The Nursery Team
Our practitioners have been selected to provide the highest of care and education for your child; they are dedicated with a passion to inspire the future generation. All staff are recruited using the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), verified references and health declaration. Before employment commences staff are taken through comprehensive induction including stringent safeguarding procedures.
The Nursery Proprietor Claire Potter has a Level 3 qualification in Childcare and a Level 3 & 4 in Management, she has over 30 years experience in the childcare sector. Claire strongly believes in leading her team and oversees the day-day running of the Nursery alongside Pippa the Nursery Manager. Pippa has a Level 4 qualification in childcare and 12 years childcare experience. Claire and Pippa are not included in child-staff ratio’s. They are committed to ensure the very best care is being delivered and will spend time everyday alongside staff, children and parents in the Nursery.
The Nursery Practitioners also hold a wealth of experience and are highly qualified including all the Room Supervisors holding Foundation Degree, ‘BA’ (Hons) in ‘Working with Children and Young People and the Family’ and a member of the team with ‘Early Years Professional Status’.
Early Years Professional Status
The first five years of a child’s life are the most important in their development when they learn and build relationships and to deal with the world around them. Early Years Professional Status (EYPS) is an accreditation endorsed by the Government and recognises graduate practitioners who have the skills to lead high quality early years practice.
All our nursery staff hold a recognised 12 hour paediatric First Aid Qualification that is updated at least every three years.
The staff will always listen to your child, recognise and respond to their individual needs.
We acknowledge continuous training and development is vital to the professional development of ALL our practitioners and are committed to ensure this is provided.