Nicola - Manager




Our staff


Nicola Wood, Manager / Play Leader

Nicola has a Bachelor of Education (Hons) degree in Primary Education: Early Years / Key Stage 1.
This is a Level 7 qualification, which means she can look after up to 13 children aged 3 and over, or 4 children aged 2 – 3.

Additional qualifications:

  • Special Educational Needs Joint Initiative Training (University of Gloucestershire/ University of
    London’s Institute of Education)
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead Officer
  • Level 3 Paediatric First Aid
  • CIEH Level 2 Health and Safety

Nicola has also attended local training courses for Makaton, Inclusivity & Diversity, Creative
Curriculum and FGM Awareness.


Michele Young, Deputy Manager

Michele holds a Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification, and has previously worked in the nursery
and pre-school at Wycliffe College in Stonehouse. She enjoys crafts including jewellery making,
gardening and walking. Michele lives in North Woodchester and has two grown-up sons.
Additional qualifications / training:

  • Single Agency Safeguarding and Protecting Children (Designated Safeguarding Lead training pending)
  • Level 3 Paediatric First Aid
  • Understanding learning difficulties
  • British Values / Prevent Duty

Bank staff (occasional)

We have a couple of fantastic bank staff who can be called on when needed – but we are always looking for more. If you could help please let us know.



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