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Childminder in Lockleaze

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Female Non-smoker Member since Aug 2009 Last Updated Jun 2020 Last Login 09 Jul 2020 Email

My Summary

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

About Me

I've worked in childcare since 1998.

I worked in a nursery from 1998-2008 then l started childminding, I am ofsted registered and have been for 11years.

As a childminder I have cared for a mixture of ages providing before and after school care, holiday care full and Part time care. From April 2012-April 2013 I worked a long side another childminder caring for up to 6 children, 5 days a week.

My Experience

I have children of my own. I have worked as a nursery nurse since 1998, and have gained lots of experience in different settings. I continually undertake courses in childcare to keep up to date.

I started to work as a childminder in 2008.

I have worked with every age from 0 months to 9 years.

Rated Good February 2015 and April 2018

My Qualifications

I have my

NNEB diploma 2001

A diploma in Child psychology 2004

Working with children under three

Advance practice in working with babies

Full CPD in childcare

Introduction to childcare practice (home-based)

Unit 1 and 2 of the Home based childcare diploma .

World of play

Child protection

I have taken a course on the reformed EYFS September

World of Play course.

Early Years 1st Aid

CPD Child protection

Food Hygiene Level2


Child development level 3

Supervision level 4

Managing Safeguarding level 4

Recognising and supporting children with special needs.

Fulfilling the role of the key person level 3

Managing Behaviour level 3

Continuous professional development level 4

I am a member of the Bristol childminding network.

Communication Friendly Spaces
Paediatric FirstAid
Maths is fun

Safe guarding
Working as a family support worker February
Outside play
A Good place to be 2

My Availability

I am registered to take the 2 and 3 year funding

Please message me for availability.

I offer many different activites such as messy play, art activities, singing and story telling, cooking, outdoor play, local walks, trips to the park, toddler groups, library trips, soft plays trips and forest school. I have a yearly pass for the wild life park and the Zoo. sand/water play,music and movement, treasure basket,seasonal activites, each activity is suited to each and every childs individual needs and ability.

My main aim to ensure every child is happy and their individual needs are met during their time in my care.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School yes no yes no yes no no
Morning yes no yes no yes no no
Afternoon yes no yes no no no no
After School no no no no no no no
Evening no no no no no no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 24/04/2020

My Fees

  • Childminding from £6.00 per hour

£6 per hour between 8am and 5pm.
Before 8am and after 5pm £6.50 per hour.

Most people are able to claim childcare tax credits up to 70% or childcare vouchers to help with childcare cost.

My fees covers all outings such as play groups, soft play zoo trips local farms.

I will close at 3pm on December 24th. Christmas Day till 2nd January. I am closed on bank holidays.

I also take up to 4 weeks holiday per year. Apart from the odd day here or there I I Try keep my holidays to the same as the school holidays.

I give as much notice as possible for my holidays, most dates given in January and min notice of 1 month. I will help to find cover from one of my back up childminders if they have space.

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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  • First Aid Certificate: QNUK level 3 Award (added 11/10/2019)
  • First Aid Certificate (added 29/06/2018)
  • Training Certificate (added 29/06/2018)
  • Training Certificate (added 29/06/2018)
  • Training Certificate (added 29/06/2018)
  • Training Certificate (added 29/06/2018)
  • Training Certificate (added 29/06/2018)
  • Training Certificate (added 29/06/2018)
  • Training Certificate (added 29/06/2018)
  • Inspection Report (added 29/06/2018)


Below are the latest reviews for playfultots. 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.

My daughter has been going to playful tots for a while now and she loves it. There is always lots to tell mummy about the adventures she has been on, or the things she has been playing with. I really like the well thought out separate playroom, its cosy, colourful and there is so much choice for free play. The garden is spacious with lots of activities. We also get lots sent home with our daughter, whether it is cakes, painting, sticking and gluing, my daughter is proud to being her latest master pieces home. I feel really comfortable leaving my child with playful tots, its a friendly caring and safe. Some of the reasons I think playful tots goes one step further, is things like taking my daughter to the shops, to buy the baking ingredients, to then do the backing and then bringing home the goodies. I like how my daughter can get the experience and understanding of money and that you need to go to the shops in order to get the things we need. On another occasion, preschool were celebrating Eid and my daughter wanted my to go, I could not, but I managed to pre arrange for playful tots to be there in my place, it is really good how the learning and fun with preschool and childcare can link up.

The honest truth, my daughter loves it, and gets excited when its her day to go. To me, that's the best recommendation a mum can ask for.

  • 5 stars Overall

by about playfultots on 04/11/2013

Elizabeth is a wonderful childminder. She childminded for my son Sammy who enjoyed being in her care and with her children. She provides a safe, warm and homely environment. Beth provides play activities that encourages learning through play. Her home is always welcoming and she is very friendly and caring. I would highly recommend her.

  • 5 stars Overall

by about playfultots on 22/04/2013

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