The Team

GB summer 2019Grace Bolton

Hi I’m Grace, founder of Grace’s Sitters. I have been running Grace’s Sitters since July 2016 and I love that it has been so well received by the Marlow community! I have 9 years babysitting experience and I really enjoy getting to know different families in and around Marlow. Growing up in Marlow, I attended Danesfield School and Sir William Borlase. I graduated from the University of Nottingham July 2018, with a Bachelors in Mathematics and Economics. At University I was a Student Ambassador helping out on open days as I enjoy interacting with people. I have also been a keen rower and attended the European Universities Regatta in Serbia Summer 2017, rowing for the University of Nottingham as part of the GB Universities Team. Thank you for choosing Grace’s Sitters, I look forward to arranging your sitter for you!

 

Emily HarrisEmily

Hi! I’m Emily and I’m in my first year of A-levels at Borlase, studying Biology, Psychology and English. As a former national gymnast, I have experience with children of all ages through coaching gymnastics for several years. As a sitter, I would be more than happy to help your children with homework, playing games, watching films or anything else they can come up with. Previously, I have trained hearing dogs for deaf recipients and I have a cocker spaniel of my own, so I am very happy to look after any pets! I look forward to meeting you and your family.

 

Sophie Bowen-EvansSophie

Hey, I’m Sophie, I’m a sixth form student at Borlase and Great Marlow, studying Spanish, Business and Travel and Tourism. In my spare time, I love to bake and play sport, especially hockey, which I have played and won national tournaments in. I have also coached hockey for the past 8 years. Next year, I plan to go travelling and work on conservation projects around the world, something I have been passionate about since I was little. I have done lighthouse my whole life and also babysat for many years so I am used to looking after and entertaining kids. Whether its schoolwork, games or just chilling watching a movie. I love all animals so would be happy with any pets. I look forward to meeting you and your family as part of the Grace’s Sitters Team!

Freya RogersFreya

Heya, I’m Freya. I’m currently a Sixth Form student at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School studying English, Biology and Psychology. I have played hockey at Marlow Hockey Club for 8 years as Defence and a Goalkeeper, as well as helping coach younger goalkeepers on occasions. I have previously also babysat for neighbours and family friends, giving me lots of experience with children. I regularly volunteer in the local community; such as caring for an elderly resident of Brooke Furmston Place for the past two years. I love to socialise and get one with people of all different ages. As your sitter, I am more than happy to play games, watch movies and even help with homework whilst making it a relaxed and entertaining environment for your children. With a lively and attention-seeking dog myself, I am more than happy to care for any pets you may have. In my spare time I enjoy being creative, such as drawing, I also did Fine Art for GCSE. I would be more than happy to participate in some Arts and Crafts with your children. I can even provide some art materials, minus the mess! I am so excited to meet you and your children, see you soon 🙂

 

Grace Clark-PrattGrace

Hey I’m Grace, I’m currently a sixth form student at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School studying Biology, Geography and Psychology. In my free time I love to bake, dance and spend time in nature. I am a responsible young lady, having gained experience with children through helping run Year 2 drama club at High March School for two years. I am the Environmental prefect at school and enjoy mentoring younger students in Science. On the weekends, I also volunteer at South Bucks Hospice. I have also previously babysat for relatives and neighbours. As a sitter, I would be more than happy to cook nutritious meals, play games, read stories, help with homework etc. I have two dogs of my own and am comfortable looking after any pets. I look forward to meeting you and your family.

 

Ed O'NeillEd

Hi, I’m Ed. I am currently studying Economics, Biology & Business at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School. I would always be happy to help with any homework questions and as a keen musician (guitar, drums & bass) would be there to help any inquisitive players. I take pride in trying to help children overcome challenges. I coached gymnastics in Wycombe and Marlow for many years helping a large range of girls and boys (6-15).  I am rowing captain at Borlase and spend a lot of time helping develop the younger years. I have also completed a Sports leader course giving new sporting experiences to children around Marlow that would not have been previously available. I have babysat for relatives and neighbours in the past and have had some great experiences. I’m looking forward to meeting you and your children soon!

 

Luise HulmeLuise

Hi! I’m Luise and I am starting in Sixth Form at Wycombe High School, studying Maths, Computer Science and History. I have been a volunteer young leader at my local Brownies unit for the last three years. I also have a younger sister who I am always looking after. I have completed both Bronze and Silver DofE, and I am starting Gold in September. I enjoy playing both flute and piano, and I am happy to look after your pets too! As your sitter, I can help your children with homework, as well as creative activities and games. I look forward to babysitting for you!

 

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Hi! I’m Starr, and I’m a student at Henley College. I previously went to Gillotts Secondary School and have lived locally my entire life. As one of five kids, I’m used to a noisy house, full of big personalities and lots of diverse interests. I have been babysitting for a few years now and really enjoy looking after children. I’m happy to help with homework, whether it be Maths or Spellings, and after that’s done, I like to play games and watch films. I’m so happy to be part of the Grace’s Sitters team and can’t wait to meet your family!

 

Lily AbdiLily

Hi, I’m Lily! I’m currently in my final year at Kingston University studying Forensic Psychology, where I have learnt about child psychology and development, which helps me when meeting new children. I regularly look after young children in my family, and I have babysat for local families over the past two years which has given me experience working with children of all ages. During my time in sixth form, I had the opportunity to mentor year 7 and 8 students with extra subject support and volunteered at after school clubs, creating new and exciting activities each week. In my spare time, I enjoy baking, going to the gym and spending time with friends. I am more than happy to help with homework, read books together and create fun games with your children. I really look forward to meeting your family!

 

Cesca YatesCesca

Hi! I’m Cesca, I’m a sixth form student at Wycombe High School studying Drama, History and Psychology. I have plenty of babysitting experience from my (many) younger cousins, as well as entertaining the kids who took part in the trampolining club that I went to up until last year. While sitting, I’m happy to help with homework, pets, playing games, reading and cooking, and I look forward to meeting your family!

 

Hollie CuthbertHollie

Hi, my name is Hollie and I am currently studying Maths, Physics and History at Wycombe High School. Over the past 3 years, I have gained experience in looking after children through volunteering as a coach at my local cricket club. As your sitter, I would be more than happy to help with any homework, or take part in activities they want to do. I look forward to meeting you soon!

 

Eilidh

Hi, I’m Eilidh! I’m currently in Year 12 and studying Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Biology. I’ve always gotten along well with children, and enjoyed taking care of and hanging out with them. I have babysat many times for family friends, as well as taking care of babies and young children at my synagogue’s daycare. As your babysitter, I’m happy to cook, help with homework, play and anything else that will keep your children happy and entertained. I look forward to meeting you and your family!

 

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Hi, I’m Ella, and I have just graduated from the University of Birmingham where I studied English Literature. I am currently working as a receptionist in Hare Hatch and enjoying playing hockey in my spare time. Having mentored younger students throughout school I am happy to help out with any homework while babysitting – and also happy to get involved with any of the kids’ games or activities! I look forward to being your babysitter and helping out wherever I can.

 

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Hi I’m Zeineb! I’m a graduate in Journalism from the University of Roehampton. I have a long history of taking care of children as the eldest of six and taking care of countless of cousins from my large extended family. Hence I am comfortable looking after children of all ages. I took care of children professionally as a nanny for a year in London and even joined the family on holiday in Paris! I pride myself on my natural instinct with children and their tendency to gravitate towards me. I understand the anxiety of entrusting a stranger to look after your children so I am committed to providing reliable, safe, and rewarding environment for you and your child.

 

Emma Farrell

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Hi, I’m Emma! I am currently studying Politics, Psychology and Drama A-Level at Wycombe High School. In my free time, I go to numerous classes at my local theatre school which I love and I have also helped run various theatre school summer camps which has given me lots of experience with young kids. As a sitter, I have no problem helping with homework or playing fun games! I look forward to meeting you and your family soon!

 

Juliet TaylorJuliet

Hi, my name is Juliet and I am studying Maths, Biology and Chemistry A-Levels at Wycombe High School Sixth Form. After my A-Levels, I hope to go on to university and study Medicine. I have been babysitting for two years and I volunteer as a young leader at Brownies, so I am used to getting involved in activities and games with children. I have also been a maths mentor for younger students and so would be happy to help your children with their homework. In my free time, I enjoy baking and going to the gym.  I love animals so am more than happy to look after pets too. I look forward to babysitting for you!

 

Ella BoddyElla

Hi, I’m Ella! I have just finished my A-levels at Great Marlow School, where I studied Geography, PE and Travel &Tourism. I love spending time with children and have previously volunteered with primary school children as well as the Downley School Rainbows club. I also love animals as I have a dog and cat myself, and so I am more than happy to look after pets as well! I look forward to meeting you and your family!

 

Poppy McLean-InglisPoppy

Hi, I’m Poppy! I’m currently in Year 12 studying for my A Levels in Biology, Politics and French at Borlase. In my spare time I enjoy ballet, playing the piano and singing in multiple choirs, as well as going to the gym. I volunteer weekly at Brownies, which has given me a lot of experience with children and I love playing games and chatting with them! I also babysit regularly for my neighbours and I enjoy being a reliable babysitter for them. I look forward to meeting you!

 

Sadie BrownSadie

Hi! I’m Sadie, I’m currently in Year 12 studying for my A-Levels in Further Maths, Physics and Art, and I’m hoping to study Physics at university. I’ve spent a lot of time working with children and people of all ages as part of my weekend job at my local pub. As your babysitter, I’m more than happy to help your children with any homework or just hang out! I am looking forward to getting to know you and your family through Grace’s Sitters!

 

Emily

Hi I’m Emily! I have been babysitting since I was 15 for many different families in and around my local area, as well as babysitting in my own family. Since then, I have also worked in nurseries, giving me lots of experience with children of all ages. I really enjoy working with children, and would be more than happy to help with any activities/homework if needed! I love animals too and so would always be happy to look after any pets as well. I look forward to meeting your family.

 

Daisy PetersonDaisy

Hi, I’m Daisy! I’m a former Sir William Borlase student now studying Human Geography at Cardiff University. I have lots of experience looking after children, from years of babysitting and working in a children’s shoe shop, to mentoring Year 2 students at a local primary school and mentoring younger Borlase pupils with their geography, CREST and HPQ projects. Away from school I have also volunteered at children’s drama classes. On leaving school, I undertook a gap year where I volunteered with Raleigh International in Tanzania. I enjoy working with children and helping with whatever is needed. I am able to enforce the rules and keep things safe but still make sure your children have the best time; I look forward to meeting you!

