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Childminder in Southsea

4.8 stars
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Female Member since Feb 2012 Last Updated Jun 2021 Last Login 21 Jan 2022

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Newborn Experience
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
School Pickups
Childcare Qualifications
2 Year Old Free Childcare
3 and 4 Year Old Free Childcare
Tax-Free Childcare
Flexible Hours
Key Worker Childcare
I'm Covid-19 Vaccinated

About Me

My name is Vikki and I live in Southsea with my husband and my three children, who are 5, 8 and 10 years old.

We also have a very friendly cat called Mylo.

I have been Ofsted inspected and have been given a grading of "good" for my setting.

Before I had my children and trained as a childminder I was a chef for many years and still enjoy cooking healthy yummy meals for my family.

I enjoy exercise and love going for long walks by the sea and spending lots of time outdoors.

My Experience

I decided to make a career change after the birth of my daughter and I embarked on a Home-based Childcare Course and a Paediatric First Aid Course.

I have completed my level 3 diploma in childcare and attend regular courses on different aspects of childcare.

I also believe my own children give me a wealth of experience which grows by the day.

My Qualifications

I have compleated the following qualifications and checks:

Level 3 diploma in childcare

Paediatric First Aid

Ofsted Inspection (good grading)

Safeguarding training

DBS check

Food Hygiene and Food Allergies

PACEY Registered

Full public liability insurance in place

I also have a full driving licence and am fully insured to carry minded children in my car

My Availability

My setting is open all year round, I am flexible and will be happy to discuss care for your child for school holidays, shift work and early starts etc
I provide 2,3 and 4 year funding.
I provide before and after school care for Wimborne Primary school.

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Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 09/06/2021

My Fees

  • Childminding from £5.00 per hour

Fee Rates

£5 per hour Monday - Friday 7am-5pm

The above rates include breakfast (if needed) morning & afternoon snacks,water or milk and any groups we may visit.

I am happy to provide a healthy lunch and evening meals upon request

I can provide 2, 3 & 4 year old funded places and except tax free childcare vouchers

My Local Schools

My Ofsted Inspections

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Good
12 October 2016
15 October 2012 - 2
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My Documents

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Reviews

Below are the latest reviews for vikkib. 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 (20 months old) has been with Vikki for just over three months now, we're sadly having to leave her as we are moving away from the area. Being a lockdown baby has made it more challenging for Emmy but Vikki has been brilliant, she is really patient and always makes you feel reassured, updating you with a picture or two throughout the day to let you know what they've been up to. They go on all sorts of outings which Emmy has loved, particularly the zoo! It's a lovely welcoming and homely environment with loads of activities and toys for the children. We are so sad to be leaving Vikki and would absolutely recommend her to anyone looking for childcare locally.

  • 5 stars Overall

by Avatar for Jessica Jessica about Avatar for vikkib vikkib on 14/06/2021

I would recommend Vikki to anyone looking for childcare. My son loves going to her and is well looked after, happy and safe. They get out daily, rain or shine, and do lots of amazing trips and creative activities.

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

by Avatar for Phoebe Phoebe about Avatar for vikkib vikkib on 02/01/2021

As a first time mum sending my daughter to a childminder Vikki really put me at ease. Explained everything in detail as I hadn't heard of the EYFS system that she followed and I was pretty clueless to be honest. I felt confident leaving my little girl in vikki's care she's a lovely lady and she has a really relaxed environment at her home. I especially loved to get a photo or two of my little girl having fun doing various things while I was away from her. It really reassured me.

  • 4 stars Overall

by Avatar for Chalkie Chalkie about Avatar for vikkib vikkib on 21/05/2015

My son loves Vikki! At the moment he is learning his first words, and I can say that it was with contact with this childminder I saw develop various skills. Super fun, always with different activities! Loved her work and highly recommend. Very responsible, positive, helpful and fun!

  • 5 stars Overall

by Avatar for lindasoa lindasoa about Avatar for vikkib vikkib on 03/01/2014

Vikki looked after my daughter full time for several months. She was always very happy and excited to go and play at Vikki's. Vikki organised lots of trips amd activities and completed her learning journey and journal so that I was able to see my daughter's progress. She provided her with healthy snacks and meals when required. I noticed that my daughter's speech improved whilst she was with Vikki and I would be very happy for Vikki to look after my daughter again in the future.

  • 5 stars Overall

by Avatar for MrsOris MrsOris about Avatar for vikkib vikkib on 28/06/2013

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