Meet the Team

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Heidi Bailey

Playleader/Safeguard Lead

Heidi is our Playgroup Leader and Forest School Leader, qualifying as a Primary School Teacher specialising in Early Years before taking on the role of running the playgroup in 2015. She has two young children who also attend the Playgroup and as a mum and previous member of the committee has a great knowledge of the children and our values. She is passionate about exciting learning environments both indoors and out.

Kelly Price


Kelly is our Playgroup Deput and is highly qualified in Early Years and management . Kelly has worked in nurseries and nursery management for over 10 years. She has two young children both whom previously attended our Playgroup. As a mum and previous member of the committee Kelly has a great knowledge of the children and our playgroup values.

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Marie Ware

Key Worker

Marie has been with us for 18 years(!) where both of her 2 children enjoyed attending before she joined the team in 2004. She has a NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and is our SEND coordinator. Marie has a wealth of knowledge and experience from being a long-standing member of staff and is passionate about providing high quality care for the children. She is also trained in Paediatric First Aid.

Jenn Christian

Pears Key Worker

Jenn is a qualified Montessori Teacher with over 7 years experience with children. She is passionate about providing creative and exciting experiences for children and is a parent herself of two. Jenn is our Forest School leader and brings with her a calm and gentle approach.

Louise Shute

Louise Shute

Financial Administrator

Louise is our Financial Administrator, with duties that are quite varied but incredibly vital to the running and our success. Louise has two children who previously attended playgroup and is still passionate about seeing our setting thrive within our community.

Claire Josselyn

Chair of the Committee

Claire Josselyn

Registered Charity Number: 1038904