 

Katie H-JKatie

Hi, I’m Katie! I am currently in Year 13 at Borlase studying Biology, Spanish and Art A-Levels. I have built up my experience with children through babysitting for family and friends! As a former swimmer, I have spent a lot of time in the club atmosphere engaging with people of all ages. At school, I have also been a Spanish mentor, which I have really enjoyed and would be happy to help your children with any homework, or just hang out with them playing games or watching a film. I look forward to meeting you and your family!

 

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Hi, I’m Ella! I go to Reading Bluecoat school and I study English, History and Psychology. I volunteer at a local primary school running a drama club, which has given me lots of experience with children with big personalities! I have also spent the summer working at the new Stonor Parks Kids Adventure Park, where I enjoyed looking after the children and playing games. I really enjoy working with children and am more than happy to cook, help with homework and join in with nerf wars or dress up games! I look forward to seeing you soon!

 

Lucy CatchpoleLucy

Hi, I’m Lucy! I’m a former student of Newlands Girls’ School and am currently on a gap year after having studied Psychology, History, Politics and Business. I’m currently working at Waitrose part time where I have an admin based role as well as customer service. I’ve babysat for various families for several years, as well as completing volunteer work for Sportsable, in helping disabled kids and adults to swim, giving me lots of experience interacting with children of all ages and needs. I’m a responsible, enthusiastic and fun person, always up to give new things a go. I look forward to meeting new families and be part of the team!

 

Zahraa KatlanZahraa

Hi, I’m Zahraa and I’m student currently studying towards my A-Levels in English Lit, Spanish and Maths in Marlow. I hope to continue my education at university where I plan to study Classics and English Literature – hopefully at Oxford University if all goes well! I’m one of 6 children so I’ve been surrounded by kids and babies since I was born, and I have a huge family so new babies aren’t uncommon (my cousins practically pop them out on a regular basis), and because of this I’m completely comfortable taking care of and being around young children, toddlers and babies. I also have 2, 14-year-old siblings who I frequently stay home alone with and cook for and help with homework whilst my parents are at work. I’ve always lived in areas with a lot of young children as neighbours, and have babysat for my neighbours regularly, even occasionally organising birthday parties for their kids. I’m really looking forward to meeting all the families in and around Marlow, and getting to know you as best I can! See you soon!

 

Luke BruneLuke

Hi! I’m Luke and I am student at The Royal Grammar School High Wycombe. I will be studying Geography, History, Business and Politics for A Level and have many hobbies. These include rugby, politics, RAF Cadets and going to the gym. I have had extensive experience with children throughout my life, including looking after my special needs older brother for as long as I can remember, to the present day. I am a qualified lifeguard working at Court Garden Leisure Centre, so am no stranger to working with children there too. I am also a qualified rugby referee and regularly volunteer at my school. I find helping out with children rewarding and cannot wait to meet new families around the area.

 

Melike

Hello! My name is Melike and I’m in my second year studying medicine at the University of Birmingham. I love working with children and have been babysitting for the past 6 years, as well as volunteering at the Wycombe Horizon Charity for children with disabilities and volunteering as a primary school mentor at a local primary school. I love playing hockey and have coached various age groups, giving me a lot of experience with children of different ages. As a babysitter, I’m more than happy to help the children with their homework, or take part in any activities they might want to do. I’m really looking forward to getting to know more families and helping out as part of Grace’s Sitters.

 

Phoebe RogersPhoebe

Hi, I’m Phoebe! I am a former student of Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School, currently taking a gap year, after completing my A Levels in English, History and Geography. During my gap year, I am excited to gain work experience in publishing and journalism before reading English Literature at university. I am currently working as a receptionist at The Marlow Club Gym and love spending time talking to members. I have always jumped at the chance to interact with younger people, such as when I worked as a children’s ballet assistant at Louise Parkes School of Dance in Marlow. I have also mentored primary school and GCSE pupils so would be more than happy to help with homework. With two crazy dogs, I am very comfortable with pets and no stranger to a lively household! As part of Grace’s friendly team, I can’t wait to meet families and I hope the experience is similarly enjoyable for both children and parents. I look forward to seeing you soon!

 

Will CunninghamWill

Hi! My name is Will and I am a graduate from Oxford Brookes University, where I completed my degree in Music. In my spare time, I like to write music and make videos, which I upload onto YouTube and SoundCloud. I also enjoy rowing and cycling as my way of exercise. My babysitting experience stems from helping out with family and friends including a 3 year old and a 2 year old, both boys. In addition to this, I have helped out at parties, entertaining the kids and keeping up with them. I love all kids of pets and am used to both cats and dogs, as I have some of my own. I am more than happy to cook food for the youngsters and help with homework if required, and love to play games. I am very much looking forward to meeting you and your kids as a babysitter.

 

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Hi! My name is Saskia. I am currently at the University of Bath studying Education with Psychology – alongside my studies, I also work as a health care assistant for the NHS within Mental Health units! After having completed my A-Levels in Psychology, German and Art at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School in Marlow, I took a gap year in which I travelled South-East Asia and New Zealand. As you babysitter, I am more than happy helping out with any homework or extra reading as well as just having fun and playing games or watching films with the kids! I also love animals, so I have no issues with looking after any pets. I look forward to meeting the families in the local areas!

 

Eve LombardoEve

Hi there! My name is Eve and I’m in Year 13 studying Biology, Chemistry and Maths at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School. Next year I am planning on taking a year out to travel and work to hopefully gain valuable experiences before I go to University in 2021. I plan to study Physiotherapy at University. I have lots of babysitting experience, as well as experience in coaching rowing and netball to younger children. I also have a large extended family with many baby and infant cousins who I love spending time with and looking after. In my spare time I enjoy rowing, coxing and some running. I am excited to play games, read stories, help with homework and have fun with your kids!!

 

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Hi, I’m Maddy! I am a former Sir William Borlase student now studying at the University of Bath. In my spare time, I love to play hockey as well as dance and perform. I have both babysat and been a dance coach for kids regularly over several years so I am very used to looking after children. As well as this, I have volunteered at many kids’ summer camps, all of which I thoroughly enjoyed. As a babysitter, I am more than happy to help with any homework they might have or to take part in any activity they want to do. I am very excited to continue to meet new families working with Grace’s Sitters!

 

Millie CatchpoleMillie

Hello, I’m Millie. I’m currently a Year 13 student at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School where I am studying Geography, Business and Psychology. I currently work at a gym where I run the kids club, meaning I have great experience of interacting with and looking after children. I have been babysitting in my area for a few years now and have also completed a sports leaders course where I taught children from the ages of 5-11 to play sports. I would be happy to help with any needs your child may have, I am always up to give new things a go! I’m excited to be a part of the team and look forward to meeting you and your children!

 

Megan SmithMegan

Hi! My name is Megan and I have been looking after children for 4 years for various families in the local area. I am DBS checked and have been working at the Wycombe leisure centre as part of the children’s party team. I am also currently working as a teaching assistant in pre-school and reception at Crown House Prep School. Both of these jobs have given me a lot of experience interacting with and looking after young children. At school, I have taken on the responsibility of running both the netball and dance clubs, which I really enjoy! I am a fun, enthusiastic and happy person who is always up for a challenge. I am happy to help with homework or school projects, dinner time, bathing and bed time. I love animals too, so having around pets is not a problem. I am really looking forward to getting to know more families and helping out as part of Grace’s Sitters!

 

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Hi! I’m Scarlett. I have recently completed A-Levels in English, Sport and Business studies at Wycombe High School, and hope to attend university in September. I am more than happy to help your kids out with any homework or queries they have! Outside of my studies, I am a competitive gymnast and love being active in any way. I have what I deem extensive experience with kids as I have a niece and nephew who I spend loads of time with, as well as having babysat in my local area for a few years. I also volunteer at Stokenchurch dog rescue so I am very comfortable with any pets.

 

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Hi! My name is Cassie and I’m in Year 12 at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School. I am currently studying History, Politics and Chemistry at A-level, with the hope to go onto study History at University in the coming years. In my spare time, I like to go the gym. I also enjoy helping GCSE students with their Chemistry studies. As your babysitter, I would be comfortable in engaging in many activities with your children such as reading to them, helping with homework, playing games or even just watching a movie! I look forward to meeting you and your family!

 

Charlotte BurnageCharlotte

Hey, I’m Charlotte and I’m a year 13 student at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School. For my A-levels, I am studying Maths, Economics and Sports Science and I hope to study Business Economics at university. In my spare time, I love playing netball and have coached the sport to younger kids for years. I really enjoy working with children and have a lot of experience doing so. I work at a primary school teaching children swimming from the ages of 2-11 and I have babysat around my local town in Maidenhead. I am happy to help your children with any homework needed or take part in any activities they want to do as well! I have 2 dogs at home so I’m more than happy to look after pets and I look forward to meeting and babysitting for you!

 

Fiona WalkerFiona

Hello! I’m Fiona and I am in Year 12 studying for my A-Levels at Great Marlow School. I have been babysitting for three years for various families in the local area as well as having three younger brothers – both giving me lots of experience of working with and looking after younger children. I am happy to help with their homework/ reading and I enjoy watching films too! I also work every Saturday at Hawkinsport in Bourne End. I love all animals so pets wouldn’t be a problem! I am really looking forward to getting to know more families and helping out as a part of Grace’s Sitters!

 

Jemima Pennant

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Hey, I’m Jemima and I have just graduated from Cardiff University with a BSc in Biomedical Sciences. I went to Holy Trinity and then moved to Queen Anne’s, Caversham followed by Charterhouse, Surrey. As the eldest of 4, caring for children has become second nature. Having babysat since I was 14, carried out work experience at Sandygate Infant School and Marlow Montessori and mentored my 10-year old neighbour in English and Maths, it is clear I have an intrinsic passion for working with children. Not to mention, my dream job would be to be a paediatric nurse or doctor. I was involved in many extra-curricular activities during my time at university including Lacrosse, whereby I was on the committee for a year, Athletics, multiple language lessons (my main language is Spanish and I completed a year in a hospital in Madrid as part of my degree), various personal development workshops as well as mentoring first year Bioscience students. I also have a love for travelling and recent ventures include South America and driving to Mongolia and back. I absolutely love playing board games, cards and anything your kids may suggest- I may even be more enthused than they are at times! I very much look forward to meeting and getting to know you and your children soon.

 

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Hi, I’m Philippa! I am currently on a gap year after leaving Borlase last year, where I studied Physics, Maths and Biology. I love to spend time with children; I worked in the play barn at Odds Farm and was also a young leader at Bourne End Cubs and Scouts. I also tutor science and maths to several people in the local area from primary school to the sixth form, so I can help out with homework if needed- but I am equally happy to play! I love animals- I have a dog of my own and I am more than happy to look after your pets. I am looking forward to meeting you and helping your family as part of the Grace’s Sitters team!

