Meet the team

Many of our staff have been with us for a long time and only leave us when they are moving on to further training or to achieve promotion in another setting (or to have babies of their own!). All are trained early years specialists or in the process of achieving their early years qualification.

Directors

The Directors of Batford Day Care Limited are:

  • Sarah Hedges (Head of Batford Nursery School and Day Care)
  • Jo Hobbs
  • Georgina Wesley
  • Jenny Elworthy Croughton

Managers

The Day Care Managers are Jo Hobbs and Nicola Mainwaring.  The Deputy Manager is Amy Gaitely.

 Bunting (0-2s) 

Room Leader

Zoe Faint

EYP

Gillian Clayton

EYP

Abi Cooper

EYP

Mandy Carhart

EYP

Naomi Dickinson

EYP

Zahra Shafique

EYP

Kayleigh Sullivan

Early Years Assistant

Julia Lamb

Early Years Assistant

Sophie Bates

  *EYP = Early Years Practitioner

 

 Cuckoo (2-3s) 

Room Leader

Lauren Harvey

Room Leader

Monica Chowdhury

EYP

Sarah Darkins

EYP

Kayleigh Harris

EYP

Sylvia Harris

EYP

Joy Scott

Early Years Assistant

Emma Bates

Early Years Assistant

Isabella Coxon

  *EYP = Early Years Practitioner

 Day Care (3-4s) 

Room Leader Jennie Harris
Room Leader Jackie Ismay
Early Years Assistant Michele Evans

 *EYP = Early Years Practitioner

Support Staff

Administrator/Finance Officer Zoe Price
Chef Chrissy McGarvey