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Childminder in Cheshunt

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Female Non-smoker Member since Feb 2012 Last Updated Sep 2019 Last Login 20 Oct 2020 Email

My Summary

First Aid Training
DBS Check
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
Childcare Qualifications
2 Year Old Free Childcare
3 and 4 Year Old Free Childcare
Flexible Hours

About Me

A BIT ABOUT US :)

Susan: I have 22 years experience of being a childminder aswell as raising my own two daughters who are now in their late 20s. I am also a grandmother to 4 beautiful boys. For the past year, I have been running a childminding business from my home in cheshunt along with my daughter Leanne.
Previous to this I worked in Broxbourne with my mum and sister, but due to my mums retirement we had to close it down- as it was run from my mothers home in Broxbourne. I am very experienced with all ages of children, Iv taken care of children from as young as a few months old - Until when they leave for secondary school. I have been very fond of all the children I have cared for and its been a pleasure watching them all grow up.
Myself and Leanne have decided that we will be looking after 0-5 year olds from now - or until a child reaches full time school. I currently hold a first aid certificate, fully ofsted registered, a member of pacey and a member of our local children's centre. We follow the EYFS program when interacting and exploring new things with the children, we try our best to introduce new activities and go on as many trips as we can. We hold an annual membership at lea valley park farm and go there as often as we can, as well as our local parks, soft play centres and local children's centre.

Leanne: I have eight Years experience in the healthcare industry, two years spent running my own team of carers for community care support. Experience in Special needs, epilepsy, three years working as a childminders assistant and now I have been fully ofsted registered in my own right since September 2015. I currently hold a First aid certificate and have achieved a NVQ level 3 in health and social care and a Btec national certificate diploma level 2 in care. I have three children of my own ages six and twins aged two.

My Experience

Sue: Twenty Two Years experience with all age groups- ofsted can confirm this as Iv had lots of children through my books and have some lovely references from parents if needed to see. Raised two children of my own and I'm now a grandmother to 4 Boys. I hold a first aid certificate as well as a safe guarding children's certificate and a health and safety certificate.

Leanne: Eight Years experience in healthcare, including two years as a deputy manager for a healthcare company. I have three years experience working as a childminders assistant and now I am fully ofsted registered. I also have Experience working with Special needs and epilepsy too.
I currently hold a First aid certificate, an introductory to childcare certificate, an NVQ level 3 in health and social care, a Btec national certificate diploma level 3 in care, health and safety, safe guarding, manual handling, food hygiene and I have three children of my own.

My Qualifications

NVQ level 3 in health and social care
Btec national certificate diploma level 3
Health and safety
Safe guarding
Introductory to childcare
First aid
And 22 years experience working with different ages of children.

My Availability

We currently have space for a part time / Full time position

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Last Updated: 12/01/2019

My Fees

  • Childminding from £5.00 per hour

My Local Schools

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My Documents

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Reviews

Below are the latest reviews for Susan and Leanne. 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.

We are really lucky to have found Sue as a childminder for our daughter. We had an awful experience with the nursery and Elsa was not happy at all and could not settle there.
With Sue it's the opposite, she is caring and loving and that's what a 12 months baby girl needs! Elsa is very happy and so are we!
We could not compare her with any other childminders we met! What a relief and a peace of mind! Thank you so much Sue and Sam!

Looking forward to many more years of fantastic childcare for Elsa!

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by Ralu about Susan and Leanne on 08/09/2019

I am a first time mum so leaving my daughter was one of the hardest decisions I have ever had to make, but from the get go Sue and and her daughter made us feel very welcome in their home. Olivia was only 9 months old when she went for her settling in sessions then 10 months when I left her to go back to work. Olivia voluntarily puts her arms out for Sue when we arrive in the mornings and is always so happy when I pick her up in the afternoons. Her house is very tidy and child friendly, she has a lovely art display in her kitchen that shows off all the children's arts and crafts activities.
There is no better feeling or relief than knowing i am leaving my only child in safe hands. After my first meeting with Sue and her daughter I never bothered to view any other childminders.

Thanks for taking such good care my little one! Here's to many more years of amazing childcare provided for Olivia.

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by Scb92 about Susan and Leanne on 21/03/2019

I have left a review before but need to add an update. Zanna has had to start nursery so now left the childminder earlier than planned due to personal circumstances.
zanna settled in well at the nursery but missed Sue and her friends there throughout her first week. Now she is fully into the nursery set up but still talks about Sue and her friends there. I am so grateful for the what Sue and Sam and Leanne do with the kids because I believe Zanna got off to a flying start with them. I recommend this childminder to any parent who wants the best for their kids. When Zanna gets a sibbling, I will surely bring them to Sue!! ❤

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by Ngozi about Susan and Leanne on 11/03/2019

When my maternity was coming to an end, I was very worried about finding the right childcare for my daughter. After shopping round nurseries and childminders in Cheshunt area, I settled for Sue and Leanne. It is one of the best decisions I have made so far!
Zanna was only 5months when she started with Sue. She will be 2years in a few days and she still attends. From day one, my baby found peace and happiness there. They show genuine love and care for every child. The place is very neat and clean too. Zanna has developed and learnt a lot while going there. Zanna always looks forward to going there. I will write a booklet on the good things if I could. I will recommend Sue and Leanne any day any time. I still cannot think of any better place for Zanna.

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by Ngozi about Susan and Leanne on 12/11/2017

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