Childminder in Leigh On Sea
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Female Member since Nov 2017 Last Updated Apr 2022 Last Login 09 May 2022
** OUTSTANDING ** CHILDMINDER
Hi my name is Sally , I live and work as a childminder in the "Westleigh "schools catchment area.
I offer school drop offs and pick ups from the following schools- Westleigh Infants and Juniors and will consider pre schools.
I have been childminding since 2003 and have maintained an **Outstanding** Ofsted grade from 2003 to date.
Last Ofsted inspection was December 2015.
I am married to husband Rodger and we have 2 adult children, one of which my daughter of 27 and is currently living at home.
we have lived on the Highlands estate for the last 23 + plus years
My interests are:
Children and child care
Walking and being out and about enjoying the outdoor local amenities.
Food and eating out
Time spent with family and friends
Films and cinema
Arts and crafts
Hand crafts ,making toys and resources
Gardening especially with my young helpers
National Trust member
Annual Sea life ticket holder
I am a qualified chef and encourage a healthy eating policy at my setting with varied menus and good home cooked foods.
I have a wealth of experience with children with mild and severe allergies including anaphylaxis and have cared for children currently and in the past with nut, cows milk protein, egg white and tree mould allergies.
I constantly update my CPD and my certificates are available to parents/carers to view at my setting along with any other relevant documents and policies.
|Last Updated: 03/04/2022|
- Childminding from £7.00 per hour
Available on application
My Local Schools
- I provide pick ups at West Leigh Junior School
My Ofsted Inspections
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- Ofsted Certificate (added 14/04/2020)
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Both my children have been looked after by Sally throughout their Primary School education (and my daughter for the first term at secondary school). I visited a number of childminders and Sally by far stood out. She has a very kind manner and my daughter warmed to her straight away. She supported both my children to settle into school and was their advocate at the end of school if there were any issues that needed to be addressed, or any cuddles needed. My children have thrived in the family atmosphere she creates in her home, and all the opportunities she has given them during holiday times. I would definitely recommend Sally to anyone looking for a childminder.
Sally has been looking after my 2 sons when I returned back to work after maternity leave with my second son and my eldest was at school nearly 3 years ago.
Sally is an outstanding childminder. Highly responsible, enthusiastic, caring and extremely professional are amongst many of her wonderful traits. Prior to being looked after by Sally, my eldest son attended a nursery and I wish I had him looked after by Sally earlier.
My boys love being looked after by Sally. Their days are packed full of games and educational activities in the garden and inside and also trips out to the woods and other interesting places. I am so happy to have found a childminder so dedicated and warm hearted.
William has been attending Sally’s setting since he was 11 months old & now is almost 5; I remember how stressful it was trying to find an appropriate caregiver when returning to work and wow were really lucky to find Sally!
I met with a few minders but as soon as we met Sally we knew she was ‘the one’! Her house is clean, spacious & she has a fantastic outside garden & play cabin area which the kids just love. But more than the surroundings,
Sally herself is such a competent, kind and experienced childminder that you can’t help but feel your child is in very safe hands, and Sally is just as good with the really little ones as she is with the school-aged children.
Sally is a great teacher, really knows her stuff when it comes to the early years curriculum and has been great at helping with things like potty training too. My favourite things about the time William spends at Sally’s is she often takes the children out & about- the beach, cinema, bowling, park, woods as well as suitable playgroups, the children are never bored with her.
I could go on & on but has been a pleasure having Sally as William’s childminder and I would highly recommend her to other families.
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