Listed here are my qualifications & some testimonials from families...
I have a first class degree in Child Psychology and Childhood Studies.
I am currently working towards my accreditation with The Curiosity Approach, this is a child centred approach to learning which supports critical thinking, empathy and self confidence through play and exploration.
I have a level three SENCO qualification.
Myself, my husband and our daughter have been CRB/DBS checked.
I hold current paediatric first aid qualification which is renewed every two years
I have completed current Safeguarding training which is also renewed every three years.
I hold a level three Childcare qualification, a level four and level five Child Psychology and counselling qualification.
I am registered as a Food Handler with the FSA and an Data Controller with the ICO.
I hold several other qualifications and attend training on various subjects each year, here is just a selection:
"Process over product"
"The Pikler Approach"
"Adverse Childhood Experiences"
"Sustained Shared Thinking"
“Infection control in Early Years Settings”
"Early years mental health awareness"
"Supporting children's health: Asthma module"
“Early Language Development Program”
“Supporting Children with English as an Additional Language”
“Supporting Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder”
“Food Allergy Training”
“Domestic Violence and Abuse”
“Early Years Fire Safety Awareness”
My Continuing Professional Development folder is available for parents to view.
Testimonials from some of my families...
..."as we walk to the house, he gets a huge smile and claps his hands."
..."I am extremely happy that my son has quality time at Kim's."
..."we always feel included."
..."I do not feel we could ask for a warmer, more friendly environment."
..."children are valued & encouraged."
..."I love the pictures so I can see how happy he is."
..."I like that I can check my diary at home."
..."thank you for taking such good care of my family."
..."I feel completely supported."
..."she adores both of you."
..."my son has really grown in so many ways as a result of being in this setting."
..."I couldn't imagine a better place for him to be."