Meet The Team

Marie Ridgway - Manager

Marie has a level 5 qualification in Early Years Management. Outside of work Marie is a big fan of Gloucester rugby and enjoys spending time with her family and animals.

Sarah Rawlings - Deputy Manager

Sarah has a level 4 qualification in children's care, learning and development. Sarah is our safeguarding lead (DSL), SENDCo and family Support Worker. Outside of work Sarah enjoys socialising, travel and spending time with her family.

Lucy Burch - Administrator

Lucy has a Level 3 qualification in childcare and education. Lucy's hobbies are walking, theatre and music.

Jo Young - Finance Officer

Jo has an AAT Technician qualification (part qualified accountant). Outside of work Jo enjoys family walks and adventures, reading and socialising.

Rachel Hale - Room leader - Penguins room

Rachel has a Level 3 Diploma in Pre-School Practice. Rachel's hobbies are running and spending time with her family.

Carly Halford - Curriculum Lead

Carly holds a Foundation Degree in Early Years. Outside of work Carly enjoys music and football.

Louise Edwards - Room Leader - Squirrels room

Louise has a Level 3 Diploma in Pre-School Practice and also co-ordinates Health and Safety for the setting. Outside of work Louise enjoys films and shopping.

Vicky Malsom - Early Years Educator

Vicky holds a Level 3 Diploma in Pre-School Practice. Vicky is one of our Safeguarding Leads and also supports children with intervention teaching. Outside of work, Vicky enjoys walks in the forest with her dog.

Rachael Alexander - Early Years Educator

Rachel holds a Level 3 Diploma in Pre-School Practice. Rachael's likes films and spending time with her family.

Jo Watkins - Early Years Educator 

Jo has a Level 3 qualification in children's and Young People's Workforce. Outside of work Jo enjoys long welly walks in the forest with her dog.

Amanda Straw - Early Years Educator

Amanda has a Level 3 Diploma in Pre-School Practice. Amanda's hobbies include running, dance classes and spending time with her family.

Vikki Weston - Early Years Educator

Vikki has a Level 3 qualification in Children's Care, Learning and Development. Vikki's hobbies include music and shopping.

Vicky Meek - Early Years Educator

Vicky has a Level 3 diploma in childcare and leducation, and is currently working towards Level 5 . In her spare time Vicky enjoys running and spending time with her family.

Pauline Williams - Early Years Educator

Pauline has a Level 2 qualification in Care, Learning and Development and is currently working towards Level 3. Pauline's hobbies include music and shopping.

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