Welcome, my name is Sam, I am a recently registered childminder with NHSCT and fully insured with NICMA - the childminding association. I have always wanted to work with children ever since I wasyoung. I grew up in a family home were my mum was a childminder and also both parents were foster carers so the house was always filled with children and I believe this played a big part in my carer with children.
The Dry Arch Children's Centres and Sure Start works in partnership with organisations that are not only within the Limavady Borough Council Area but also further afield within Northern Ireland. Weaim to provide a 'One Stop Shop' for all our families and if direct help cannot be given from within our service then we will signpost all families to the appropriate organisations.
Ciara Loughran (NICMA) Northern Ireland Childminder of the Year. Ciara was chosen from six finalists after being whittled down from almost 100 entrants. The judges of the awards; Director of theNorthern Ireland Childminding Association (NICMA), Bridget Nodder, and broadcaster and 'young mum' Tina Campbell, chose Ciara as the childminder who best represented all that is good about registered childminding in Northern Ireland.
Kiddiwinkles have six facilities in the Mid ulster area, 5 Childcare Centres and 1 DENI Registered Playgroup. We care for children from 6 wks old to 12 years old. Our childcare centres are unique weaim to inspire positive early childhood experiences through excellent care and education in a safe, fun-filled natural environment. Our ethos focuses on respect for the children within our care, families or guardians, staff and the community.
Gort Kids is a cross community after schools club catering for the needs of 4-12 year olds and their families in the Cookstown area. We welcome all children in this age group into our club and aim tomaintain an environment which makes all members feel accepted and supported. Here at Gort Kids we offer an out-of-school activity centre for children with the aim to provide high quality, affordable childcare places with a range of stimulating, ineteresting and enjoyable activities.
Hi, my name is Jacki Verhoog. I'm a fully registered Childminder and NICMA member living in the Walnut Hollow area of Larne. I am originally from Cairncastle, Ballygally, where I attended PrimarySchool before going on to Larne Grammar School. I am a Mother of one, my son was born in December 2009. My husband Mark, is originally from Carmond Drive in Larne and is a Technical Operator in Brett Martin.
My son has had an absolutely wonderful start on his learning journey at Kare Bears. He has thrived in a stimulating and caring environment. He has felt safe and secure and formed close bonds with hiscarers and peer group. He has had a wealth of opportunities to develop emotionally, physically and socially. He has received constant support and guidance and has grown into an independent confident child.
Omagh Early Years Centre is a registered day care, after school and summer scheme facility with a current capacity of 105 children per day. We are an inclusive setting that promotes independence andequality for children, aiming to meet the varied and continuously changing needs of children in the community. We offer quality, affordable, flexible childcare which provide the children with opportunities to play in a home from home environment where they can relax and be safe.
Our School is a 'stand-alone' building, opened in 1980. It currently caters for 78 children in their pre-school year, funded by the Department of Education. We recognise that childhood is a stage oflife in its own right to be enjoyed. There is a natural curiosity, sense of wonder and amazement in each child and its our goal to provide a loving, caring environment, complementing a wide variety of well-planned activities to ensure that each child is exposed to optimum development.
Petite Feet is a family run business. We take great pride in our standards & the quality of care that we provide on a daily basis to each child that comes through our doors. We operate within a verylarge & mature building decorated to the highest of standards, fully equipped with the latest toys. Our soft & hard play areas offer an extensive range of activities & facilities to allow play to continue whatever the weather.