happy spending time there. Sophie has been looking after my daughter for a while and I trust her with my daughters well-being 100%. My daughter looks forward to going there and as a childminder she is the very best and I highly recommend her services.
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