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Childminder in Cathays

Female Non-smoker Member since Nov 2016 Last Updated Jun 2019 Last Login Jun 2020 Email

My Summary

CIW Registered
Special Needs Experience
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Newborn Experience
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
School Pickups
Childcare Qualifications

About Me

Hello i'd like to invite you to Debbie's Day Care, I am a warm, bubbly and friendly person and I provide childminding services for parents in the Cathay's/Roath areas, I live very close to Heath Hospital and Cardiff University. I can collect or drop your child to Roath Park Primary.
I live with my husband and two lovely children.
I offer daily outings, to soft play and parks.
I also provide nutritious snacks.
I do crafts, games, music, dancing and creative play.
I support children to be school ready.
I encourage their learning in the foundation phase.
I run a well organised and planned service.
I am fully registered with CSSIW.
I hold an NVQ level 3 in Childcare, Learning and Development. June 2018

*Please contact me to discuss your and your child's needs, or any other questions you may have.

My Experience

*Learning support assistant experience
*Dance and Drama teaching experience

My Qualifications

Certificate in Childcare CYPOP5
Certificate in school readiness programme
First Aid Responder
BA Honours Degree, Dance

My Availability

***I am available 8 am till 6pm
***Monday to Friday

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Evening no no no no no no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 11/02/2019

My Fees

  • Childminding from £5.00 per hour

Fees can be discussed when we meet alternatively you could send me a text or an email of what you require and I can let you know the fees.

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 Documents


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Debbie is very warm and friendly and obviously has a passion for helping children learn and excel. My daughter has been going to her for almost 2 years and we wouldn't think of taking her to anyone else. She has developed a really good relationship with my little girl and I cannot thank her enough for the certainty that she will be safe and having fun every time I drop her off. She is very involved with the children she looks after, she is such an engaging and reassuring person. The fact that she works so hard to expand my daughter's knowledge is the icing on the cake. The house is clean, and is a smoke and pet-free environment, the food is healthy and her family are lovely.

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by Daisy about Debbie on 03/06/2019

My first time having my child looked after and Debbie has done an amazing job. She looked after my 5month baby boy as it was her own child and my baby was so happy. As this was my first time I was so nervous and afraid but after this I would be more than happy leaving my baby with Debbie, she done an excellent job and kept me updated with messages and pictures througout the day. This left me happy and rest assured and not worried on how my baby boy would be. Debbie was so welcoming and friendly that my baby didnt even miss me ;) Im so gratefull and cannot wait to see Debbie again.

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by MiMi about Debbie on 18/01/2017

Response by Debbie on 19/01/2017:

Thank you Mimi X Your words are so kind and made me feel so special X I'd love to look after your baby again in the future. Keep in touch X lots of love Debbie

I would highly recommend Debbie to any parent who needs child care in Cardiff.
My 6 year old enjoys his time with her whilst I'm at work and loves doing activities from baking cakes to doing sums!! I know! I have found her to be a wonderfully warm and caring person and I know my son is in the best possible hands so I can get on with my job minus any stress.

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by Felicity about Debbie on 19/11/2016

So glad I found this lovely lady! She was warm, welcoming and chatty from the beginning, and put me (and the children) completely at ease. My kids are often quite shy with new people, but Debbie gets down to their level and really engages with them, and they were like old friends in no time.

She's somehow energetic and calming at the same time - she has seemingly boundless energy to play games, read stories, provide food and drinks, organise activites and engage the kids in thoughtful and fun conversations. And far more patience than I'll ever have, smoothes out bickering, while keeping a smile on her face!

I would say Debbie is a complete natural with kids of all ages, her own children are younger than mine but she doesn't condescend, and engages them in age-appropriate activities and conversation. I think it's really important for kids to feel listened-to and she has a really great way of genuinely empathising and understanding.

My girls absolutely love spending time with her. They never feel 'babysat' but just enjoy going to 'Debbie's house' and playing with her two gorgeous children, who are polite, well-behaved and a real credit to her parenting. Would definitely recommend highly.

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by DaviesEJ about Debbie on 19/11/2016

Debbie truly is a wonderful childminder. My children adore spending their time with her and there is often tears to leave her company. I have absolutely no concerns or worry when they are with her as I know they are in loving, dedicated and caring hands. She is an inspiration! Debbie focuses on each child's needs with such compassion and care. Whether that be through play, creativity or conversation. Could not recommend her enough. Her personality shines through when you meet her, her skills cannot be faulted and she will always do her best for you and your child. Five star plus service. So happy to have her on board with me and my children. My kids are so happy in her company.

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by HMCB01 about Debbie on 15/11/2016

Response by Debbie on 19/11/2016:

Thank you ! I have enjoyed every minute working with you and your children.

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