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Childminder in Alton

Female Non-smoker Member since Nov 2009 Last Updated Apr 2020 Last Login 10 Aug 2020 Email

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
Special Needs Experience
Overnight Care
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Newborn Experience
School Pickups
Childcare Qualifications
2 Year Old Free Childcare
3 and 4 Year Old Free Childcare
Tax-Free Childcare
Flexible Hours
Free Smear-Test Childcare
Key Worker Childcare

About Me

Hi
I am an Ofsted Network registered Childminder. I offer the 15/30 hours free pre school funded hours for 2, 3 & 4 year olds, as I am an EYE provider. I have three boys aged 20,16,8
I have been childminding for 16 years & was previously a financial customer advisor, a gymnastics coach & publican!!!
I am very flexible with my working hours & start at 6am, I am also registered for over night care & I am a community childminder & Space carer.
Recieved 'Outstanding' from Ofsted in April 2015.

My Experience

I started childminding 16 years ago & have looked after over 90 children ranging from 1 month old to 12 years old. I previously worked with children as a gym coach since the age of 16 up until a few years ago.
I have an assistant that has worked and trained with me for the last three years, we have a great working relationship and she offers great consistency along with fantastic flexibility as she is insured as a nanny and babysits also, enabling us to offer an extended childcare package to parents. I have looked after children with medical condions, specific dietry requirements & have had training with specific medical conditions.I had my house modified to create more opportunities for play, learning & fun & to improve continuity of play from indoor to outdoor. I have different play areas available including book corner, home corner, role play area, dressing up rail. I provide a wide range of opportunities in free play & offer a great road safety awareness programme that was praised & acknowledged in my ofsted report. I provide a lot of physical activities & a great knowledge & understanding of the world around us through outdoor experiences. I did a business degree after my A levels & have studied several languages including English, Irish, French & German, this has been very helpful as I have previously minded children who did not have english as their first language

My Qualifications

I am a network approved minder & community childminder.
EYE (early yrs education) Provider.
I am Ofsted registered & hold the following qualifications:
First Aid cert
Initial child protection
Advanced child protection
EYFS training
NVQ 3 in childcare learning & development with additional accreditation in Home based child care NVQ3
Authistic Spectrum disorder training
After school play worker level 1
Food hygiene cert
Diploma in International languages & marketing

My Availability

I am available from very early in the morning ie 6am & I usually finish between 5pm-6pm. I am also registered for over night care.
All requirements discussed on an individual basis

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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 no no no no no no no
Overnight yes yes yes yes no no no
Last Updated: 19/04/2020

My Fees

  • Childminding from £5.50 per hour

Available upon requst. Discount for siblings.
Meals & all trips & outings are inclusive in fees at a set hourly rate.
Free funded 15 & 30 hours available to children on 2,3 & 4 year funding

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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