Amanda Hynes

tiney childminder

Amanda Hynes

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Amanda’s tiney home nursery

House・Multiple activity areas・Secure shaded area・Quiet road・Pets・Playroom・Outdoor space・Meals provided・Near public transport・Pushchair storage

spaces available

Pricing

£8 per hour

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Ages

Under 1s, 1-2 years, 2-4 years, 5+ years

Availability

Open all year

Opening Hours

08:00 to 17:30

About this home

A happy, fun and creative setting in Brockham, Surrey. Focusing on the interests and abilities of each child, I aim to support them reach their milestones and develop new skills in an exciting, caring and fun environment. I include lots of creative arts activities to encourage young children’s curiosity, creativity, and imagination, and support the development of communications skills. I enjoy providing engaging activities for the children each day to spark their individual interests 😊

About our tiney childminder

I’ve set up my tiney home nursery to provide quality childcare in my local area. Our ethos is to be inclusive, kind, and for each child to feel comfortable, safe and happy in my care. I plan each day so that every child is able to follow their individual interests and talents, with exciting and imaginative activities. There is a colourful playroom in my tiney home, with a ball pit and lots of soft play equipment, this is always a favourite!

Unique highlights

Creative arts

I spent a decade working in the film, television and theatre industry as an actress prior to having my own children. I have experience as a drama tutor for children of various ages. I feel passionately about how important the creative arts are to children’s well-being, and we enjoy lots of arts and crafts, dancing and imaginative role play in my tiney home nursery.

Allotment

We have an allotment nearby our home, which houses our friendly chickens. Visiting the hens is always a highlight with the children! During the spring and summer we use the beautiful setting of the allotment to grow our own fruit and vegetables 🌱 this is a lovely learning opportunity for the children to discover the topics of sustainability and the environment.

Playroom

We have a newly decorated, colourful playroom for all the children to play, explore and learn. It has a large ball pit, soft play equipment, and different learning areas.

tiney is an Ofsted Registered Childminder Agency, licensed to train, support and quality assure childminders. Read Ofsted Report

DBS checked and verified

including all household members over 16

Paediatric First Aid trained

in accordance with Ofsted requirements

Annual QA inspection

in accordance with EYFS, Safeguarding & Welfare requirements

Verified in person

By Ofsted registered Childminder Agency, tiney

EYFS practitioner

in the social and educational development of 0-5 year olds

Fully trained by tiney

including Safeguarding, Food Hygiene, FGM and Duty to prevent

GP health & MASH (Multi-agency safeguarding hub) checks

for childminder and each household member at all previous addresses

Location

Dorking station, Brockham green bus stop

In this neighbourhood

In a small village with nearby parks, farms, cafes and public transport links.

Brockham Cricket Pavillion Playground

Meadowbank Playground

Bocketts Farm

What others are saying about this home...

Leona Powell

Amanda is simply excellent. She is highly intelligent, good humoured, endlessly patient, kind, socially aware and a delight to be around. She has been brilliant with the boys in every way. She is always positive and engaging; she sets boundaries whilst still being fun; she is kind, warm and affectionate; she is calm and sensible when under pressure. She has been involved in every aspect of caring for the children, from baby care through to helping the older boys with reading and homework. When they were toddlers/ pre-school she arranged stimulating and fun activities for them, including both projects at home and external classes. She has always encouraged the boys to love stories and games, reading to them and playing inventive games with them from a really early age. She is excellent at managing all three of the boys together (not an easy task!), despite the differences in their age and characters. She is thoughtful and imaginative, always adapting to their changing needs and interests, and finding ways of encouraging them both individually and to enjoy doing things together. In short, she has been an absolute pleasure to have in our lives, and our whole family is incredibly fond of her. We cannot recommend her highly enough.

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