Our fabulous staff

Staff and Management

The Nursery is managed by Joanne Rckford 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 are registered with Ofsted.


Our team are:

Mrs Joanne Rickford - Nursery Manager, SENCO  and Safeguarding Officer

Mrs Victoria Fowler - Assistant Nursery Manager, Training Officer and Keyworker

Mrs Pen Butler - Senior Nursery Assistant, Keyworker and Creative co-ordinator

Mrs Faye Jahansouz - Nursery Assistant and Keyworker

Miss Gemma Fowler - Nursery Assistant and keyworker 

Mrs Nicola Owen - Nursery Assistant and Keyworker

Miss Katie Hearn - Nursery Assistant and Keyworker

Miss Lara Hudd - Nursery Assistant

Miss Margarita Valkova - Nursery Assistant

Mrs Joanna Lindsay - Nursery Assistant

The Nursery is supported by a Committee of volunteer parents.  All new parents are automatically invited to join the Committee.