I'm Anita Boardman, OFSTED registered childminder in Droylsden 2 minutes from Manchester Rd Primary and Sun Shine pre school. I’m 50 years old with over 20+ years experience with children aged 0-16 some with special needs. I was graded 2 "good" which means Childminding practice is stong.
My husband Alan is a security advisor and is 58, I have one child Victoria who is 19, she’s always loved having other children around her and as made lots of great friends over the years.
As an OFSTED registered childminder I've looked after more than 50 children both long and short term over this period of time so far
I can offer your children a warm stimulating environment which is clean, safe and secure. I have a fully equipped play room with a wide selection of educational and recreational toys to suit all ages and a rear garden for out door activities with a trampoline, also securely fenced.
What I do
I always make sure the children are involved in daily group activities to stimulate their minds, such as painting and drawing, model making, role playing and they always seem to remember to make lots of special mementos to take home to their proud parents.
I attend various activity groups and where permitted take children on outings to different places like the local parks, indoor centres and soft play centres. Each child will have their own progress folder for parents to view and eventually take home.
Virtually all the children I’ve minded have been long term from a few months old to 14 years of age. I've many references from past and current parents whose children have attended my setting and are available to view on request. I and my family are all CRB Checked / Police Checked. I hold an up to date Public Liability insurance through the child minding insurance specialist Michael Morton Ltd.
? Pediatric First Aid
? Safeguarding Children Courses
? Multicultural Courses
? Early Years Professional Development
? Getting Ready for EYFS
? Singing in Sign Language course
? Plus many more
Availability for both Full and Part time from:-
Monday to Friday 7:30am – 5:30pm (flexible)
Drop off and Pick up’s to:
Manchester Road and Sun Shine pre-school/local nursery schools and play groups
Please ring for availability
|Last Updated: 26/03/2018|
- Childminding from £3.50 per hour
Please ring to discuss your requirements
My Local Schools
- I provide drop offs and pick ups at Manchester Road Primary School
- UK Driving Licence (added 30/06/2020)
- DBS Check (added 30/06/2020)
- Ofsted Certificate (added 21/04/2020)
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My son absolutely loves going to Anita she is such a kind and caring person who has very high standards as she is very experienced with children as she has done it for many many years. Anita looks after my 4 year old son in school holidays and for school drop offs and pick ups. Anita is very trustworthy, reliable and lots of fun, she has lots of activities planned for the children to keep them occupied, she takes them on lots of trips out durning school holidays and parks etc when she can. I feel that Anita goes above and beyond for all the children that are in her care and my mind is always at ease when I am at work because I know he is looked after amazingly and is very happy in her care.
Response by Anita Boardman on 01/09/2021:
Hi Rebecca thanku so much for my amazing review it makes me so proud to get reviews like yours an be reconised for the hard work I do with all the children I love looking after yr son he is a loverly little good .an we love goin on our adventures every day an he loves it too we do lots of activities to take home I look forward to him coming in the morning .thankyou for trusting me to look after him.anita.x
I just wanted to say a huge thank you to Anita. She helped me out for a few weeks in school holiday .
My girl really has enjoyed stay with Anita as they had trips out every where such a parks, walking, jumping centre and ........
They had some home activity as well painting, decorating and....
She made some new friends as well and she was so happy with them .
Definitely I'll choose Anita for school holidays again😍
Response by Anita Boardman on 30/08/2021:
Thankyou so much for the loverly review, it is lovely to see reviews like yours after only a few weeks she was an absolute pleasure to look after an id look after her in an instance if her mum needed childcare an I have the space in the future she made loads of new friends an got on well with the children in my care which is always nice to see .you are a loverly mum too she is a credit to u a loverly well mannerd young girl who is always welcome to my setting thankyou for choosing me to look after her..xx
My little girl started nearly 2 months ago now and i’m very happy with how she has settled in. Anita is lovely and my daughter has took very well to her. She takes the kids out to the park etc and always keeps me posted on her daily with what she’s been doing and pictures too which is a plus. Very happy with everything😊
Response by Anita Boardman on 16/07/2021:
Thankyou so much for my loverly review I love looking after lily mae she has settled in nicely an is so good she is in a home from home routeen and she loves playing with the other children I look after.thankyou for putting your trust in me...... anita. Xx
Anita is a fantastic childminder and person who always does her best to satisfy your child’s needs. You can trust her 100% and you feel that your child is in safe hands which is the most important of all. If you find a place with Anita, don’t let it go.
Response by Anita Boardman on 08/06/2021:
Thankyou christina for your loverly review I love looking after perseas iv only had him 6 weeks but I have noticed a difference from when he started with me he is well behaved an has come on leaps an bounds with me he is always smiling at me when Im interacting with him an he is very loving to me which shows me he feels safe with me I love looking after him he is a loverly little boy very pleasant an his family are all loverly too..anita
Anita had my two Grandchildren all through the six weeks holidays. They had a great time with her she took them out to the parks and walks 3 times a day. She had so many different activities catering for both boys and girls. The children absolutely love Anita now they think of her more of a family member than their childminder. Anita keeps you updated on daily activities and sends pictures of the children she goes out of her way to accommodate you even picking my Granddaughter up when my Grandson was not feeling too good. We had such a good experience with Anita we decided to stay with her when I returned to work full time they are now in Breakfast and Evening club Anita takes them and collects them from school. I highly recommended anyone looking for a childminder to look up Anita she’s fantastic and all her kids love her and a big thank you to Alan her husband he is a lovely helpful man.
Response by Anita Boardman on 27/09/2020:
Thanku ann for a loverly review I have loved looking after them an goin on our adventures everyday they are active children so have to have things to stimulate their minds an age appropriate activities an I think of them as my family as I have them throughout the day in school hols.thanku for trusting me with them. Anita.x
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