I live in South Tonbridge with my husband Michael and our 4 children. (Although 2 are adults). I also have a teenager daughter at Hadlow college and younger son at Hildenborough CEP School.
Michael and my eldest daughter Rebecca are registered as my assistant's and work with me at busy times. Rebecca is completing an apprenticeship with me, building up her childcare qualifications.
We have 2 guinea pigs, 4 chickens, 2 cats and a very friendly west highland terrier called Lily.
Training and Experience
Registered Childminder since 2000
I hold a Level 3 in Home based Childcare
I and my assistants hold current Paediatric First Aid
I hold a certificate in hygiene and food safety
Completed CACHE introduction to childminding practice and developing childminding practice
Observation, Assessment and planning in line with EYFS
Safeguarding training through Kent County Council
Member of Pacey
I have 4 children
I am quality assured, which means I can offer 2,3 and 4 year olds funded places
Typical Weekly Activities
I attend toddler groups in the local area. I'm a member of Tonbridge childminding group, which meets regularly and I hold strong links with other members.
I live very close to Haysden lake, great for walking and playing.
We attend soft play areas such as, wear em out.
We explore our local parks and ones such as Dunorlan.
I have National Trust membership, which we like to make good use of.
We visit places like, Hever, Chatham dockyard, etc, to tie in with children's interests and our topics.
Hildenborough CEP School
St Margaret Clitherow Nursery