The Proprietor Jane Duboux, and the deputy manager / SENCO Karen Waren, have 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 Pre School Learning 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
The setting currently employs 10 members of staff. The manager / Senco is Mrs K warren and the Deputy manager is Mrs H Faherty. All staff have experience and hold an early years qualification.
The Hawkwell Site
The setting currently employs 13 staff. The proprietor/Manager is Mrs J Duboux., and the Deputy manager is Mrs A Lee. The setting Senco’s are Miss K Argent and Mrs D Wagstaff.
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.
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 Data Protection Act 1988.