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Visitors To The Setting
Term 4

We have Little Music stars visiting the setting this term and we also welcome back Boogie tots for this term.

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Meet The Team

Miranda Stratton 

Manager - Designated Safeguarding Lead, Behaviour management & additional SENCO

CACHE Diploma for Children and Young People’s Workforce Level 3.


Miranda joined the team in February 2016 as an early years educator and SENCO.She has many years’ experience in child care and has taken over as manager from July 2022. She also holds qualifications in Health & Safety, First Aid, Food handling, Senco role and Child Protection.


Rachel Ivory 

Deputy Setting Manager, Early Years Educator, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Officer

CACHE Level 3 (Pre-school Practice).

First Aid Officer. Health and Safety Officer. Behavior Management.

Rachel has been at the setting since 1996 as part of the committee and been a member of staff since 1999.  She has seen every just about every change the pre-school has been through.

Rachel and Amanda are buddies



Louise Crossley

Early Years Educator

CACHE Level 3 (Pre-school Practice)

Louise has been in the setting since 2007. She has excellent knoweldge of the

Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and how to implement this at the setting, Louise is one of our lead practitioners. 

Louise and Alison are buddies.


Amanda Ranger 

Early Years Educator 

Level 3 

Amanda joined the team in July 2022. She has many year experience working in various early years settings. She is a key person within the setting. 

Amanda and Rachel are buddies

Sally Smith 

Early Years Educator 

CACHE level 3 Diploma (Children and young people's workforce).

 Sally joined our team in January 2015 to take on a keyperson role within the setting. She has had previous experience in other settings.  

Sally and Tina are buddies


Alison Dixon 

Early Years Educator - SENCO

CACHE Level 3 

 Alison joined the team in April 2022, she has a weath of experience and knowledge relating to early years practice and children with additional needs. 

Alison is a key person to a group of children within the setting, as well as SENCO. 

Alison and Louise are buddies


Nicki Randall

Early Years Assistant

BTEC National Diploma Nursery Nursing Level 3

 Nicki was a member of the committee whilst her children were at the setting. She has been excited to take up the role of a "bank" member of staff who can be called upon when the setting is busy or to cover shortages.  Nicki has a BTEC Level 3 in childcare education and has been a nanny to several children.


Tina Thomas 

Early Years Educator 

City and Guilds Level 3 

Tina joined our team in January 2022, Tina is a keyperson to a group of children within the setting and plans for their development. Tina has many years of experience in the early years sector and joins our team with a wealth of knowledge.

Tina and Sally are buddies. 

Meet The Team