Our fabulous staff
Staff and Management
The Nursery is managed by Joanne Rickford who holds a Diploma in Pre-School Practice (Cache / NVQ3 Equiv) and has many years childcare experience. She is a mother of three and involved in the local community.
We have a dedicated team of staff, most of the permanent staff hold at least a Certificate in Pre-School Practice (level 2/3) qualification and they are committed to training and making a career in Childcare. All staff have had DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checks and senior management are registered with Ofsted.
Our team are:
Mrs Joanne Rickford - Nursery Manager, SENCO and Safeguarding Officer
Mrs Lucy Hartland - Assistant Nursery Manager, Training Officer, Speech & Language specialist and Keyworker
Mrs Pen Butler - Senior Nursery Assistant, Creative co-ordinator and Keyworker
Mrs Katie Hearn - Nursery Assistant and Keyworker
Mrs Joanna Lindsay - Nursery Assistant and Keyworker
Mrs Nicola Owen - Nursery Assistant and Keyworker
Miss Lara Hudd - Nursery Assistant
Miss Margarita Valkova - Nursery Assistant
Mrs Faye Jahansouz - Nursery Assistant
The Nursery is supported by a Committee of volunteer parents. All new parents are automatically invited to join the Committee.