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Loretta Young's Childminding Services
Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 8JG
I'm a Registered Childminder just by Sainsburys in Kempston and will have various childcare places available from early January 2017. In addition to standard daycare with most local school/preschool drops/collections possible, I also offer early starts, late finishes, evenings and weekend childcare for all ages available at enhanced rates for those who may need this facility. I have nearly 25 years continuous Ofsted Registration, ICO Registered, fully insured NCMA/PACEY Member and hold an enhanced CRB/DBS Disclosure. I have a huge portfolio of numerous excellent parental references available for inspection by prospective parents and 50+ Certificates of further training undertaken within my field. Should you feel I could potentially be of service to you regarding your childcare needs, you're welcome to ring me to discuss further or arrange a no obligation visit to my setting with your child by ringing me on either 07736 644977 or 01234 843521.
Experienced, Childcare, Kempston, Ofsted Registered , Fully insured Childminder
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Loretta Youngs Childminding Services.
Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 8JG
Ofsted Registered Childminder offering professional home from home childcare. I am a fully Insured NCMA/PACEY Member, with a CRB/DBS Enhanced Disclosure, Ofsted Registered and Inspected with 24 years of continuous Registration. I am extremely experienced, extensively trained. offering quality and fun childcare in a happy, home from home setting at sensible low ratios of adult to children. All childcare can be tailored exactly to your childs individual needs and your specific requirements. I have undertaken extensive further training gaining over 50 Certificates and can provide numerous EXCELLENT parental references. I am a fun person, very friendly and approachable and your child's learning and development and both your happiness are my main objective. Our days are fun and varied. We do lots during the day both inside and outside of my home. We visit various toddler groups, local library, community projects, music & rhyme times, soft play, numerous parks, a dance and movement group, go for nature walks, visit Sure Start Centres, a Childminder Support Group, we could go bug hunting, visit farms, garden centres and pet shops, occasionally we visit messy play sessions, we also go regularly to the local and main river for feeding the ducks which the children really enjoy. All our trips out, visits, past times and attractions are included within your fees. At home I have numerous educational toys and resources and we do lots fun and educational activities such as singing and music, dressing up and role play, basic cooking, gardening, computers/iPads, arts and crafts with glue and paint, baking and cooking, projects, model making, free play and much more. My home is warm, large, clean and welcoming. My garden is fully enclosed and has various swings, slide, trampoline in addition to 'summer things' like play tents, paddling pools, golf, skittles, ride on bikes and trikes etc. We have free range guinea pigs and tortoises which the children love and also some very tolerant cats which love to be fussed. Please bear this in mind if your child may have allergies. I would also 'boast' that I have never had a day off sick in 24 years......reliable! (though never say never) All workplace childcare vouchers are accepted and as I am a Registered/Approved Provider you may be able to claim The Childcare Element of WFTC (This can save you up to 70% off your childcare fees) Please ask if you would like more information about this. I provide all the essentials with regards to pushchairs, car seats, travel cots, car seats etc. All my toys, resources and equipment are regularly checked for safety and kept in a good and clean condition. Please ring to discuss your requirements or message me via this site. My Experience I have been a fully insured Ofsted Registered Childminder for over 24 years. My own children are my son who's 25 and has left home and daughters aged 18and 20. Consequently from birth they have been used to my attention being on other children. They have always shared their toys and resources and welcomed openly all other children into our home. I have numerous excellent parental references from previous parents some of which have used my services for several years and many of which I have kept in touch with. Many of these references praise my own childrens manners, behaviour and welcoming attitude. I have various 1st Aid Certificates of training especially tailored for babies and children in addition to many other Certificates for training undertaken within my field. I have vast experience of speech/language problems, asthma, hearing problems, ADHD, behavioural difficulties, along with clumsiness, walking into things, temper tantrums, wetting pants, hunger strikes, not sharing, you name it......I've had it! I have a special interest in speech and language and can help your child with problems regarding this in order to develop them further should you have any concerns about this. I have also minded babies from 3 weeks old, twins, children with behaviour problems, teenagers and special needs children. My Qualifications (Certificates of further training in no particular order) Paediatric First Aid (numerous renewals tailored especially to babies and young children every 3 years over 24 years) Child Protection Safeguarding (Refresher to the above with 100% passmark) Home Fire Safety Training Early Years Foundation Stage Speech and Language Disorders in Pre School Children Allergy Awareness Awareness of child abuse and neglect-core refresher R4MV5 Inclusive Play, Disability and Early Years Workshop Common Assessment Framework Supporting all Children's Speech, Language and Communication-Introductory Level Using Visuals to Support Communication EYFS Planning Observations and Planning Autism,Aspergers Syndrome and Semantic Pragmatic Disorder Nutrition and Oral Health NCMA Behaviour Management and Emotional Development for 5-12yr olds Drug Awareness Allergy Awareness Policy and Procedure Writing Allergies and Anaphylactic Shock Level 2 Food Safety in Catering (Food Hygiene) ICP (Introduction to Childminding Practice) EYFS Moving On Inclusion and Diversity EYFS Briefing Sessions Administration of Epi-Pen Under 5's Learning Through Play CAF (Common