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Sara

Childminder in Dudley (also available for babysitting)

5 stars

Usually responds within 3 hours

Female Member since Aug 2018 Last Updated Mar 2024 Last Login May 2024

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
DBS Check
First Aid Training
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
Childcare Qualifications
School Pickups
2 Year old Funded Childcare
3 and 4 Year old Funded Childcare
Tax-Free Childcare
Emergency Babysitter
Flexible Hours

About Me

I'm 38. I have 3 children. I live with my partner, my two children 12 and 17 two dogs, and an army of other animals which complete our family.

My Experience

I have been working with children and families for 15 years. I started volunteering at a stay and play group. I did this for 7 years, during this time my passion grew. So I gained my level 3 in childcare. I graduated the day after I gave birth to my youngest child. Following this I worked in a private day nursery. I wanted to go one more so I finally I found my calling
In childminding.
I offer an array of experiences for the children to learn and grow. From activities within the home and garden. to exploring the world around us. We go to the library twice a month, go to weekly stay and play groups. As well as enjoying the beautiful outdoor spaces eg Cotwall End Nature reserve and Baggeridge Park. The children take part in educational trips and ones just for fun.

My Qualifications

Nvq level 3 Childrens care, learning and development.
First aid
Food safety level 2
Safeguarding
Children's workforce introduction programme
Domestic violence and abuse
Emotional wellbeing and behaviuor managment
Introduction to send 0-25 years and partnership working
Prevent duty
Behaviour management

My Availability

My hours are
7:30 to 17:00
Monday- friday
(Can help if hours differ)

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: 13/02/2024

My Fees

  • Childminding from £6.00 per hour
  • Babysitting from £10.00 per hour

£50 day fee.
All outings included in day fee unless stated.
Meals and snacks provided.
Nappies and baby formula NOT included in fees.

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 Ofsted Inspections

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Good
16 January 2024
25 May 2022 - Good
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My Documents

  • image/svg+xml Ofsted Certificate (added 13/02/2024)
  • Inspection Report (added 13/02/2024)
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Reviews

Below are the latest reviews for Sara. 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.

I cannot reccomend Sara's childcare enough to anyone who is looking for a setting which is home from home environment and your child receives the 1-2-1 support to achieve the best of their ability. My daughter has been going to Sara's childcare from 11 months old and is now 3 years old. Anyone who meets my child is surprised at how advanced she is and this is down to the tailored support she receives from Sara's childcare. My daughter jumps for joy on her days at Sara's childcare which as parent is such a relief. For any parent who is looking for a setting that supports your child become the best version of themselves, then Sara's childcare is the place to take them.

  • 5 stars Overall
  • 5 stars Setting
  • 5 stars Cleanliness
  • 5 stars Food
  • 5 stars Communication

by Avatar for Sharon Sharon about Avatar for Sara Sara on 16/09/2023

Our boy has been with Saras Childcare a year and half now and I cannot recommend the two ladies enough. From a anxious first time mum we was left with nothing but warmth and a atmosphere we felt we would be comfortable leaving our child in. Our son settled in really well and we can see how much his developed in the time being in these ladies care. He has came out of his shell. Sara has always been open and honest and approachable. She is supporting and you can always feel at ease.

You both are amazing and all the children in your care and parents think highly of you. Xx

  • 5 stars Overall
  • 5 stars Setting
  • 5 stars Cleanliness
  • 5 stars Food
  • 5 stars Communication

by Avatar for Bianca A Bianca A about Avatar for Sara Sara on 13/09/2023


Response by Avatar for Sara Sara on 13/09/2023:

Thank you B for your lovely review.

Sara and Sarah are amazing, our little boy started with them at 9 months and I’ve seen a massive difference, he has come on so well. He is walking and talking and it's all thanks to the support they provide.

The love, care and support they give to their children is outstanding. We wouldn't want our little boy with anyone else!

We chose Sara's childcare as they were so warm and welcoming we were instantly put at ease and our little boy made himself right at home. They made my return to work so much easier as I wasn't worrying about leaving little one with them. We also love the updates and pictures we get while we're at work of our little boys adventures 💙

We would highly recommend them to anyone looking for childcare 🥰

  • 5 stars Overall
  • 5 stars Setting
  • 5 stars Cleanliness
  • 5 stars Food
  • 5 stars Communication

by Avatar for AdeleB AdeleB about Avatar for Sara Sara on 13/09/2023

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