Our Staff

Our dedicated local staff 
Alison Blackery.Manager & SENDCO Holding
Alison Blackery
Elaine Belcher, Deputy Manager and Healt
Lucy Stanley, holding a level 3 in child
Elaine Belcher
Lucy Stanley

Alison is our Manager, SENDCO, and the early years language practitioner for the setting, she has been with First Steps

since 2006 and holds a BA (hons) degree

in childcare and education.

Elaine is our Deputy Manager and has been a practitioner at First Steps since 2010. She holds a level 3 in childcare. She is our Health & Safety Officer.

Lucy has been a practitioner at First Steps since 2004. She holds a level 3 in childcare. Lucy is also our fundraising co-ordinator.

 

Angela English, holding a level 3 in chi
Angela English
Emma Reeve Holding a level  3 in childca
Emma Reeve

Angela has been a practitioner at First Steps since 2018. She holds a level 3 in childcare.

 

Jo Oldershaw ( Apprentice) working towar
Jo Oldershaw

Emma has been a practitioner at First Steps since 2013 and holds  level 3 in childcare.

Nicki Ryan, ( apprentice) working toward
Nicki Ryan
Jo Jennings, holding a level 3 in childc
Jo Jennings

Jo joined us this year (2020) and she holds a level 3 in childcare.

Rebecca Sharpe, holding a level 3 in chi
Rebecca Sharpe

Jo is an Apprentice who joined us in 2019 and she is working towards a level 2 in childcare.

 

Nicki is an Apprentice who has been with us since 2019 and she is working towards a level 3 in childcare.

 

Rebecca joined us this year (2020) and holds  level 3 in childcare.

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Alicia Hunt

Alicia is our Admin Assistant at First Steps and has been with us since 2016. Alicia sometimes works with the children and is studying towards getting her level 2 certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People
 

Emma Walker

Emma holds a Level 3 in Childcare and has re-joined us as a temporary member of staffsince January 2021