 

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Hi, I’m Ben. I’m currently studying Economics at Bristol University, after having attended Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School from Year 7-13. I’ve been part of the Grace’s Sitters team for 3 years now and really enjoyed getting to know lots of families within the local area. I am a hockey coach having coached students in years 2-4 on Saturday’s in Marlow and I have recently started getting involved with secondary school aged summer camps. I am looking forward to meeting you and babysitting for your family.

 

Ellie YeomansEllie

Hello! My name is Ellie and I’m currently in Year 13 at Borlase in Marlow studying Sports Science, Psychology and Business Studies. In my spare time, I play lots of hockey and do lots of baking at home. I enjoy playing hockey for Marlow, school and at regional level, and I currently coach Marlow u14 girls. I have previously coach and mentored children aged of 7-15, as well as babysitting, giving me lots of experience looking after children. I am also completing my level 2 Sports Leaders qualification, which involves me teaching PE lessons to primary school children of all ages within the area. I’m very happy to help with any homework that your children may have or get involved with any activities they are doing! I’m a confident and a friendly girl and also very happy to look after any pets and animals you may have. I’m looking forward to meeting you and your family soon!

 

Louise HibbertLouise

Hi, my name is Lou and I’m currently in my final year of A-levels at Sir William Borlase in Marlow, where I am studying Drama, Psychology and Art A levels. Next year, I am going to study Media Production at Bournemouth University. In my spare time, I love to go to the gym as much as possible. I really enjoy working with children and I have been babysitting for the past 3 years. I also volunteer as a primary school mentor at a local primary school. I am happy to help your children with any homework needed or take part in any activities they would want to do as well as general help around the house if needed! I have 2 cats and a dog so I am more than happy to look after any pets you have. I am looking forward to babysitting for you!

 

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Hi, I’m Ella! I have just finished my A levels in English, French and Spanish at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar school. I am currently on a gap year, and next year I hope to study French and Arabic at university. I love working with children and have previously volunteered with Horizon sports club, engaging with disabled children of various ages and arranging activities for them. As well as having 3 years of babysitting experience, I have also mentored younger students in a variety of subjects, so am very happy to help children with their homework. Whether it be watching a film or playing outside, I can’t wait to start babysitting for families in and around Marlow. Hope to see you soon!

 

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Hi, I’m Sophie! I am currently studying Geography at The University of Birmingham. I really enjoy spending time with children and have been babysitting in Marlow for almost 5 years. As well as this, I have worked in a children’s holiday camp, giving me lots of experience working with young children! As a subject leader, when I attended Wycombe High, I was involved in mentoring other students with school work, so as your babysitter I would be more than happy to help out with any homework if required. I’m looking forward to meeting you and your family as part of Grace’s Sitters!

 

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1-4Hi everyone – I’m Alex, a medical student studying at the University of Oxford. I grew up in Marlow and have babysat for kids of all different ages and have also completed volunteering with a local ballet school for young children. I love spending time with kids and would be very happy to get involved in different activities, including school work. I like running and spending time outdoors and hope to travel a lot in future, hopefully as part of my medical training. I am really pleased to be part of Grace’s team and can’t wait to meet you!

 

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Anna

Hi! I’m Anna and I’m currently in my second year at Leeds Uni studying Law with Hispanic Law. I also play netball regularly both at university and at home. I’ve been babysitting for 5 years now and love it. I also used to be a Spanish mentor at school, helping students in the younger years with their learning, which I really enjoyed. As your babysitter, I’d be happy to help your kids with homework, read to them and any other activities they would like to do. I look forward to getting to know more families around the area!

 

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Hi, I’m Sam! I am currently doing my A-Levels at Great Marlow School where I am studying Maths, Further Maths, Business and Geography. As your sitter, I am more than happy to help with any homework as well as cook.  I enjoy road cycling, I ride for Marlow Riders and High Wycombe Cycling Club, and I have also completed my Bronze and Silver DofE. I have experience in babysitting for family friends and cousins aged 4 to 11. I look forward to meeting your family and children soon!

 

Jessie CouttsJessie

Hi, I’m Jessie and I’m currently in Year 12 at Wycombe High School, studying Biology, Psychology and Art. I hope to continue my education by going to University to become a nurse. I have been babysitting for a while and I really enjoy it! I also have experience working with children through my role as a lamplighter at Lighthouse Marlow for several years in the past. I currently help out at Horizons sports club in Wycombe, helping disabled children do sport, which is an experience I find really enjoyable. I find working with children really enjoyable and look forward to meeting all the families!

 

Samuel NicklinSamuel

Hi there! I’m Samuel and I am currently a student at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School studying Maths, Chemistry, Physics and Further Maths at A-Level. I’m hoping to go on to study Maths at university so any challenging homework questions your children can bring to me are more than welcome! I have babysat before and always enjoy spending time playing games or relaxing with the kids. I spend most of my time rowing or studying so ‘having’ to spend evenings playing games or watching films sounds rather appealing to me. I still have fond memories of the evenings I spent with my sitter and look forward to providing your children with a similarly fun evening! I look forward to meeting you and your children soon.

 

Ella ButwellElla

Hey! My name is Ella and I’m currently studying A Level Law, English and Art at Great Marlow School. My ambition for the future is to attend university to continue studying law. I regularly babysit around my local area for family friends, and I am also one of 5 girls, so as you could probably guess I’m used to a crazy life at home! I have also previously volunteered in a nursery, and worked as an assistant dance teacher for children around the ages of 4-16. As well as this I also volunteered at Radnage primary school for one week, teaching me lots of skills, working with children of all abilities and ages – an experience I thoroughly enjoyed! I have had pets in the past and so I am very happy to take care and have fun with your pets too! As your sitter, I love to get involved, helping your children with their homework, playing games and have fun!! I look forward to meeting you and your families as a part of Grace’s Sitters!

 

Lucy

Lucy Banks

Hey! My name is Lucy and I am currently studying at Human Biosciences at Exeter University after leaving at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School in July 2020. I love spending time with children and I have enjoyed babysitting local families for several years now. Previously I have volunteered as a helper teaching pre-school children ballet as well as having completed my Sports Leader award, which involved organising and leading PE classes at local primary schools! In my spare time, I enjoy playing hockey and singing –  I also love to draw. As your babysitter, I am more than happy helping out with homework or reading as well as playing games, drawing pictures and having a giggle! I look forward to getting to know you and your family!

 


Ella1-2

Hi, I’m Ella! I am in my second year of uni studying Fashion Communication at Arts University Bournemouth. Having 4 young nieces, I am experienced with younger children and love being around kids! I am more than happy to help your children with any homework or be creative and play activities with them! I used to volunteer at a local primary school where I helped out in Year 1 and 2. I really enjoyed interacting with the younger children and I loved working with them! I’m looking forward to meeting you and your family!

 

Ella

ella goffHey, my name is Ella and I am currently in Year 12 at Great Marlow School studying for my A levels in PE, Drama and Travel and Tourism. In my spare time I enjoy dancing, singing and acting. I also play netball for the school team. I have previously babysat for family including my younger brother and families in my local area. I am currently working towards achieving my Gold Youth Sport Trust Award at school which requires me to help teach younger students PE. Both of these experiences have allowed me to work with children of all ages, and I have thoroughly enjoyed doing so. I am happy to help out with homework but also happy to play games and have fun. I am really excited to get to know more families and help you out as part of Grace’s Sitters.

 

Kiri Cheesman 2Kiri

Hi there! I’m Kiri and I am studying for A-Levels at Farnborough Sixth Form after getting my GCSEs at Gillotts in Henley, where I was also Head Student. In my spare time, I love to play hockey, make and watch all sorts of films and am an independent tutor of Maths and English for both primary and secondary school students. As one of 5 children, I am used to a loud and chaotic home-life, which has allowed me to gain plenty of experience in babysitting and to grow into the hyperactive yet responsible teenager I am today. I can cook healthy meals, look after pets and would confidently call myself one of the best bedtime story readers in the local area (with a variety of entertaining character voices included – of course!) I cannot wait to meet you and share some fun-filled time with your children as a Grace’s Sitter!

 

Shin StinchcombeShin

Hey, my name is Shin Stinchcombe! I am currently studying accounting at Bath Spa university, after having completed my A-Levels at Great Marlow School. I have previously mentored students in lower years at school in subjects such as Music and Maths, as well as being part of the Grace’s Sitters team for several years. As your babysitter, I would be more than happy to help your children with their homework when required, play games or just chill out. I would also be more than happy to look after pets as I love animals. I look forward to continuing to meet new families in the Marlow area through Grace’s Sitters!


Emily

Hello! My name’s Emily and I am currently in my second year at Oxford University, where I study Classics and English. When I’m not studying I love to write and also to make my own clothes and travel. I have lots of experience working with children, from regular babysitting, to helping at infant ballet classes, to tutoring English, German and Physics whilst I was at Borlase. I also had the pleasure of running the gifted and talented programme at Beechview Primary School. So I would be more than happy to help your children with their homework, but would be equally as happy to read or play games with them. I look forward to meeting you and your family as a part of the Grace’s Sitters team!

 

Polly Bennett 2Polly

Hi! My name is Polly and currently studying History at the University of Nottingham. I come from a big family, which includes 2 dogs and a cat, so I am comfortable with busy environments looking after children of all ages and pets!! I have previously volunteered at a local primary school, which gave me lots of experience helping children with homework as well as playing games and having fun! As your babysitter, I will be more than happy to help your children with their homework and reading as well as joining in with their favourite games and watching movies! I can’t wait to meet you and your family soon!

 

Deia AyresDeia

Hey, I’m Deia and I am a 6th form student at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School. I am currently studying for my A-levels in Biology, Psychology and Business with the hope of reading Business with Psychology at university. Outside of my studies, I really enjoy spending time with my friends and I love to travel. My experience with looking after kids ranges from hockey coaching and teaching at a local primary school, to babysitting in the local area and having a younger sister. As your babysitter, I’m happy to help with school work or just chill out and am really look forward to meeting you!

 

Tara Brogan

Tara

Hello, my name is Tara! I am currently doing my A-levels at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School, studying Biology, Chemistry and English. In my spare time, I like to dance which I have been doing for 15 years. As well as this, I currently work as a swimming teacher and giving me lots of experience working with children of all abilities, a job I really enjoy. Next year, I plan on taking a gap year and then I am hoping to go onto to study medicine at University. As part of this, I have done a few weeks of work experience working in care homes and speech and language therapy schools for children with Down syndrome and autism. I look forward to meeting you and your family!