Assessment Framework) Early Learning Goals Common Core of Skills and Knowledge Developing Young Childrens Speech and Literacy Advanced training on all aspects of Baby's Days system. Observations of Childrens Learning Disability Awareness Teach the Foundation Stage (through Block Play) Happy Handz Non-Verbal Communication NCMA Activities for 5-12 year olds ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) Birth to Three Matters Portfolio Workshop Using Visuals To Support Communication Risk Assessment and Enabling Environments How to Drug-proof your kids Are you Ready for your Inspection? CAF Raising Awareness Awareness of child abuse and neglect-core refresher V4 Supporting all Children's Speech, Language and Communication Common Assessment Framework v3 e-learning course Local Authority Registered Food Business Establishment for Food Hygiene (England) Regs 2006 Inland Revenue Small Business Support Team-Income Tax for Registered Childminders Advanced Training covering all aspects of the Baby's Days system including: Progress, Observations, Planning, Next Steps, Policies, Permissions, Medical, Book keeping, Attendance, Contracts, Registers, SEF, Photographs, Risk Assessments & Diaries. My commitment to ongoing training is very important to me as it constantly updates my knowledge and keeps me up to date with latest methods and legislation. My Availability One immediate standard daytime under 5's place/one September 2016 standard daytime under 5's place/local before or after school care with holidays option currently available. My preferred method of contact is by phone plus I feel human conversation is better than endless messages. However, if you would prefer to message me on this site-please clearly state your requirements in full including preferred days, times, childs ages and all other relevant details etc If you require school care please state which school with the same information please. In addition to an immediate daytime childcare place being available (19/5/16) I am now taking enquiries or reservations for a new under 5's September 2016 starter. I am now in a position to also offer before/after school drops/collections for most local schools (INCLUDING GREAT DENHAM & KEMPSTON RURAL) and usually available for drop off/collections to most local preschools due to recently purchasing a new 7 seater car. I'm situated in central Kempston just by Sainsbury's-8 minutes from J13 of M1 also with very close links to A1/A6/A421/A428 My Fees Fees vary depending on your requirements. Factors to consider are: Ages How many children Which days What hours How regularly Long/short term arrangement Early mornings, late nights, overnight care and weekends are available and offered in addition at enhanced rates. (Standard rates are between 8am-5pm Monday-Friday) Please call to discuss your individual requirements or to arrange a no obligation visit to our setting.
Numerous excellent parental references, Fully insured NCMA/PACEY Member, Located in central Kempston , Over 50 Certificates of further training undertaken, Ofsted Registered Childminder
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Childminding Services Kempston
Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 8JG
Ofsted Registered Childminder has 1 daytime space at end of Feb for a child 0-5yrs. Also now offering unsociable hours childcare for all ages: EVENINGS, OVERNIGHTS & WEEKENDS. Fully insured NCMA member CRB checked 19 years continuous registration 1st Aid training especially tailored for babies and children Over 40 certificates of further training Numerous EXCELLENT parental references Very flexible to suit your needs Extremely experienced
evenings, kempston, childcare, unsociable hours, childminder
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Mrs.Loretta Youngs Childminding Services
Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK428JG
Ofsted Registered Childminder in Kempston, Bedford now has one daytime place for a 0-5 year old. Now also offering unsociable hours-evenings, overnights and weekend childcare for all ages. I am a fully insured NCMA member, CRB checked, 19 years continuous Registration. I have numerous excellent parental references and an exhaustive portfolio of further training certificates. Please call to discuss your requirements.
flexible childcare, fully insured, professional childcare, fully trained, Ofsted Registered Childminder
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Ford Childminding Services
Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45 1LD
Ofsted & NCMA Registered Childminder NVQ2 Qualified, with previous experience at local pre-schools. I also hold a First Aid Certificate and my hours are Monday to Friday 7.30am until 6.00pm. I provide a safe and happy home environment, the facilites I offer are:- Visits & Outings, toddler/baby groups, Parks/Playgrounds. Garden - Playhouse, ball pit, climbing frame/slide and trampoline. Indoors - Arts & crafts, books, toys, cookery, messy play, TV/Video, Music. Quiet room and Sleeping area. Also I provide a healthy snack, morning and afternoon with a drink.
Trustworthy, Reliable, Enjoyable, Safe, Friendly
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Restart Resources
Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 2SF
Restart Resources provides assessment and frontline social work resources for Childcare and Mental Health Services. We provide Qualified Social Workers who have extensive experience in the public sector.
social work assistants, social worker provider, social workers
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jayne
bedford, Bedfordshire, mk427ej
regestered childminder has vacancys for 2 children,either part time or full.i pick up from local playschools.over 20 years doing this.have refrences,first aid certificate.insured,ofsted inspected.i go to toddler groups,local parks,libreys,shops.
childminder
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Loretta Youngs Childminding Services
Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 8JG
Ofsted Registered Childminder offers quality home from home childcare in a fun loving environment. I am an NCMA member and hold full public liability insurance. I have an extensive portfolio of further training certificates along with 17 years of excellent parental references for inspection by prospective parents. I offer days/evenings/weekends. Please call to discuss your requirements.
bedford, childminder, childcare, kempston, ofsted
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