I am an Ofsted registered childminder graded as Outstanding in my last inspection. I provide a safe homely environment where children can learn and achieve whilst most importantly having fun. I offer varied activities including creative play, messy play and free play, the children in my care attend local toddler groups, wriggly readers at the local library, outings to parks, farms and too many other places to list. I aim to take the children outdoors every day and we visit forests and other natural environments at least twice a week. I have an annual membership to Twycross zoo, Conkers and a National Trust membership which I take full advantage of to enhance the children's learning. I am a positive role model teaching the children to respect and value both the setting and the people in it. I work in partnership with families to ensure that I meet the needs of both yourself and your child. I believe that children will only reach their full potential when they are interested and having fun and this is my aim for every child in my care
I have been working as a registered childminder for twenty five years, in this time I have cared for children with special educational needs and disabilities. I have experience of twins (having had them myself), I care for children between the age of six weeks and twelve years, I provide before and after school care for St Denys infant school Ibstock and Ibstock junior school, I will drop off and pick up from local pre-schools. I also provide school holiday care.
I have a Foundation Degree in which I was awarded a distinction in Children and Young People's Services and an NVQ3 in Childcare, Learning and Development. Other training I have attended includes:
Helping boys to achieve
Discovering the EYFS with reference to Birth to Three
Early Years Career Pathway
Observation, Recording and Evidence for Children 0-3 with Reference to the EYFS
Child Protection Awareness Programme
Paediatric First Aid
Challenging Bias Ensuring Inclusion
NVQ3 Children's Care, Learning and Development
Progress from the Start for EYFS Childminders
Start to Play Programme
Risk Assessment in Childcare
Basic Food Hygiene
Health and Safety
Paediatric First Aid
Celebrating Success-building on the recording achievements for the over 5's
Behaving Positively and Having Fun
Foundation Degree in Children's and Young Peoples Services
Using the outdoor environment
Progress from the start
Child protection- safeguarding children: A share responsibilty
Understanding and reducing bullying for out of school and holiday schemes
Basic inclusion and English as an additional language
Understanding the Self Evaluation Form
Childrens communication and participation
Working with vulnerable families
I undertake any training that is appropriate to childcare or the early years.
I currently have one vacancy for after school care for a child aged 4-11 and one vacancy for before school care for a child over the age of 8. I open at 7.00am and close at 5.45pm Monday to Thursday and 7.00am until 3.00pm on Friday.
Children aged 3 or 4 and eligible 2 year old's are able to access their 15 or 30 hours Free Early Education Entitlement with me and I am happy to offer this as sessions.
|Last Updated: 19/03/2020|
- Childminding from £3.20 per hour
My fees are as follows:
Daycare: £3.50 per hour.
Before and after school care: £15.00 per day 8.00am - 5.00pm, (hourly rate out of these hours)
School holiday care: £3.50 per hour.
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