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Melanie and Lee Simons - Child minder

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   This provider is registered with the Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) or equivalent.

   This provider was last inspected on: 01/08/2018.

   This provider is a child minder in  Pontprennau.

  This provider has full week vacancies for children aged between 0 months and 12 years. we currently have four vacancies,due to children starting full time school.

  This provider is registered for 10 places and is staffed for 10 places.

What we do

We are Melanie and Lee and we have been registered childminder since 2006,we live in Pontprennau area of Cardiff, with our children, and service several schools in the area, we offer wrap around care for children from, birth to 8 years and we are registered with the Care inspectorate Wales (C.I.W.)

We live within easy access of the M4 and A48,in a house in a quiet cul-de-sac with its own separate childminding room to nurture and stimulate your child's needs and development, we offering outdoor activities, including soft-play and visits to local amenities,we try to ensure your child has a full and varied day that will stimulate and educate your child.

We follow the foundation phase, which encourages children to be creative and imaginative,and makes learning more enjoyable and more effective.

Please contact us for a friendly and informal conversation to discuss your needs

Who do we support

We are parents to teenage twin, and have been childminding since the children were toddlers, fully registered with the C.I.W. and a member of PACEY formally know as N.C.M.A

Since 2006 we have child minded many children and have enjoyed the experience of looking after children from birth to age 12, watching them taking their first steps, and progressing on to their first day in school, and growing into young adults.

  Our opening times and availability

We are available: all year round.

We can provide wrap around care.

Monday 07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 07:00 - 18:00
Thursday 07:00 - 18:00

  Our costs

Please contact us for cost information

  About our service

The language spoken in our setting is Bilingual.

Provider has access to support and advice for Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
Provider has a working knowledge of the ALN Act and Person Centred Planning approaches
Outside space
including soft-play and visits to local amenities,and large back garden.
Will you use real nappies for children in your care?
Is the setting pet free?
one friendly Jack Russell dog, separated from children, and dashound
Offers Flying Start provision?
Offers funded Foundation Phase Nursery places (three to four year old education) No
This service is part of the Childcare Offer Scheme
This service accepts childcare vouchers
This service is registered with the Tax Free Childcare Scheme
Able to provide emergency/short term care? Yes
Are you able to care for children whose main language is neither English nor Welsh?

We drop off at/pick up from these schools:

  • Glyncoed Primary
  • Lakeside Primary School
  • Rhydypenau Primary School
  • St Bernadettes Primary School
  • We use a nine seat minibus for transport. We can consider other schools - Please contact to discuss

Contact methods


  • Accessible toilets
  • Accessible parking
  • Access by ramps/level access