Childminder in London Borough Of Croydon

Female Non-smoker Member since Aug 2018 Last Updated Nov 2019 Last Login 06 Dec 2019 Email

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
Overnight Care
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Full Driving Licence
Childcare Qualifications

About Me

My name is Rebecca, I am a proud Mum of 3 amazing children and a newly registered childminder.

I recently had to make a decision between furthering my educational career by going into teaching full-time or registering as a childminder, I decided that childminding would allow me to give children the time and attention that they require, to be provided with a more personalised learning experience.

After gaining a level 3 in childcare, a first class degree in education studies (BA Hons) and having 6 years of experience of working in a variety of educational settings, I believe that I have gained the relevant experience, knowledge and understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum, required to provide children with effective, differentiated activities to support their learning and development.

As a parent of 3 children, I am more than aware of the dilemmas that parents/carers have to face when deciding which will be the best childcare for their children, I aim to ease your worries as much as possible through working collaboratively and providing your child/children with a safe, loving, stimulating environment in which they are able to grow and develop, as well as feel part of the family.

I acknowledge the importance of a parent’s relationship with their child’s carer and just how imperative it is always to work in partnership. I believe that children thrive off consistency and will work alongside parents/carers to ensure that the child’s routine is as fluid as possible between home and the setting.

Children attending my setting can look forward to:

* Weekly trips to 2 different playgroups.

* Trips to local parks.

* Trips to the library.

* Trips to soft play.

* Access to a garden.

* Range of activities relating to the Early Years Foundation Stage – both planned and free-flow.

* The opportunity to learn Spanish words, songs and phrases.

* Variety of healthy meals and snacks.

* Access to a range of resources and toys.

* Music and story sessions.

* The opportunity to socialise with other children daily.

* A caring home from home environment.

Parents/carers of children attending the setting can look forward to:

* Working closely with me to ensure that your child is fully supported in order to aid development.

* A reliable and consistent service.

* Weekly menus provided at the start of the week (happy to accommodate dietary requirements)

* Food diary – logging how much your child has eaten throughout the day.

* A personal learning journey for your child, so that you are able to see evidence of progress and next steps.

* Open communication, with the opportunity to stay up to date with what your little one has been up to.

Not currently able to accommodate funded places

If you are interested or have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

My Experience

- Over 6 years childcare experience in a variety of settings for example:
*Private nurseries - as a nursery nurse
*Primary schools - as a Teaching assistant/ Early years educator.
*Anglo-Spanish nursery school.
*Forest school.
- I am a Mum to three children aged 9, 5 and 1.
- I plan and deliver Children's liturgy sessions.

My Qualifications

* Ofsted registered

*Level 3 qualification in childcare.

*1st class degree in Education Studies.

*Over 6 years childcare experience.

*Paediatric first aid trained.

* Trained in safeguarding children.

* Newborn experience.

* Languages spoken: English & Spanish.

*DBS checked.

My Availability

Monday-Friday 7.30AM-6.30PM, Weekend availability too

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Evening yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Overnight no no no no yes yes yes
Last Updated: 03/11/2019

My Fees

  • Childminding from £8.00 per hour

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My Local Schools

This childminder has not yet informed us whether or not they provide any drop off or pick up services at local schools.

My Documents

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  • Ofsted Certificate (added 19/10/2019)
  • DBS Check (added 19/10/2019)

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