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Debbies Kidz Haven
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Childminder in Farnborough

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Female Member since May 2009 Last Updated Apr 2022 Last Login 23 May 2022

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Newborn Experience
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
Childcare Qualifications
Tax-Free Childcare
Flexible Hours
Key Worker Childcare
I'm Covid-19 Vaccinated

About Me

Welcome to 'Debbie's Kidz Haven'
A Safe, Secure, Caring place for little ones..

So why choose 'Debbie's Kidz Haven'?

Because my business is based on
A Safe & Secure environment..

Constant focus on your children's needs...

Behavioural training & education.
In a caring happy atmosphere that gives....

Mum's confidence & Peace of mind...


So are you looking for an experienced person to look after your children?

Hello my name is Debbie:) I am an Ofsted Registered childminder,
I would describe myself as a fun loving, conscientious, trustworthy with a chatty & bubbly personality.

I live in North camp, Farnborough with my husband Gerry who has been CRB checked, sadly I don't have any children of my own I am step-mum to 3 children, they have moved on. We live in a smoke free, happy, relaxed & welcoming home, very close to North Camp Station, with 5 minutes from Farnborough main station.

My Experience age groups
* New born (up to 12mths)
* Twins (6mths.)
* Toddlers (1-3yrs) *Early School Age (4-6yrs)
* Primary School Age(7-12yrs
* Preteen/ Teenager 12+ yrs.)

My Belief's & methods
I believe that respect for others is important & I endeavour to teach children in my care good manners such as: "please & thank you" table manners & general good behaviour. I always deal with the matter of discipline firmly, but fairly, with the 'timeout' method & I would always discuss any issues with the parents. I have a natural empathy with children & I enjoy helping them to develop & of course to have fun!

Meals: I do not provide meals on the premises so I do ask parents to provide packed lunch & snacks,
water will be offered throughout the day.
I firmly believe in varied activities such as : *Arts & crafts, *Toddler groups, *farms, *Woody walks, *Parks, *play dates with friends,*Libray for story time choosing a book, Activity/Soft play centres, music (all restrictions have now been lifted)Cooking cakes/cookies or just spending time in the home, will enhance children's development, expand their knowledge & confidence helping them to equip them with the necessary skills for life.

I do offer & provide a daily updates to include snippets of your child's day on WhatsApp.

On the occasions that I take the chil/ren from the home environment,I am diligent to ensure their safety & well being at all times, whilst enabling them to learn & still be safe.
I am part of a Nanny/Child minder circle a friendly like-minded community of nannies & child minders with their children.

I have a great passion for what I do, having spent 30+ years experience as a Children's Private Nanny.

I thank you in advance for taking the time in reading this about me, if it is of interest then, please don't hesitate to get in touch.
Kind Regards
'Debbie's Kidz Haven'
A Safe, Secure, Caring place for little ones...

My Experience

Working with Children is something I have always wanted to do from an early age. I started working as a school leaver in July 1975, at The Ockenden Venture, which is a home caring for a group of Vietnamese handicapped Orphans. I worked there for over 3.5yrs,after leaving I started working as a Private Nanny sole charge daily position caring for a baby boy (James) 6 mths old & I gained a formal qualifications in 1975 in the form of a Pre-school Foundation Course.
I have continued to work for numerous families over many yrs, looking after their children, during my working life I have had breaks from childcare, working in Administration, due to Nanny positions where sparse due to the economic climate at the time.

My Qualifications

* Experienced Nanny over 30+ yrs.
* Pre. School Foundation Course 1 Yr *Part time 1975 .* Nursery Assistant
*Pre-School Assistant help in parents school rotas.
*Cache Level 3 Diploma in Home based Child care.
*Paediatrics 1 day + E-Learning First Aid course with Anaphylaxis Training with Tigerlilys 10th April 2023 (renewal every 3 yrs) * Enhanced DBS disclosure 09th Aug 2014
* Ofsted Registered - 07th January 2023- (renewed yearly)
*Membership & Public Liability child minder with PACEY -19th January 2023(renewed yearly)
*Membership to ICO.-12th July 2022(renewed yearly)
*Driver/Car owner /Clean Driving License/Fully Covid vaccinated
* Ofsted Inspection achieved 'Good' for both in August 2013 & August 2017 started Child minding from February 2014 with my first family. I am happy with my results :)

My Availability

Hello parents,
I have no availability at present.
Availability as of September 2022
*Term time only & I follow Hampshire school holiday term dates.
* 2/3 day week Mon,Tues& Wed
* Hours from 8.00 till 1600
* if you are interested in a space, please do get in touch & I will try and accommodate your requirements.
All spaces are subject to availability in line with active enquiries:)

PLEASE NOTE:: NO school or Nursery drop offs/pick ups.

