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We have a wonderful team of staff here at Chestnuts led by our Manager and are fortunate to have a high number of qualified staff, eight of which are qualified to Level 3.  In addition we also employ staff to support children with specific needs on a 1:1 basis.


Kathryn Anderson - Administrator & Early Years Practitioner

Kathryn has been our administrator for the last 13 years. She carries out some administration duties on a Wednesday, including coordinating admissions, funding applications and show rounds.Kathryn is available to show prospective families around on a Wednesday if you are considering Chestnuts for your child.


Lindsey Preston - Early Years Practitioner

Lindsey is one of our Early Years Practitioners  and in the absence of Sarah or Marion is responsible for leading the session. She is currently our Child Protection Lead Practitioner (CPLP).

Part of this role involves her attending meetings and feeding back to staff any updates or changes to support safeguarding within the setting.


Sue Tabb -  Early Years Practitioner

Sue is another of our Early Years Practitioners. She has a wealth of experience including supporting children with additional needs. 


Georgia Watts - Early Years Practitioner

Georgia has recently joined us and has worked with children in other local settings for 10 years gaining a wealth of experience. Georgia completed a BA (Hons) Degree in Children's Development and Learning in December last year. She also has experience working with children with additional needs and safeguarding.


Sonia Bath - Assistant

Our assistants have been with us for many years and support the Early Years Practitioners in their role. They prepare healthy snacks for the children and support the children in their learning throughout the session.