Ava

ava sherwood-rodgersHello! I’m Ava and I am currently in Year 12 at Borlase studying Music, Politics and History A-Levels. In my spare time, I enjoy painting and art as well as singing in multiple groups and choirs. I love working with children of all ages and have a lot of experience as I help out weekly in junior choirs at school and have done other babysitting jobs in the past. I also have a very energetic younger brother and dog at home which means I am used to, but also enjoy, the chaotic and crazy atmosphere of home life. I am an extremely happy and caring person who loves to help people! I’m also very comfortable with looking after pets as I love animals! I am really looking forward to getting to know you and your family!

 

Faye DowneyFaye

Hello, I’m Faye and I am currently studying at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School in Marlow. My subjects are Biology, History and Psychology and I wish to study child Psychology at University. In my free time, I take part in ballet and figure skating as well as running the psychology and history societies within school. I have had lots of experience babysitting for family and friends in the past. As well as this I have helped run Rainbow and Brownie units, which has given me a chance to work with and look after kids from the ages 6-10. I love animals so pets would not be an issue for me as well as children of any age.

 

Abby CheneyAbby

Hey, I am Abby. I’m in Year 12 at Great Marlow 6th form. I am currently studying a Diploma 3 Child Development course, as part of this I have hands on experience weekly at a nursery with all different age groups, alongside studying my course in school. During my time working in at a nursery, I have learnt how to approach, teach and understand children. I really enjoy being around children, have a great interest in them and am hoping to become a midwife in the future. Apart from my studies, I have a part time job at The Coach in Marlow and I also have a passion for dancing. As your sitter, I am able to help your children with homework, reading as well as playing with them.

 

Sophia RiosSophia

Hi, I’m Sophia and I am a 6th form student at Sir William Borlase Grammar school studying French, Spanish and Drama A-level, alongside an EPQ. I plan to continue my studies and hopefully go to university to study a combined honours in languages and film studies. After university I plan to travel around the world for a year. When I’m not studying, I love dancing, singing and theatre as well as playing sports such as netball, football and going to the gym. I have babysat a range of ages in my local area and I have recently done work experience in a care home. I have also helped with mentoring younger children in Spanish and tutored GCSE students in Spanish and English. I would be delighted to help out whether that be sitting through a whole episode of pepper pig or helping with school work. I look forward to meeting new families and learning something new each day!

 

Sophie PrintSophie

Hello! My name is Sophie and I am currently studying for my A levels in Spanish, Psychology and History at Borlase in Marlow. In my spare time, I enjoy music and drama and I have also previously played the role of a playhelper at the annual Henley Outdoor Playscheme. At school, I enjoy running a weekly Year 7 Drama Club and so am used to playing around with energetic kids! I am looking forward to getting to know you all!

 

Becky MarkwellBecky

Hiya I’m Becky, I’m in my final year at Borlase studying Spanish, Dance, and Business. I love working with children and have lots of experience. I currently run a dance club for the younger years at school and enjoy babysitting regularly for families in the local area. In my spare time, I do a lot of dancing, I go to the gym frequently and also play the piano. As a babysitter, I am more than happy to help out with any homework, or just have fun! I look forward to meeting you and gaining more babysitting experience through Grace’s Sitters!

 

Yaz BujakowskiYaz

Hi, my name’s Yaz. I’m a first year student at Cardiff university studying Business Management. One of my main hobbies is playing rugby, I currently play for both Marlow RFUC and Cardiff university which I thoroughly enjoy. I previously helped coach Year 7&8 girls touch rugby at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School, as well as helping to start up Marlow Rugby club’s girls team. I have also previously worked at a Riding School helping out with children’s lessons and activity days, giving me lots of experience looking after children aged 3 and above. I am more than happy to engage in all sorts of activities with your children, such as drawing, reading to them, playing games and helping with homework, having also mentored students in Chemistry. I have previously babysat for family’s both in and outside of Marlow with children of all ages. I also have 2 dogs, so I am more than happy to look after pets. I am looking forward to meeting you and your family!

 

Maddy

1-2Hi, I’m Maddy! I am a former Sir William Borlase student now studying at the University of Bath. In my spare time, I love to play hockey as well as dance and perform. I have both babysat and been a dance coach for kids regularly over several years so I am very used to looking after children. As well as this, I have volunteered at many kids’ summer camps, all of which I thoroughly enjoyed. As a babysitter, I am more than happy to help with any homework they might have or to take part in any activity they want to do. I am very excited to continue to meet new families working with Grace’s Sitters!

 

Jenny BradyJenny

Hello! My name is Jenny and I am currently in Year 12 at Borlase, studying for my A-Levels in Biology, Physics and Maths. At school, I am a physics mentor and the co-leader of KS3 science club, giving me lots of experience working with children and teenagers, alongside babysitting for families in the local area. Therefore, as your babysitter I would be more than happy to help your children with any homework or just simply have fun! I enjoy sport, music and I love animals, so looking after pets wouldn’t be an issue. I am really looking forward to gaining more experience through Grace’s Sitters and helping out new families who need a sitter!

 

Charlotte Emerson updatedCharlotte

Hi, I’m Charlotte! I am a former student of Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School and I am currently studying Law at Oxford Brookes University. I am the eldest of 5 and have a lot of young cousins and family friends who I love looking after, giving me lots of experience with children of all ages including babies. I have 2 years of experience teaching swimming to children aged 3-10 and I am very caring, responsible and patient! I also looked after 2 young boys every day during the first lockdown as well as helping with school work and cooking them meals. I have tutored 3 pupils for 11+ and mentored GCSE pupils so I am more than happy to help out with homework/school work. I have been babysitting regularly for 5 years for family friends, relatives and neighbours. I love animals so I am very comfortable with pets. I am looking forward to meeting you and your family soon!

 

Amy GronmarkAmy

Hello! My name is Amy and I live in Marlow and I am currently attend sixth form at Great Marlow School where I am studying Media, Geography and English Literature. I have previous experience babysitting as well as being a GCSE tutor for English Language and Literature. I have also completed work experience at a local primary school, which I really enjoyed! I hope to go on to study Geography at University then become a teacher. I have younger cousins whom I love looking after! I am a huge animal lover so very happy to play with any pets you have. I am excited to get to know new families and I am more than happy to assist with homework or play games!

 

Harriet Leibowitz

Harriet

Hi! My name is Harriet Leibowitz. I am an A level student at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School studying Maths, Biology and Spanish. At school, I also attend Law Society and play the Clarinet in the Orchestra. As well as this I have recently set up a voluntary tutoring committee which provides a mentoring service in the core subjects to students from deprived backgrounds. I live locally in Marlow and I love children, I babysit regularly for a range of ages. I have done a lot maths and music tutoring, so as you babysitter I am happy to help with homework. I also love animals and have been regularly looking after a dog over the last year, so I would be very happy with pets. I am keen to get more babysitting so please get in touch with Grace’s Sitters!

 

Camilla HayCamilla

Hello, I’m Camilla. I am a university graduate, having completed my Human Geography Degree at Cardiff University. I am currently working for a PR company as well as babysitting alongside. As your babysitter, I am happy to look after children of all ages and carry out lots of fun activities with them, for example cooking as this is a passion of mine. I am also more than happy to help your children with their homework! I look forward to meeting you and your family soon!

 

Jas Presho updatedJas

Hi! I’m Jas and I am currently studying Physics with Astrophysics at Bath University. I completed my A levels in 2020 at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School. One of my hobbies is music, I play both piano and guitar, playing in groups at school/University. I also enjoy sport as I train and compete in athletics regularly, I often help coach the younger children at my club aged 8-16 as well. I have also previously volunteered with Sport Horizon working with younger children in tennis lessons. I have been babysitting for a few years now and really enjoy meeting new families with Grace’s sitters! As your babysitter, I am happy to help with any homework or just play games with the children!

 

Phoebe Brown

Phoebe

Hi, I’m Phoebe! I’m currently in Year 12 at Borlase where I am studying for my A-Levels in Economics, Maths and Biology. Outside of school, I enjoy dancing, playing football for a local girls’ team and playing the cello. Within school, I often work with younger students as a maths mentor and so as your babysitter I am happy to help with any homework or just hang out. I’m looking forward to meeting new families and helping you out soon!

 

Eloise

Eloise Gerrard

Hey, I’m Eloise and I am currently studying Business Management at the University of Birmingham. After having previously studied Maths, Biology and Economics A-levels at Borlase. I enjoy working with younger children and have a lot of experience as I volunteered at my local rainbows group for one year and I also used to host themed children’s birthday parties with my brother! In my free time, I like playing the flute and going to the gym. As your babysitter, I would be very happy to get involved with any activity such as helping with homework, playing games or watching movies. I look forward to meeting lots of families and children in the area!

 

Jack

Jack Brown

Hi, I’m Jack and I am currently at Great Marlow School studying my A Levels. I am looking to hopefully go on and study Business either at University or as an apprenticeship. Before starting sixth form at Great Marlow, I attended Claire’s Court school. At Claire’s Court I took on many opportunities to engage and work with younger children as this is something I enjoy! I mentored a Year 7 student through his first year at secondary school – helping him make new friends and find his way around the school so he can feel at ease with everything – I love it! I was also Head of House, which gave me the chance to interact with younger students on a regular basis. In my free time I enjoy working out, playing sports and spending time with friends. I’ve always enjoyed spending time with younger children as they are mostly energetic and lively (like me!). I can’t wait to be your babysitter.

 

Allannah

Allannah perry-Adlam.jpgHello! My name is Allannah and I’m currently a Year 12 student at Wycombe High School studying A levels in Biology, Psychology and Fashion & Textiles. In my spare time, I attend dance classes and am also a part of my school cheerleading team. I also enjoy volunteering at Horizon Sports Club for disabled children and volunteering at local primary schools such as Lane End Primary. I have a lot of experience looking after children, including small babies and toddlers and always enjoy it! I am always up for playing games, helping with homework and having fun! I’m looking forward to meeting new families and helping out!

 

Finlay

Finlay LennardHi, my name is Finlay and I am currently in Year 13 at Great Marlow School, studying Geography, English Literature and BTEC Sport and my hobbies include football and Go-Karting. I am experienced in working with children from the ages of 2 -13 years old through my job at Wycombe Leisure Centre, where I am a Children’s Party Instructor; this includes running bouncy castle and sports parties, as well as Play and Bounce public sessions. As well as this I have coached football throughout my time at GMS, from the ages of 12-16 years old, as well as taking on the role of Sports Leader and Senior Prefect. I have also gained my Level 2 Sports Leaders qualification, to be accredited this I had to lead sports lessons and after school clubs. I would be more than happy to help your children with schoolwork, including reading and writing or to take part in any activities they’re interested in, and to have fun! I love all animals and have no problems with pets. I am looking forward to meeting new families in the area and to help out when you need a babysitter!

