The child who lives with praise
learns to be appreciative
At Woodgreen we understand the importance of building trusting relaxed and confident relationships with our parents and carers. Our enthusiastic team is fully qualified, committed, caring and experienced in childcare.
Our policy is that staff members must hold a minimum NVQ Level 3 certificate in Early Years Education. Several members are qualified to Level 6 while others are university graduates with degrees related to Childcare and Early Years practice. All team members also hold current certificates in Pediatric First Aid, Food Hygiene and Safeguarding and are actively encouraged to take additional specialist training as part of their professional development.
The nursery is owned by Mary Tee B.A. Cert Ed., who has a long and established reputation for quality childcare. She opened Woodgreen in 1994 after a career in Early Years Teaching. Mary sits on the board of the NDNA, a national charity which aims to promote excellence in Early Years.
Mary shares her determination for excellence with Ellie Forouhandeh BA (Hons) the Nursery Manager. Mary’s deputy, Louise Martin, joined in 2002 and both she and Ellie see their roles as being ‘out and about’ in the nursery and are accessible to staff, children, parents and carers. This is made possible by the dedicated support of Megan Williams BSc (Hons) our on-site Business Manager.