5 stars (5)

Childminder in Peterborough

Female Non-smoker Member since May 2013 Last Updated Jan 2020 Last Login 19 Jan 2020 Email

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
Special Needs Experience
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
Tax-Free Childcare
Childminder Assistant Job

About Me


Hello, my name is Tamsin and I have been minding since 2007, I truly love to work with children. I have a very caring nature which is why this work seems to suit me so well. All the children feel at home and safe with me which is very important as it's a big aim to offer a home from home environment for the little ones. I am a fun and loving person. Every child thrives in my care. I believe in setting rules and boundaries to help little ones develop and to be ready for life after being in childcare. I have 3 children 16, 14 and 9 who are my world, we live in a 4 bedroom detached house in Gunthorpe. I have had a purpose built extension added to my home in May 2014, this is a lovely roomy and light area which overlooks our new play area in the garden. All the children thoroughly enjoy these areas. I am always ready for new challenges!
We like to do a variety of activities during the week, we like to go for walks and childminder drop ins which include messy play etc, we like to read, dance, lots of child lead play and a lot of other fun things.

We currently drop and pick up from Newborough primary school.

Any questions at all please contact me.

My Experience

I have worked with children from 6 weeks to 11 years. I have loved looking after every single one of them. I have looked after a child who has autism which I found both rewarding and interesting. I have looked after approximately 38 children in 11 years, with many leaving to go to school.
I have looked after a child with allergies too so have experience in that field.
I offer the 15 hour 2-year old and the 30 hours 3/4 year old funding.

My Qualifications

Ofsted registered - rated as OUTSTANDING June 2014
Pacey member
Registered with Pcc
CRB checked
Child development GCSE
Health and Social Care Level 2
CACHE Level 3 diploma in childcare
Food hygiene certificate level 2
Pediatric first aid - completed by myself and partner
Safeguarding children
And many more that I do throughout the year

My Availability

Monday - Thursday 7.40am-5.30pm
Friday 7.40-4.30pm
I will consider other requests.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School yes yes yes yes yes no no
Morning yes yes yes yes yes no no
Afternoon yes yes yes yes yes no no
After School yes yes yes yes yes no no
Evening no no no no no no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 05/01/2020

My Fees

  • Childminding from £4.70 per hour

£4.70 per child 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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  • DBS Check (added 11/06/2018)
  • Training Certificate: Safeguarding (added 11/06/2018)
  • First Aid Certificate: level 3 award (added 11/06/2018)
  • Exam Certificate: Level 3 diploma (added 11/06/2018)
  • Exam Certificate: Level 3 diploma (added 11/06/2018)
  • Training Certificate: Food hygiene (added 11/06/2018)
  • Training Certificate: Prevent Duty (added 11/06/2018)
  • Training Certificate: GDPR (added 11/06/2018)
  • image/svg+xml Ofsted Certificate (added 11/06/2018)
  • image/svg+xml Ofsted Certificate (added 11/06/2018)


Below are the latest reviews for Tamsin. 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.

Where would we be without Tamsin and Chris. Nothing is too much trouble for them! They have made going back to work so seamless after extended paternity leave. Our daughter not only settled in very quickly, she is thriving in their care.

Tamsin is not ‘just a childminder’ she is a childcare specialist who is extremely passionate about what she does and delivers high quality care. Her continual professional development portfolio is very impressive and demonstrates her willingness to learn about new practices. We wouldn’t want our daughter to go to anyone else!

  • 5 stars Overall
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by about Tamsin on 16/09/2019

Although our daughter is yet to start with Tamsin, we have visited her setting twice with and were both very impressed with what we have seen so far. We particularly liked the portfolio Tamsin gave us displaying her impressive CPD (Continued Personal Development) achievements, it is very impressive to see that although she has earned an Outstanding Ofsted rating, she is continuing to improve her knowledge and skills.

The setting itself looks clean and tidy, lots of toys and activities for a mixed age group. From reading her last Ofsted report (June 2014), it is easy to see that this is an outstanding setting.

We feel our daughter will be well looked after with Tamsin and look forward to seeing what she gets up to in the new outdoor area.

  • 5 stars Overall
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by about Tamsin on 04/03/2019

Following an awful nursery experience, we are so relieved to have found Tamsin who has been so accommodating from the word go. We now feel 100% confident leaving our little boy with someone we can trust!

  • 5 stars Overall
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by about Tamsin on 11/10/2018

We instantly knew Tamsin was the right person for our son. Although he is yet to start Tamsin took an interest in our son and in our family. She took the time to get to know us and what we wanted in a childminder. Nothing was too much hassle and no question was daft. I now feel at ease knowing that when I return to work my son will be well cared for.

  • 5 stars Overall

by about Tamsin on 06/07/2016

Tams and her family are very welcoming and helpful, we just started to send our 2 children and they felt great first day strait away, highly recomendet

  • 5 stars Overall

by about Tamsin on 16/10/2014

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