Our management team consists of Judi, Michelle and Karen.
Judi is our amazing business manager. Judi spends her time working in the office but loves to come and spend some time with the children when she can.
Michelle, our manager and Designated Safeguarding lead,. Michelle spends her time working in the rooms with the children, as well as in the office. Michelle has her Foundation Degree in Early years amongst many other qualifications, including baby and toddler massage and yoga. Michelle has worked abroad teaching English in a variety of different countries, as well as working within nurseries and schools here in England.
Karen is the deputy manager, the deputy designated safeguarding lead (DDSL) and the setting Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator (SENCO) Karen has her BA Hons degree in Early Years and Childhood studies, and as a wealth of knowledge, experience and qualifications within the childcare sector. Karen works with the children aged between 2 and 4.
The Little Stars room is for children aged between 0-2 years old. The team in this room consists of Annie and Shana.
Annie is the Twinkle Stars room leader and holds her NVQ Level 3 in childcare, alongside a variety of different qualifications.
Shana is the Twinkle Stars room assistant and is working towards her NVQ Level 3 qualification.
The Twinkle Stars children and Shooting Stars children are all in the same room, which includes children from 2-4 years old. Within this room the team includes Karen, Josh, Bethany, Kathy and Fran .
Josh leads the Shooting Stars group which includes the older children from 3-4 years old. Josh has her NVQ Level 3 in childcare and has worked with children for the last 10 years.
Bethany works with the 3-4 years old’s in the Shooting Stars group as an assistant. Beth is working towards her NVQ Level 3.
Kathy works with the Twinkle stars aged children who are between 2 and 3 years old, Kathy also leads the after-school club that we run. Kathy has her NVQ Level 3 in childcare.
Fran works with the Twinkle stars children aged between 2 and 3 years old, Fran is currently studying towards her NVQ Level 3 in childcare.
ALL staff at Busy Kids hold relevant training. We are all pediatric first-aid trained, hold current and up to date DBS checks, have food hygiene and safeguarding training. Staff are always going on courses to refresh and to help keep up-to-date with child protection, safeguarding and safer recruitment training.
At Busy Kids we have a small team of Bank staff who help us out when our staff are off. The bank staff are all qualified and hold a current DBS check.
We are a registered charity (number 1023 829) run by an elected Committee of volunteers, mostly made up of parents of children attending the Pre-School. The Committee work in tandem with the Pre-School staff to ensure the smooth running of the Pre-School.
Find out more about the committee, its roles and responsibilities and its members Here.