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, Designated Safeguarding Lead, Senco
  • BA in Early Years Care & Education
  • Early Years Professional Status
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • Safeguarding level 3 expires July 2023
  • SENDco (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities co-ordinator)
  • First Aid trained, expires 03/09/2023
Julie Hanlon
Pre-School Deputy Manager, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • NVQ 3 Early Years Development & Education
  • Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • Safeguarding level 3, expires July 2023
  • Communication and Language Lead Practitioner
  • Health and Safety Designated Person
  • Student Mentor
  • First Aid Trained, expires 03/09/2023
Sue Halmshaw
Supervisor, Deputy Designated Safeguarding lead
  • NVQ 3 Early Years Development & Education
  • Safeguarding level 3, expires February 2023
  • Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • Level 3 Forest School Training / Forest School Lead
  • Key worker
  • First Aid Trained, expires 03/09/2023
Cassie Lyon
Early Years Practitioner
  • Cache level 3 Early Years Care and Development
  • Key worker
  • First Aid trained, expires 03/09/2023
Ann Fairbrother
Early Years Practitioner
  • CACHE Level 3 DIPLOMA for the Early Years Workforce
  • Safeguarding level 3, expires February 2023
  • Key Worker
  • First Aid trained, expires 03/09/2023
Sue Watson
Early Years Practitioner
  • NVQ Level 3 Early Years Care and Education
  • Safeguarding level 3, expires February 2023
  • Key worker 
  • First Aid Trained, expires 03/09/2023
Dahra Pike
Early Years Practitioner
  • CACHE Level 3 DIPLOMA for the Early Years Workforce
  • Safeguarding level 3, expires February 2023
  • Trainee Senco
  • Key Worker
  • First Aid Trained, expires 03/09/2023
Heather Head
After School Club Assistant
  • NVQ 3
Judith Davies
Pre-School Administrator
  • First Aid Trained, expires 03/09/2023
Marie Box
Trustee chairperson
  • Foundation degree in Early Years Care and Education   
  • Safeguarding level 3                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
  • First Aid trained, expires 03/09/2023
Annika Palmer
Designated Safeguarding Trustee member
  • qualification 1
  • qualification 2