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Our Staff

The Proprietor of both the Hawkwell and Westerings sites, Jane Duboux, has Early Years Foundation Degree to a level 5 Standard, and all supervisors are qualified to at least a Level 3 standard.

All staff have completed childrens safeguarding training which is regularly renewed. All staff are vetted and registered with the DBS update service.

A staff member holding a current paediatric First Aid qualification is present at every session.

The Preschool is a member of The Early years Alliance, this assists the staff in keeping up to date with best practice and training opportunities in Early Years care and Education.

Volunteers are welcome at Clever Clogs,  all visitors are supervised  whilst in the setting, and long term volunteers are DBS checked.

The Westerings Site

Manager and Senco is Mrs H Faherty and Deputy Manager is Mrs L Sparrow. Staff qualification range from  BA honours degree in Early Years Level 6 and all supervisors are level 3. Employs 8 staff.

The Hawkwell Site

The setting currently employs 12 staff. The Manager is Mrs A Lee., and the Deputy manager is Mrs H Miller. Staff qualification range from a BA Honours Degree in early years, Level 6, Foundation Early years degree Level 5 and all supervisors are level 3. The setting's Senco is Miss K Fletcher.

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Staff Ratios

We provide the following staff to child ratio for all children;

  • 1-4 for 2 year olds
  • 1-8 for 3-5 year olds

this is inline with government recommendations.

Key Person

Your child will be supported through their time at the setting by their key person, firstly by helping them settle in. The Key person will continue to work closely with you to ensure your child's developing needs and interests are met through the settings activities.

Please be assured all information is held confidentially in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulator

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