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We are proud of the high ratio’s of adults to children in our groups. This ensures that the individual needs of each child are met.We aim for all regular staff to hold the following qualifications: basic child care; safeguarding children; equality and diversity; first aid and signing. Additionally, at least one member of staff from each class will hold a food hygiene qualification, special educational needs training and behaviour management training. Full details of training are found on the pre-school prospectus.


The Staff

Heads and Deputies:
Anne Ridgeway – Leader of Preschool 1
Tracy Brazier- Deputy Leader of Preschool 1
Heather Gardner – Leader of Preschool 2
Amanda Head – Deputy Leader of Preschool 2

Class 1


Anne Ridgway – Manager                                  Children’s Care Learning and Development NVQ 4
Clair Bone – Deputy                                            QCF Early Learning and Childcare Level 3
Leighanne Robbins- Assistant                            Children’s Care Learning and Development NVQ 3
Teresa White – Assistant                                    NNEB

Class 2


Heather Gardner – Manager                              Early Years Care and Education NVQ 3
Amanda Head – Deputy                                     Early Years Care and Education NVQ 3
Tracy Daniels – Assistant                                    Early Years Care and Education NVQ 3
Julie Rose – Assistant                                          Early Years Care and Education NVQ 2
Briony Martin – Assistant                                   Children & Young Persons Certificate Level 2
Hannah Stanyon – Assistant                              BTEC Advanced Practice children & families Level 5

Staff Qualifications and Experience

Our staff hold many different qualifications combined with decades of experience. A full itinerary of qualifications held is detailed on our preschool prospectus – please contact us if you would like to find out more information.