5 stars (19)

Childminder in Hounslow

Babysitter in Hounslow

Female Non-smoker Member since Apr 2012 Last Updated Aug 2019 Last Login 09 Dec 2019 Email Website

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
DBS Check

About Me

I am Safina , who was/is highly recommended NVQ/QCF level 3 OFSTED registered child minder was graded outstanding by Ofsted in 2013

I am also a accredited childminder who has funding for 2 years old for lower income parents and
Offer free education and childcare for 30 hours a week for 3 and 4 years old. further I am offering 3 hours free complimentary for full time child .
Furthermore I worked in the council in education Early Years and social service in children's and families since March 2007 for about 6 years where I was use to assist in inspecting childcare provider (day Care, Preschool, Children's Center including reception and KS1and KS2 classes) and help them improve the setting and quality of childcare to achieve better out come for children's and provide healthy, happy, secure and home from home environment .

I was also part of delivering EYFS training when Early Year Foundation stage (EYFS) framework was introduced in Sep 2008 for 0 to 5 years children's. I am 32 years old, living in Hounslow cranford with my husband who is also registered a qualified assistant childminder and working towards to become qualified Childminder to cover emergencies and help me in school run.
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I will also have registered Ofsted employee for ad-hoc basis for emergencies I welcome parents visit at any time and actually strongly suggest to visit my place.

I have a two girs 6 and 5 years old , they are smiley caring and well behaved . I am a happy, out going parent who enjoys spending time with my family and also enjoys high quality child care for minded children s My home is clean, smoke and pet free, fully child proofed and safe place to be and play including downstair WC and garden.

- I always provide warm, secure, home from home , welcoming and stimulating environment for all the children’s.
- I love the colorful and vivid imagination that many children possess, and their seemingly endless innocence and faith in the world. Working with and for children's enable me to see and assess the world from a child’s point of view.

Food,
- I promote healthy eating and provide freshly home cooked and organic food . further i am registered with food agency Hounslow council to provide home cooked food which is inclusive in childcare fee.

My Experience

I have had 7 years child-minding experience further
I have worked in Education sector in Early Years in Ealing council where I learned how much 7 areas of learning are important for the children , furthermore I learned how much it is important to safeguard children and provide them healthy environment where they can learn, play and grow . I and my husband(who I live with ) have got a clean CRB disclosure.
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- I have special needs experience has looked after children's with autism and disability, for more details plz see my Ofsted details.

- I have also worked in different council in childerns and families sector and from where I have learned child and famlies needs and will be able to provide help accordingly and be flexible . .

- I have also attended Planning , observation assesment traning so i can monitor, track and support childerens in their pime and specifice areas of learning , including personal socila and emotional development, communication and language, physicall development , Literacy, Mathematics, Understanding the world and expressive art and design.

I have an experience and I am able to plan activities to suit the ages of the children I look after whilst ensuring their educational needs are met as set out in the early years foundation stage.
Visits to park and liberaries picnics, soft play gyms, local toddler groups
the shops/post office, feed the ducks

Sand Play in the garden
Painting
Art and craft
Dancing
Ryhm time
Sensory Play
physical activities in the garden
painting
drawing
writing
baking
cooking)kitchen corner
play-dough
reading stories/books
Phonics and numbers
sticky pictures/collages
beads/jewellery making
using the computer for games, learning or homework
singing and playing instruments
music and movement
dressing up/role play
ball games
glass painting
Multi sensory activities
Zoo animals
Puzzles
San/Water play slides, cycling , trampoline
Planting and gardening
treasure baskets
Dolly houses and dolly prams
literacy promote early education (maths. reading, writing, listening and speaking
character finding, word matching

I also have various toys available for the children to play with such as jigsaws, construction bricks and blocks, cars and mat, dressing up clothes, doctors and vets set, dolls, action figures and a tea-set ad lot more to explore at setting .

I also help children's in their reading and writing and support their developments

My Qualifications

My qualifications are:
Level 3 in child care and young people workforce (EYE)
Health and safety level 2
Food hygiene level 2
Potty training training certificate
Fire marshal training

• Paediatric First Aid Certificate
• MBA (Innovative Management)
• Qualified Practitioner in Project Management (PRINCE 2)
• Safeguarding Children
• EYFS(Early Years Foundation Stag) training
• Child Care Training
Observationa and Assessment
Tracking child journey towards thier learning and development

Registered with Hounslow Council

Registered with Pacey (Professional Association for childcare and early years previously known NCMA(national Child-minding Association)

My Availability

I am recruiting

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School yes yes yes yes yes yes no
Morning yes yes yes yes yes yes no
Afternoon yes yes yes yes yes yes no
After School yes yes yes yes yes yes no
Evening yes yes yes yes yes yes no
Overnight yes yes yes yes yes yes no
Last Updated: 06/08/2019

My Fees

  • Childminding from £3.80 per hour
  • Babysitting from £5.00 per hour

- from £3.99for full time (50)and can be discussed .
- free settling in session
- special discount for siblings

I also arrange play day for 3 months plus free of cost . next one is August (Date TBC). please call to book a place:
Example of few activities includes are :
- Treasure Basket
- Exploring colours and shapes
- Multi sensory
- Rhyme times
Snacks for parents:
- home made cake
- Pakora’s
- Pastry
- Marconi salad, etc

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

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  • DBS Check (added 30/10/2017)
  • First Aid Certificate: Paediatric first aid -12 hours (added 30/10/2017)
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  • Ofsted Certificate (added 30/10/2017)

Reviews

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My son has been with Safina since he was 10months old and he is now about to start school soon.
I wanted my son to be in a homely environment where he could learn and develop with other kids but also where he was not just another child to be taken care of. Safina and her husband treat each child an individual and look after them as per the child's needs. Safina is always happy to give you advice on anything regarding your child. There have been times when we are not sure about how to handle our sons moods and her advice has helped so much. They are flexible on times as well in case we need to leave our son early or get a bit delayed to pick him up.

