The nursery was rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in our most recent inspection in May 2019. (Click to download report)
It is now widely acknowledged that high-quality teaching from well-qualified nursery staff improves outcomes for children and young people. The Wren’s Nursery staff team are well qualified, experienced and long-standing.
Amy Evans, Nursery Manager, has worked in the nursery since 2003. Amy holds Qualified Teacher Status and Early Years Professional Status in addition to being a qualified Level 3 Forest School Leader. Amy holds further qualifications to support her roles as a Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator, Equalities Co-ordinator, Designated Safeguarding Lead, Paediatric First Aider and Internet Safety. Amy has two children, Katie and Will.
Claire Pitcher, Deputy Manager, has been with our team since 2012 after gaining her CACHE Level 3 Award, Certificate and Diploma in Child Care and Education. Claire has also previously worked with children as a Nanny prior to having her own three children Owen, Ryan and Maisie. Claire is also trained in Paediatric First Aid.
Hannah Lawrence has worked with us as a student in the Nursery since 2012. Having qualified as a Level 2 Practitioner in Childcare she is now a full time member of staff. Hannah is also trained in Paediatric First Aid.
Kat Frampton joined our team in October 2017 having already gained her Level 3 qualification. Kat has experience of working in several nursery settings and is also trained in Paediatric First Aid. Kat is also mother to Holly and Charlie.
Josie Herbert has been with us since September 2016 and has also gained her Level 3 qualification. Josie has undertaken a course in Paediatric First Aid. Josie is mother to Niamh.
Lily Craddock Lily joined our team in April 2018. She has previously worked as a Nanny and has experience of working with children aged from 0-8 years. Lily is currently working towards her level 2 qualification.
All staff members are dedicated to improving their knowledge, qualifications and practice, regularly attending a wide range of childcare courses.