 

Gracie

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Hi there, I’m Gracie. I finished sixth form at Borlase two years ago and went straight into employment, working at a special school as an LSA – this was a really fulfilling and enjoyable role. I now work for the NHS in speech therapy alongside attending university to complete my degree. I am also a competitive cheerleading athlete and coach, which has given me lots experience with children of all ages and abilities. During my time at Borlase, I was also a primary school mentor and so as your babysitter, I am happy to help with homework. I look forward to meeting the children and families that use Grace’s Sitters.

 

Charley

Charley Jones

Hello, I’m Charley! I’m in Year 13 studying at Sir William Borlase Grammar School, studying A-levels in Maths, Further Maths and Computer Science. But I actually prefer art, fashion and music and so I look forward to creatively playing with the children in my care through drawing etc. I have done lots of child based volunteer work, giving me lots of experience, such as helping at my senior school crèche and assisting at a summer holiday club for two years, where I was responsible for a large group of children that were in Reception and Year 1. I have also mentored students in Year 6 and Year 8, so I am comfortable babysitting children if all ages, as well as helping them with their homework. I look forward to working with Grace’s Sitters and gaining more experience!

 

Rosie Shaw

Rosie

Hi, my name is Rosie. I am currently at Borlase Sixth Form in Year 12, studying Maths, Business and Economics. Out of school I am part of Marlow Kites netball team, playing games weekly. I have a lot of experience with looking after children as I am the second oldest of 6 siblings. Additionally, I have been babysitting for the past 3 years. I have also looked after other families’ pets whilst they’ve been away. As a sitter, I am happy to help out with any homework required or just to play some games, I am really looking forward to my experience with Grace’s Sitters!

 

Emily Cowan.jpgEmily

Hi, I’m Emily and I am currently in my first year studying law at Nottingham University. Outside of university I play hockey and also dance. I have babysat for the last few years for families in the Marlow and Beaconsfield area, giving me lots of experience with children. I have also volunteered in a primary school, where I thoroughly enjoyed reading with children and helping them with their homework. I love dogs so am happy to look after any pets and I’m looking forward to meeting more families in the area!

 

Millie

Millie Thomlinson

Hello! My name is Millie and I am currently in Year 13 at Borlase studying for my A-Levels in Biology, Maths and PE. For the past few years I have babysat for my younger sister and family friends. I enjoy playing hockey for Marlow Hockey Club as well as for my school, through this I have also had the opportunity to coach young children of all ages. I have also completed my Level 2 Sports Leaders qualification which involved me visiting local primary schools to plan and teach PE lessons for Years 2,3 and 5. I have helped to mentor younger students and so as your babysitter I would be happy to help your children with any homework, or take part in any activities they wish to do! I am looking forward to getting to know you and your family through Grace’s Sitters!

 

Dan

Daniel Crane

Hi, I’m Dan and I have just started Sixth form at Sir William Borlase Grammar School studying Geography, Drama and Government and Politics for A-levels. I really enjoy interacting with kids of all ages, due to this I have coached children aged 6-10 years Tennis at Bisham Abbey and helped out at Marlow Lighthouse summer camp over the last few years. I have also volunteered in Cancer Research’s charity shop in Marlow for two years. I always enjoy meeting new people and am keen to help out families in need of a sitter!

 

Maia

Maia S-R

Hello! I’m Maia and I am currently studying for my masters in wildlife filmmaking after completing an undergraduate degree in marine Biology. Before studying I was a pupil at Sir William Borlase in Marlow. I have a wealth of experience in childcare across children of all ages gained through babysitting work, looking after the numerous babies in the family and my job as a camp councillor where I was responsible for the 24h care of teenage girls. As a babysitter, I am happy to cook, drive, help with homework and love reading bedtime stories! I look forward to meeting your family soon.

 

Yasmin BratchYasmin

Hi, I’m Yasmin! I live in the Boulters Lock area and I’m currently doing my Psychology degree at Bournemouth University. I have lots of experience babysitting in the local area, as well as this my younger cousins and their friends are always round after school so I look after them, something I really enjoy doing. While I was at school at Claire’s Court, I helped with primary school lessons in my lunchtimes and acquired a young leader award. My hobbies include watching movies, reading and baking, and so I’m more than happy to participate in any activities your children would like to do! I look forward to getting to know you and your family!

 

Travis

Travis PretloveHi! I’m Travis, a student from Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School. I am currently studying Maths, Geography and Geology A-Levels. Outside of school I enjoy playing rugby and have been a member at Marlow Rugby Club for the past five years. Coaching younger players is another passion of mine, I go down to the club most Sunday mornings to help out. I have volunteered to help coach primary school children in a range of activities and babysat for the past two years for local families within Marlow as well as for my younger sister. I also mentored my sister through her 11+ which I enjoyed far more than I thought I would! So, I am more than happy to help with homework or any activities your children/child have. Watching a film is fine by me as well! I’m really excited to meeting new families around the local area and helping the community.

 

Arianne

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Hiya, I’m Arianne and I’m currently in my third year of uni at the University of Liverpool.  I have had experience volunteering at local primary schools, such as Burford and Beechview, teaching kids in Years 2,3 and 4 and helping them in English and Maths. I have also mentored younger students at Borlase in Maths, as well as mentored a student doing their STEM Crest. Therefore, I have lots of experience working with younger children and I look forward to when I return home and babysit for the holidays. I also thoroughly enjoy being around animals and pets. I love gaining more experience working with children as a Grace’s Sitter and meeting new families around my area!

 

Harry TurnerHarry

Hi I’m Harry, I’m currently studying Geography, PE and Business A-levels at Borlase. I am a reliable, responsible and energetic young adult and I am also a passionate runner. I have been a member of Cookham Running Club since I was 11 years old – I currently hold the Marlow Parkrun record. As a member of Cookham RC I have had many opportunities to work with the younger members, helping to bring the best out of themselves, but at the same time have fun! I have also achieved a Level 2 Sports Leader award, which has led me to regularly visit local primary schools where I plan and teach lessons in sport. I hope I can be of help to you and your children in any way I can!

 

Will1

Hi! My name is Will. I have just finished my GCSE year at John Hampden Grammar School and I am hoping to study PE, History and Politics at sixth form.I have experience working with younger children as I volunteered to help coach cricket to primary school children at my local club. In my spare time I enjoy playing a lot of sport specifically hockey and cricket for Marlow. I look forward to meeting you and your children soon.

 

Olivia VirgoOlivia

Hey, my name is Olivia! I’ve been part of the Grace’s Sitters team for over 3 years now, having had the pleasure of meeting many families in the local area which has given me lots of experience with kids. I’m currently studying German and English Literature at the University of Edinburgh and I enjoy coming home in the holidays to spend time with my family. Prior to university, I completed my A levels at Borlase in Marlow. I really enjoy babysitting and it’s always a pleasure to help parents out, whilst making sure the kids have fun too! Whether your children enjoy reading, arts and crafts or sports, I am more than happy to cater to the needs of both parents and kids. Please don’t hesitate to get in contact with me if you would like to chat before meeting me! See you soon, Olivia.

 

Honor Menzies 2020Honor

Hi I’m Honor! I have just finished my studies at Southampton Solent University meaning I am now back at my family home in Henley! I have five years of previous babysitting experience as well as regularly looking after my seven-year-old nephew since he was a newborn. I have a puppy of my own so am more than happy to be around animals. I enjoy cooking a lot so would be happy to make meals if needed and of course help with homework as much as I can! I have always been told I’m good with children and I really enjoy babysitting, I am very bubbly and outgoing and I hope to meet you soon!

 

Dylan

Dylan BiggsHi I’m Dylan! I attend Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School and I am currently studying History, Geography and Politics at A-level and hope to study History at Newcastle University. Outside of school I enjoy going to the gym, seeing my friends and working as at the Royal Oak pub. I have previously helped out at the 1st Danesfield Beavers club as part of my DofE award and have looked after children for local families as well, making me very confident and competent with children. I’m happy to engage with children and to make sure they have fun! I look forward meeting new families and I’m eager to help out as part of Grace’s Sitters.

 

Lois Barber

Lois

Hi I’m Lois and I’m currently a final year Medical Pharmacology student at Cardiff university. I love meeting new people and have been babysitting for various families in the local area for the past six years. I also have experience helping out at young children’s ballet classes as well as teaching music to children in the local area. In my spare time, I enjoy relaxing with friends and family, as well as playing the flute and piano. I’m really enjoying gaining even more babysitting experience through Grace’s Sitters, and am happy to help any family who might need me!

 

Frankie1

Hi, I’m Frankie and I am currently at Bristol University studying Biochemistry after going to school at Borlase in Marlow. Whilst I was at school, I babysat twice a week for a family with two girls and have babysat for Grace for nearly three years, so I have lots of experience spending time with children! I also volunteered for Lighthouse, a week-long summer camp, where I led a group of nine-year-olds through various activities. I love meeting new families through babysitting and look forward to seeing you soon!

 

Sam Harris

Sam

Hi, I’m Sam and I am in my final year at Borlase. I am currently studying Maths, Chemistry and Biology A levels and hope to go on to study Natural Sciences at Uni. At school, I’m involved in the mentoring of younger maths students and I have previously helped out with the running of sports activities as part of my role as Senior Sports Prefect. When I’m outside of school I enjoy playing rugby, having captained Borlase 1st XV and been a member of Marlow RUFC for 5 years. I also like going to the gym and I have a part time job at the Co-op. I would be more than happy to help with any school work or activities your children would like, and I can’t wait to meet lots of new families through Grace’s Sitter’s!

 

Maddy

Maddy PeacockHi! My name is Maddy and I’m currently in my final year of A Levels at Beaconsfield High School studying Biology, Chemistry and Latin, with the hope of becoming a Vet in the future. I really enjoy working with and interacting with children and for the past few years have babysat for a number of families in the area and have loved spending time with them. In my spare time, I play hockey for Marlow as well as my school. Through my hockey, I have had the opportunity to coach lots of children, giving me valuable experience with children of all ages. As your babysitter, I would be more than happy to help with any homework or take part in any activities that your children have. I am also very happy with all pets! I look forward to meeting you and your family!!

 

Mary Mcgurin.jpgMary

Hi, my name is Mary, I am currently at the University of Leeds studying Social Work. I have A-Levels in Economics, History and Politics. I have worked with children for the last 3 years through my part time job as a swimming teacher in Reading. Through this I have completed my Level 2 swimming teacher qualification- therefore I am comfortable and flexible with children and I have lots of experience with working with children of all ages! My university placement this year is working at a South Asian community centre, teaching English, running a youth group and a girls group and working with the HALO project – a group for adults and children with learning difficulties. This has been a fantastic opportunity to show leadership and help people of all ages.  I really love meeting new families through babysitting and am excited to meet you soon!

