Crescent Moon tiney home nursery

Outdoor space・Pets・Wheelchair accessible・Dedicated nappy-changing area・House・Multiple activity areas・Near public transport・Quiet road・Meals provided


£6.50 per hour

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


Open all year

Opening Hours

08:00 to 16:30

About this home

An open plan home with zoned play areas, focus/lead activities, free choice toys and a play kitchen.

Family-style dining at mealtimes with choice of fruit and snacks throughout the day.

Two cats, Duke & Bella, live in the home.

Enclosed garden providing daily outdoor play, including a trampoline, climbing frame, slide, water play, sports equipment and mud kitchen.

Located opposite Queen Boudica Primary, a short walk from a country park and access to a fully insured car to go on outings.

About our tiney childminder

I've set up my home to be an inclusive and welcoming environment for children, using an open plan space there are zoned areas for play as well as an enclosed garden which will be used for daily outdoor play.

I am also caring for my own daughter so children will always have a play mate when staying at my tiney home. I provide home cooked meals, offering a weekly menu and breakfast choices.

I have over 5 years experience as a class teacher, as well as a Bachelor's Degree, PGCE and QTS.

Unique highlights

Experienced Teacher

I've worked in primary schools for over 5 years. Having taught Yr2-Yr5 as a class teacher, I will naturally have a lesson plan and multiple resources and achievable outcomes for children in my setting. I have many behavioural management techniques that I can apply in my setting as well.

Own Daughter

I have my own daughter in my setting, so you'll be confident that my home is always child friendly and provides multiple resources and stimulus to engage children in my home. My daughter will also be a play mate for your child so they will never be on their own without another child to play with and learn alongside.

Cats - Duke & Bella

There are two cats that live in my home, providing children with exposure to pets and how to interact with them.

Community Coach

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Laura Cassidy

£6.50 per hour

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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 and Local Authority Background Checks

for childminder and each household member at all previous addresses

Read Laura Cassidy's latest Quality Assurance Report


Colchester Station, 10mins. Bus Stop and Park and Ride, 5mins

In this neighbourhood

I am within a short walking distance to Highwoods Country Park, this will be a regular outing. I will be able to drive to Colchester Zoo for weekly/monthly visits with the children in my care, further enhancing their curiosity of the animals on our planet. I hope to visit Go Bananas as a soft play experience which is also within walking distance from my home.

I live in the catchment area of both Queen Boudica and Myland Primary School, I am able to provide after school care if needed - allowing siblings to join their younger family members in my setting.

Highwoods Country Park

Colchester Zoo

Go Bananas

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