Meet The Team
The Nursery is staffed in accordance with the Welfare Requirements specified by Ofsted, i.e., A staff/child ratio of:-
- 1:8 for children aged 3 and over
- 1:4 for children aged 2-3 years
- 1:3 for children aged birth to 2 years
Staff employed at the Nursery have the necessary checks carried out and will either hold the appropriate qualifications, have experience or are committed to undertake training to gain the appropriate qualifications
Kelly Shaw, Nursery Proprietor
Kelly has over 12 years’ experience in the Childcare Sector and is fully qualified with a Level 3 diploma in Early Years Studies. Kelly has lovingly and carefully created a Nursery setting designed to encourage and entice children to explore and develop through play and educational resources in an exciting and welcoming environment.
Amy Cooper, Nursery Manager
Amy has over 12 years experience in the childcare sector. She is level 3 qualified and has gained additional level 4 units to add to her portfolio. Amy has received training and considerable experience through the years. Amy is our named Safeguarding Lead and SENCO. Amy joined us a practitioner and has been promoted during her time at Little Explorers, firstly becoming a room leader and then progressing to deputy manager.
Sophie Robinson, Deputy Manager
Sophie has over 7 years experience in the childcare sector and has gained experience in both private day-care settings and local authority pre-schools as Manager. Sophie is a level 5 graduate in Early Years