At Woodentops we have staff that have specialised in certain areas in order to give each child an individualised experience of preschool, supporting them throughout their early years education. So giving the children a fantastic start to their education.
Karen, our Senior Manager, has a level 3 in Communication, Speech and Language (Oct 2015) and also runs Lift off to Language small group sessions for all the children. She is also our Communication and Language Coordinator and has a wealth of knowledge using the support from the Speech and Language Team from Central Beds. Karen is our mentor for Brogan, our level 3 apprentice.
Sue, our Junior Manager, is our Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Coordinator. She has vast amount of experience in dealing with the many different forms of abilities children present with. She has recently done her Autism course and works closely with Karen Wilson, from the Early Years Support Team, based at Ivel Valley School in Biggleswade.
Jackie is our Designated Safeguarding Officer, having attended the training. She is also our Looked After Child Coordinator and RELAY contact. She has Early Years Professional Status.
Kathryn, has her foundation degree in Early Years and undertook the Forest School training in the Summer 2015. Kathryn is planning out forest school work for our children to take part in.
Michelle is our Behaviour Manager and has undertaken training to support her, us and the children in how to manage their behaviour.
Danielle is our Maths Coordinator and is attending Autism workshops to support the children within our setting.