Hello I’m Angie, welcome to Little Chicks Childcare and thank you for taking the time to read my profile :)
Since having my own little girl and deciding to become a childminder I have worked very hard to create a loving, home from home environment for your child to learn, play and develop. Going to a childminder is the perfect option for any parent wanting a more personal experience for their child whilst still receiving the same level of education and learning opportunities as they would at a nursery. I also provide wrap around, school runs, ad-hoc and term time or holiday only care.
I became Ofsted registered in July 2019 and began studying for my Level 5 diploma in Early Years Management, before this I worked as a key person in a nursery for 4 years.
Care will take place downstairs in our home with a large lounge, downstairs toilet and craft table in the kitchen. We have a fenced in garden with a designated area for the children with toys and a craft table which is paved so they can have access all year round but they of course can enjoy the rest of the grassed garden which has a nest swing, playhouse and trampoline. The latest addition to our family is our dog which the children named Elsa, she is a Pomeranian x Poodle meaning she is a little fluff ball although she does not malt.
Our local park is a two minute walk from our house which we regularly visit and has been risk assessed. We also take regular trips to Waterlooville horizon soft play, Staunton farm and Petersfield heath to feed the ducks.
Children new to the setting and up to age 1 years will receive daily diaries which will be send straight to your phone through Kinderly software which can be downloaded as an App to your phone, this will keep parents updated on their child’s day and routine. Registration and forms for home will also be sent directly to parents through Kinderly and can be signed and returned online. I will track your child’s progress and plan activities that will encourage your child’s expected next steps. At age 2 I will complete their 2 year progress check which can be passed on to their health visitor. For any children coming up to school age I am happy to work along side your chosen school to make the transition as easy as possible for your little one.
I have 4 years experience working as a key person in the baby unit at a private nursery as well as covering staff absences in the pre school. Previous to that I worked as a carer for children with additional needs and disabilities, I returned to this care company in a waking night role for a short time whilst I established my business. Both roles have gained me a total of 9 years experience working with children from age 0-18.
Level 5 diploma in leadership for the children and young people’s workforce- Early Years Management
Level 3 diploma for the early years practitioner (early years educator)
Paediatric first aid
Level 2 food safety and hygiene
Level 2 food allergy awareness for childcare
Level 4 Safeguarding children
I also undergo many smaller more specific courses relating to childcare and safeguarding
*Not available for overnight care, may be available for evening/weekend babysitting*
I currently have the following availability: -Before/after school spaces remaining our local schools are Purbrook, Berewood and Mill Hill.
- school holidays only, for children ages 5+
Available term time only or including school holidays, bank holidays and cover for inset days
I am available mon-thurs 7.30am-5.30pm however those hours can be extended if needed at an additional charge
|Last Updated: 05/04/2021|
- Babysitting from £8.00 per hour
- Childminding from £5.00 per hour
£5 per hour with minimum of 6 hours per day required, minimum of 3 days a week.
All day: 7.30am-5.30pm £50
Before school session: 7.30am- 9am £15*
After school session: 3pm-5.30pm £20*
*includes pick up/drop off to school
£8 an hour for care outside of usual working hours
Tax free childcare accepted
Bank Holidays are charged at double rate
Monthly pay required in advance
A deposit is required at the time of contract signing to secure your space along with a £20 admin fee
Snacks and drinks are including in the fees. Main meals can be provided from home or provided by myself at the following cost:
Babysitting services also available from £8 per hour
My Local Schools
- Ofsted Certificate (added 03/06/2019)
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