My name is Marie Docherty-Smith, I live and work in Corsham, I have been a childminder for 16 years, I have 1 teenager living at home, 2 children at uni. My house is on a quiet road, I have a large playroom and I also have a fully enclosed garden with many outside toys again just for the minded children. I love meeting new families and helping them with all their childminding needs, I also have families that I have cared for up to 10 years, so caring from babies to going to school.
I have cared for many families from many backgrounds, cultures, nationalities and faiths.
So over the 16 years I've have cared for families from Turkey, Columbia, Portugal, Romania, South Africa, New Zealand, Brazil and a New Age Traveller.
Also children with Special Needs, such as: ADHD, Sight, Hearing and Speech problems, Aspergers and many dietary requirements.
We collect from Corsham Primary Schooll, Mansion House Pre-School and Neston Pre-School.
NVQ 4 Children's Care, Learning and Development
NVQ 3 Early Years Care and Education
Paediatric First Aid
Health and Safety
Equal Opportunities & Diversity
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
8am to 6pm
We will help with any extra hours needed.
Over night care for families I look after
|Last Updated: 25/02/2017|
We provide a fully inclusive service and provide all the meals, tolietries and outings,
Evening Meal £2.50
£5 per hour
£6 per hour over-time
£50 a night
Sat and Sun 10am to 4pm £10 per hour over-time £20 per hour
My Local Schools
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Marie has been looking after our daughter since she was 10 months old. Marie is very experienced and knowledgeable about all aspects of child development and care. Marie has been fantastic at supporting us as new parents with our daughter's upbringing and development, esp. with sleep and weaning.
Marie provides a warm homely environment where our daughter is cared for as part of the family. Marie undertakes lots of varied activities with our daughter and goes well beyond what I'd expect from any childminder. Marie obviously loves looking after children and loves to nurture their development.
Marie keeps a detailed diary of our daughters daily activities and developments, including lots of lovely pictures. Our daughter often comes home with craft work she has undertaken with Marie's support.
Marie has a really well equipped play room and spacious garden. Her home and family are very welcoming and really do treat our daughter as part of the family. Marie serves home cooked meals which are varied and nutritious.
It has made it so much easier to return to work knowing that our daughter is well loved, cared for and her development nurtured within a warm, friendly, family atmosphere.
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