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Amanda's Childcare

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Ofsted Registered South Shields Childminder

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Opening Times  Monday - Friday 7.00am - 7:00pm. These are our opening times. If you have different requirements please contact me.

We try to keep our childcare fees to a reasonable price. We accept childcare vouchers.

Please feel free to contact us for further information about our prices. I offer half day and all day childcare.  

Fees & holiday information



Childminder Sick No Fee

Child / Parent / Guardian Full Fee



Childminder (28/29* days per annum -including bank holiday’s)

Bank holidays service is closed Full Fee

Childminder (additional days, at my discretion) No Fee

Child / Parent / Guardian (28 days per annum) Full fee

Child / Parent / Guardian (additional days at parents discretion) Full Fee


I provide all snacks and meals free of charge except for babies and those requiring special diets. All food is to be provided by parents in these instances.  When babies are fully weaned I will take over providing their food at parent’s request.


I charge for all contracted hours whether or not your child is in my care. This includes bank holidays if they fall on a day your child would normally be in my care. I do not work bank holidays.


If a child is dropped off before contracted hours start or picked up after contracted hours end, this will incur an extra fee.


I ask that you try to give me as much notice as possible for your holidays. I will in return give you as much notice as I can for my holidays, the minimum period being 28 days.


Advanced Placements require a £50.00 deposit

Monday - Friday between 8.00am - 6.00pm - £40-00 per full day

Monday-Friday between 8.00am - 1.00pm £25 - 1.00pm - 6.00pm £25 per half days (PLEASE NOTE: An extra charge will incur on an hourly rate of £5 per hour past these times )

An extra charge will incur on an hourly rate of £4.00 past these times.

                   PLEASE NOTE. All fees are payable on the day, weekly or one month in advance.

We accept childcare vouchers. We offer term-time and non term time contracts. A deposit may be required.


Childminding Prices in South Shields

School drop off and before school care: Monday-Friday 7am until 9am fees are £10 per session. Any extra hourly charge to be charged at £5-00 per hour.


School pick up and after school care: Monday-Friday 3pm until 5pm fees are £10 per session. Any extra hourly charge to be charged

at £5-00 per hour.


Additional Information:

Overtime, if needed, can be arranged. Fees to be discussed.

Late payment fee £5 per day (This is to cover any bank charges I may incur due to fees not being paid in full or on time)

Fees must be paid on the date arranged when contract is signed. Fees not paid will result in suspension of service and may lead onto immediate termination of contract in certain circumstances.


If extra childcare is arranged, 24 hours’ notice must be given to cancel otherwise cancellation fees of a full daily rate will apply.

Start and finish times are flexible and I am happy to try and accommodate shift workers.

Childcare vouchers are taken in form of payment. Until vouchers are set in place and paid on time, parent is to pay fees.

Formula milk, bottles, all foods until a baby is fully weaned, sun cream, nappy cream, nappies, wipes and medicine are all to be provided by the parent/guardian as can breakfast, lunch, tea and snacks if you would prefer.


Regular outings, depending on the activity, will incur additional charges. All information and cost relating to this will be discussed with Parent/carer previous to outing.  

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