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Meet the Explorers Team

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Hello my name is Jenna I am the Nursery Owner. I am also the manager I am level 3 qualified and working towards my level 4 childcare qualification. I ensure the day to day operating of the nursery runs smoothly. I am also on hand to offer support to both families and my work colleagues.  I am Safe Guarding Lead. I also have my paediatric first aid and food hygiene. I have level 2 Health and Safety which allows me to take the lead ensuring health and safety is paramount what we do at Explorers. I am so excited that I now hold my level 3 forest school qualification, this will allow me to continue to embed
forest school experiences into my daily practice
Hello my name is Joanne I work alongside Lauren and Victoria in the 0-2 Room.  I am the Deputy Safe Guarding Lead and hold my Level 2 Safe Guarding. I am level 3 qualified and have had many years experience which supports me in my role as senior room lead . I love to work with all ages but my passion is working with 0-2. I also have my first aid qualification and food hygiene.
Hello my name is Claire. I am a deputy manager and very passionate about working within the twos room. I have my level 3 childcare qualification. I am also a qualified first aider and have my food hygiene. I'm very passionate about being the SENCO (Special Education Needs Coordinator) lead at Explorers also.  I have my level 2 safe guarding and I work alongside Joanne, Emily and Jenna as safe guarding deputy.  I have recently completed my level 3 management training which supports us in our deputy roles. I am so excited that I now hold my level 3
forest school qualification, this will allow me to continue to embed
forest school experiences into my daily practice
Hello my name is Michelle I am senior Practitioner. I work along side Claire and Gemma in the tots room. I have my level 5 qualification and I am currently at university studying towards my level 6. I also hold my Paediatric First Aid. I am the setting Behaviour lead alongside Hollie. I have recently completed my level 2 leadership and management which supports me in my senior position.
Hello my name is Hollie I work in pre school. I have my food hygiene and also my Paediatric First Aid. I also recently completed Safe Guarding Level 2. I work with Michelle as the behaviour management lead. I have recently completed my level 2 leadership and management which supports me in my senior position
Hello my name is Lauren I work in the baby room. I have been with my Explorers family for 3 years. I am passionate about the opportunities we give to children and love our outdoor environment. I hold my level 3childcare qualification I also have my paediatric first aid and food hygiene. I recently completed a cache diploma in safe guarding.
Hello my name is Emily. I have a level 3 qualification I am working as a deputy manager in the pre school room.I also have my level 2 safeguarding and work alongside Jenna as safe guarding lead.I also work alongside Claire as the Setting SENCO lead. I hold my paediatric first aid and food hygiene. I have recently completed our level 3 management training which supports me in my daily roles.I am so
excited that I now hold my level 3 forest school qualification, this will allow
me to continue to embed forest school experiences into my daily practice
Hello my name is Amy i have joined the Explorers family to do my apprenticeship in early years. I am passionate about the early years and how
children develop prior to Explorers i completed a
apprenticeship in a local primary school as a teaching assistant.
Hello my name is Victoria I have my level 3 Childcare Qualification. I also hold my food hygiene & Paediatric First Aid. I work in Baby Room with Joanne and Lauren. I have recently completed my Level 2 Safe Guarding.
Hello my name is Lydia I am a level 3 qualified practitioner at Explorers. Since starting at Explorers I have already became a qualified first aider and have completed my food hygiene. I love to work alongside colleagues and love learning new skills. I have recently completed our level 2 safe guarding and feel this love learning new skills. I have recently completed our level 2 safe guarding and feel this has supported my knowledge. After
qualifying in November 2018 i am going to embed my
knowledge and than look at progressing to my level 4.
Hello my name is Harriet  I work alongside the girls in pre school. I have my level 5 qualification and also hold my first aid qualification and level 2 safe guarding. I have experience in a pre school setting and I am very passionate about child development. I am excited about joining the Explorers Family
Hello my name is Megan, I work alongside the girls in pre-school. I have my level 6 qualification and also hold my Paediatric First Aid. I am passionate about child development. I have worked in childcare for 3 years and feel my skills and knowledge lends itself to preschool
Hello my name is Danielle i am a practitioner in the pre school parlour. I have been working with children for many years in both private and school nurseries. Before having my won little boy I was a nanny for a professional family. I have my level 5 food hygiene. I am looking forward to further developing my
skills with Explorers.
Hello my name is Gemma I joined the Explorers Family in February 2018. I am level 3 qualified and hold my paediatric first aid. I will work along side Claire, Michelle, Lydia and Amy in tots room,I have recently completed our level 2 safe guarding and feel this has supported our knowledge.