Our Staff

The Staff of Woodlands Nursery are committed to the welfare, safety, health and happiness of the children in their care and to support and assist their fellow employees and management in the efficient execution of their duties.

 

All our staff are qualified or working towards their qualification (with expert, on site tuition) and it is requirement that they attend further childcare training on a regular basis. We operate on a 1:5 staff/child ratio. All staff are first aiders and CRB checked.



 Carol Hrano

Owner/Manager

 

Opened Woodlands Day Nursery in:

1992

 

Roles:

Behaviour Management Co-Ordinator

 

Qualifications:

  • NNEB

 

Debbie Gumm

Owner/Manager

 

Opened Woodlands Day Nursery in:

1992

 

Roles:

Child Protection Officer

 

Qualifications:

  • NNEB
  • Lv 3 NVQ In Management 

 

Diana Yarrow

Officer In Charge

 

Has worked at Woodlands Day Nursery since:

1992

 

Roles:

  • Fire/Health and Safety Co-odinator
  • Supervisor of staff
  • Daily care of the children within the nursery
  • School run
  • Writing observations and making judgements on development
  • Early Years Foundation Stage Co Ordinator 

 

Qualifications:

  • NNEB
  • NVQ Level 3 in Management
  • A degree in childcare 

 

Lisa Farrell

Childcare Practitioner

 

Has worked for  Woodlands Day Nursery since:

1999

 

Roles:
  • Key Person 
  • Daily care of children within the nursery
  • Planning activities and experiences
  • Creating key children Learning Journeys- Making Individual plans and 'targets' to move children on to their next stage of learning
  • Writing observations and making judgements on development

 

Qualifications:

  • NVQ Level 3 in Childcare


Laura Gumm

Childcare Practitioner

 

Has worked for Woodlands Day Nursery since:

July 2006

 

Roles:

  • Key Person
  • Inclusion Co-Ordinator (ICO)
  • Daily care of children within the nursery
  • Planning activities and experiences
  • Creating key children Learning Journeys- Making Individual plans and 'targets' to move children on to their next stage of learning
  • Writing observations and making judgements on development

 

 Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Childcare and Education  (DCE) Level 3 
  • ELKAN- Speech and Language

 

Chelsey Pritchard

Childcare Practitioner

 

Has worked for Woodlands Day Nursery since:

September 2010

 

Roles:

  • Key Person
  • Daily care of children within the nursery
  • Planning activities and experiences
  • Creating key children Learning Journeys- Making Individual plans and 'targets' to move children on to their next stage of learning
  • Writing observations and making judgements on development

Qualifications:

  • Level 3 Diploma for Children and Young People's Workforce

Stacy Tucker

Childcare Practitioner- Nursery Assistant

 

Has worked for Woodlands Day Nursery since:

September 2012

 

Roles:

  • Key Person
  • Daily care of children within the nursery
  • Planning activities and experiences
  • Creating key children Learning Journeys- Making Individual plans and 'targets' to move children on to their next stage of learning
  • Supporting staff in daily care
  • Writing observations and making judgements on development

Qualifications:

  • Diploma for the children and young people's workforce Level 3

Jade Mc Intyre

Childcare Practitioner- Nursery Assistant

 

Has worked for Woodlands Day Nursery since:

May 2012

 

Roles:

  • Key Person
  • Daily care of children within the nursery
  • Planning activities and experiences
  • Creating key children Learning Journeys- Making Individual plans and 'targets' to move children on to their next stage of learning
  • Writing observations and making judgements on development

Qualifications:

  • Working Towards Childcare Level 2

Katie Harling

Childcare Practitioner- Nursery Assistant

 

Has worked for Woodlands Day Nursery since:

January 2014 

Roles:

  • Key Person
  • Daily care of children within the nursery
  • Planning activities and experiences
  • Writing observations and making judgements on development

Qualifications:

  • Certificate for the children and young people's workforce Level 2

Hayley Gumm

Office Admin

 

Has worked for Woodlands Day Nursery since July 2014