Playgroup Staff (l-r): Li, Margaret, Pamela, Claire, Ellie (not pictured Clare & Chloe)
The team at Twyford Playgroup are dedicated and highly skilled practitioners. Their warmth and expertise makes Playgroup a welcoming and enriching environment for pre-school children.
We are committed to professional development and take courses during the year to enhance our skills and the setting practice. All of our practitioners are constantly looking to widen their knowledge through training. Below you will find details of specific roles we hold within the setting as well as our qualifications. To find out more about the team come in for a chat or sign up to join us for a session with the children.
Pamela – Playgroup Manager
Pamela is Playgroup’s manager and leads the team, she has been a practitioner at Twyford Playgroup for 18 years.
Her qualifications include: NVQ Level 3, Forest School Level 1, Paediatric First Aid, Health and Safety, Food and Hygiene
Pamela is also Twyford Playgroup’s Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO).
Li is Playgroup’s deputy manager.
Her qualifications include: CACHE Level 4, Forest School Level 1, Paediatric First Aid, Safeguarding Level 4, Food & Hygiene.
Li is also Twyford Playgroup’s Health & Safety Officer and sends the weekly newsletter to parents.
Our team of practitioners work closely together to ensure Playgroup is run smoothly and to create an environment filled with discovery.
Ellie: Ellie loves being outdoors and has many years Forest School experience.
Her qualifications include CACHE Level 3, Forest School Level 1 & 3, Paediatric First Aid, Safeguarding Level 3, Food and Hygiene, Health & Safety.
Claire: Claire is Playgroup’s Setting Supervisor and is a Lead Safeguarding Practitioner, she has also worked as a Level 6 primary school teacher with Qualified Teacher Status prior to joining Playgroup.
Her qualifications include Level 6 Primary Education, Paediatric First Aid, Safeguarding Level 3, Health & Safety, Food Hygiene.
Clare (not pictured): Clare is the assistant Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO).
Her qualifications include CACHE Level 3, Paediatric First Aid, Safeguarding Level 3, Health & Safety, Food & Hygiene.
Margaret: Margaret is full of amazing ideas and activities for the children to participate in.
Her qualifications include: NVQ Level 3, Safeguarding Level 3, Paediatric First Aid, Health & Safety, Food & Hygiene.
Chloe (not pictured): Chloe is currently studying for a Foundation degree in Childhood Studies and brings her experience of working in other settings and volunteering at Twyford St Mary’s to share with the children.
Her qualifications include: NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Early Years, and Paediatric First Aid.