Think Small Ofsted Registered Professional Childminder




As an experienced Ofsted Registered Professional Childminder, my qualifications include:

  • First Aid

  • Food Hygiene

            Awarded Level 5 from the Food Standards Agency

  • Language Development

  • Behaviour Management

  • ICAN Chatter matters

  • Safeguarding Children (Child Protection)

  • Keeping Children Safe

  • Professionalism in Childminding

  • Maternity Nanny Practitioner

  • Doula, four day Doula Training with Michel Odent

  • Road Safety Awareness

  • Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

  • Language Through Play

  • Meeting Children’s Needs

  • Other People's Children

  • Treasure Baskets and Heuristic Play

  • Boys! Boys! Boys!

  • Baby’s Brains

  • Makaton 1 & 2

  • Hertfordshire Quality Standards

           Quality Assurance for Education and Childcare

'Every child is entitled to be given the opportunity to develop personal responsibility and social skills.'

I was awarded Ofsted Outstanding 

in 2006/2007 and 2009/2010.

I have various policies that are available for you to see and form part of your contract, and my portfolio of information.

The main policies are:

  • Behaviour Management for Young Children

  • Sickness and Illness Exclusion

  • Equal Opportunities

  • Health and Safety

  • Confidentiality and Complaints

  • Special Needs

  • Safeguarding Children (formerly Child Protection)