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Childminder in London

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Female Non-smoker Member since Aug 2009 Last Updated May 2020 Last Login 30 Oct 2020 Email Website

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
DBS Check
Newborn Experience
Childcare Qualifications
Tax-Free Childcare
Free Smear-Test Childcare

About Me

I`m a childminder based in East Finchley, N2, London, providing full day care for children aged 3months to 5 years of age. I offer a safe, secure, stimulating, happy and healthy environment for your child. I`m OFSTED inspected, hold a current first-aid certificate , have had a police and health check and my home checked.

My Experience

I have been working with children for 15 years, excellent references available.

My Qualifications

BSc (Honours) in Psychology

Diploma in home based childcare level 3

Certificate in Counselling skills

OFSTED inspection in 2019-report available

Childminding training course, Intr. to childcare practise course, First Aid course, Safeguarding children practice certificate., EYFS training, Food hygiene course, Makaton, Data protection for daycare providers, Equal opportunities.

My Availability

Monday - Thursday from 8am-6pm

Spaces available from 21st September 2020
No school/nursery pick ups/drop offs at the moment.

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After School no no no no no no no
Evening yes yes yes yes no no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 01/07/2020

My Fees

  • Childminding from £8.00 per hour

Please contact me about my fees. I accept all childcare vouchers.
10% sibling discount.

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

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  • Inspection Report: OFSTED report 10/4/19 (added 03/06/2020)
  • image/svg+xml Ofsted Certificate (added 09/08/2017)
  • Inspection Report: OFSTED report May 2016 (added 06/10/2016)
  • image/svg+xml UK Driving Licence (added 06/10/2016)
  • DBS Check (added 06/10/2016)
  • UK Passport (added 06/10/2016)


Below are the latest reviews for Kool kids. 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.

From day one I knew Elsie, my then 11 month old would be happy with Petra, Matt and of course Google the golden retriever. A warm and friendly setting, I was kept up to date with Elsie's progress through both Tapestry (an online portal) and the weekly reports. A fun, happy and educational environment is quite a challenge to create but the team manage it very well! At times Elsie didn't want to leave for the day. Petra is very organised and thorough in every aspect of her job and is such a lovely person too. They were very supportive to us when I had a 2nd baby! We moved from the area so sadly we had to take Elsie out but I would highly recommend Kool Kids childminders to any parent.

  • 5 stars Overall

by Sally about Kool kids on 02/01/2018

As a parent, I entrusted my Emilia to Petra and Matus, and I am grateful for their loving care and guidance she received while attending Kool kids. They both look at each child as an individual, with their own strengths and needs. My daughter had been blessed with awesome teachers who understood her challenges, and handle her with grace. She had learned so much and continues to share with me the great activities that go on each day now at "reception”
I always received daily reports, which told me how she eats, sleeps and plays.
Fantastic was that she had created an amazing bond with Google. ( golden retriever) whom she mention often. I would love to wish Kool Kids an amazing time, full of love and laughter.

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

by Jana about Kool kids on 11/12/2017

We had never left our son with anyone and we’re extremely anxious about finding childcare. From the moment we met Petra and Matt we knew we had found the right place. They were so welcoming and even our 10 month old didn’t cry (which he had everywhere else we visited!). My son’s time with Petra and Matt was great. He loved going and developed so much while he was there. I was a bit nervous about there being a dog but Google is just gorgeous and Harry loves her. The environment is really nurturing and lots of different activities for the children to do and we have a fantastic collection of artwork now! I loved the reports that came home every week which gave us a real sense of what Harry did. Petra went out of her way to help and support us as parents and we got so much helpful advice (which worked!). She was also particularly supportive in an emergency situation and can’t thank her enough for the extra care she gave Harry during that time.
We have sadly moved out of the area now. Although we have found a lovely nursery for him, it just doesn’t compare to the care we had at Petra. We miss Petra and Matt and google so much and have no hesitation in recommending them to anyone.

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

by Amanda about Kool kids on 10/12/2017

Petra and Mashko have provided a great setting for our son. He absolutely loves going and sometimes doesn't want to leave. They provide a lovin caring environment which is secure. This has given me peace of mind that I know our son is really looked after. We also really like the weekly report that details food our son has eaten and the activities he had done that day aswell as tapestry observations.
We are so happy that our son went Petra's and I wouldn't have considered anywhere else.

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

by Joanne about Kool kids on 10/12/2017

I felt confident sending my child
to Petra and Mashcov and loved the art works he came home with. It was great for him to have Matt’s male
Influence as well. The weekly reports and tapestry observations were great and Petra was always so responsive with texts and so on if I was at all concerned about my child. They provided a real ‘home
From home’ for
My child.

  • 5 stars Overall

by Brecon about Kool kids on 07/12/2017

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