We are now accepting weekends and overnight spaces!*
Hi, I am an Ofsted registered Childminder and my company is called True Sparks Childcare. I have decades of experience in caring for children due to being a mother myself and a high school teacher and I have successfully raised 2 children who are now adults. I spend a lot of time around children as swimming teacher who teaches children aged 6 months onwards.
I am also a fully qualified biology and physical education teacher at high schools. I hope to provide an environment were any child will feel at home. I provide a wide range of activities both educational and fun, in addition, I have a range of toys to suit all ages. Part of the catered activities includes walks to Heaton Park which is less than ten minutes walk from the house.
Having worked in schools and with children for the past 2 decades, I believe that the most important stage of child development is from a very early age and I feel that I can contribute towards empowering parents to achieve their goal in raising happy, healthy and intelligent children.
My experience is oriented towards building children up in an extra curricular and joyful environment, this includes private tutoring, swimming lessons, outdoor activities and life skills. My aim is to bring all of this together in one and deliver a tailored service that will adhere to each parents ideal needs.
At True Sparks, the activities we provide are:
-Academic (lessons, tutorials, 1 to 1, languages etc.)
-Vocational activities (day trips, cooking, swimming, gardening, cultural activities etc.)
-Special activities (charity fundraisers, talent shows, hairdressing, treasure hunts, enterprise, fun runs etc.)
-Paediatric First Aid
-ASA (swim teacher)
-PGCE Qualified teacher
-Level 3 Junior fitness
-Full Driving licence
I am available to help with childcare need througout the Corona crisis. I have a few places available for before and after school pick up and drop off. Also, I have places for weekends and overnight care. I am now accepting children for the summer holiday 8am-6.30pm Monday to Friday. Time Flexibility is available for parents who require it.
|Last Updated: 21/03/2021|
- Childminding from £5.00 per hour
- Babysitting from £10.00 per hour
My fees can be negotiated during meetings with parents
My Local Schools
- I provide drop offs and pick ups at Bowker Vale Primary School
- I provide drop offs and pick ups at Holy Trinity CofE Primary School
- I provide drop offs and pick ups at Manchester Communication Primary Academy
- I provide drop offs and pick ups at Crab Lane Primary School
- I provide drop offs and pick ups at St Clare's RC Primary School
- Ofsted Certificate (added 22/06/2020)
- Ofsted Certificate (added 20/06/2020)
- Training Certificate: Safeguarding Children (added 20/06/2020)
- First Aid Certificate: Full Paediatric First aid Certificate (added 22/08/2019)
- Training Certificate: Safeguarding Children Certificate (added 22/08/2019)
- DBS Check (added 16/06/2019)
- UK Driving Licence (added 16/06/2019)
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Mercy has been looking after my 4 year old for the last 2 years now and has been a god send!
I would highly recommend mercy to anyone looking for consistent, quality and reliable childcare
I can rely on mercy to pick up my child from school and has been a life saver during holidays, I feel
Comfortable and at ease whilst at work, Mercy has helped take away a lot of the stresses with trying to get consistent quality and reliable childcare, additional to this mercy is a kind, understanding and wonderful person.
Thanks Mercy for all your helped stay blessed!
Absolutely brilliant childcare setting so well organised and managed extremely well. Such a lovely lady with lovely kids, much to be proud of and very much appreciated:)) Thank you 🙏🏼 xx
Mercy is absolutely amazing! She is caring, patient, calm, nurtering, kind and understanding. My children love her and say she is really funny and kind. I know 100% that when I'm working, my children are in the best hands, safe and well looked after.
Mercy is reliable and flexible and I am so grateful for her. Thank you for being the best, Mercy, and for everything you do for us.
Mercy is by far one of the best child minders I have ever came across I would recommend her without hesitation truly beautiful woman inside and out.
I was looking for someone reliable, Someone that was available at short notice, someone that I felt comfort with and able to attend to my 3 year old with compassion, and that’s where Mercy came along, where have you been all this while??? by far the best childminder I have used and wished I known about sparkles childcare earlier, Mercy is very talented with positive energy, a highly recommended childcare provider that delivers
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