5 stars (16)

Childminder in Pentwyn

Usually responds within 12 hours

Female Non-smoker Member since Jun 2009 Last Updated Sep 2019 Last Login 19 Nov 2019 Email Website

My Summary

CIW Registered
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Newborn Experience
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
School Pickups
Tax-Free Childcare
Flexible Hours
Free Smear-Test Childcare

About Me

I am a registered childminder with the CSSIW . I live in the Pentwyn area of cardiff, with my husband Mike whom I've been married to for 24 yrs We have 3 grown up children ,I have been a registered childminder since 2007. I enjoy caring for children. I find this to be a very rewarding job. Getting the chance to help them develop through new experiences. I offer a variety of activities including trips to play centres,parks, libraries, arts and crafts, baking etc.

My Experience

I have worked with all aged children since I left school in 1993. I have worked in day nurseries, private playgroups, schools as a teachers assistant and after school clubs over the last 23 yrs . I have also gained a lot of experience from the past years as of being a childminder for 12 yrs.

My Qualifications

*Cache - Introdction to child care
*NVQ 2 in early years and education
*Cache level 3 diploma within home based childcare (2008)
*Level 3 Diploma in Child Care (2018)
*First aid
*Food hygiene
*Child protection
*Behaviour management
*Prevent (WRAP)
*Learning to Talk -Talking to Learn
*Health & Safety Awareness for Childcare's
*Fire Warden

I keep up to date with all relevant first aid, food hygiene and child protection to maintain good quality of care.

My Availability

Monday - Friday 6.30AMTO 6.00PM
I am currently avalible To pick up from different nurserys & schools within a responsible distance.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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: 26/10/2019

My Fees

  • Childminding from £5.00 per hour

To be arraged with parents depending on how many days and hours needed. Childcare costs included food, snacks and any activities centres we visit.

My Local Schools

My Documents

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  • Inspection Report (added 14/01/2019)
  • First Aid Certificate (added 14/01/2019)
  • DBS Check (added 14/01/2019)


Below are the latest reviews for Selenas Toddlers. 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.

Selena has been my childminder since my daughter was age 2 averaging 3 full days a week. The time has now come for my daughter to start school and reflecting on the years she has spent with Selena I can honestly say it's been brilliant. There have been many milestones for my daughter along the way and Selena has been a significant part of her development and learning journey. There is never a dull day and always fun and exciting activities planned that I particularly enjoyed seeing in photo updates that Selena would send. Thanks to the warm and positive environment that Selena provides my daughter is confident and prepared for her new chapter in school. I would strongly recommend Selena's toddlers to any parent seeking high quality care.

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by about Selenas Toddlers on 01/09/2019

My daughter started with Selina beginning of January I was nervous at first but the warm welcome I had when we first met was amazing my daughter at the time was 17months they clicked straight away, I wouldn’t want anyone else to look after and be responsible for my daughter I feel that she is safe and being treated as Selina’s own. She also gets excited when I arrive outside Selina and always greets Selina with a hug. I also have many photo sent to me where she has great smiles and having fun with other children!

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by about Selenas Toddlers on 04/05/2018

Selena was our son's child minder from September 2015 - August 2016. We were looking for someone available to pick from half day morning nursery at Howardian primary until he went full time in September 2016 which is the only reason we stopped using Selena. After picking him up from school, my son stayed with Selena for the afternoons every day and thoroughly enjoyed his time there. Through good communication with us, Selena supported us through some of his milestones like finally getting the hang of using the toilet and trying new foods!
He did a good variety of activities with Selena, like the library, arts & crafts, soft play and the park. There were also some special treats like Cefn Mably farm. My son and Selena had a great bond and he even asks about her now, remembering his time with her fondly. I could tell he always felt welcome and comfortable in her home. Selena and him had lots of laughs!

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by about Selenas Toddlers on 06/12/2017

Selina comes highly recommended. She took my LO 3 1/2 and 18months at very short notice due to being let down. She was really Accomodating and helpful. The kids had a fabulous time, she kept them entertained all day and my eldest even wanted to stay and didn’t want to come home!!!! Would definalty use Selina again

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by about Selenas Toddlers on 29/11/2017

We highly recommend Selena as a babysitter! We came to Cardiff to watch a rugby game and not knowing anyone there, we asked Selena to look after our 9 months old baby! Our little one bonded straight away with Selena which is almost unheard off! Selena is a natural and our girl had great fun! We would definitely contact Selena again when we are back in Cardiff!Thank you so much!

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by about Selenas Toddlers on 27/11/2017

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