Our Staff

All staff and volunteer helpers have current DBS certificates—we welcome a limited amount of work experience student and college placement students through the year. We believe that young people and those new to the field can gain a lot from working alongside our staff and by us sharing our good practice with them.

Andrea Moorhouse

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Manager

Qualifications

Level 6 trained Ba Ed Hons, First Aid, Food Hygiene L1, SENCo, CYPW level 3

Experience

Andrea is a qualified primary school teacher and has worked both in Whitstable and Canterbury. She bought the playgroup in 2007 and has worked first on a part time basis and now works full time.

Additional Responsibilities

SENCo, Designated Child Protection


Debbie Budge

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Supervisor

Qualifications

NVQ L3DPP-Diploma in Playgroup Practice, First Aid, Food Hygiene L1

Experience

Debbie has worked at the playgroup since 1994.

Additional Responsibilities

Work experience co-ordinator


Lisa Grunsell

Playgroup Assistant

Qualifications

NVQ L3DPP-Diploma in Playgroup Practice, First Aid, Food Hygiene L1

Experience

Lisa has worked at the playgroup since 2004.

Additional Responsibilities

ICT


Tula White

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Playgroup Assistant

Qualifications

CYPW 3 trained

Experience

Experience - has worked at the playgroup since 2009.

Additional Responsibilities

Child Protection deputy, Food Hygiene officer. Named Fist Aider


Donna Carter

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Playgroup Assistant

Qualifications

CYPW 3 trained, First Aid trained-FF2 paperwork

Experience

Has worked at St Andrew’s since 2010

 

Kim Walford

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Playgroup Assistant

Qualifications

CYPW level 2 trained

Experience

Began April 2015, previously worked at St Nicholas special school.



 

Nikki Fewins

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Playgroup Assistant Part time plus volunteer

Qualifications

Currently studying for her level 2

Experience

Started volunteering 2015 and began working with children supporting speech and language with EYPP funds in 2016-10-19.

 

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