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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Zoe Matthews

Zoe is the Deputy Head at Meadows. Zoe is also the key person to the Bluebell class along with Zoe Patmore. She holds a National Vocational Qualification (Level 3) in Early Years Care and Education.

Zoe is the acting Deputy Head whilst Carrie is on Maternity leave

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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 and runs regular Forest School sessions.

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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 is the joint key person for the Poppy 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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Amanda Broomhead

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

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

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Aimee Savill

Aimee is the key person to the Clover class. 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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Lucy Evans

Lucy is our nursery assistant who helps out where she is needed the most. She mainly works with the Poppy Class with Amanda and Jane.

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