Our names are Rebecca and Carl Tilley. We are a husband and wife childminding team, I am an Ofsted registered childminder and my husband is an assistant. We make a wonderful partnership, providing a safe, stimulating environment. For your child to learn, discover and have fun. We balance each other out beautifully, as I have a very caring and nurturing nature, and Carl, is very playful and easy going.
We live in a beautiful spacious home, with a designated playroom, at the Red Row Vision development, in Devonport. Which is a close distance to the city centre and next door to the dockyard .
There are parks close by, where your child can enjoy outdoor activities and games, like football, rounders etc. Also shops to go to, and a library to choose books, to read for story time. We attend playgroups weekly, giving your child the opportunity to socialize and make new friends.
Indoor play includes activities like cooking, messy play, sensory play, puzzles, arts and crafts, salt dough/play dough, building and creating masterpieces for the parents.
We also take trips down to the Hoe, Barbican, Aquarium, Mount Edgecombe, Saltram and have picnics in the warm weather.
We are always available for daily chats and provide a diary, of what your child has had fun doing and seeing day to day. We are both active and creative people, which like to make every day exciting.
I started working in nursery schools in 2009 and gained a NVQ Level 2 in Children's Learning and Development.
I have been childminding since 2012 and was graded, GOOD by Ofsted during my latest inspection.
I've completed numerous training courses, to further my knowledge and experience.
Have gained accreditation with the Trio Childminding Network, I receive regular support from an Early Years Advisory Teacher. Am also a member of the Professional Association For Childcare And Early Years.
I have a great network of support through meeting with local childminders, at training sessions and within the local community. To enhance the social play and environment, for the children.
I have cared for a number of children, boys and girls, and have many satisfied parents who are happy to provide references.
Our normal working hours are 7.00 until 6.00, Monday to Friday. However we are willing to work outside these times, with shift hours also available.
We also offer pick ups from local pre-schools and nurseries and a babysitting service for evenings and weekends.
We offer an after school club and holiday cover all year around.
We are able to accept children, who receive two and four year old government funding.
I have received a 'good' from Ofsted on my latest inspection.
NVQ Qualification in Children's Care, Learning and Development (level 2).
Home based Childcare Diploma which I passed with a grade 'A' (level 3).
Paediatric First Aid Course.
Communication and Language Development Training.
Expressive Arts and Design Training.
Lead Practitioner Training
Full member of the Professional Association For Childcare and Early Years and the Trio Childminding Network.
Fully Trained Early Years Specialist and can offer 15 hours per week free funding for 2 to 4 year old's.
Food Hygiene Certificate (Level 4).