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Linda Coleman - Wonder Years Childcare

Coronavirus status: OPEN

My name is Linda Coleman, I've been an Ofsted registered Childminder based in Bailiff Bridge, Brighouse since 2008. Why Childminding? - Whilst my maternity leave was coming to an end in 2007 I visited several childcare settings but failed to find the ideal place for my son. This is when I decided to become a Childminder. I have never looked back since!

Seeing the world through the eyes of my own child and the children I care for is an absolute joy, it still amazes me how children are so delighted in the most simplest of things. Having developed a real interest in child development and teaching and learning, I have been taken on a journey of professional development that has brought about numerous opportunities.

In 2011 I began studying towards a degree in Childhood and Youth Studies, at the same time I was approached by Calderdale Council to join the Childminder Support Team as a Childminding Mentor.

Then in 2014 I took the huge decision to have a break from Childminding and work for Calderdale full-time as an Early Years Quality Improvement and Support Officer. I have supported numerous Childcare providers, from Childminders to Day Nurseries. Along the way I have developed my knowledge immensely and I also graduated from the Open University.

In September 2017 I decided to return to Childminding. With my new found knowledge I am beyond excited to continue with my Childminding career.


Who to contact

Contact Name
Linda Coleman
01484 401589
07876 496373
Wonder Years Childcare website

Where to go

Bailiff Bridge
West Yorkshire
Children's Centre Reach Area
Wellholme Park
Lower Valley

Other Details


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Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision

Special Needs

Has Provision

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Special dietary needs can be catered for.

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision
All children treated as individuals with equal concern. All children and parents offered equal opportunities. Celebrates multicultural festivities. Provides positive images of all cultures.

Childcare Information

Vacancy Details

Have immediate vacancies
Vacancy range(s)
From 0 years to 5 years (spaces available: 1)
Details of vacancies
2 places on a Tuesday and 2 places on a Wednesday. 1 place Thursday. All full time. Call for more information.
Date updated

Age Range

0 years 3 months to 12 years .

Funded Places

Offers Tax Free Childcare
3 & 4 year old funding
2 year old funding

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 07:00 17:30
Tuesday 07:00 17:30
Wednesday 07:00 17:30
Thursday 07:00 17:30
Friday 07:00 17:30
Quiet RoomSleeping Area
Secure Outdoor Play area
Visit & Outings
Accessible Parking
Sand and Water resources
Use of local facilities
Art and Craft activities
Accredited Early Education Provider
Play activities
Separate Play Room
Play Equipment for all ages
Book Corner
Home cooked food
Outdoor Playspace


Provider drop off / collection service
Schools covered
Bailiffe Bridge J&I School

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
15/02/2018Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
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