Childminder in Southend On Sea
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Hi I am Carrie an accredited childminder registered with Ofsted. I am also a member of the southend children come first network. I am insured by and a member of Pacey. I am an accredited childminder which means I can claim the preschool funding for 3 and 4 year olds and also 2 year olds who are entitled to funding, which is now 15 hours a weeks.
I live with my partner and my 2 sons who are 13 and 7. I do school collections from Temple Sutton primary school We have a young family dog called Sophie, she is a Labrador. Sophie is very friendly but she stays upstairs whilst I am working.
I have completed the level 3 diploma in childcare and the young peoples workforce.
If you would like to ask any questions please feel free to phone for a chat or send a message.
I have a large living and play area for the children, I also have a large child friendly garden with lots of equipment. If you have your child in a routine I will stick to this where I can.
Each day I like take the children out somewhere like a toddler group or to the library for story rhymes. We also visit many out door places such as park and beach.
As a registered childminder I follow the EYFS requirments for all children on the early years age group
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.
I have been childminding for 11 years. All the children I have looked after have always enjoyed there time at my setting.
I am able to care for children with a lactose or dairy free diet, also an egg free diet, As my son has to follow these dietary needs.
I do provide all children with healthy food choices this includes snacks and we have healthy home cooked dinners all together. these are all included and no extra is required.
My qualifications are=
level 3 Diploma in childcare.
Introduction to childminding practice.
First aid for chilcare practitioners. .
Promoting positive behaviour.
Equal opportunities and english as an additional language.
Level 2 in food hygiene and safety.
Working with disabled children.
Speech and language course
I normally work from 7am to 7pm but I will try to be flexible if I can. I do work all year around including school holidays. I do have space available. Please contact for availability.
If you have a child starting school in september and would like to book your place now I am happy to keep spaces open with a small deposit.
Included in fees are a healthy home cooked evening meal.
Healthy snacks provided between meals.
Water, fruit juice and milk always available as well as fruit.
Children are taken on outing and trips. These are at no extra cost.
Hourly rate is £4.00 per hour.
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Carrie is a fantastic childminder a true gem!!!! my lil boy has being with carrie since he was 6 months old and is nearly 3 and a half.
He has learnt so much from being with carrie over the years and has come on leaps and bounds
He absolutely loves going there and there she is always doing something with the children and the activities she does are superb!!!
I never have any worries and logan loves going there and adores all the other children
Logan has learnt so much by being a carries that i will always be forever grateful to her x
Response by carrie 123 on 09/02/2013:
Thank you so much. I have really enjoyed looking after Logan.
It's been a pleasure.
Carrie is a fantatsic Childminder. She took my daughter, Emily (8), on at the last minute with no hesitation and was very warm and welcoming towards us.
Emily was very unsure about going to a new childminder but Carrie put her at ease and helped all of us adjust to the new routine.
Emily throroughly enjoys interacting with the other children and very much enjoys the activities and games. Carrie's home is lovely and there's always something to do.
I can't thank Carrie enough for all her help.
Response by carrie 123 on 02/01/2013:
Emily has been a pleasure to look after
Any time you need me just call.
We found Carrie through this website, and Lily has come on leaps and bounds.
She is so much more confident and outgoing, and always loved going to Carries. She was very happy there and it is such a shame that she will no longer be going.
It was a great relief to know that she enjoyed her time with Carrie, and i knew that i didnt have any worries.
It is a lovely place for children to play, and there is plenty to do...Lily didnt want to come home one day!
Thank you Carrie for everything you have done, we will miss you lots! xx
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