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TTs_Tots
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Childminder in Southampton

4.33 stars
(6)

Female Member since Jan 2020 Last Updated Aug 2021 Last Login 06 Dec 2021 Email

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Newborn Experience
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
Childcare Qualifications
2 Year Old Free Childcare
3 and 4 Year Old Free Childcare
Tax-Free Childcare
Flexible Hours
Key Worker Childcare

About Me

**1 Space available now for children aged 2 and up**

Corona virus update:
I am now open for business. I am not doing school drop offs. I am only taking on a small number of children at this time so I can whole heartedly keep them safe. I am very lucky to have a big setting so there is plenty of room for the children to roam and play as normal as possible. I will have hand washing stations inside of my home.
I have put every possible measure in place so ensure the children, myself and my staff remain safe.

Please do not hesitate to ask for any further information.
Thank you.


In a nutshell... I'm here to provide a safe place for children to learn and grow, I am fully qualified and ofsted registered with a range of different certificates including safeguarding children, first aid, supporting children with epilepsy and more. Before childminding I worked for childrens services and school admissions and I have strong skills and understanding of what it takes to keep children safe from harm. I offer a warm and friendly environment for children of all ages. I update my training regularly.

I take the children to local play groups, parks an libraries. I will also take children to farms, theme parks and swimming with the permission of parents. My setting is smoke free, spacious and full of toys and educational equipment. my fees are reasonable and i have a passion for helping children learn, develop and explore.
All food, nappies, milk and more are included in my price.

Please do not hestitate to contact me if you have any questions.

My Experience

I previously worked for children’s services I also did school admissions, I have lots of experience working with children and I am a mother myself.

My Qualifications

I am fully trained in first aid, safeguarding children, food safety and hygiene, supporting children with epilepsy, home based childcare, businesses and development and more. I am Ofsted registered and dbs checked.

My Availability

7am - 5pm Monday - Friday with some flexibility.

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Before School yes yes yes yes yes no no
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After School yes yes yes yes yes no no
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Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 31/08/2021

My Fees

  • Childminding from £4.00 per hour

Low fees, please enquire.

My Local Schools

This childminder has not yet informed us whether or not they provide any drop off or pick up services at local schools.

My Documents

  • DBS Check (added 11/02/2020)
  • image/svg+xml Ofsted Certificate (added 11/02/2020)
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Reviews

Below are the latest reviews for TTs_Tots. 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.

I currently have two children at TTs tots who have been attending there since she started. I was initially concerned about My youngest as he was very emotionally attached to me and would suffer separation anxiety at previous nurseries and so I was understandably anxious about leaving him. Since he has been attending TTs tots he has really come out of his shell and he loves going as does my oldest child. The setting is very clean and child friendly and I consider my children to be safe whilst they are there. Letesha has been nothing but accommodating especially throughout the current pandemic.

  • 5 stars Overall
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by Avatar for P B P B about Avatar for TTs_Tots TTs_Tots on 24/02/2021

TT's Tots is an outstanding Childminder. They are thoughtful, caring and considerate to us as parents. We joined TT's Tot amidst COVID, and found that every precaution was taken to ensure that a safe environment was provided for our child, us and for the other children who are already attending.
Even from the introductory meeting, which consisted of having an open discussion about us and our little one. As I am a new mum I was put at ease and reassured that our child was in safe hands. Letesha ensures daily that her home is clean (immaculate) and safe, for the children to roam and play. Fortnightly updates are made on an our Tapestry app to see how our Child is progressing. We are also encouraged to do the same on the app. We even get a little handover at the end of the day to let us know how little one has been up to. Our little one is very happy to go to the Childminders because of the fun environment, as well as the much needed social interaction required during this difficult time. Letesha has helped and encouraged him to play, interact, speak, walk and talk even after a short time and he has clearly made a bond with Letesha and Alex and has even made a few friends.

