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Happy Childcare - Emma and Paul Grant - Child minder

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

   This provider was last inspected on: 16/05/2018.

   This provider is a child minder in  Pentwyn.

  This provider has full week vacancies for children aged between 0 months and 12 years.

  This provider is registered for 12 places and is staffed for 12 places.

What we do

Emma is a Registered Childminder with 17 years experience and a CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Childminding Practice, also a level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management in Children's Care, Learning and Development. In addition Emma is also a Nutritional Therapist, Hypnotherapist and Parenting Coach/Counsellor and Author of the Parenting book series;
'The Confident Parents Guide to Raising a Happy, Healthy & Successful Child' and
'The Powerful Proactive Parent’s Guide to Present Parenting.'
Emma & Paul are a husband and wife childminding partnership who have references from all the parents that have used their services. Reviews can be found on their business page Happy Childcare Pentwyn
They also publish parenting blogs on their website

We now offer pick up and drop off to/ from St David's and St Bernadette's and Pen Y Groes Pentwyn

Who do we support

Any parent needing full time or wrap around childcare in the Pentwyn / llanederyn area.

I have a CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Childminding practice. We are a wife and husband childminding partnership and we have references from all the parents that have used our services.

We now offer pick up and drop off from St Phillip Evans School, All Saints School Llanederyn, Springwood Llanedeyrn and St David's and St Bernadette's Pentwyn

  Our opening times and availability

We are available: all year round.

We can provide wrap around care.

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

  Our costs

  • £45.00 per Day - £10 school pick up / drop off - £6 additional hours

  About our service

The language spoken in our setting is English only.

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
Staff have accessed relevant ALN/disability training in the last 2 years?
Outside space
We have a spacious front and back garden with a large veranda canopy for all weather play.
Will you use real nappies for children in your care?
Is the setting pet free?
Two small dogs and lots of fish.
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:

  • All Saints C/W Primary
  • Bryn Celyn Primary School
  • Glyncoed Primary
  • Howardian Primary School
  • Llanedeyrn Primary School
  • Pontprennau Primary School
  • Springwood Primary School
  • St Bernadettes Primary School
  • St David's C/W Primary School
  • St Philip Evans Primary School
  • Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Pen-Y-Groes
  • Ysgol Y Berllan Deg
  • We walk and travel by car for school runs.

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  • Accessible toilets
  • Accessible parking