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Mrstibb

Childminder in Winchester

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Female Member since Jan 2012 Last Updated Feb 2024 Last Login 21 May 2024

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Newborn Experience
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
Childcare Qualifications
2 Year old Funded Childcare
3 and 4 Year old Funded Childcare
Tax-Free Childcare
Flexible Hours
Outstanding Rated

About Me

I've been a professional registered childminder since 1990. Prior to this, I completed a textile design B A Hons degree and enjoy incorporating my artistic interests in my days with the children.
I live in a rural village with my caring and supportive husband. We have four gorgeous boys plus a variety of family pets including dogs. I love being involved in the community and currently run a toddler group and organise children's events.
*Ofsted Outstanding Nov 2018
*PACEY quality assured network childminder
Safeguarding Child Protection webinar(19/02/2021)
*Paediatric First Aid (12/02/2022)
*CACHE Level 3 certificate in Early Years Foundation stage practice (QCF)(2009)
*Accredited Early Years Education Grant approved for 3 and 4 year olds providing funded hours
*An approved provider for the 2 year old pilot project in Hampshire October 2012 providing funded hours and also for 2 year olds eligible families from 1st April 2024 and baby from 9 months
1st September 2024
*Excellent level 5 Food Hygiene Rating System
*6 Credits Level 3 Portage Workshop CQF Registration Program (2006)
*NVQ level 3 Early Years Care and Education (2003)
*CRB updated June 2014 for my self and for my family at home
*MPV 9 seats with isofix rear facing child car seats and maxi-cosi forward facing seats, sun protection screening and glass protection, air con, toys and books.
*Rural setting
•Outdoor play on site in enclosed garden
*Pets
•Sleeping area
*No Wheelchair access to the building

My Experience

Over 30 years experience providing a homely stimulating environment for children aged 3months-5years offering individual attention and meeting children's specific needs. I provide healthy home cooked food from breakfast through to tea. I regularly adapt to the changing needs of individual babies sleeping and feeding patterns and children's personal preferences. I aim to offer flexible consistent childcare accommodating parents preferences in a friendly family setting.
I patiently encourage and nurture children in all learning,working with their family to help their child reach their full potential. I have often cared for children through to their teens serving many local schools.
I share with parents their child's learning and development on my secure childcare management system which records special personal milestones and photographs of their child's progress, in accordance with Early Learning Goals.
We all regularly go on fabulous outings to adventure places for example Living Rainforest, Blue reef Aquarium,Farm Parks, Marwell Wildlife Zoological Park, Hilliers Arboretum, Milestones Museum and take part in the local community at Toddler groups, music class,museums, library, play parks,ball pools, countryside walks, local events etc
Some areas of experience with Special Needs include
*Visual impairment
*Physically impaired
*Developmental delay
*Hearing problems
*I have continued to care for children who have more than one language at home and meet children's specific individual needs.
*Hampshire Local Offer SEND

My Qualifications

Safeguarding Child Protection (19/02/21)
Paediatric First Aid (12/02/2022)
CACHE Level 3 certificate in Early Years Foundation stage practice (QCF)(2009)
6 Credits Level 3 Portage Workshop CQF Registration Program (2006)
NVQ level 3 Early Years Care and Education (2003)
BA Hons Degree Textile Design(1985)

References kept from parents of children I have cared for upon request. Also Children's view of provision.

My Availability

I am generally available whenever parents need me, providing flexible Childcare and the best times for each individual child and family.
Children usually arrive between 8-9.30 and leave 4.30-6pm.
I am open Tuesday-Thursday all year for 48 weeks of the year except for bank holidays and my annual holidays.
Daily Session Times are flexible usually
Tuesday: 08:00 - 18:00
Wed: 08:00 - 18:00
Thursday: 08:00 - 18:00
8 Hours or more per day including
Autumn half term
Christmas holidays
Easter holidays
Spring half term
Summer half term
Summer holidays
Short term / emergency care

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School no no no no no no no
Morning no yes yes yes no no no
Afternoon no yes yes yes 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: 27/02/2024

My Fees

  • Childminding from £6.20 per hour

I invoice parents monthly £6.20per hour (minimum 8 hours per day) which includes home cooked meals and healthy snacks and drinks (often organic/free range) and most outings.
£49.60 8 hour day longer day available,
half fee - retainer fee, non returnable to secure your place.
Full fee to be charged if the place is already available.
Deposit is paid 4 weeks in advance, which then goes towards child care costs.
Payment in a variety of ways, i.e. cash, direct payment, cheque and childcare vouchers-I am registered with many childcare voucher schemes so do ask for details and Tax free childcare.
Monthly in advance, or in arrears.

My Local Schools

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My Ofsted Inspections

The inspection grades below have been obtained from the Ofsted website based upon the registration number the childminder has provided to us. You should verify this information yourself prior to using the childminder.

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Outstanding
20 November 2018
18 August 2014 - 2
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My Documents

  • Training Certificate: multi-agency safeguarding event (added 11/11/2023)
  • Training Certificate: multi-agency safeguarding event (added 11/11/2023)
  • Training Certificate: multi-agency safeguarding event (added 11/11/2023)
  • Training Certificate: multi-agency safeguarding event (added 11/11/2023)
  • Training Certificate: 10 years Membership (added 25/02/2022)
  • Training Certificate: CPD (added 29/12/2021)
  • Training Certificate: Webinar Ready Ofsted (added 29/12/2021)
  • Training Certificate: Safeguarding (added 17/01/2019)
  • First Aid Certificate: Paediatric First Aid (added 25/02/2022)
  • image/svg+xml Ofsted Certificate (added 01/03/2018)
  • DBS Check (added 01/03/2018)
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