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The Owners

Find out more about the people behind Parrywood Childcare...and its name

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


Claire Parry

Early Years Teacher

At Pre-School: Claire is responsible for the running of The Village Pre-School, Upham.  Claire oversees all tracking of the children to ensure that they are given the very best opportunity whilst at our settings.  Claire organises intervention for those children who may require that little bit of extra support.  Claire is qualified in delivering LEGO® based therapy and runs sessions at The Village Pre-School, Upham each week.  Claire is the Designated Safeguarding Lead for both of these settings.  Claire is trained in identifying Speech & Language difficulties.


Level 6: Early Years Professional Status

              BA (Hons) Education and Training

Level 3: Leadership & Management

Level 2:  Autism Awareness

              Allergy Awareness


              Food and Nutrition

              Understanding Children & Young Persons Mental Health 

              Behaviour that Challenges

              Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses    LEGO® Based Therapy


Outside Pre-School: Claire enjoys walking her dog, visiting National Trust and English Heritage sites with her family, knitting and sewing. Claire has 2 grown up children and 2 Granddaughters. In her spare time, Claire volunteers at a local National Trust property.


Stacey Parry

Early Years Teacher

At Pre-School: Stacey co-owns The Village Pre-School, Upham with Claire.  Stacey is an Early Years Teacher and is often found working with the children, making as much mess as possible!

Outside Pre-School:  Stacey enjoys running, yoga and photography.  She is a keen amateur astronomer, and loves to keep up-to-date with anything space related!  Stacey also loves history; particularly the Ancient Egyptians and can often be found hiding out in The British Museum when not at Pre-School.


Level 7: PG Cert Early Years Practice
              PG Dip Management & International Business
Level 6:
Early Years Teacher Status

              BA (Hons) Tourism Management

Level 3: Early Years Educator
              Award in Education and Training

Level 2: Understanding Nutrition and Health

              Understanding Children & Young People's Mental Health

                  Understanding Dyslexia & Other Specific Learning                                 Difficulties

                  Being Safe- Effective first aid management in your setting

                  Providing a healthy food environment in Early Years                             settings


Early Talk Boost

First Aid at Work

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