Avatar for u.screenName }}

Childminder in Surbiton

5 stars
(9)

Usually responds within 12 hours

Female Non-smoker Member since Feb 2010 Last Updated Aug 2019 Last Login 28 Nov 2020

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
Special Needs Experience
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Newborn Experience
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
School Pickups

About Me

I am a friendly and caring mum to 3 boys aged 25, 21 and 16. We have a family dog called Sammi.
I am very reliable, honest and trustworthy and I like to give home from home care to the children I care for, they become part of our family.
We have a good size garden with a sand pit and lots of garden toys.
I drive a 7 seater car so I can take the children on day trips. We go to different soft plays and do lots of outdoor activities when the weather is good, we visit local farms and the beach.

My Experience

I have been a childmilder for over 30 years and am still friends with lots of families that I've worked with. I have worked with children of all ages from birth upwards.
I have also worked with children with autism so have some experience of special needs. I am Ofsted registered and take childcare vouchers.

My Qualifications

O level in childcare and 30yrs practical experience.

My Availability

I am available for up to 3 days a week, Monday to Wednesday.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School yes yes yes no no no no
Morning yes yes yes no no no no
Afternoon yes yes yes no no no no
After School yes yes yes no no no no
Evening no no no no no no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 17/11/2018

My Fees

  • Childminding from £7.00 per hour

£7 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

Reviews

Below are the latest reviews for andrea c. 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.

Andie has cared for my two children over the ages of 1-3 separately and together. They love her like family and I would say she loves them like family as well. She is flexible, reliable and trustworthy with your most precious possessions. My kids have been exposed to so many great experience with Andie taking them out most days which has improved their confidence as well as climbing abilities (softplays)! If I could cope with having another child they would certainly be lined up to goto Andie.

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

by Avatar for IanT IanT about Avatar for andrea c andrea c on 01/09/2020

To Prospective Parents.
My daughter was with Andi from 12-14 months. Although we never got over tears at drop-off, my daughter was always happy and content when I picked her up. She slept and ate well, and Andi kept me updated with photos during the day. Different toys were laid out, art work was created and trips out to the park/softplay/farm/beach were a daily occurrence, All in all, Andi made going back to work so much easier and I would recommend her to everyone. Daily logistics mean we have had to leave Andi, otherwise my daughter would still be with her.

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

by Avatar for CazS CazS about Avatar for andrea c andrea c on 06/08/2019

I highly recommend Andie as a great loving caring childminder with 30 year of experience.
I know Andie by recommendation from our previous childminder. Andie started looking after my daughter when she was 13 months old for one year. We bought the house and had to move out from the area. I found new childminder unfortunately we had a very bad experience. My daughter become distress and scared I cancelled the contract immediately. First thing came to my mind to contact Andie. We live faraway but still we decided to ask Andie if she have free space. We were lucky Andie took my daughter straightway in to her care. My child quickly received love care started smiling and feeling confident again. I’m so happy to have Andie, she is live saver for me. Anna J

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

by Avatar for Anna Anna about Avatar for andrea c andrea c on 24/04/2019

Andie has been looking after our daughter (17 months old) for the last 4 months. Having spent nearly every minute with my daughter since she was born I was dreading leaving her with someone else, but Andie made me feel instantly comfortable, she clearly cares for my daughter and will sit and cuddle her all day if that's what she needs. She takes her on outings and is always thinking of inventive games and activities for them to do - and sends you pictures through out the day to keep you in the loop. Her house is a happy, welcoming place to be and we all love being there!

  • 5 stars Overall

by Avatar for melissat melissat about Avatar for andrea c andrea c on 09/05/2017

Andie has been looking after our 17 month old son for 5 months now and we couldn't be happier with the service she is providing. Not only is Andie warm, welcoming and clearly very experienced, she is constantly thinking of new things for the kids to do and providing new toys for them to play with, even taking the time to create homemade things for them during her time off. I have 100% confidence is her ability and feel totally at ease when I drop my son off with her. Her 3 sons are also great with the kids and really make you feel part of their extended family. After the stresses associated with going back to work and finding the right childcare, I am so relieved to have found Andie and wouldn't hesitate to recommend her.

  • 5 stars Overall

by Avatar for Louise85 Louise85 about Avatar for andrea c andrea c on 03/04/2017

You must be a registered parent and logged in to leave a review.

If you don't have an account then Register Free now.

This profile has been produced from information provided to us by the user. We have not verified or confirmed the accuracy of any of the information and members should undertake their own vigorous checks and references.. Please ensure you read our Safety Advice and information on how to Check Childcare Provider Documents.