Staff and Committee


Mrs Aimee Thomson

Playgroup Manager

Aimee has a CACHE Diploma in Childcare and Education, Level 4 Advanced Diploma in Birth to three and Foundation degree: The Development and Learning in Children Birth to Three.  Aimee has over 14 years experience and is also our Designated Safeguarding Lead. 

Play assistants

Mrs Angie Fenton - Qualified Teacher Status, Child Protection, First Aid, Total Communication, Prevent Duty, Food Hygiene.

Mr Ian Nelson - Level 3 in children and young peoples workforce, First Aid, Child Protection, Total Communication, Food Hygiene

Mrs Sara Herbert - NVQ 2 and 3, First Aid, Child Protection, Total Communication, Food Hygiene

Ms Nicki Hester - NVQ Level 3, First Aid, Food Hygiene

Miss Tracey Smart - NVQ Level 3, First Aid, Food Hygiene

Mrs Sabrina Taylor - First Aid, Food Hygiene.

Mrs Bekki Tremblen - NVQ Level 3 in Childcare Learning & Development, NVQ Level 3 in Supervisory Leadership & Management, First Aid, Level 2 Health & Safety in the Workplace for Children, Level 3 Safeguarding, Food Hygiene.


Mrs Natalie Saint

Deputy Manager

Natalie joined our team in November 2019 and has a Level 3 Childcare Diploma.  She has over 6 years experience working with all age groups from babies to pre-school children.  

Committee members

Chairperson -  Joanne Hanson

Secretary - Angharad Loxton

Treasurer - Ellie Hanks                    


Committee members:
Becky Edlington, Rachel Perring, Sarah Daffern, Aimee Arnell, Nicky Cranfield, Cath Black, Kirsty Turner and Naomi Nethercott.

The committee is responsible for:

· managing the setting's finances;

· employing and managing the staff;

· making sure that the setting has, and works to, policies that help it to provide a high quality service; 

· making sure that the setting works in partnership with the children's parents; and

- fundraising.


To contact the committee please email Jo Hanson, Chairperson at