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Childminder in Hemel Hempstead

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Female Non-smoker Member since Oct 2012 Last Updated Jun 2020 Last Login 14 Oct 2020 Email

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
First Aid Training
DBS Check
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

My name is Brenda, I am a qualified OFSTED registered Child-minder in the Highfield of Hemel Hempstead. I currently look after under 5's and also do a drop off and collection from George Street Primary School, my own children are grown up so I have many years experience. I have a lovely big garden with no pets.
I want the children I care for to experience a lovely home from home experience. We visit toddler groups in and around Hemel most of the week and I am part of a great childminding network. We also visit parks, forests, zoo and go for regular wellie walks!

My Experience

I have been a Childminder for 10 years now, go on courses annually to keep up to date and update my safeguarding and first aid every three years as requested by law.

My Qualifications

CASHE Level 3 Diploma in Home-based Childcare
CASHE Level 3 Diploma in Children's and Young Peoples Workforce
CASHE Level 1 Award in Getting Started in a Pre School Setting
Level 2 award in Food Safety in Catering course
Attended a Safeguarding Children training course, Basic food hygiene and basic child protection
Paediatric First Aid Certificate
Ofsted Registered

My Availability

I have spaces for all ages and before and after school care.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School no yes yes yes yes no no
Morning no yes yes yes yes no no
Afternoon no yes yes yes yes no no
After School no yes yes yes yes no no
Evening no no no no no no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 02/06/2020

My Fees

  • Childminding from £5.00 per hour

Tuesday - Friday (Between 8:00am and 6:00pm)

Full Time Contract = £5.00 p/hr.
Term Time Only Contract = £5.00 p/hr.
Holiday Time Only Contact = £5.00 p/hr. min 9 weeks per year

Before and after school care Hourly Rate
Minimum of 5 hours per week = £5.00 p/hr.

Holidays and sickness
Child/Parent = Full Fee Child-minder = No Fee

Bank Holidays
Full fee

My Local Schools

My Documents

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  • DBS Check (added 16/08/2019)
  • image/svg+xml Ofsted Certificate (added 16/08/2019)


Below are the latest reviews for Brenda Welman. 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.

Brenda has been childminding my son for 3 and a half years, since Dominik was 13 months old.
Brenda used to look after him full days before he went to nursery, nowadays she looks after Dominik in the morning, providing him with breakfast and then taking him to school. She picks him up before 12 o’clock and take care of him until 5 o’clock.
Brenda is one in a million..Dominik adores her. When Brenda has my little boy his days are always packed with fun days out and always something different. When the weather is not suitable to stay out, she always provide fantastic indoor learning activities, that stimulate kids imagination.
When she has him she treats my son as a family.
He is really well looked after and I love the fact I can go to work with not a worry..
Above all the daily tasks, she also went above and beyond providing great help to improve Dominik’s english level as we were not using english at home.
She also provides major help when emergency shifts are required at work and she’s always been keen to help me.
I can surely rely on her help, just like if she was a member of a family.
I would strongly recommend Brenda to any parent.

  • 5 stars Overall
  • 5 stars Setting
  • 5 stars Cleanliness
  • 5 stars Food
  • 5 stars Communication

by Katka11 about Brenda Welman on 19/06/2018

Brenda has been minding our son Dominic (little bit over 2 year old) since we moved down South in May 2016. At all times Brenda has been professional, kind, considerate, flexible and helpful. She looked after Dominic from 8a.m. – 6p.m. 5 days a week.
From the moment he started, Brenda made sure we were all comfortable with the arrangements and provided a good settling in period for my son to adjust to being away from home.
Dominic thoroughly enjoyed his time with Brenda; this was clearly evident in his behavior toward her. He had access to an extensive variety of toys and took part in a wide range of activities such as arts and crafts, zoo visits, attending toddler groups and more. 
Brenda completes a diary detailing what Dominic has done each day. From this we have a complete picture of his whole day including what he has eaten, how long he has slept and all his activities. This helps us to feel involved with his care and that we can talk to him about his day.
A bonus is receiving texts from Brenda during the day letting us know if Dominic settled down and receiving pictures. We are very sad to have to say good bye to Brenda, because we can see how much Dominic learn in this short period of time. 
We have absolutely no hesitation in recommending her services to anyone looking for a stimulating and healthy environment for their children’s care and would most certainly use her again. It is safe to say she surpassed all of our expectations.

  • 5 stars Overall
  • 5 stars Setting
  • 5 stars Cleanliness
  • 5 stars Communication

by agija about Brenda Welman on 20/12/2016

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