At Wild Oaks, the directors and staff are extremely experienced and highly qualified. Staff commit to ongoing professional development to further enhance their practice.
“Providers must support staff to undertake appropriate training and professional development opportunities to ensure they offer quality learning and development experiences for children that continually improves” (Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage, 2017 p 21).
Name: Gwyneth Keen
Qualifications: MA Professional Development in Early Years - level 7, MSc in Psychology, BA (Hons) 2:1 Childhood and Youth Studies - level 6, TAQA (Assessor Award), ELKAN (Communication and Language) and an Advanced Diploma in SEN,
Training: DSL (Designated Safeguarding Officer), Child Protection, First Aid, SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disability), Safer Recruitment, Food Hygiene, GDPR.
Other information: Governor at Hartpury Primary School, Teacher at EYLP (Early Years Lead Practitioner), E Opened Mighty Oaks Little Acorns 2017.
Singing and walking my dogs.
Designated Director for: Designated Safeguaring Officer (DSO), Safeguarding, Finance, Communication, Staff Management,
Name: Carol Beard
Qualification: PGC Early Years - level 7, BA Early Years (open)- level 6, EYP Status
Training: DSL (Designated Safeguarding Lead), Child Protection, First Aid, SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disability, Safer Recruitment, Fire Warden, Food Hygiene
Other information: EYLP (Early Years Lead Practitioner), Representative on the Early Years Provider Forum, E
Cooking, music and taking my grandson to the park.
: Health and Safety, ICT/Online Safety, Behaviour, Equality and Diversity, Equipment and Resources, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
: Physical development lead
Name: Hannah Watkins-Cave
Role: Hygge (hoo-ga) Coordinator
Qualification: BA ( Hons) 2.1 Early Childhood Studies - level 6
Training: Active Start, First Aid, Food Hygiene, Child Protection
Other information: EYLP (Early Years Lead Practitioner). Experienced in Early Years since 1997. Supervisory experince.
Interests: Walking my dogs
Designated Lead for: Wellbeing, sustainability and outdoor learning.
Curriculum lead: Personal, social and development lead