Hi my name is Elaine Cooper I've been an ofsted registered childminder since 2007, I live with my husband & 2 grown up sons we all hold current DBS certificates & I am an on going member of PACEY (PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR CHILDCARE AND EARLY YEARS) and I am registered with ICO. I am paediatric 1st aid trained. I have public liability insurance.
My working hours are 8am -5.30pm Monday to Friday I work 46 weeks per year .
I pick up and drop off at Greasbrough school.
I Look after all age ranges from babies to 12yrs old, I have a fantastic separate playroom and private garden for your child to learn through play. I follow the early yrs EYFS ( early yrs foundation stage). I provide lots of activities including arts and crafts, reading, small world activities , dressing up, board games, games console. I have an amazing Home Corner that children absolutely love.
Outside my garden is very secure to safeguard your child and we have bikes ,scooters , football to name but a few.
We go on outings regularly to indoor soft play, parks, Wentworth farm, library and walks.
The safeguarding of your child is paramount! Everything I do has been risk assessed from my home and outside area, car school runs and all outings. I adhere to all my policies and procedures and ratios.
Your child will have the opportunity to make new friends experience new things in a loving and nurturing home based environment whilst learning all the time .
Childminding is bespoke childcare!!! every different need is catered for I have a fantastic childminder/parent relationship I'm very professional, approachable, and friendly. I run an Inclusive setting
Everyone is welcome!
I provide healthy nutritional meals drinks and snacks all home made & I cater for any specific dietary requirements.
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level 3 diploma in home-based childcare.
pacey business briefing.
RLSCB. group 3 core workshop 'working together to safeguard children and young people.
Early language development program working with under 3's, babies and toddlers speech language and communication, working with parents and families to support young children's Speech and language and communication development
bags of potential(promoting positive behaviour techniques).
Developing creativity in the EYFS.
promoting positive behaviour.
Health and safety Roles and Responsibilities.
developing ofsted self evaluation form.
planning for children in the EYFS.
developing good behaviour with school age children.
promoting equality of opportunity.
safeguarding children including dealing with complaints about your own child care practice.
Early yrs foundation stage.
child protection foundation training.
using empathy dolls.
level 2 food safety and hygiene for catering.
12hr paediatric first aid course.
meeting the welfare requirements.
I have places available , as childminding changes all the time please feel free to contact me to discuss your childcare needs
|Last Updated: 20/07/2018|
- Childminding from £3.75 per hour
After school session £13.50 from 3pm -5.30 includes a nutritional 2 course meal
Unsociable hours are any hours before 8am or after 5.30pm these are charged at £7.50 per hour
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- UK Driving Licence (added 20/07/2018)
- DBS Check (added 20/07/2018)
- Ofsted Certificate (added 20/07/2018)
- First Aid Certificate: paediatric 1st aid certificate (added 20/07/2018)
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Elaine is absolutely fantastic childminder, my daughter who is 14 months old loves her so much. She has settled very quickly. Every morning once she see's Elaine she runs to her. Elaine is loving and caring while remaining professional at the same time. She keeeps us updated with a diary of what she's been up to during the day and sends us pictures via WhatsApp.
We are so lucky to have her.
I highly recommended Elaine to everyone but be aware that your kids might not want to come home with you when you pick them up:)
Response by Elaine C on 10/09/2020:
Thank you so much Lisa for your very kind review Sara is an absolute pleasure to look after..so funny..love her 😍
I found Elaine when I needed a childminder who could collect from my daughters school. She worked with me at the last minute to arrange the days and times I needed, and my daughter absolutely loves going! She has varied, nutritionally balanced meals, and a huge variety of toys for all ages!
I would definitely recommend Elaine to anyone who needs a local childminder !
We could not recommend Elaine enough...our daughter Angelina absolutely loves Elaine as if she is one of the family..! Freshly prepared healthy meals every day ..cleanliness..reliability 100% always ,and my daughter has learned so much since going to Elaine’s. Every day there are lots of different activities she does with the kids including taking them out for the day . When my daughter goes to Elaine’s I feel relaxed because I know my daughter enjoys it and I think that’s one of a parents main concern...she definitely gives the best to the kids she looks after and that’s what counts . My daughter couldn’t be happier and so am I .
Elaine is a fantastic childminder. We travel 30mins from Barnsley for her to look after our 10month old daughter, I wouldn’t have anyone other than her look after my children. Kids are always
Kept entertained with activities and trips out, she feeds them home-cooked healthy foods and encourages learning and independence. Couldn’t ask for more!
We have used Elaine both for my step-son and my daughter, and myself and my wife have always been very happy with her services.
She is friendly and professional, and offers both in-house activities and trips to local places for the children in her care.
I would not hesitate to recommend her to anybody, and if we should ever need a child-care provider in the future then Elaine would absolutely be our first choice.
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