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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Amanda Broomhead

Amanda is the deputy managers at Meadows and is also the joint key person for the Buttercup class, working alongside Jane. Amanda holds a National Vocational Qualification (Level 3) in Early Years Care and Education and Integrating Montessori Practice (IMP) qualification. She  also has a Forest School Programme Leadership Qualification and runs regular Forest School sessions. All of Amanda’s four children have attended Meadows.

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Jessica Dickinson

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

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Julia Silvester

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

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Jane Overson

Jane is the joint key person for the Buttercup class working alongside Amanda. 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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Zoe Patmore

Zoe  is the joint key person for the Bluebell class working alongside Aimee. Zoe holds a National Vocational Qualification (Level 3) in Early Years Care and Education.

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Aimee Savill

Aimee is the joint key person to the Bluebell class and works alongside Zoe. Aimee holds a National Vocational Qualification (Level 2) in Early Years Care and Education and is currently working towards her Level 3.

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Sam Law

Sam is the key person for the Clover class.  Sam holds a National Vocational Qualification (Level 3) in Early Years Care and Education.

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Daniel Pipe

Dan is the joint key person to the Poppy class working alongside Julia and Jess.

Kiya Skelton

Kiya is our nursery helper and assists in all of the classes wherever she is needed. Kiya is gaining experience in a nursery setting before heading off to University to pursue her dream of childcare.

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