 

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Hello I’m Gemma! I finished my A Levels at Borlase School and am on a gap year before going to university. I have been babysitting for several years now, and love to be heavily involved with helping children and generally having fun. I am a keen swimmer, swimming several times a week. I have also spent three weeks working as an assistant secondary school PE teacher so am very experienced in dealing with children! I’m quite energetic, and so as your babysitter I am happy to take part in any activities that your children enjoy!

 

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Hi! I’m Ellie and I am in my second year at the University of Warwick, where I am reading English Literature. I was formerly a student at Wycombe High School, where I achieved A-Levels in English, Politics and History. During my time at school, I took on many student leadership roles such as running the Year 7 English club, which gave me a chance to interact with and mentor younger students. I am very happy to help your children with homework, but I also enjoy keeping fit and cooking, so I am up for participating in a wide range of activities with them! I have lots of experience babysitting for families in my local area since the age of fifteen, and I also love animals so pets are no problem for me at all. I look forward to meeting you and your family through Grace’s Sitters!

 

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Hi, I’m Maddie and I’m in my final year of A-Levels at Borlase studying Biology, Chemistry, Music, and French. As well as years of babysitting experience for my own family and others around Marlow, I’ve worked for two years in a nursery and pre-school – an amazing job which has given me such invaluable training in working with children! In my spare time, I enjoy performing arts, whether it’s playing a range of instruments, or performing in theatres from Wycombe to London. As a prefect, I am heavily involved in mentoring and helping out younger children both academically and otherwise, so I’m more than happy to help out with homework, reading, music, or just getting stuck in with the kids. I would love to work with children in the future and cannot wait to meet new families all around the Marlow area.

 

Jodie

1-5Hi, I’m Jodie. I am currently on a gap year before going to attend university in Manchester, where I will be studying buying and merchandising. I have had a few years experience with looking after children. I was a teaching assistant at trinity school in henley, so I am more than happy to help with and homework or reading. I enjoy baking and anything art related, I am more than happy to help with day/bed time routines and afternoon activities with the kids as well! I look forward to meeting your family!

 

 

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Hi, I’m Abi and I’m currently on a gap year earning money before going to university in September. As a former elite gymnast, I have been coaching the sport for several years and so I have plenty of experience working with kids of all ages! Last year I completed my A-Level studies in Biology, Chemistry, English Literature and Creative Writing at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School in Marlow. Throughout sixth form, I was an academic mentor, helping children in younger years with their studies. Therefore as your babysitter I am more than happy to help your child with their homework! I look forward to meeting you and your family!

 

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Hi, I’m Lottie. I am a former Sir William Borlase student and am now in my third year of studying Human Bioscience at the University of Exeter. In my spare time, I row for Exeter University Boat Club where I hold the position of Social Secretary. Other than rowing I enjoy running and cooking. I have mentored primary school children in Maths, Science and English, and so I am happy to help with any homework your children may have. As well as this, I have previously volunteered at my swimming club and dance school. I also have worked daily with younger students during my role as Deputy Head Girl at Borlase. I am looking forward to meeting new families and helping out when you need a babysitter!

 

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Hi I’m Louis! I’m currently studying Mechanical engineering at the University of Nottingham. I have been babysitting with Grace’s Sitters for 18 months now and have really helping families in the local area. I speak French fluently and have experience working with young children, having looked after a class of 4, 5 and 6 year olds in a Saturday French school for the last 4 years. In my free time I enjoy playing hockey and play for the University Men’s 2nd XI team. I hope to babysit for you soon!

 

Grace

1-3Hey I’m Grace, I’m currently a sixth form student at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School studying Biology, Geography and Psychology. In my free time I love to bake, dance and spend time in nature. I am a responsible young lady, having gained experience with children through helping run Year 2 drama club at High March School for two years. I am the Environmental prefect at school and enjoy mentoring younger students in Science. On the weekends, I also volunteer at South Bucks Hospice. I have also previously babysat for relatives and neighbours. As a sitter, I would be more than happy to cook nutritious meals, play games, read stories, help with homework etc. I have two dogs of my own and am comfortable looking after any pets. I look forward to meeting you and your family.

 

Hassan

Hassan KhanHi, I’m Hassan. I am in Year 13 at Borlase in Marlow, studying Psychology, Maths and Chemistry.  I enjoy working with children and I have experience working with and mentoring primary school children and as well as being a Maths mentor at school to Year 8 students. Growing up with two younger brothers and many younger cousins has also given me plenty of experience of looking after children. In my spare time, I enjoy going to the gym, listening to music and spending time with my friends. I would also be more than happy to read with your children and help them with homework. I love being part of Grace’s Sitters and getting to families – I can’t wait to be your sitter!

 

Ben

Ben WestHi, I’m Ben and I am currently in Year 13 at Shiplake College. I am studying for my A-levels in Business, History and Psychology and I wish to go onto university to study Psychology. I really enjoy working with children of all ages and have gained valuable experience from coaching tennis to younger children at Shiplake Tennis Club. As your babysitter, I would be very happy to sit and help your children with their homework or just simply join in with their games and have fun. I look forward to helping your family out as part of Grace’s Sitters whenever you need a sitter!

 

Kitty

Kitty Pilgrim-MorrisHi, my name is Kitty and I am a student at Sir William Borlase’s. I am studying Maths, English and Dance A-Levels, and have a place to attend full-time dance school from September! I am very experienced in working with children, having had two years of both babysitting and teaching dance to children aged 5-16. For the past two summers, I have been a Play Helper at the Henley Outdoor Playscheme, and the experience has always been a highlight of my summer! In addition to this, I have mentored and tutored younger students in my school, so would be more than happy to help with homework. Pets are also no problem. My favourite thing about babysitting is being able to play and have a giggle with the children and have been told by previous families that I’m a very fun babysitter!

 

Georgia

Georgia KeysHi! I’m Georgia and I’m currently in my final year at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School, studying Geography, Psychology and PE. I have previously babysat for a number of families around the Marlow area as well as completing a Sports Leaders award – where I went around Marlow holding PE classes for the local primary schools. Working with children is something I enjoy thoroughly and as your babysitter I am keen to engage in any activities your children may want along with helping with homework. I look forward to meeting you and babysitting for your family!

 

Will

Will PArtonHi, my name is Will and I am currently in the Upper Sixth form at Shiplake College, studying Drama, Photography and Art A-level. This summer I spent 4 weeks working in an orphanage in Kenya and loved every minute, it was really rewarding to see the children benefit from our time spent there. I am very happy to help children with homework or extra reading or simply just having fun as I really enjoy sport and games. I also love animals and have no issues looking after pets. I look forward to meeting your family and looking after your children.

 

Caitlyn

Caitlyn MaynardHi, my name is Caitlyn and I am currently in Year 13 at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School studying Biology, Maths and English. At school, I have mentored younger students in Maths, making me comfortable with engaging with children of all ages. Out of school, I enjoy reading and going to the gym. I also have a part time job in a restaurant. I have had plenty of experience babysitting for local families over the past few years and I am looking forward to helping out many more families as part of Grace’s Sitters.

 

Emelia

Emelia LeibowitzHello! My name is Emelia and I am currently studying my A-levels of Economics, Maths and Psychology at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School. In my spare time, I love to go running; play netball as part of my school team and play the piano. I love to spend time with children and have lots of experience of babysitting and working closely with children with a wide range of ages and backgrounds. I volunteer weekly in High Wycombe for the organization “Horizon” where volunteers play with and provide support for disabled children. On Saturdays, I work in the theatre school “Razzamataz”, teaching singing, dancing and acting to 4-13 year olds. Previously I have tutored maths to a 9-year-old girl so feel competent with supporting homework but also playing or relaxing. I am really looking forward to meeting you and helping your family as part of Grace’s Sitters!

 

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Hi, I’m Ruby! I am 21 years old, and a student of Bournemouth University studying Psychology and Counselling. I have lived in Henley all my life, attending Sacred Heart, Gillotts and Sir William Borlase Sixth Form. I have experience with young children through previous babysitting and nannying jobs, as well as playing with and looking after younger family friends. I love sports, having rowed at Henley rowing club for 4 years, as well as enjoying cycling with family and friends. I like arts and crafts, such as painting, ring making and crocheting. I am a chatty friendly person and love kids, and am happy to help out when you need a sitter!


Tasmin

Hi I’m Tasmin! I finished my A levels at Borlase School in summer of 2019. I am now working at Space NK in Marlow, a skincare and makeup shop which I absolutely love! I really enjoy interacting with people at work and helping them to find exactly what they want. I did a bit of travelling just before the lockdown and hope to do some more once restrictions are lifted. In my spare time, I like going on walks with my family, running and going to the gym. I love being with children and have been babysitting for several years in and around Cookham where I have grown up, giving me a lot of experience. As your sitter, I’d be happy to help your children with their homework and play games with them. I look forward to meeting you and your family!

 

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Hi I’m Emma. I am currently in Year 13 studying at Borlase. I am doing History, Geography and English for my A levels. My other hobbies include netball and music. I used to volunteer at my old netball club coaching the younger players and also took part in primary school mentoring last year, giving me lots of experience in looking after younger children. I have grown up with 7 younger cousins who I look after frequently. I have also babysat locally around Maidenhead. As a babysitter, I am more than happy to help the children with their homework or take part in any activity they wish.


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Hi, I’m Alice! I am currently in Year 13 at Sir William Borlase, studying Maths, Economics and Biology. In my spare time, I love to play hockey and meet friends. I have had previous experience with looking after younger children through volunteering at the Marlow Hockey Club, coaching the Year 7 hockey team at my school and babysitting for family friends. I am happy to help with homework as well as joining in with activities and games. I’ve loved babysitting for Grace’s Sitters for over 2 years now and it is amazing meeting so many lovely families.

 

Jodie Powell

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Hey, I’m Jodie! I have recently finished Reading Bluecoats School where I studied Psychology, Economics and English. I am an aspiring dance choreographer and so I have had a lot of experience in teaching dance to the younger children at school – this has given me a good insight into working with younger people in both creative and productive ways. I also have three younger siblings aged between 4 and 11 yrs old, giving me even more experience in looking after children. As a babysitter, I am happy to help out with homework and reading etc as well as doing any other activities that the children may want to engage in. I look forward to meeting more families around the area!