Safina runs the childminder setting similar to a nursery but with a personal touch, which is why we chose her. She does all the activities which the a standard nursery would do with the children and more... My son is 4.5yrs old and can count 1-100 numbers, knows how to use phonics and write alphabets already. He has turned into a very happy and confident child growing up with Safina.

Would definitely recommend Safina!!

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by about Safina t on 21/06/2019

Met Safina for the child-minding services for my 21 month son . It was delightful to see how passionate , knowledgeable and committed she is towards her profession. I have been a teacher my self in the past and being a mother I truly believe, anything you do that involves children has to be done with nobility in your heart and can't be done with just materialist goals and Thankfully she did come across as a child minder who takes genuine interest in the childs well being.

I would definitely be taking her services in he future and higly recommend her based on my interactions which were brief but very satisfactory

I wish you all the best Safina...

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by about Safina t on 22/11/2018

Safina and Faizal have both been the best childcare provider I could have asked for. When we first came in this country it was very difficult to work with the kid. We went through various childminder but when we spoke to them and saw the environment and the way they interact with the kid we joined them. Safina and Faizal has an amazing ability to put children at ease. Since we came from India our son used to not able to speak or recognize the phonic sound. Safina used to devote her with him and also suggested(Phonics video and play serials) to us how to improve him through home.They were very professional with us and also very caring for my son. They have so much energy it is infectious and my son has grown to love and look forward to spend time with them. For our son that was like second home where he used to play, learn and have fun. They kept us up to date on how my son is doing through observations, and daily updates of how is he had done throughout the day. My son never wanted to leave their place. Even now when he has started schooling every morning he still ask whether he is going to his old school or new one.
I have seen my son develop so much since he started going to them. Safina and Faizal have shape my son not only in personality but also in his behaviour. They taught him to share, respect and love. There was time as a parent we used to not know if our son is facing difficulty in talking. I remember Faizal had pointed out that he do not spell some word properly and we should take guidance from professional.
They both have taught him so much that he did not face any difficulty in his reception year. I would strongly recommend the couple for any parents as they are the best.
Safina and Faizal you both are amazing thank you so much :)

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by about Safina t on 18/01/2018

Safina and Faisal offer a wonderful, caring environment which allows your child to feel comfortable and loved.

My son joined these guys when he was 10 and a half months old, and for any parent, this was an extremely daunting time. Safina was so good at ensuring that my son was comfortable in her surroundings before he went for his full days. Although this was nearly 3 years ago, we have had so many positive experiences that I can’t recommend these guys enough.

Home from Home surroundings to superb communications via texts, newsletters through emails and generally, communication has always been on point.

Safina has always shown to be supportive of my needs but is equally good at giving advice. Things like encouraging my boy to eat well (which he was and is still very good at) which I must say again, is something we are very passionate about at home. Good food equals healthy mind.

After having our second son, we had to unfortunately send our first son to a nursery closer to home whilst i am on maternity leave, however, intend to send my second son back to Safina and Faisal soon as I go back to work, as I simply couldn’t imagine anyone else bringing up my boys at a very special and influential time in their lives.

Thank you to you both - you’re both truly amazing at what you do 😀

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by about Safina t on 02/11/2017

Safina and Faisal are synonym to ray of hope. I still remember when I was so skeptical about leaving my year old baby with someone completely a stranger , but Safina and Faisal proved that strangers can become your very own if they are as caring and loving as both of them.They both work together for the betterment and development of a child. They both looked after my son for two years from October 2014 and performed diligently throughout this period

They both are highly motivated to learn as much as they could and performed extremely well utilizing their best capabilities. They both frequently devoted themselves for long hours to develop lesson plans for my son and monitor his progress. There was a time when my son has to stay home due to personal reasons .

however the big relief was Faisal insured himself as a nanny with Pacey and he looked looking after my son as when require on regular basis at my home. My son has developed a strong bond with Faisal. Faisal has played a big role in improving my son's communication as once I was worried about his delayed speech. I would say that Faisal has a number of strengths but his main strength is his talent to motivate children. He always is genuinely interested in children’s well being and puts in efforts for their learning and development and presents new ways of learning that capture their attention.

Faisal and Safina are very reliable, professional ,trustworthy, motivated, and able to make themselves tune-up with the requirements of family and children.

I am so delighted that my son is back at his old place again where he loves to go everyday :-) with so much excitement of going Aunty safina home

Safina's setting is amazing it almost gives you the feeling of private nursery with touch of sweet home..I wish her all the best !!

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by about Safina t on 02/11/2017

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