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Samantha Hedges-Childminder, Bromham, Bedford

Hello! My name is Sam (short for Samantha) and I am Mummy to a 4year old girl and step-mum to an 11 year old boy.

I am an Ofsted rated GOOD childminder with a full enhanced dbs check completed. I also hold a full paediatric first aid certificate.

My home is centered around providing a safe and engaging environment for children to play and learn in. I have a large enclosed garden to provide a private area for children to explore nature and develop their physical skills.

I allow the children in my care to choose their own interests and to develop by exploring the different ways in which toys can be used; I then use these interests to plan and organise activities and trips to expand their development using an enjoyed stimulus.

I follow the guidelines set out in the Early Years Foundation Stage in order to ensure the children in my care are being stimulated, supported and encouraged in the correct way.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Samantha Hedges
Contact Position
Childminder
E-mail
sam.hedges1@hotmail.co.uk
Website
https://www.facebook.com/

Where to go

Address
Berry Drive
Bromham
Postcode
MK43 8QA
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Other Details

Availability

Qualifications
I have over 10 years experience working with children aged from 0 to 12+ in a variety of childcare settings. I have worked in private day nurseries, as well as being a Nanny for 2 separate families. I also have a daughter and a step-son of my own. Level 2 NVQ (Children's Care, Learning and Development) Level 2 BTEC (Children's Care, Learning and Development) Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Children's Care, Learning and Development Level 3 Diploma (The Children and Young People's Workforce) Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering Health and Safety in the Workplace Certificate Awareness of Child Protection; Safeguarding Certificate Certificate in 'Supporting the Very Young; 0-2 years' Certificate in 'Hidden Harm' Certificate in 'Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect' Certificate in 'Early Child Development' 'Introduction to the EYFS' certificate NCFE Cache Level 3 Award in Preparing to work in home based childcare Certificate in 'Early Help Assessment/Lead Professional/Information Sharing' Certificate in 'Prevent Duty and Fundamental British Values' + many other childcare-based courses completed, which are constantly ongoing to further my knowledge.
Age Bands
0-4 years old
5-10 years old

Inclusion Information

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Yes

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision
Yes

Childcare Information

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
Yes
2 year old funding
Yes

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 07:00 18:00
Tuesday 07:00 18:00
Wednesday 07:00 18:00
Thursday 07:00 18:00

School Pickups

Offers pickups
Yes
Schools
Bromham C of E Primary School