 

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Hi, I’m Rosie and I’m currently on a gap year and working at a local law firm before studying Law at university next year. Previously, I attended Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School, where I studied French, Biology and English. I have 4 years of experience babysitting locally and for family friends. I also have a job at Odds Farm Park, where I really enjoy interacting with the children who come to visit. As a babysitter, I love playing games and reading with the children – and I’d be more than happy to help with homework. I’m really looking forward to getting to know more families in the area through Grace’s Sitters!

 

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Hi! I’m Nutsa and I’ve just finished sixth form at Wycombe High School having studied Politics, Psychology and English Lit. I am now excited to be taking my gap year, during which I plan to complete a ski instructor course and travel to South Africa and Asia. During my school years, I mentored children at local primary schools, helping them with their mathematic and literacy skills. I’ve always enjoyed babysitting children of all ages and as your sitter, I would be more than happy to help with homework, reading or just having fun; playing games and watching movies. I also love animals, so would be very comfortable looking after your pets too! Having already met many local families through my job at The Royal Oak in Bovingdon Green, I’m looking forward to getting to know more families in the area and helping you as part of Grace’s Sitter’s!

 

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Hi I’m Amy and I’m currently studying Biology, Geography and Dance at Borlase’s Upper Sixth. I’ve had 3 years previous babysitting experiences with local families around Cookham and Marlow. In my spare time I do a lot of dancing, both participating in dance classes and also running them for younger years at my school. For the past 2 years I have volunteered to mentor younger students with their GCSEs in Biology and Dance, I find this incredibly rewarding to be able to support them in their progress. My previous background has equipped me to feel confident working with children from any ages and I look forward to meeting more young people and local families.

 

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Hey I’m Hayley and I have finished my A Levels and now am on a gap year – working and saving to travel! My main interests are playing the violin, flute and ballet. I love to travel and in the summer of 2017 I went to Uganda to volunteer at a primary school – teaching and playing games with the local children. Having been a mentor for maths and biology whilst at school, I am happy to help with homework, reading or just chill out and have fun with the kids!

 

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Hi I’m Kyle and I am currently in Year 13 at Great Marlow School, studying my A-levels in PE, Media and Geography. In my spare time, I like to keep active by playing football and spending time with friends. I have a 12-year-old brother, who I often help with his studies, as well as mentoring the younger years at school. I also enjoy interacting with and supporting younger students through my role as a prefect at school. I recently partook in a Marlow based Air Training course, where I was working with and taking care of children. I would describe myself as a friendly and approachable person, who enjoys spending time with younger children as I find them energetic, and fun to be around. I’m looking forward to meeting you and being your babysitter!


Pippa

1-1Hi, I’m Pippa and I’m at the University of Bath studying Education with Psychology, with a desire to work with young people in the future. I have been part of the Grace’s Sitters team for 4 years now, giving me lots of experience and I have thoroughly looking after all of the children! I was involved in academic tutoring of younger students at school and have also been a peer mentor at university. I would be more than happy to help with homework or get involved with fun activities! I really like animals so am more than happy to look after pets too. In my spare time, I enjoy horse riding and baking! I’m really excited to meet you and further my babysitting experience.

 

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Hi, I’m Elliot and I am in the Upper Sixth Form at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School. I am currently studying Maths, Economics and Chemistry for A-level and hope to go on to study Economics at university. I enjoy tutoring maths to younger students at school as well as out of school. When I’m not at school I like to go to the gym and I have a job at Cook Food. I love working with children; I volunteered at the Wycombe beavers club for a year as part of Duke of Edinburgh, which was great fun. I have babysat for a number of family friends as well as my own family so I know the drill! I’m more than happy to do any activities your child/children would like and I can help them with their homework too! I look forward to meeting many new families through Grace’s Sitters!

 

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Hi! I’m Grace and I am in my second year at Bournemouth University studying Media Production. As well as having two younger brothers who I have looked after many times whilst growing up, I have several years of experience babysitting families in and around Marlow. My work experience at Danesfield School gave me even more experience with looking after children of a variety of ages. I love watching films and playing games and play a few musical instruments. I’m more than happy to help with homework or join in with any activities that your children enjoy! I look forward to gaining more babysitting experience through Grace’s sitters and meeting lots of new families!

 

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Hi I’m Sammy! I am currently studying a degree in Politics and Journalism at Cardiff University. I frequently tutored and babysat during my time at Sir William Borlase, giving me lots of experience spending time with and looking after children of all ages. As a babysitter, I am happy help with homework but I also enjoy watching movies and playing games (Anything Disney is my favourite!) I’m really looking forward to getting to know more families around the Marlow and Maidenhead. area.

 

Eve

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Hi, I’m Eve and I am a student studying Business and Management at the University of Exeter. I love any kind of sports and am very passionate about rock climbing. I have been babysitting for about 5 years now, as well as pet sitting cats, dogs and rabbits when families are away. I really enjoy working with children because they are great fun and it’s very rewarding. In the past I volunteered for a year with Rupert House primary school helping with all sorts of after school clubs as well as helping tutor my young cousins so I’d be happy to help with all hobbies, homework and reading!

 

Milly

Milly Minter.jpgHi I’m Milly and I’m currently at Durham University studying English Literature. I have been one of Grace’s Sitters for 2 years now and I have enjoyed meeting more and more families. Through my role as Head Girl at Borlase and my academic mentoring, I helped daily with younger students when I was at school. Last year, I travelled to South-East Asia and Australia on a gap year which was amazing. My hobbies include singing in choirs, netball, drama, travelling! I hope to meet lots more kids to watch films with, play with, help with reading, or any other activity that they love!

 

Dan

Hi, I’m Dan! dan-csI am in my second year in sixth form at Borlase School in Marlow. I really love working with younger children and like to think that I am both responsible and mature. In my spare time I enjoy both cycling and running meaning I’m very energetic, hopefully this means I can keep up with any activity that your child/children may like to do! I’m studying scientific subjects at A-level and would be happy to help your child with any science based homework they have. I’m looking forward to gaining even more experience working with children in the future.

 

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Hi, my name is Charlotte. I am currently in my last year at Borlase studying Biology, Geology and Geography. I love spending time with kids and have lots of experience working with them. Over the last few years I have worked at a children’s play centre, organising and running birthday parties for children of varying ages. I have tutored children at Burford Primary school in English and Maths, which I found very enjoyable and refreshing. I am also a mad animal person, with more pets than I can count, so I’m very happy to look after any animals as well as the children! I am keen to meet new people and can’t wait to help your family as part of Grace’s Sitters. 

 

Chloe

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Hi I’m Chloe, and I go to Borlase and study English, Biology and Geology. I have experience mentoring in Biology, and have tutored my younger brother in Maths (which I took to AS Level), English and the Core Sciences, so I am more than happy to help out with homework. After school, I cox for the school’s rowing team, a job that requires me to lead a team and use my initiative. Rowing has also allowed me to interact with the younger students, by helping out at Borlase’s ‘learn to row camps’. I really enjoy playing games and engaging with younger children. I have 3 years of babysitting experience, and I am really looking forward to meeting more families in the local area! I love animals and so would be comfortable with any pets as well.

 

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Hi I’m Ella and I’m currently on a gap year after having left Borlase. At school I studied English, History and French A-Levels. I have lots of experience working with younger children through my previous work as a babysitter around Marlow and mentoring in English, History and Biology. I have been regularly interacting and engaging with younger students through my role as Deputy Head Girl at school, which I find thoroughly rewarding and enjoyable. As a babysitter, I’m more than happy to help with homework, or watching films! In my spare time I enjoy acting, singing in choirs and horse riding. I’m looking forward helping out more families in and around Marlow who need a reliable and friendly babysitter!

 

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Hi, I’m Josephine! I’m a Law graduate from the University of Leeds but I grew up around Marlow, having attended Danesfield School and Sir William Borlase when I was younger. I’ve babysat since I was 15, so have lots of previous babysitting experience. Together with my previous experience mentoring younger students at school and being a personal tutor, I am comfortable looking after children of all ages. So, whether it be playing games, watching a movie or helping your children with their homework, I would love to meet and get to know your family through Grace’s Sitters!

 

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Hi, I’m Milly, I am currently studying for a degree in Psychology at the University of Winchester. I also currently work part time as a lead climbing instructor. I have experience in many aspects of childcare as a nanny, an au pair, and loads of babysitting during my years at Langtree School and Henley College. I have also had experience both house and dog sitting. I have always loved working with children and look forward to working as part of Grace’s team!

 

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Hi I’m Hannah, and I’m currently studying Sport and Exercise Sciences at the University of Birmingham. Before University I went to Borlase in Marlow where I studied for my A levels in Biology, PE and Psychology. Therefore, as your babysitter I am happy to offer help with any schoolwork if needed. Aside from my studies I really enjoy playing hockey. I currently play to a competitive level at university and have also coached younger hockey players for the past three years. I look forward to meeting in and around Marlow!

 

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Hi, I’m Izzie and I’ve just graduated from the University of Nottingham, with a degree in Maths and Economics. In my free time, I like to horse ride and go to the gym. I have developed my babysitting skills through babysitting for friends and family, including my 2 younger sisters over the last 6 years. I have also worked with students aged 11 and over while at school helping them in Maths as well as other subjects. I have dogs at home so would also be more than happy to help look after any pets. I look forward to meeting you and your family.

 

Saskia

Saskia WatsonHi, my name is Saskia and I am currently studying Politics and Sociology as Newcastle University, with Politics being one of my passions! I’m part of the University Dodgeball team as well as my course society. I enjoy babysitting and have a wealth of experience looking after children of various ages. I am happy to help with homework and reading as well as simply playing games and having fun with the children. I also have dogs and cats so am comfortable around all animals and happy to look after any pets. I consider myself an energetic and enthusiastic character and would love to help your family as part of Grace’s Sitters!

 

Caitlin

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Hi, I’m Caitlin! I’m in my final year of A levels at Sir William Borlase in Marlow. As the eldest of three girls and also having gained lots of babysitting experience locally, I am very comfortable and happy to look after your child or children. In my spare time, I work at a local coffee shop in Henley. I also enjoy sports such as running and reading. As a babysitter, I would be more than happy to play with the children or help them with any homework that they have!

 

Simina

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Hi, I’m Simina and I am currently studying Maths, Further Maths and Biology at Borlase in Marlow. I have always considered a career in teaching, so at school I’m currently mentoring younger students in Maths and English. I have also started up homework clubs three times a week, where I’ve been helping students up to Year 12. As a result, I am very comfortable working with kids and helping with any homework. In my spare time, I like to read, roller skate and walk my dogs, so all activities or games are always welcomed! I love animals, so looking after pets would not be a problem. I am very excited to meet more families in and around Marlow!

