April 2013

   March 2013

   February 2013

Well the snow arrived!  But lucky for us at Daisycups the Snowman and snowdog made a guest appearance.

   January  2013

  December 2012

Work has started created a better back garden,  new astro turf installed which enables children to use the outdoors all year round without getting too muddy. (picture to follow as soon as completed)

  November 2012

New shelter installed by Andy over the area outside the back door to create a storage / play area for when the bad weather is here.
  October 2012 

 September 2012

Well the school holidays are over and the children are ready to go back to school,  3 New children have joined Daisycups.

 August 2012

The school holidays are here!
Days out have been planned, Cadbury World, Bradford Industrial Museum, Golden Acre Park (Teddy Bear Picnic), Blackpool.

Also had a visit from local Fire station where all the children sat in the fire engine and looked around, then the fun of spraying water from the fire engine, (take a look at the pictures on our photo Gallery)

 July 2012
Andrew and Laura have become accredited childminders -  this is a big achievement which has taken alot of time and effort to complete,  this has now enabled Daisycups Childminding to offer free government funded places for 3 and 4 year olds (15 hours per week)

Laura and Andrew succesfully passes a food hygiene course

June 2012
May 2012

April 2012
March 2012

February 2012

January 2012 

December 2011

November 2011

October 2011
Andrew had his first full OFSTED inspection on Tuesday 04th October 2011, the inspection went really well and we have now received our full report, Overall the quality of our setting is GOOD with OUTSTANDING in the effectiveness with which the setting deploys resources,

Andrew also received his qualification in Home Based Child Care which is part of his Diploma in Childcare.  

September 2011 

August 2011 

July 2011
New decking area completed on the back garden along with a new climbing frame for the children to enjoy when they are out there.

June 2011
Andrew came on board as a full time, fully registered childminder to work along side me.  This has given us more scope to ensure the children are cared for on a more 1 to 1 basis and more educational activities are now available.

May 2011 

April 2011
Andrew completed his training to become an OFSTED registered childminder

March 2011
Garage conversion has now been complete and is fully equiped with new furniture and equipment and the children are excited about the new space created for them to learn and play in 

February 2011
Conversion of garage to Play room started - hopefully ready for End of March 2011,  This will create more space and opportunities for the children to explore new ventures.  Our plan is to have all new equipment in the play room for all ages from birth upwards.

Friday 25 February Daisycups visited Hesketh Farm, Bolton Abbey.  The day was fun packed and all the children (and adults) had a fantastic time.  Photos to follow on photo gallery

January 2011
Daisycups first anninversary - opened 1 year ago

 In September 2010 our new addition to family arrived Hannah Rose Maddock,  who is now 13 months old and doing really well,  Really enjoys the company of all children we currently care for.