Staff

Kelly - Manager

Kelly has worked at this setting since September 2011. She has 1st Class BA Hons Degree in Children, Schools and Families.

Kelly has 3 children, Harrison, Tilly-Paige & Lottie-Rose. She enjoys exercise classes; and spending lots of time with family & friends, especially family holidays.

Anna - Deputy Manager

Anna has worked at this setting since 2005, as Temporary Cover & Additional Needs Support Worker, but in this position from Sept 2011. She has also worked in Stratton School as a special educational needs teaching assistant. She has an NVQ III in Early Years Care & Education. Anna has 3 children - 2 daughters, Holly & Sophie; and a son, Ben. She enjoys swimming & running.

Sam - Early Years Supervisor

Sam had worked at this setting since September 2014. She has an NVQ III in Children’s Care, Learning & Development.

She has four daughters, four granddaughters and a grandson. She enjoys coaching gymnastics and weekends away with her family in their caravan.

Gemma - Early Years Practitioner

Gemma started working at this setting in April-18. She has had several years’ experience working with children. She has a Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce (Early Learning and Childcare).

Gemma has a daughter called Lily.

Harri - Early Years Practitioner

Harri has worked at this setting since November 2015. She has an NVQ III in Children’s Care, Learning & development.

She is a farmer’s wife from just outside of Stratton & it’s been known for her to bring in a friend or two from the farm.She has worked for families as a Nanny in Plymouth & Birmingham, run childcare clubs in Egypt & Greece.

Roxy - Early Years Practitioner

Roxy started working at this setting in September 2017. She has a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Children and Young People, and is currently working towards her Level 3. She has experience of working with children in a nursery and pre-school setting, child-minding and also in a local dance school where she has worked for many years assisting in the teaching of children in a range of dance styles.

Roxy enjoys swimming, dance and music.

Poppy - Early Years Practitioner

Poppy started working at this setting in April-18. She worked in a large setting in Surrey for 2 years. She has a Level 3 Diploma in Children's Learning and Development (Early Years Educator).

Poppy has been teaching horse riding since leaving college in 2010; and loves the beach and being creative. She has a son called Remy.

Edwina - Administrator

Edwina has worked at Stratton Playgroup since 2005. She has had many years’ experience as an administrator/book-keeper.                                                                     

Edwina is married and has 2 grown up boys - Joe & Sam, and 1 girl - Ruby, who is at secondary school, and a dog - Casper. Edwina enjoys computers, family time, short breaks away in their motorhome, & community work!

Committee Members - January 2020

Chair Jade Campbell
Secretary Aimee Goodgroves 
Treasurer Angela Hawkes
Member Charlotte Ellmer
Member Caroline Hutchinson
Member Dawn Gibbon
Staff Member (Data Protection & Ofsted Nominated Person) Edwina Williams       

Specific Roles

Designated Safeguarding Lead Kelly Swatton
SENDCO Anna Tanner
Health & Safety Officer Edwina Williams & Sam Piper
EYPP Lead Sam Piper
First-Aid Worker There is always a First Aider on site in sessions
Data Protection Edwina Williams

Our staff have many years’ experience, and a vast amount of knowledge and qualifications in their fields, bringing continuity to all the children and their parents that pass through our doors.