I have been childminding for 9 years now. I love being in the lucky position to witness these young children discover, learn and experience the wonders of the world. I encourage and support children in every area of learning and development placing importance on language - as this leads to more confidence, better social skills and an ability to ask questions and feed an inquisitive mind.
Baby sitting in my teens and early 20's for parents of new borns upto 10 years.
My own three girls, aged 6, 9 and 12. and now 9 years as a home-based early years carer
Paediatric first aid
Latest Ofsted inspection 2015 'Good'
Level 2 food Hygiene
Level 3 Safeguarding children & young people
Understanding childhood sexual abuse.
Setting up a home based child care service
Level 3 Diploma in young peoples workforce.
Currently undertaking a Foundation Degree in Children and young people. started Sept 2019
I am currently full.
|Last Updated: 16/08/2019|
- Childminding from £5.50 per hour
- Babysitting from £5.00 per hour
Fees can be negotiated depending on needs / circumstances.
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.
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Amanda and her husband provide excellent care for our two children. I feel exceptionally lucky to have a childcare provider who ensures that my children feel safe and happy. They have a lot of fun and genuinely enjoy being there. Also Amanda feeds them delicious and nutritious meals which they love.
Response by amandaov on 28/09/2018:
Thank you so much for taking the time to post. I really appreciate your comments. J would say "she makes me eat the cauliflower" he he he
I’ve known Amanda several years, she’s professional, caring and take great pride in the way she cares for all of the children. She’s fun to be around and is excellent in the way she engages and understands each child’s individual needs.
Amanda takes the children on numerous outings, she always keeps them occupied in a happy, educational and most importantly fun way. My son has really excelled by being at Amanda’s and we could not ask for better care. Amanda has always been very flexible and understanding and more importantly we know our son is happy, safe and well cared for. I would not hesitate to recommend her services to anyone.
Response by amandaov on 28/09/2018:
Thank you Bex, that means a lot to me.
My DS is autistic with many unique and often mysterious characteristics. This childminder has shown a keeness to understand and support him and is very interested in how to engage him and learn his likes and dislikes and work around his tolerances to ensure he enjoys his time with her to the full. She is well equipped both in and outdoors and maintains good communication with me about outings etc. I feel well informed and my DS always has a good time.
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