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

by Avatar for Vidhya Vidhya about Avatar for TTs_Tots TTs_Tots on 24/02/2021

Can't recommend tts tots enough! When first enquiring, I asked all the questions I wanted to ask, and was given detailed responses. Not long after a video call was set up so I could virtually have a tour around the house! I was very impressed about how warm and homely it felt, loads of bright colours used and saw lots of toys available for the children to play with. Tts tots have took every care to protect the children during this time so that the children can all remain happy and safe whilst being in there care. Within the next couple of days, my daughter was booked in for a induction to see how she got onm. Baring in mind she has never been in nursery or child minding settings, I was anxious at first as didn't know how my daughter would react/behave, that feeling was quickly set aside when I received pictures of her playing and having fun. From then on I know that I have made the right decision, can't recommend Latesha enough, she is mum that can relate and understand the financial stresses of child care, so her prices definitely mirror this. MANY THANKS FOR EVERYTHING YOU AND YOUR TEAM DO! x

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

by Avatar for Katie Katie about Avatar for TTs_Tots TTs_Tots on 24/02/2021

When looking for childcare for my son I was really worried and scared with having to leave him at only 6 months old. After meeting Letesha for the first time I felt at ease straight away. She was so reassuring and has been from day one. She will always get back to me ASAP if I have messaged and asked how my son is getting on. She has a lovely home and my son absolutely loves going there. He now gets excited and smiles as soon as we pull up outside her house. I can go to work knowing my son is in safe hands. Thank you for everything you do, not only for Cohen but for me.

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

by Avatar for Kirsty Kirsty about Avatar for TTs_Tots TTs_Tots on 24/02/2021

OUTERLY GUTTED
I wish i could give 0 stars
I want to start by saying that luckily my child didn’t had to experience anything with this person.
I have contacted many childminders to enquire for childcare. Being a new mum and new with childcare options i had to carefully make the right questions. I’ve been through different forums to make sure what is the right path and questions when having to deal with a childminder. Most of the childminders I’ve been in contact they were more than happy to guide me through with all of my queries, even more than that sending me welcome packs and more.
She was abrupt in most of her answers.
What are your policies on vacation/sick days/snow day/summer hours/etc.?Do you have a welcome plan?ARE AKWARD -she said
3. All the times to get an answer i had to wait DAYS
4. Under normal circumstances I would have asked to View her home, which will be the childcare setting to decide if I’m happy with the set up. Instead I’ve asked for photos/video.
And at least meet outdoor in a preferred location by her with mask and distance to be able to discuss it through.All of wich She DENIED me.She made all of this journey so difficult and on last occasion she was rude to me.
I can't review her way of childminding but if she’s like that from the start ....Me as a parent I Wouldn't want my child around her one second
I wish I could ss all conversation and post it so everyone could see.

  • 1 stars Overall
  • 1 stars Setting
  • 1 stars Cleanliness
  • 1 stars Food
  • 1 stars Communication

by Avatar for Cristina Cristina about Avatar for TTs_Tots TTs_Tots on 24/02/2021


Response by Avatar for TTs_Tots TTs_Tots on 24/02/2021:

Oh no
This is such a shame, I do understand you were upset when we chose another family over you but I didn’t meant to cause you this much upset.
Firstly I apologise if my replies are not instant I am home schooling my own child, home schooling other people’s children so that they can work and I also childminder mon - Friday and the children are my main priority.
I never ever send out pictures of the children. I also don’t send out pictures of my house which is full of the children’s named art work their pictures and names for learning, their names pegs etc for obvious safety reasons.
I must admit your persistent messages asking for them and also asking to meet me somewhere private did ring alarm bells for us which is why I declined and offered to arrange a video chat and a door step meeting at my setting on Monday, so we could confirm you are who you say you are. I also admit I was confused as to why you were asking me about welcome packs which are free goodies for parents at this stage which I do provide.
I have lots of happy families whom have been with me for a long time who have kindly offered to review me after reading this awful review.
I’d also just like to make you aware that childcare.co.uk have reviewed my documents from ofsted which is why they have confirmed I am ofsted registered, a quick little google and you will find me on the ofsted website but I’m sure you already know that.
At a time like this it’s really important to be kind to one and other, and I really hope you get the help you need.

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