4.56 stars (9)

Childminder in Stourbridge

Babysitter in Stourbridge

Female Non-smoker Member since Jul 2017 Last Updated Mar 2020 Last Login 05 Apr 2020 Email

My Summary

DBS Check
Ofsted Registered

About Me

Hello my name is Jade Field I live in Wollaston with my husband Mat and our two children. Dylan who is 4 in Reception at School and Lillie who is 3 and attends Preschool.

I have been an OFSTED Registered childminder since October 2017. I’m a home from home setting. I offer a safe and happy environment for your children to Grow, learn, have fun and thrive. I love my job! I follow the EYFS to ensure all children are getting the best possible start in my settling.
The children are at the heart of everything I do. We attend several playgroups, the park, soft play centres, the shops, the library and much more each week giving the children the cultural capital they need to prepare and enhance their future success to school years and beyond. The children also enjoy craft mornings, messy play, and lots of free play here at Jade’s Mini Friends.
I work closely with other Childminder’s in my local area and we often go on days out together.

A little about me before becoming a childminder.
I have been surrounded by children for as long as I remember. I'm the 2nd oldest of 5 and I'm used to a busy happy home. I worked as a manager for Caffe Nero for 4 years often hosting children's fun days in my store. Before that I worked as a health care assistant on the Community looking after Vulnerable Adults and the Elderly. When I had my children my whole out look on life changed. I became devoted to doing everything possible to help them learn and grow.

Im Currently full for under 5’s (EYFS)

I offer before school care to The Ridge Primary school in Wollaston (limited space)

After school care currently Available for St Joseph’s RC Primary, Norton.

I also offer holiday care for school aged children. Full days or half days including all meals and activities. (Very limited spaces for over 8’s - Im full for under 8’s holiday care)

Please feel free to contact me to arrange coming to meet me and my family.

My Experience

I have Newborn and toddler experience with my own children and children that I currently care for. Experience with older children with my younger brothers and Friends and families children. I also currently have minded children Before and After school these range between 5-10 years old. I have SEN experience with a current Mindee and a child I babysit for.

My Qualifications

Ofsted Registered Childminder
Pediatric First Aid
Child protection foundation
Observing children
Food hygiene level 2
The prevent Duty
Managing behaviour

My Availability

I’m currently full for under 5’s (EYFS)
I will be offering before school care with drop off to The Ridge Primary (limited availability).
I have After school spaces available for any school.
I don’t have any space for holiday care for school aged children. All spaces I have are taken.

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Before School yes yes yes yes yes no no
Morning yes yes yes yes yes no no
Afternoon yes yes yes yes yes no no
After School yes yes yes yes yes no no
Evening no no no no no no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 25/03/2020

My Fees

  • Babysitting from £8.00 per hour
  • Childminding from £4.50 per hour

To be discussed on request

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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Below are the latest reviews for Jades Mini Friends. 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.

Our daughter started going to Jade from 7months old, it was such a big step to start back at work and leave her with someone new... 2years later we wouldn't look back. Jade has been everything we could have asked for, she's taught our daughter to be confident, independent, and learnt so many life skills. She's well ahead of other children her age and we believe this is due to Jade because she continues to educate her even on the daily school run i.e the moon, flowers and the seasons etc. She's not your every day childminder she makes an effort to go to different playgroups everyday to socialise the children, she continually goes out of her way to take them to farms, softplays, parks, days out, cinema. We love Jade, it was a very emotional day today under the circumstances. We would recommend Jade highly to anyone and we are very upset to lose her, we wish her all the best xx

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by about Jades Mini Friends on 20/03/2020

Jade has been looking after my three children for over a year and I couldn’t recommend her enough. She treats my children as I would and that is all you can ever ask for. I have no concerns about when my children are there and she treats my children like family. You would not be disappointed in jade she has such a loving heart and truly cares for all children she looks after.

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by about Jades Mini Friends on 19/03/2020

Jade is a fantastic childminder. She is warm, loving and has energy I could only dream of! She provides a loving home from home environment for my little boy when she collects him from school and treats him as one of her own. She is reliable & goes above and beyond what is required. I never have to worry about my little boy when he is in her care. Would definitely recommend Jade!

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by about Jades Mini Friends on 02/03/2020

Jade has agreed to look after my almost one year old daughter for a few sessions on a short notice. She is very approachable, welcoming and friendly. Jade made my daughter feel at home which was clear from how the little one was interacting with her and from all the photos Jade took! She provided me with a detailed daily diary which has been absolutely brilliant to help me track my daughter's activities. Highly recommended!

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by about Jades Mini Friends on 29/08/2018

Jade goes above and beyond her agreed childminding duties, she’s ever so reliable and has excellent communication!

Jade has never let me down once, on agreed days off she has even found alternative arrangements for me.

Super helpful and friendly and she is always fair with the services and charges as some childminders will make you pay for their days off which Jade doesn’t do, not to mention she’s fantastic with the children and one of my girls can be a quite a handful having learning difficulties but Jade handles her amazingly.

Very happy with the service and cannot recommend Jades Mini Friends enough.

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by about Jades Mini Friends on 19/07/2018

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