Staff Members

We operate with a much higher ratio of at least one adult to 5 children for 3-4 year olds, than the legal requirement which is one adult to 8 children. 2 year old children require a ratio of 1:4. We believe that high quality care and attention is invaluable to a child's development.

Staff members

Angie Baldwin
Pre-School Manager
  • BA Degree in Early Years Care & Education
  • Early Years Teacher Status
  • SENco (Special Educational Needs co-ordinator)
  • Designated Safeguarding Person
  • First Aid Training
Yrsa Logan
Committee chairperson
Julie Hanlon
Pre-School Supervisor
  • NVQ 3 Early Years Development & Education
  • Communication and Language Lead Practitioner
  • Health and Safety Designated Person
  • Student Mentor
  • First Aid Training
Sue Halmshaw
Deputy Supervisor
  • NVQ 3 Early Years Development & Education
  • Level 3 Forest School Training / Forest School Lead
  • Key worker
  • First Aid Training
Wendy Elliott
Deputy Supervisor
  • BA degree in Early Years Education
  • Early Years Teacher Status
  • SENco (Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator_
  • Level 3 Forest School training / Forest School Lead
  • Thrive trained
  • Key worker
  • First Aid Training
Cassie Lyon
Early Years Practitioner
  • Cache level 3 Early Years Care and Development
  • 2 year lead
  • Key worker
  • First Aid training
Kirsty Batten
Early years practitioner
  • NVQ 3 Early Years Development & Education 
  • Thrive mentor trained
  • Key worker
  • First Aid training
Anna Szymaniak
Early Years Practitioner
  • Cache Level 2 Early Years Care and Development
  • First Aid Training
Ann Fairbrother
Early Years Practitioner
  • Cache level 3 Early Years care and education
  • Key worker
Heather Head
After School Club Assistant
  • NVQ 3
Judith Davies
Pre-School Administrator
  • First Aid Training