Staff

All our staff hold: GDPR Awareness, Paediatric First Aid, Level 2 Food Hygiene, Level 2 Health & Safety, Prevent, Basic Safeguarding and Female Genital Mutilation Awareness qualifications, (unless replaced with a more advanced qualification as listed).

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Sarah French

Manager, SENDCo

At Pre-School: Sarah looks after the day-to-day running of Pre-School.  She takes the lead when working with families and children with additional needs, and runs our weekly PEEP sessions, as well as running language and behaviour support groups in Pre-School.

Outside Pre-School: Sarah is married with two children.  In her spare time she enjoys baking, going for afternoon tea and having a pamper at a relaxing spa day.

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Esther Jonas

Lead Practitioner, (Language)

At Pre-School: Esther runs our Early Talk Boost programme at Eastleigh and takes the lead on providing language support throughout Pre-School.  Esther enjoys craft activities, particularly anything sparkly!

Outside Pre-School: Esther loves to cook and cross stitch and spends time creating elaborate designs on her nails. Esther has been learning Norwegian, and enjoys going to the theatre and seeing some of her favourite music artists performing.

Qualifications

Level 6: Childhood Studies

Level 3: City & Guilds PEEP Award

Level 2: Autism Awareness

             Counselling Skills

             Understanding Mental Health

             Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health

             Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses

             Sustained Shared Thinking

             Being a Key Person in Early Years

             Understanding and Addressing Behaviour

             Speech, Language and Communication

             Reflective Practice

             The Importance of Self-Evaluation

             Learning Through Play

Outside Play

Qualifications

Level 3: Early Years Educator

Level 2: Autism Awareness

             Counselling Skills

             Understanding Mental Health

             Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health

             Cleaning Knowledge and Skills

             Understanding and Addressing Behaviour

             Supporting Children with SEND

             Speech, Language and Communication

             Improving Children's Learning Through Play

            Equality and Inclusion in Early Years

Outside Play

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