Our dedicated and experienced team of staff are led by our Supervisor, Katharine Yarwood. The staff all have the DPP or NVQ in Childcare and Education or have QTS.  Staff work in a ratio of 1:6 adults to children, supported by a rota of parents working in pairs.

Katharine Yarwood. Supervisor.

Pre-school Supervisor
From April 2015
Safeguarding Children Officer

  • Joined September 2007
  • Early Years Professional Status Qualification Sept 07
  • Safeguarding Children Officer as of September 2013
  • Secondary school teacher. Bed Food and Textile Technology.
  • Ofsted registered childminder
  • Pre-school committee member and voluntary helper
  • Paediatric first aid
  • Universal Safeguarding
  • Safeguarding trainer


Hazel Lambert. Pre-school Assistant Supervisor.
Key Person: Blue Group. SENCo. Safeguarding Children Officer

  • Joined July 2011
  • Level 3 qualification
  • Universal Safeguarding
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • SENCo Training

Helen Chewter. Key Person: Red Group.

  • Joined February 2016
  • Currently working on Level 3 qualification
  • Safeguarding
  • Paediatric First Aid

Joanne Bloor. Key Person: Yellow Group.

Kirsty Johnson.  Key Person: Green Group.


Helen Chewter. Pre-School assistant.

Dianne Richardson.  Pre-school assistant.

Bhamini Markella. Administrator.


The staff were drawn by Mary and Erin, aged 4.

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