Our Staff

We have a strong team of qualified, enthusiastic practitioners who encourage and support your child to develop and grow within our friendly setting

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Jayne Smith

Manager

Jayne has been at the setting for 22 years and became the manager 3 years later.

Jayne works with staff and parents to help children develop to their full potential.

Jayne holds the Level 3 (DDP)

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Liz Ponting

Deputy Manager

Liz joined the setting 25 years ago, firstly as a volunteer then stayed and qualified gaining her Level 3 (DDP) and became the Deputy Manager in 2008.

Liz supports Jayne to run the preschool and liaise with parents and staff to ensure the children get the most out of their experience.

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Jo Green

SenCo

Jo holds a Level 5 and has been in the setting for 12 years.

She helps other staff members with the input of parents/ carers to develop an educational plan for children that may have additional needs. Jo also liaises with outside-agencies to support these plans.

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Teresa

Pre-School Practitioner

Teresa holds a Level 3 and has been with us for 19 years, Teresa has developed our outside play and plans activities to enhance children in their play when outside.

She is currently training towards BSL Level 2 qualification.

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Michelle

Pre-School Practitioner

Michelle has been with us for 7 years and holds a Level 3.

Michelle has undertaken some intense training to help promote speech and language development within the setting.

Elizabeth

Pre-School Practitioner

Elizabeth holds a Level 5 and previously worked as a primary school teacher.

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Charlotte

Pre-School Practitioner

Charlotte joined our team 3 years ago and holds a Level 3.

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Sam

Pre-School Practitioner

Sam holds a Level 3 and previously started at the setting 12 years ago. She has experience as a SenCo and has worked with children with additional needs