Opening Times

  • Monday 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Marcia's Experience and Qualifications

Marcia Russell is an Ofsted Registered Childminder with a rating of 'Good'  in 2014 and a member of PACEY. Her qualifications include:

  • Paediatric First Aid Course
  • Childminding Course Level 3
  • Food Safety
  • Safeguarding
  • English
  • Maths
  • Law

She regularly attend training courses to keep her knowledge and skills up to date, and is currently undertaking the following course: Children and Young People's Workforce CACHE Level 2

" For the past 23 years before becoming a childminder, I was working for the Metropolitan Police Service where I gained exceptional skills in managing a department and demonstrating effective leadership skills. She is also a youth leader covering the age ranges up to 19 years, and all of these valuable skills have been incredibly useful for working as a childminder.

There are childminder assistants working within the setting who are DBS checked, qualified in First Aid Training and attended Safeguarding course.

"The team at Freddy Teddy Day Care are friendly, approachable and find it rewarding to help a child develop and become a confident, creative and independent individual.

"In September 2012 Marcia Russell commenced voluntary work with the local Early Years Centre (nursery).  Marcia also completed a course in Childcare course in CACHE Level 2.   In March 2013  Marcia volunteered for her local primary school to help children with their reading. Marcia is a mother of 3 children all are 16 or over.  She possess a full clean driving licence, DBS certificate, Paediatric and Young People First Aid Training."

At Freddy Teddy, Marcia is also a member of PACEY, the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years, and is Ofsted regulated to ensure the highest standards of safety, education and support for your child.

To find out more about enrolling your child with Freddy Teddy Day Care in Walthamstow, get in touch with Marcia today.