My name is Rahima Begum and I am an OFSTED registered and qualified childminder in the area of Forest Gate (near Wanstead Flats). I have been a childminder for 15 years therefore I am highly experienced. I have a passion for working with children and providing an excellent childcare service which is why I became a childminder. I create good relationships with children and parents to ensure the children in my care are happy and secure in my setting. My goal is to ensure that in my setting the children are having fun whilst learning.
I provide children a safe and caring environment working under EYFS curriculum to ensure children in my care are flourishing both emotionally and academically. I have a wide variety of resources/equipment suitable for all ages catered to help enhance the learning and development of the children in my care whilst keeping them entertained. I take the children out on visits to local parks, libraries, children centres, toddler groups and more to help the children thrive and enjoy themselves.
All the adults in my household are DBS checked. I observe and assess children in my care and track their progress using the EYFS curriculum to ensure they are making the utmost progress and identify next steps for improvements. For every child who come to my setting full time a profile will be made for them, this will include observations, learning journeys, photos (will be taken upon parent/carers permission) . This profile will show the child's learning and development and will enable me to track their progress. This will be shared with parents/carers regularly so they are aware of their child's learning and development.
Parks near to me:
Can Hall Park
I have a large home, which is ideal for children as it encourages children to explore. My house also has a toy/play room, which is equipped with many toys and resources for children to play and learn in. Children have access to my garden, at all times, which is filled with loads of equipment suitable for all ages to support their physical development.
I look after children aged from 0 months - 9 years.
The train stations nearby: Wanstead Park station and Forest Gate station
Bus: 308, 58, 330
I speak English, fluent Bengali, Urdu and Hindi.
I have been a childminder for 15 years.
I have done voluntary work in a nursery.
I have three children of my own
I often look after my friend's and family's children/babies.
Last Ofsted Report (25 April 2018) - Good
NVQ ( CCLD) Level 1,2 and 3.
Health and Safety
Home-based child care certificate
Pediatrics first aid certificate
Member of NCMA
Member of local childminders network
CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Childminding Practice
ICT and Business Skills for Childminders
Developing Safeguarding within Childminding
Food Safety in Catering
'Mind your Business Programme (Planning for the Future of your business)
I've received a certificate from Newham for being fully qualified and meeting the standard of care required by Ofsted.
Last Ofsted Report (25 April 2018) - Good
I have full time (5 days) vacancies available
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 6:00pm (flexible)
Drops and pickups from schools:-
St James' COE Junior School
Odessa nursery/ Odessa Infants School
Buxton primary school
If any other schools needed please contact me.
|Last Updated: 24/08/2019|
- Childminding from £6.00 per hour
Weekly ( 5 days ) - £250
Pick up from school - £7 per hour
1 day: £50 per day
After 6pm - £7
Hourly - £6
Weekends - £60 a day
Sibling discounts are available
I also offer free childcare for 15hours for 2-5 years please contact me for more information
Prices may vary, please contact me to know prices for your individual needs
My Local Schools
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- First Aid Certificate: first aid certificate (added 13/03/2019)
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Rahima has been looking after my son for 9 months now and he is very happy going to her and I am very pleased to see how he has developed in this time! He separates from me at ease in the mornings and is always happy to go to Rahima’s house. Rahima has a wide variety of toys and activities in her house which my son enjoys. She always keeps me updated with what my son has done during the day through photos and on going verbal communication. Rahima also provides healthy meals and snacks to my son through the day. I leave for work every day knowing my son is in a happy, safe and caring environment. I would definitely recommend Rahima for her brilliant childminding services!
She is a Professional all the way! Friendly, calm, her house immaculate, tidy, cosy, staffed (what is important to us). My daughter is just 4 months here and she went thoughtful, tidy, learning, respectful and calm. We saw she is growing healthy and happy. We are very recommend her.
Thank you Rahima. 😊
My Daughter is in Rahima's childcare from few weeks and I am extremely satisfied.
Her house is immaculate full of toys colouring books, games suitable for all ages with a outdoor space with swings slide etc.She is very kind ,polite and cooperative. For me best part is that my child is happy is enjoying with her which is relief for me and i have no strees thinking if my daughter its ok so overall i am very pleased and i will definitely recommended
Today is my daughter Ivy’s last day at Rahima’s, and I feel my heart breaking as I write this. My heart breaks because I know Ivy will be devastated when I pick her up for the last time this afternoon. I don’t believe there are any words good enough or that would do justice to describe how utterly wonderful and amazing Rahima has been for the last 2.5years.
Rahima has looked after Ivy full time while I have had to return to work and there has never been a moment that I have had to worry or wonder if I had done the right thing leaving Ivy with Rahima for the whole day, every day. Rahima provides a lovely and secure environment with amazing toy and activity facilities and regular updates about Ivy and her progress. Ivy was only 4 months old when she first started at Rahima’s and has grown up to be a very happy, articulate, chatty and polite toddler, who is happy to share toys and play with other children. Ivy is an only child, so being brought up in a family environment with other children was very important to us. We wanted Ivy to learn to interact, share and play with other children while benefiting from a home-like environment. Rahima and her family welcomed Ivy into their home and looked after her as if she was their own, for which I will be forever grateful.
If we were not moving away from London I would have loved for Ivy to continue at Rahim’s until she had to go to school, and even then, probably would have wanted her to be with Rahima before and after school. We will all miss Rahima and her family, and cannot recommend her home and childminding services enough.
I'm very happy with Raheema, she's very caring, has a well equipped setting with a great outdoor space with suitable toys for all ages. My baby started with her when she was 10 months old and quickly got used to. When I pick her up often baby's seem to have so much fun she doesn't look like she wants to come home with me.😊 I can absolutely recommend Raheema.
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