Avatar for u.screenName }}

Childminder in Stockton-on-tees

Usually responds within 1 hour

Female Non-smoker Member since Mar 2012 Last Updated Jul 2020 Last Login 01 Aug 2020 Email Website

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
Special Needs Experience
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
School Pickups
Childcare Qualifications

About Me

We are a married couple with two teenage girls living in the Norton area. We have been registered as childminders since July 2011 and we were rated as outstanding from our OFSTED inspection in October 2017
We are Happy Hands Childminding service who provide a caring and stable environment with excellent one to one care along with providing a happy and relaxed atmosphere in an open plan house with designated play room which includes a baby area/ home corner and a secure garden with play house with its own little garden including water/ sand facilities for the children to play and learn.

We regularly attend playgroups, outings to local amenities such as soft play centres and childminder playgroups in which are included as part of my fees.

We provide home cooked meals ensuring they are varied, healthy and balanced or parents are welcome to provide a packed lunch if preferred.

We ensure that the EYFS framework is adhered to in every child's development in an enjoyable way in which children are engaged through a varied range of activities adapted to their own needs.

Please check below for availability.

OFSTED report can be accessed on the OFSTED website or from ourselves along with references from other parents available on request,

Please do feel free to contact us to discuss individual requirements.

My Experience

I have been a registered childminder since July 2011 i have a vast experience of working with children, i have two of my own and also i am a qualified teaching assistant with six years experience working with children in a school nursery environment looking after three to four year olds however i also have experience of working in key stage one and two. I took the decision to start my own business in childminding to provide an excellent level of care and support for parents.
My husband joined the business inApril 2013 and is now a qualified childminder himself, with six years experience caring for the children he has reaped the benefits of watching and helping the children learn and develop and working with parents.

My Qualifications

Registered chilminder.
Paediatric first aid.
Safeguarding children.
Level two in food safety in catering.
NVQ level three teaching assistant.
Diploma in home based childcare.
We attend courses through out the year for our personal development, certificates available on request.

My Availability

We are available between the hours of 7.30am-5.30pm Monday to Thursday

Please contact me to discuss availability.

Schools available for dop off and pick up service:
St Joseph's RC Primary
from September 2019

We have 2 spaces available on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, please feel free to contact us to discuss your requirements

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School no no no no no no no
Morning yes yes yes yes no no no
Afternoon yes 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: 15/07/2020

My Fees

  • Childminding from £4.00 per hour

Please contact me for prices and availability for funded places.
We also accept childcare vouchers.

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


No reviews have been submitted for this Childminder.

You must be a registered parent and logged in to leave a review.

If you don't have an account then Register Free now.

This profile has been produced from information provided to us by the user. We have not verified or confirmed the accuracy of any of the information and members should undertake their own vigorous checks and references.. Please ensure you read our Safety Advice and information on how to Check Childcare Provider Documents.