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About the Staff

Ben Rhydding Pre-school Playgroup’s team has a wealth of experience and qualifications.

All children are welcome at our pre-school. Our team is pleased to support children with special educational needs, disabilities and children who speak English as an additional language (and the agencies working with them).

Our team has a wealth of experience and qualifications and many of the staff have worked here for a number of years.

Our Leader Tricia has worked here since 2001 and has a Level 3 Diploma in Pre-School practice. She is SENCo for the setting and Health & Safety Lead Practitioner.

Helen, our Deputy Leader, Imy our Early Language Lead Practitioner and Jill Kealey  were all Primary School Teachers with Degrees and PGCE’s between them.

All our other Practitioners have Early Years qualifications:

Katie and Janelle have recently completed Level 3 Diploma in Early Learning & Child Care training, (2015).

Hannah has a Level 2 in Child Care and development. She is also our Lead Practitioner for Safeguarding and Assistant SENCo.

Helen is our Office Manager and joined us in April 2013 and is thankfully a wiz at Excel! She also assists the Committee with the Admissions & Treasury roles.

Our Domestic Practitioner, Chris, has been with us since 1993, and Lana, who has been with us since 2002 helps out in a variety of roles at the Pre-school from admin to sorting and domestic duties, baking and gardening.

We also have two temporary members of staff for the busy Spring/Summer Term 2018, Becky Sayers & Jo Quaife, who have a vast amount of experience working with children between them having families of their own and being involved in childcare settings in the past.

Our minimum ratio of one adult:four children under the age of 3 and one adult:eight children 3+ (not volunteers) means we can pay individual attention to promoting your child’s development, education – and fun!

If you’d like to contact any member of our team, click here.


Latest News

Visitor Procedure/System of Controls during Covid-19 September 2020 The guidance from the Government stipulates that “ Parents and carers should not be allowed into the setting unless this is essential” and other visitors to the site, such as contractors and … Continue reading

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We currently have spaces for 2, 3 & 4 year olds. Give us a call (01943 602487), send us an email (mail@brplaygroup.com) or message us via our Facebook group if you would like to come for a look around, Sept … Continue reading

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The children enjoyed a session with Tatty Bumpkins, a happy, sociable class, filled with fun, music & movement involving yoga.  They will be returning after Feb half-term!

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