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Childminder in Cambridge

Babysitter in Cambridge

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Female Non-smoker Member since Dec 2019 Last Updated Aug 2020 Last Login 18 Oct 2020 Email Website

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
DBS Check
Special Needs Experience
First Aid Training
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
Evening Babysitter
Weekend Babysitter
Daytime Babysitter
Childcare Qualifications
Newborn Experience
School Pickups
Tax-Free Childcare
Flexible Hours

About Me

Hello ,

My name is Kate and together with my daughter and husband we run an out of school TOT LOT CLUB .
We are based in Trumpington ``Halo`` development just off Long Road and the nearest schools we will attend are Fawcett Primary and Trumpington Primary .
Offering as well collections from Nurseries/Early Years from the above schools.
There is a car available (7 seater ) so we might consider other schools as well if there is enough of interest.

All of us are fully qualified and fulfill all requirements of Ofsted Early Years Register . We all have Pediatric First Aid certificates, ensuring better safeguarding for children in our care.

There is a wide selection of games, toys, musical instruments, sport equipment, books, dvds etc. We pride ourselves especially with the provision of very healthy home made dinners and other meals like breakfast and snacks. We are conscious of how much impact processed sugars and table salt can make on your child`s health and use healthier replacements to cook (Himalayan salt, sea salt, healthier oils etc).
Fruit and vegetable snacks are available at all times, also fresh water and selection of cold pressed juice.
Deserts are made with organic flour and are sweetened with brown sugar, honey or date paste.
Fresh bread is baked every morning for breakfast.
As an experienced cook I am fully aware of food allergies, poisoning hazards and food hygiene which is confirmed by qualifications I gained in this area.

We are open in the mornings from 6am to 9am and in the afternoons from 3pm to 8pm.

Places are limited as we are childminders working from domestic premises.

All children of school age from Fawcett or Trumpington Park Primary.

If you expect your child

1) to be looked after by qualified team

2) to have healthy meals cooked for them every day

3) to play with toys and games instead of watching TV

4) to play with friends of his age in the park after school

5) to stay after school in a pleasant happy and clean home with access to a garden and terrace

-please email for further details , policies and prospectus.

My Experience

Many years of experience in childcare including bringing up my own children who are now 20 and 13 years old; babysitting and nannying ; experience in looking after the elderly as a Health Care Assistant which I gained a Diploma for ; practice at Ogilvy Nursing Home in Wembley ; lots of experience with SEN children through my work at Jack Tizard School in White City London.
Experienced Complementary Therapist working as Reflexologist and Aroma Therapist in London and Cambridge ( gained VCTC and City and Guilds Level 3 Diplomas in Complementary Therapies from Hammersmith College in London.

My Qualifications

Healthcare Assistant. Complementary Therapist and fully registered Childminder on Early Years ,Childcare and Voluntary register.Working together with husband and daughter who are also fully qualified childminders Ofsted registered

My Availability

Before and after school, daily care from 1st of June.

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 yes yes yes yes yes no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 29/08/2020

My Fees

  • Childminding from £7.00 per hour
  • Babysitting from £10.00 per hour

Standard charge per hour is £10.00 with a sibling discount of 20%( babysitting and wrap around school).
Daycare at 7.00/hour.

We are registered with HMRC for childcare grants,childcare element of Universal Credit and Tax Credits.

My Local Schools

My Documents

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  • First Aid Certificate: Paediatric First Aid Certificate (added 09/01/2020)
  • image/svg+xml Ofsted Certificate (added 09/01/2020)


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We enjoyed spending time with Kate, Flavio and Natalia. My daughter Naomi is looking forward to returning for more fun in September.

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

by ewelina about Childcare on 24/07/2020

My daughter is going to be 5 in August and she has been going to Tot Lot Club since they opened, twice a week! :-) Kate and Flavio have been fantastic since meeting them. Sophie is really happy there and when lockdown started she made a point of going by their house for a social distance hello because she missed being there so much. Sophie plays and eats really well when at their care and Kate always lets me know how Sophie did and how she was afterwards once she has gone home. I could not recommend them enough and Sophie will definitely be back at Tot Lot when the schools are back and I am back at work.

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

by tnovaes about Childcare on 18/06/2020

Response by Childcare on 14/07/2020:

Thank you so much for your review Tatiana .
It has been a pleasure to look after Sophie: always obedient , polite, well mannered, happy girl.
Thank you for your trust and support and we are all looking forward to seeing you again in September :0)
Kate, Natalia and Flavio

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