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Listed here are my qualifications & some testimonials from families...

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I hold a first class degree in Child Psychology and Childhood Studies.

I am an Accredited Curiosity Approach Setting, this is a child centred approach to learning which supports critical thinking, empathy and self confidence through play and exploration. 

I hold a level three SENCO qualification.

I hold a level three "Elklan " qualification in supporting speech and language development.

Myself, my husband and our daughter have been CRB/DBS checked.

I hold current paediatric first aid qualification which is renewed every three years

I have completed current  level three Safeguarding training which is renewed every two years.

I hold a level three Childcare qualification, a level four and level five Child Psychology and counselling qualification.

I am registered as a Food Handler with the FSA and an Data Controller with the ICO.

I hold several other qualifications and attend training on various subjects each year, here is just a selection:

"Process over product"

"The Pikler Approach"

"Adverse Childhood Experiences"

"Sustained Shared Thinking"

“Infection control in Early Years Settings”

"Early years mental health awareness"

"Supporting children's health: Asthma module"

“Early Language Development Program”

“Supporting Children with English as an Additional Language”

“Supporting Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder”

“Storytelling:Inspiring Imaginations”

“Food Allergy Training”

“Enabling Environments”

“Domestic Violence and Abuse”

“Early Years Fire Safety Awareness”


My Continuing Professional Development folder is available for parents to view.

Testimonials from some of my families...

..."as we walk to the house, he gets a huge smile and claps his hands."
..."the children are all treated with so much individual respect and care"

..."we always feel included."

..."I do not feel we could ask for a warmer, more friendly environment."

..."children are valued & encouraged."

..."I love the pictures so I can see how happy he is."

..."The environment, socialisation and education Kim provides for the children, helps them explore and learn life skills they will continue to use in their future."

..."thank you for taking such good care of my family."

..."I feel completely supported."

..."Ame has been given a compassionate environment in which she can self-direct next steps and challenges when she feels comfortable doing so"

..."my son has really grown in so many ways as a result of being in this setting."

..."I couldn't imagine a better place for him to be."



In 2015, I was very proud to be the winner of the Essex Early Years Education Award

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