Continuous Professional Development

I am continually undertaking training and am dedicated to improving my knowledge and the standard of my childminding provision by attending various training courses and seminars. Some of the courses that I have completed are:

  • Early Years Quality Improvement Award
  • Forest School Taster
  • Children's Food Trust - Encouraging young children in your care to eat well, meeting the food and drink guidelines for early years settings and Providing a healthy diet for young children
  • The Thrive Approach
  • Autistic Spectrum
  • Planning and Assessing for Home Based Childcarers
  • The Wonder Years
  • Child Protection
  • Safeguarding Children Refresher
  • Food Hygiene for Childminders
  • 12 hour Paediatric First Aid
  • Risk Assessments for Childminders and Home Carers
  • Feelings matter
  • Schemas
  • Characteristics of Effective Learning
  • Language and learning, storytelling for success
  • Developing Play for under two's
  • Introducing Childminding Practice
  • Developing Childminding Practice
  • Observing Children in the Home Environment
  • Nutritional Meals for the under fives
  • Messy Play
  • Art Craft and Outdoor Activities
  • Makaton Part 1 and 2
  • Caring for Sick Children
  • Kidscape Bullying Workshop
  • Accelerated Learning Brain Training Workshop
  • Supporting Children in Learning to Read
  • Education through music
  • Boys will be boys
  • Festivals throughout the year
  • Flu Pandemic for Childminders
  • Across Diversity Workshop
  • The Revised Early Years Foundation Stage including the Two Year Old Progress Check
  • Enjoying Maths
  • Implementing Dance and Movement
  • Caring for children aged 5 and over in a home-based setting
  • Inclusion and the special educational needs (SEN) Code of Practice
  • Supporting Boys Achievements
  • Cooking with Children
  • The Mosaic Approach
  • Working with vulnerable families
  • Returning to work during Coronavirus
  • Rethinking children's behaviour
  • Hygge (the good feeling you get from a well-curated, cozy, and aesthetically pleasing environment)
  • Attachment theories
  • Child Development
  • Health and Safety
  • Curriculum planning
  • Teach so children remember
  • Starting points

Providing loving, safe, professional, and appropriate developmental care for your children


This term we will be looking at:

Back to school

my body

who am eye

my family

healthy teeth

my name



bonfire night



my senses

I am amazing



and our topic for this term is:

All About Me

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