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Sarah M

Childminder in Hartlepool

Babysitter in Hartlepool

Female Member since Mar 2012 Last Updated Dec 2020 Last Login Dec 2021

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
Overnight Care
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Evening Babysitter
Weekend Babysitter
Daytime Babysitter
Newborn Experience
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
School Pickups
Childcare Qualifications
2 Year Old Free Childcare
3 and 4 Year Old Free Childcare

About Me

I am an Ofsted Registered Childminder in Owton Manor Lane serving Fens Primary School. My husband, Andrew, is registered as my Assistant and works alongside me during evenings, weekends and school holidays.
Why choose us?
• We are a family home. We offer your child a homely atmosphere and welcome them into our family. I will plan activities around their interests and like to get out daily to playgroups, parks, soft-play centres. I see each child as an individual. I ensure that they receive the highest quality care whilst offering positive experiences, in which they can learn, develop and grow into confident children.
• Graded ‘GOOD’ by Ofsted
• Flexible Care: a 24-hour service providing evening, weekend and nights if required. I can offer full time or part time contracts, PD days, term-time only, school holidays only, before school (breakfast club), after school, saturdays, nights, flexible days and/or hours, etc. We are shut Sundays
• A babysitting service is provided for all our customers.
• All contracts are individually tailored to each family’s needs
• Home cooked meals and home baked goodies at NO EXTRA COST
• Special dietary requirements can be catered for
• We provide a buggy – you don’t need to bring yours!
• We regularly go on OUTINGS to parks, children's centres and other attractions at NO EXTRA COST!
• A Christian family encouraging our children in qualities such as kindness, love, discipline, respect for others, honesty, faithfulness. We will respect your families beliefs and values – please respect ours.

My Experience

My Qualifications

• Ofsted Registered and Inspected
• Paediatric First Aid
• Level 1 Award in Food Safety Awareness in Catering
• Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering
• Oral Health Promotion Training
• Becoming a Hartlepool Registered Childminder
• Effective Multi Agency Working in Safeguarding and Child Protection
• CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Children & Young People’s Workforce
• Keeping up with the children - Literacy
• Introducing the 2012 EYFS
• Supporting Children’s Pre-Literacy Skills in the EYFS
• Observation, Assessment, Planning and Learning Journeys in the EYFS (0-5)
• Early Language Development Programme:
Part 1: Babies' & Toddlers' Speech, Language & Communication Development
Part 2: Working with under 3's - Positive Approaches to Supporting Communication Development
• Driver Awareness Training (Workforce Development)
• Support Workshops for 2 year-old progress checks
• Attachment Theory, Risk and Resilience
• 4 A Levels - Grade A – to include Home Economics.
• Plus many others CPD training - full details available on request
• Clean driving license

My Availability

24-hour service.

Main hours of business Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5.30 pm. However we are available all hours subject to parents requirements. We are closed Sundays.

Currently cover Fens Primary School/Nursery only.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School yes yes yes yes yes no no
Morning yes yes yes yes yes no no
Afternoon yes yes yes yes yes no no
After School yes yes yes yes yes no no
Evening yes yes yes yes yes no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 03/12/2020

My Fees

  • Childminding from £5.00 per hour
  • Babysitting from £10.00 per hour

£5 Breakfast Club (7.30am – 9.00am)
£10 Homework Club (3.20pm – 5.30pm)
£5 per hour (or part thereof)
Full day discount: £35 per day (up to 10 hours)
Full week discount: £160 per day (up to 50 hours)
Fees include food, outings and resources
Out-of-hours £7 per hour (or part thereof)
Nights (at our home) £50 per child for a full night (up to12 hours)

Shift Workers/Flexible hours/Sibling Reductions: If you work shifts or would like flexible hours please contact us to discuss options and fees. We will be able to offer a discounted rate for regular out-of-hours. Please also contact us to find out if we are able to offer any sibling reductions.

I can offer the free nursery places for 15 hours/week term-time only or for 2,3,4 year olds. Please contact me for more information.

My Local Schools

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