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Our Staff

"The staff provide a rich and varied environment offering a wealth of resources that spark children's imaginations." Ofsted (2014)

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Ruth Vaughan Setting Manager:- Trained to PGC Early Years (Level 7),  BA Early Years (Level 6),  Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM Level 3), First Aid (Paediatric and First Aid at work) Designated Safeguarding Lead. Safer Recruitment Trained, Health and Safety Lead and Senco.
Sharon Beadle Deputy Manager: Trained in Diploma in Preschool Practice (level 3) , ILM (level 2), Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead. Safer Recruitment Trained, First Aid Lead, First Aid (Paediatric and First Aid at work), Key Person.
Ali Kennett Preschool Room Leader:- Trained to BA Hons Early Years (level 6) , Equality and Diversity co-ordinator. First Aid (Paediatric and First Aid at work)Key Person.
Ruth Vaughan, Sharon Beadle, Ali Kennett and Karen Warmington (Various days) After School Club Leaders;- Trained to at least level 3, Safeguarding. First Aid, Key Person.
Karen Warmington  Forest school Leader:- Trained to Forest School Leader (Level 3), Early Years Practitioner Trained (Level 3), First Aid (Paediatric and Forest School), Key Person.
Linda Kitching Setting Administrator:-Trained to Diploma in Preschool Practice (level 3) First Aid (Paediatric)

 Karen Warmington,  Rhiannon Weller, Silvana Barjami, Lauren Bough, Agnieszka Poterala-Szafoni,  Jean Watson

Early Years Practitioners/ Key Persons/ First Aiders

Our key person system ensures:

● Each member of staff has particular responsibility for a small number of children.
● Each child has one special adult to relate to, assisting with settling in.
● The key person can easily tailor the curriculum to the unique needs of each individual child.
● Parent and carer contact is focussed on one member of staff, so allowing a better link to the home setting.
● All Key person’s have a buddy to support children in the instance of staff absence.

 

What is the Key person role?

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