My name is Sophie, I am an Ofsted registered childminder and a mother of two.
I’m based in forest hill SE23 - just off Perry Rise.
I live with my husband, my seven year old daughter and my two year old son in our family home in Forest Hill.
I am a very friendly, calm, patient, responsible and caring person and I aspire to ensure that all children and babies in my care are comfortable, happy, feel safe and secure so that they are able to grow and develop.
I completed my childminding tutor led course in April 2018, while on maternity leave from my 12 year position as Reception manager at Nunhead doctors surgery.
We have a lovely, warm, and welcoming home which is a home from home environment for all children and babies in my care.
Every child will have the help, support and encouragement that they need throughout every stage of their development.
They will be provided with the time, space and appropriate resources for them to learn and develop through play.
A few local parks that we go to are Mayo park, Wells park, Crystal Palace park, Beckenham place park, Dulwich park and Peckham park. We regularly go to Horniman museum and visit Surrey doc farm, Christmas tree farm and occasionally Godstone farm.
We have started growing our own fruit & veg, which the children love to do and be involved with.
I provide healthy home made meals and snacks. Occasionally the children will assist me with the preparations for meals and will also bake with me.
Myself and my husband both hold current DBS certificates.
Please see below for list of my qualifications and certificates held.
I hold a clean, full uk driving licence.
And drive a seven seater car.
If you have any queries or would like to arrange a visit, please do not hesitate to contact me.
We live 0.6miles from lower Sydenham station
1.1 miles from forest hill station
1.2 miles from Catford station.
Bus 356 from forest hill station goes to the end of my road.
Buses 202 and 181 from perry hill (1 min walk from my home) go to Catford station and catford bridge. 181 goes straight to Lewisham station.
I have over 14 years experience in looking after family and friends children and 8 years with my own children.
I have had work experience within a Mother goose nursery and within a primary school, both in east Dulwich.
QNUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric first aid
Level 2 award in Food safety in catering
STEEP ‘An introduction to childcare practice (Homebased)
Incorporating child observation, assessment and planing’ Tutor led training.
STEEP continuous professional development of observing Chelwood Nursery Tour.
Pass in Health and social care
I will be available from 24th February 2020 Monday - Thursday
8.00 - 18.00
Earlier start and later collection can be discussed.
I am available now for school drop offs and pick ups from Goodrich Primary school in east Dulwich. I can arrange pick up from your home at 8.30am.
|Last Updated: 20/07/2020|
- Childminding from £6.50 per hour
- Babysitting from £10.00 per hour
£65 full day rate only
Includes all meals & snacks
Deposit is required to secure place
My Local Schools
- I provide drop offs and pick ups at Goodrich Community Primary School
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- Training Certificate: level 2 award in food safety in catering (added 26/11/2019)
- First Aid Certificate: level 3 award in paediatric first aid (added 26/11/2019)
- Training Certificate: Safeguarding certificate (added 26/11/2019)
- Ofsted Certificate (added 24/11/2019)
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