Hello, my name is Kerrie Thornhill-Smith, I am married and I am Mum of 5 children. We have a Bichon Frise (dog) Lily, fantastic with children & Sox (cat) who spends most of the time outside.
I qualified as a Childminder in 2014 but I found myself working within a primary school in 2015 which I had volunteered in since 2009 as an SEN Teaching Assistant, which I absolutely loved.
I have a lot of experience working with children and young people over the years and I have also worked within the NHS for about 15 years, mainly administrator roles, but I also completed a lot of training relating to nursing, counselling and smoking cessation aids within the Smoking Cessation Service and Health Promotion.
My home is now my workplace which I intend to offer your child a safe, warm, stimulating, exciting and caring environment in which they can play, learn, develop and be happy.
The whole of my downstairs has been approved by Ofsted. I have a through living room, which the back room is our main playroom.
My dining room is where the children will be eating and baking.
I have a downstairs toilet and wash basin.
My garden is huge but currently is still a work in progress, I have however, still an area for the children to play safely and a summerhouse which we also have play, craft, reading and exploring areas.
I also only pick up from Bacon Garth Primary School, Cottingham & Wolfreton School, Willerby.
I am also registered to offer 2, 3 & 4 year funded places.
I have worked and volunteered within primary schools for a number of years, working as an SEN Teaching Assistant until 2016. I have 5 children of my own children (3 boys & 2 girls)
I am Ofsted Registered, I completed the course in 2014, but I continued to work as an SEN Teaching Assistant until 2016. I have previous school experience working within a primary school and I have 5 children of my own. I am Paediatric Level 3 First Aid Trained, Epipen Trained and I have 12 years experience with Asthma. I have taken courses in SEN Level 3 and Autistic Awareness, I have also basic Makaton skills. I have Safeguarding training. I am currently at University studying a part-time Foundation Degree in Young Children's Learning Development.
Term Time Only Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 7.30 am - 6.00 pm Wednesday 7.30 am - 5.00 pm
|Last Updated: 16/08/2020|
- Childminding from £4.50 per hour
My fees are charged hourly at £4.50 per hour. I do not charge for sickness or holidays (as long as a months notice is given) so I am only charging for the time I look after your child.
My Local Schools
- I provide drop offs and pick ups at Bacon Garth Primary School
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