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

Nadine Wicks. Key Person: Green Group.

  • Joined February 2018
  • Teaching Assistant qualification level 3 (Experience of working with
  • Safeguarding
  • Paediatric First Aid

Nuria Moyan.  Key Person: Yellow Group.

  • Joined September 2018
  • Level 2 Qualification
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Safeguarding


Diane Richardson. Pre-school Assistant; Pre-school 2nd Assistant Supervisor

  • Joined September 2008
  • Level 3 Qualification
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Safeguarding

Alice Dorsett. Pre-school Assistant

  • Joined April 2018
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Safeguarding

Jenny Sibley. Supply cover

  • Joined September 2000
  • Level 3 Qualification
  • Previously worked as assistant supervisor

Bhamini Markella. Administrator

  • Joined September 2016
  • Pre-school chair and voluntary


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

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