The Staff

Jane Newton (Director)

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Jane may have retired but she is still one of the Directors and you may see her around Ducklings occasionally checking in on us and helping out when other staff are unwell.

Sarah Bold (Managing Director)

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I am Jane's oldest daughter and I deal with the day to day running of Ducklings. 

I have two children of my own who are now at school.

My hobbies include cross stitch and Karate.


Qualifications

BA Fine Art - Sculpture

LV3 in Childcare

LV3 Child Protection

Food Hygiene

Paediatric First Aid

FGM

Prevent

GDPR training

1st Dan (black belt)

Bob Bold (Manging Director)

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I'm Sarah's better half! You will usually find me in the kitchen preparing all the home cooked meals for Ducklings.

My hobbies include DIY and letting out our caravan in Blackpool.


Qualifications  

LV3 in Childcare

LV1 Child protection  

LV2 Food Hygiene 

Paediatric First Aid


Alex (Section Leader)

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Alex is one of our longest known staff members as she used to be a Duckling herself when she was a child!  She entered the Childcare industry after having three of her own children who now attend school. 


She is currently working towards her LV3 Early Years Practitioner and will hopefully complete this in 2018.


Qualifications  

LV2 in Play work

LV1 Child protection  

Paediatric First Aid

Food Hygiene

FGM

Prevent

Signs of Child Neglect

Courtney W (Nursery Assistant)

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Courtney has always wanted to work with children, even choosing to do childcare as an option in high school. She is our youngest member of staff, and is passionate about her chosen career.


She is currently studying for her LV3 in Early Years Education, and hopes to complete it by 2018


Qualifications

LV1 Safeguarding

LV2 Early Years Professional

Prevent

Paediatric First Aid


Lauren (Nursery Assistant)

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Lauren has always wanted to work with children and joined us as an apprentice, she has worked her way through her qualifications and is now a Nursery Assistant.  


Qualifications

LV1 Safeguarding

LV2 Early Years Educator

Prevent FGM

Paediatric First Aid

Courtney E (Apprentice)

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Courtney has just begun her journey into childcare.  What she lacks in childcare qualifications, she certainly makes up for in passion and enthusiasm!


She is currently studying for her LV2 Early Years Educator which she hopes to complete by the end of 2018


Qualifications

LV1 Safeguarding

Paediatric First Aid

FGM

Prevent