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.

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.

Carly Halford - Curriculum Lead

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

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.

Louise Edwards - Room Leader - Squirrels room

Louise has a Level 3 Diploma in Pre-School Practice.  Outside of work Louise enjoys films and shopping.

Vicky Malsom - Early Years Educator

Vicky holds a Level 3 Diploma in Pre-School Practice. 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.

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.

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.

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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