* Term time only * Childcare vouchers accepted *Emergency childcare available £15ph per child
Anytime worked out with agreed contracted hours, to be paid at an Enhanced rate.

'Debbie's Kidz Haven' is now open from Monday - Wednesday
Hours from 8am -1600
Term time only & I follow Hampshire school dates.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School no no no no no no no
Morning yes yes yes no no no no
Afternoon yes yes yes no 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: 13/04/2022

My Fees

  • Childminding from £6.00 per hour

reflects over 30+ years childcare experience.

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

The inspection grades below have been obtained from the Ofsted website based upon the registration number the childminder has provided to us. You should verify this information yourself prior to using the childminder.

Ofsted Good Provider Logo
15 August 2017
7 August 2014 - 2
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My Documents

  • Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination (added 23/07/2021)
  • image/svg+xml Ofsted Certificate (added 23/07/2021)
  • DBS Check (added 23/07/2021)
  • image/svg+xml UK Driving Licence (added 23/07/2021)
  • First Aid Certificate (added 11/06/2020)
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Below are the latest reviews for Debbies Kidz Haven. Please note that reviews represent the subjective opinions of other Childcare.co.uk users and not of Childcare.co.uk. Parents must carry out their own checks and references on childcare providers to ensure that they are completely happy before enaging in the use of their services.

We were so pleased that Debbie could look after baby no.2 once her big sister went to Preschool. Our eldest had such a brilliant time in Debbie's care and now her little sister has the same! It's been lovely getting to know Debbie and her husband over the past 2/3 years and they really have become like part of the family.
We were worried about how our youngest would adjust to childcare being a lockdown baby but after just a couple of weeks she was absolutely fine and built a fantastic relationship with Debbie really quickly. We feel so lucky to have Debbie in our lives and would thoroughly recommend her.

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by Avatar for EllieT EllieT about Avatar for Debbies Kidz Haven Debbies Kidz Haven on 13/06/2021

Debbie has been so kind and caring in all that she does. My daughter felt so at home there immediately and we were always welcomed in with open arms! My daughter and I have loved our experiences with Debbie and she was the only lady who could get my daughter to day time nap!! Her husband is also a wonderful man who went above and beyond to make my son smile when we picked up his sister. We have had a truly remarkable time with Debbie

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by Avatar for Jodie Jodie about Avatar for Debbies Kidz Haven Debbies Kidz Haven on 01/07/2020

Our little girl (almost 3yrs) loves Debbie and has a wonderful time in her care. She’s excited to go every day and we get a detailed rundown of the fun they’ve had so we can see why! They go for picnics, visits to museums, farms, parks and playgrounds and in Debbies house enjoy crafts and lots of toys and books. Debbie is a warm, trustworthy and helpful person and we’re very happy to thoroughly recommend her to other parents.

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by Avatar for carsmc carsmc about Avatar for Debbies Kidz Haven Debbies Kidz Haven on 22/09/2019

We are so pleased we found wonderful Debbie - from the moment we met her we just knew she would provide the perfect care for our little girl. It's so special to see the relationship that she has fostered with our daughter from day one; Pearl always arrives with her arms stretched out for cuddles and we have to tear her away at the end of the day too! It has made it so much easier to be at work knowing that she is being cared for so well. They always have busy days and we love seeing the photos of Pearl at toddler groups, parks and playing with other children. Debbie makes lots of time for indoor fun and craft too which we always get to take home. The daily journal is great and always really detailed information about Pearl's day. We couldn't ask for more and thoroughly recommend Debbie!

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by Avatar for EllieT EllieT about Avatar for Debbies Kidz Haven Debbies Kidz Haven on 02/04/2019

Debbie has looked after both my daughters between 2014-2016 and 2016-2018 and I can honestly say she has become part of our family over the years. From the very beginning Debbie has cared for and nurtured them both, providing fun filled days, plenty of activities-the girls have brought some beautiful items home for us to keep, and this also shows how Debbie’s caring nature has developed them into kind, respectful, loving individuals. They always looked forward to going each day and settled in instantly too. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her, she has been simply amazing and the girls miss their Debbie terribly.

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by Avatar for debs0479 debs0479 about Avatar for Debbies Kidz Haven Debbies Kidz Haven on 20/01/2019

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