I have been married to Dave for 45 years (August 2020). We have three grown up children (we married very young!) a son & two daughters. Our son has three girls, our older daughter has two boys and two girls and our younger daughter has three boys and three girls, blessing us with thirteen wonderful grandchildren.I have been childminding since 1979 and have had the pleasure of working with hundreds of children and parents during that time. I am a PACEY Member and hold a current Public Liability InsuranceAt my previous four Ofsted inspections, in 2007, 2009, 2016 and 2020, I have achieved the highest possible grading of Outstanding in all categories. My latest inspection took place on Thursday, 6th February 2020.I completed my Early Years Foundation Degree via Chichester University through Fareham College in June 2012. I am very proud to have achieved a Distinction Level pass. A major part of my final year included a study into the Impact of EYFS on childminders.
I have always believed that there is something new to learn every day. My development continues year on year. Below you can view the courses, workshops, training and development opportunities I have recorded over many years of CPD.