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HelenaJ
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Childminder in Yeovil

5 stars
(4)

Usually responds within 30 minutes

Female Non-smoker Member since Jul 2012 Last Updated Jul 2021 Last Login 25 Jul 2021 Email Website

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Newborn Experience
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
Childcare Qualifications
2 Year Old Free Childcare
3 and 4 Year Old Free Childcare
Outstanding Rated

About Me

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Hi my name is Helena and I am a childminder running my business under the name of Jexys Juniors. I am 49yrs old, married to a computer engineer, have a daughter who is 12yrs old, a golden retriever dog called Phoebe and a pedigree Ragdoll cat called Gizmo.

I am City & Guilds Level 3 qualified and I am dedicated to giving children quality childcare. I plan activities around the 7 Areas of Learning set out in the Early Years Foundation Stage and ensure that every day at Jexys Juniors is different from the last, varied and fun. I work closely with other childminders and Pre-Schools in the area to ensure continuity of care and development support.

I am very proud to say that Jexys Juniors has been graded "Outstanding" by Ofsted and has a 5* rating from the Food Standards Agency.

My Experience

Fully trained with the below qualifications and have been working as a childminder since the Autumn of 2012.

My Qualifications

City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Children and the Young People's Workforce
Safeguarding
First Aid
Food Hygiene
STC (Somerset Total Communication)

Personal Development ongoing

Recent courses:
How children learn through play
E-safety
Childrens safety
Outdoor play
Babies development
Forest school
Speech and language delay
Food and links with behavior
Wanderlust: A nature study programme
How to prevent Covid 19

My Availability

Mon - Thurs 8.00am to 5.00pm

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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: 03/07/2021

My Fees

  • Childminding from £5.00 per hour

£5 per hour term time only with a £10 a week retainer for the holidays
Meals are additional.

Holiday care £5 per hour

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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Reviews

Below are the latest reviews for HelenaJ. Please note that reviews represent the subjective opinions of other Childcare.co.uk users and not of Childcare.co.uk. Parents must carry out their own checks and references on childcare providers to ensure that they are completely happy before enaging in the use of their services.

Helena has cared for our two children and we cannot recommend her highly enough to anyone who will listen! When we initially began searching for a childminder, we visited many, and although Helena was the furthest away....we felt immediately comfortable in her home environment, and all other choices disappeared. As well as being kind, nurturing and gentle....Helena provided exciting and interactive activities for the children at every age range. It was like leaving our children in the care of a family member....but better! I always knew they would be cared for, protected and praised as well as learning and creating. We often look through the book of photos Helena presented us with on leaving with fondness, and cannot believe all of the amazing activities and opportunities she provided. She really did give both of our children the best start in their young lives and they went to school prepared and confident. We are forever grateful to Helena for looking after our children as if they were her own.

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by Avatar for Lou Lou Lou Lou about Avatar for HelenaJ HelenaJ on 04/05/2021

A wonderful setting, incredible attention to detail in all activities and facilities. I am so glad we found Helena as our childminder and would highly recommend to any parent who is apprehensive about putting their child in the care of another. Helena made us feel right at home and felt instantly trustworthy making the whole childcare experience a really easy transition to what can feel like such a daunting task. This in turn has made our child feel content and happy to come and visit each week, enjoying all the thoughtful themes and crafts, to the updates of their days together. A Clean, safe enviroment lovely outdoor play, oh and the soft play summerhouse is a super bonus! Do not hesitate to consider.

  • 5 stars Overall
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by Avatar for Samantha Samantha about Avatar for HelenaJ HelenaJ on 03/05/2021

Helena is so kind, caring and enthusiastic at everything she does with the children. She is so organised and has every activity & theme planned for the week. Her home is the perfect setting for a home from home and 2 years on my little boy still remembers all the adventures he had at Helena's. 100% recommended her to anybody who is lucky enough to get a place with her for there little one.

Thankyou for everything.

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by Avatar for Katie Katie about Avatar for HelenaJ HelenaJ on 03/05/2021

Helena is a fantastic childminder. We have 4 children, and she has cared for them all.
The days are always exciting and varied, and the children are always so very excited to be going to Helena's. As they move into school they are well prepared and equipped for the change because of Helena and her fantastic efforts with them

Days out and trips are amazing, and the setting is wonderful, frequently updated and always something new to see as the garden passes through the seasons. We literally cannot speak highly enough of Helena and would thoroughly recommend her to anyone looking for the best care for their children.

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by Avatar for JO1 JO1 about Avatar for HelenaJ HelenaJ on 03/05/2021

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