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Childminder in Luton

5 stars

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Female Member since Jun 2009 Last Updated May 2022 Last Login 24 Jun 2022

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
School Pickups
Childcare Qualifications
3 and 4 Year Old Free Childcare
Tax-Free Childcare

About Me

I am an Ofsted registered childminder and have been registered since November 2005. I live with my husband and 18 year old daughter in the Bushmead area of Luton, I work with my Mum, Anne-marie who has worked in care for the elderly for 38 years and works with me on a part time basis. We have a cockerpoo called Harry, he has a great temperament and has been a big hit with the children, he has his bedroom under the stairs so that he has his own space away from the children. Our home is clean comfortable and welcoming. I promote respect for each other, we encourage independence in childrens everyday tasks such and getting ready, being able to wash their own hands, good social skills and provide plenty of learning through play opportunities. I have a good working relationship with the other local childminders and often meet up with them so that the children have the opportunity to play with other children of a similar age. We go on outings to various places such as the park, the library, soft play, stay and play sessions etc. I really enjoy working with children and their families and making a difference in a child's life.

My Experience

I am accredited to provide 30 hours of government funded early years education for 3 year olds and have a level 3 NVQ in children's care, learning & development. I keep up to date with childcare legislation and training. I have cared for a range of different aged children from 3 months to 10 years and have worked with many different families and children over the years and feel that I have an understanding of families needs for their childcare and what makes their children happy and thrive in my setting.

My Qualifications

NVQ level 3 in Children's care, Learning and development. Paediatric first aid. Safeguarding children. Level 2 Food hygiene. Early years outcomes. Supporting Children with Speech, Language and Communication Needs. Plus many more certificates in childcare training.

My Availability

My working hours are Monday to Friday 7:30 am to 5:30pm. I am available during the school holidays on Mondays & Tuesdays only and I take the full 2 weeks at Christmas off, unpaid.

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Last Updated: 19/05/2022

My Fees

  • Childminding from £5.50 per hour

I charge £5.50 per hour. Food is a separate charge of £1.50 per day for early years children and 50p for after school snacks. The children typically have fruit salad (apples, grapes, strawberries, satsuma) each day, usually for morning & afternoon snacks. Lunch can range from sandwiches, homemade pasta, roast dinner, pizza, chicken goujons, fish fingers etc.

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My Ofsted Inspections

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10 October 2017
14 January 2014 - 2
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My Documents

  • DBS Check (added 17/01/2022)
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Below are the latest reviews for Leannesmart. 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.

My son Was extremely happy in Leanne’s setting and looked forward to attending everyday.
We as parents felt completely re assured by Leanne & Anne whilst our son was in their care and they would go above and beyond to make sure he settled in well and was happy.
After attending with Leanne for a couple of weeks we noticed a positive difference in our sons behaviour.
He enjoyed all the learning, activity’s, and many days out at local play groups ect.
I would highly recommend Leanne’s setting to any other parents looking for childcare in the area.

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

by Avatar for Kirsty Kirsty about Avatar for Leannesmart Leannesmart on 17/01/2022

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