meet our lovely team

All staff and volunteers at Meadows have received an Enhanced Criminal Bureau check to ensure that the children are safeguarded whilst in our care.

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Colette Loveday

Colette is the owner and manager of Meadows. Colette has a BA in Early Childhood Studies and has completed Early Years Initial Teacher Training.

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Carrie Davison

Carrie is the Deputy Head at Meadows. Carrie works  with Maddie and Jane as one of the three key persons to the Poppy class. Carrie holds a National Vocational Qualification (Level 3) in Early Years Care and Education alongside a Level 3 and Level 4 Montessori Pedagogy Qualification.

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Julia Silvester

Julia is the joint key person for the Buttercup class working alongside Jess. Julia holds a National Vocational Qualification (Level 4) in Children’s Care, Learning and Development and a Forest School Programme Leadership Qualification.

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Maddie Standen

Maddie works together with Carrie and Jane as one of the three key persons to the Poppy class. Maddie holds a National Vocational Qualification (Level 3) in Early Years Care and Education. Maddie sent all of her children to Meadows and decided she liked it so much she wanted to work here.

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Zoe Matthews

Zoe is the key person to the Bluebell class. She holds a National Vocational Qualification (Level 3) in Early Years Care and Education.

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Lesley Harris

Lesley is the joint key person for the Clover class working alongside Amanda; she holds a National Vocational Qualification (Level 3) in Early Years Care and Education and is furthering her knowledge by undertaking a Level 4 Montessori Qualification in Montessori Pedagogy. Lesley is also the nursery SENCo.

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Jessica Dickinson

Jess is the joint key person for the Buttercup class working alongside Julia. She holds a National Vocational Qualification (Level 3) in Early Years Care and Education.

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Jane Overson

Jane works along side Carrie and Maddie and is one of the three key persons to the Poppy class. Jane holds a National Vocational Qualification (Level 2) in Early Years Care and Education and has worked within the childcare sector for many years.

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Amanda Broomhead

Amanda is the joint key person for the Clover class working alongside Lesley. Amanda holds a  National Vocational Qualification (Level 3) in Early Years Care and Education. She  also has a Forest School Programme Leadership Qualification.

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Zoe Patmore

Zoe helps out with all the classes at Meadows and has some key children in the Poppy class.

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