 

Alice

Alice Walker.jpgHi, my name is Alice! I am in my second year studying Zoology at Swansea University. In my free time I love to paint, read and play lacrosse – a sport I have been playing for 8 years and currently am Woman’s Captain at university. In Upper 6th I was Head Girl, a maths mentor and the art and design editor for the school magazine at Pipers Corner School. Through these roles I worked with younger children, for instance organising and running a sports relief day for ages 4-6 and tutoring a few girls in GCSE maths. Due to this experience, I would happily help with any homework, play games or just watch amazing movies such as Mulan (my favourite movie since the age of 6). Therefore, I look forward to meeting more Marlow families, helping out and gaining more babysitting experience.

 

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My name is Dom and over the years I have gained a lot of babysitting experience, looking after children with a range of ages. I am currently on a gap year after leaving Borlase where I studied my A-Levels in Maths, Biology and Psychology. I have also tutored primary school children in Maths and English, where I really enjoyed getting to know the pupils. As well as this I have recently gained my Sports Leaders Level 2 qualification, this requires me to lead a minimum of 10 hours of sports lessons at local primary schools. My main interest lies in sport, particularly rowing, and I love interacting with and getting to know children in and around Marlow.

 

Megan

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Hi I am Megan and I am currently in my last year of A-levels studying English Literature, Music and Media studies. I am from a very big and busy family and as the oldest I have lots of experience looking after young children. I often babysit my younger cousins as well as lots of other children around my area. I am very energetic and love to play games with children but I also enjoy watching films, some of my favourites being Disney. I am a Literacy Prefect at school as part of this I often listen to younger students read – therefore I am more than happy to help with homework. I am very excited to meet and get to know different families in and around Marlow.

 

Jesse

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Hi, my name is Jesse and I am in Year 13 at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School. I am currently studying for my A Levels in English Literature, History, and Psychology. I love meeting new people! Previously I had a regular babysitting job every Monday for 6 weeks, and also regularly babysit for local families. I have worked with young people whilst on work experience at Odds Farm and with young disabled children at Wyfold RDA. I am one of four daughters, of which I am the second eldest. I like to help my younger sisters with their homework and revision; I am therefore happy to help with any homework your children may have. I also have a dog and a cat, and so I am very comfortable to look after any pets as well. In my spare time I love to watch movies, go to the gym, and bake!

 

Clara Greensted

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Hiya! I’m Clara and I am currently, studying English, Maths, Biology and Chemistry at SWBGS and I am also fluent in Mandarin. I am very comfortable working with children and have tutored students up to GCSE level. Last summer I spent a week teaching several classes of children as young as 4 years old in Uganda. I greatly enjoyed sharing my (regretfully basic) dancing skills and children’s games, keeping them entertained and learning for hours. In my spare time I like to do art and play my violin. At university I’m looking at taking Medicine, Philosophy or Veterinary Medicine so I would love to take care of pets as well as your children!

 

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Hi, I’m Ben and I am currently studying for my degree in International Development and Economics at the University of East Anglia. I have been part of Grace’s Sitters since July 2016, giving me a lot of experience working with children and young people. During my time at Sir William Borlase, I was given the role of Head of Key Stage 3, regularly interacting with pupils in Year 7 and 8. I also volunteered as a mentor at multiple primary schools. Both of these roles allowed me to develop my communication skills, making me extremely approachable, enjoyable, and caring. I look forward to meeting you and your family.

 

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Hello, my name is Callum and I am currently at Shiplake College in Henley, where I study History, Psychology and Photography. I really love sport! I play rugby for both school and club and I also enjoy playing music. I come from a family of 7 with many cousins, and so I’m not a stranger to looking after children. As well as babysitting for my family I also regularly babysat for family friends, before joining Grace’s Sitters. As your babysitter, I’m more than happy to help with homework and reading or just to have a good time with your children. I love animals and have a dog and a tortoise or my own, so pets are never a problem. I look forward to meeting you and your family!

 

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Hello! My name is Ella and I’m currently studying Sports Science at University. I really love working with children! I’ve babysat for the last four years, gaining lots of experience. As a keen hockey player, I have also coached children aged from 6 to 14 at Marlow Hockey Club and Borlase for the last three years. Additionally, I have completed my Sports Leaders Level 2 qualification which involved me going into local primary schools and teaching PE lessons. I enjoy working as part of Grace’s Sitters and meeting new families in the area!

 

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Hi I’m Alice and I am currently studying Politics at Durham University, after finishing 7 years at Wycombe High School. I love getting to know families in Marlow and have done lots of babysitting in the past. Additionally I used to volunteer at the local Beavers group, giving me plenty of experience with young children! I am a lively, chatty character and enjoy playing and teaching music in my spare time. I am very excited to be working for Grace’s sitters and meeting lots of new local families!

 

Molly

molly-brownHi! My name is Molly and I’m currently in my first year at the University of Birmingham studying Physiotherapy. I’ve been babysitting for the past 3 years, whilst also working at a Nursery during most school holidays. In doing so, I have learnt how to take care of a broad range of ages, ensuring both safety and good fun! As KS3 prefect, I spent a lot of time interacting with the youngest members of my school, whilst also having completed my Level 2 Sports leaders qualification which required me to visit primary schools, promoting healthy lifestyles through physical education. I love meeting new families through Grace’s Sitters and look forward to the experiences ahead!

 

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Hi I’m Emma and I’m currently studying Medicine at the University of Leeds. I have been with Grace’s Sitters for over a year now and also have two jobs; one teaching children to swim and the other looking after children with special needs. I have mentored and tutored students through a range of subjects at school, so would be more than happy to help with homework. When I’m not studying I love to watch films and to bake. I really enjoy interacting with children, and look forward to meeting lots of new faces in and around the Marlow area!

 

Ellieellie-rolfe

Hi I’m Ellie and I am currently in my final year at Borlase studying Biology, Chemistry and Maths. I have tutored children in lower years and also volunteered at a local primary school for six months, so am comfortable with children and helping out with any homework. In my spare time I enjoy singing and playing the flute. I am also a volunteer at a local Rainbows group which I really enjoy. I love being part of Grace’s sitters and am more than happy to help out with any requirements!

 

Hannah Gutteridge 2020Hannah

Hi, I’m Hannah and I’m in studying Geology at University of Leeds, after having previously attended sixth form at Borlase. As well as my studies, I enjoy rowing for my uni, water-sports and skiing. I have 6 years of experience in babysitting including working as a nanny in a beach resort Kids Club, with children aged 1 to 17 yrs. I am always happy to help with any homework your child/children have, or join in on games! I love working for Grace’s Sitters and helping out families in need of a friendly babysitter.

 

Hannah JacksonHannah

Hi! I’m Hannah and I’m currently in my first year at the University of Nottingham studying Biology. I’ve been babysitting in the local area for about 5 years now and really enjoy being around children. I also have 2 younger brothers, giving me lots of experience looking after children! During my time at Borlase I was a Biology mentor to students in younger years and therefore I’m more than happy to help with homework or anything else that needs doing. I look forward to meeting new families and gaining more experience!

 

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Hi, I’m Lucy! I’ve recently graduated from the University of Nottingham studying Biology. I’ve been babysitting with Grace’s Sitters since 2017 alongside studying for my A-Levels at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School. I have also volunteered in local primary schools helping children with their learning, giving me plenty of experience looking after children. As your babysitter I’m happy to cook, help with homework or just have fun with your kids! I look forward to meeting you and your family.

 

Annabelle

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Hi I’m Annabelle and I currently study Physics at Edinburgh University after studying German, Physics, Maths and Further Maths at Borlase in Marlow. As well as having a nine year old sister, I have been babysitting for several years around Marlow and also taught at a primary school in Germany for two weeks – so I have plenty of experience looking after children of all ages. In my spare time I like to spend time with my family and friends, watch films and I also do jujitsu and kickboxing. I love gaining more babysitting experience through Grace’s Sitters and meeting lots of new families from the local area when I’m home in the holidays!

 

Ella Reike

Ella

Hi! I’m Ella and I am currently taking a gap having finished school at Borlase, where I studied Biology, Maths and Psychology. I am using this year to gain work experience in primary schools to enable me to study Primary Teacher Education at university. As well as this, I am doing a lot of rowing training and coaching year 10 rowing at Borlase. I have four years’ experience babysitting and on top of this, have tutored children in maths- allowing me to be confident in looking after and working with children from a variety of ages. As a babysitter I am happy to help with homework and reading as well as join in with any activities that your children enjoy!

 

FreyaFreya Bull

Hi, I’m Freya and I am currently studying Business and Spanish at University of Birmingham. I really enjoy working with children, and I have been babysitting for the past few years in and around the Marlow area. My main sport is Hockey, and so as well as my own training, I frequently coach Hockey to primary school children at holiday camps. I’m looking forward to babysitting for more young people and engaging in their activities!

 

Luke

Luke Johnston

Hi, I’m Luke. I am in Year 12 at Borlase where I am studying Maths, Physics and Chemistry A-Levels. I am hoping to go on to study Engineering at University. Aside from my subjects, I love to write, cycle, listen to and play music. At school I enjoy giving my time mentoring younger KS3 students in maths, in addition to tutoring individual students outside of school. Therefore, I am more than happy to help with any homework, as well as keeping your children entertained with any activities! I have gained babysitting experience over the past few years through babysitting for cousins and family friends. I look forward to being your babysitter.

 

Jordanna

Jordanna Daruvalla-Davies

Hi I’m Jordanna! I finished my A Levels at Borlase School and I am currently Studying Politics and International Relations at Bristol university. I have been babysitting for several years now for many families with children of all ages. I am happy to engage in lots of different activities with your children and will always strive to ensure children have a fun and happy experience. I also have experience with tutoring, more specifically with children who have English language as a barrier, so I could definitely assist your children with their homework. I am really enthusiastic about Grace’s Sitters and love working with children in general.

 

Izzy NashIzzy

Hi, I’m Izzy and I am currently home on a gap year after having been travelling earlier this year. In September, I will be starting my Psychology degree at York University. Over the past few years I have frequently babysat, as well as having taken care of my 5-year-old twin sisters. Giving me plenty of experience in caring for children! During my time at Sir William Borlase, I volunteered in the primary mentoring scheme, which I really enjoyed! As your babysitter, I am always happy to help with homework but I do also love playing and having fun! I am looking forward to meeting you and your family.

 

Jess RollettJessica

Hi, I’m Jess! I’ve been babysitting regularly in and around the Cookham area for about 4 years now and absolutely love it! I’m in the Upper Sixth at Borlase studying Maths, Geography and Economics. In my spare time I love to play hockey and sing. I’ve always felt very comfortable with children and have aspirations to work with them post my own education. As a babysitter, I have skills in a range of areas and am always happy to help out with anything and everything!