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Children In Need this Friday. CLASH YOUR CLOTHES. Please wear anything that clashes to support Children In Need. We have refurbished all our rooms. Have a look and let us know what you think. Thank you for completing our latest questionnaire. Have a look at the results of this on our display at the Centre, and how we plan to improve our Centre, which includes more Forest School activities, and more stay and play activities.
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Meet Our Staff

Our Admin and Site Team

Our Admin and Site Team 1 Felicity - Receptionist
Our Admin and Site Team 2 Sandra - Receptionist
Our Admin and Site Team 3 Jane - Bursar
Our Admin and Site Team 4 Shane - Caretaker
Our Admin and Site Team 5 Julie - Catering Assistant

Felicity - I have worked at the centre for three years and living in Bristol for five years.

I have an 11 year old son, I love to read books and cook.

My future goals are to join the gym and get a dog.

 

Sandra - I have been at the centre for 5 years, working as a receptionist for 3 days a week.

I enjoy welcoming the parents/carers and children and assisting staff in my admin. role.

 

Jane - message to come.

 

Shane - message to come.

 

Julie - message to come.

Leadership Team

Leadership Team 1 Tracey Cotterell - Centre Lead and Lead Teacher
Leadership Team 2 Rebecca Moore - Day Care Manager
Leadership Team 3 Haley Mogg - Day Care Manager
Leadership Team 4 Sarah Swann - SENCO

Tracey - I have worked at Badock's Wood for almost four years now.  Teaching is my life and teaching our young children is the best job in the world.  I feel privileged to be working with the young people in Southmead.  We are so lucky to have an amazing outside space and a wood on our doorstep, so with my Forest School hat on, and teaching young children, it does not get much better than working here!  At home I spend my free time with my geese, ducks and chickens (they come in with me sometimes too) and growing and weaving willow.

 

Becky - I have worked at Brentry and Henbury Children's Centre for nearly four years.  I came to Badock's Wood Children's Centre when the two sites began working together in January 2017.  I am full time and over see admissions and staffing.  I am passionate about early years and supporting families. At Brentry I began by running the baby room and then took on management duties.

 

Haley - I have just joined the Badock's team in Sept 2017 after working for Brentry and Henbury Children's Centre for 13.5 years.  I have a passion for outdoor learning and I am a level 3 Forest School leader.  I am also passionate about physical activity and feel it is important to provide children with regular access to this, promoting healthy lifestyles and supporting their physical development.  You will often find me at a dance or spin class or going for a run.

Snowdrop Room - under twos

Snowdrop Room - under twos 1 Emma - Room Leader
Snowdrop Room - under twos 2 Lynn - Room Leader and Forest School Leader
Snowdrop Room - under twos 3 Emily - Early Years Practitioner
Snowdrop Room - under twos 4 Sherry - Early Years Practitioner

Emma - I have been working at the centre for six years. I am level 3 qualified and I specialise in looking after the under 2's. I am passionate about working closely with families.  My hobbies are going to the gym and reading.

 

Lynn - message to come

 

Sherry - photo to come - I am a fully qualified level 3 early years practitioner.  I have worked in our baby room for 2 1/2 years. I feel passionate about the care and experience that I can offer families and their children.

I enjoy working alongside our happy and friendly team. 

Outside of work I enjoy family time with my own children making memories.  for the future I hope to continue working in our baby room to broaden my knowledge and experience to give families my best duty of care.

 

Emily - I am level three qualified.  I have been working here for three years.  During my time here I have worked across all age groups.  I enjoy arts and crafts, and in my spare time I like to spend time with my family and friends.

Orchid Room - 2 year olds

Orchid Room - 2 year olds 1 Tanya - Room Leader
Orchid Room - 2 year olds 2 Elize - Early Years Practitioner
Orchid Room - 2 year olds 3 Julie - Early Years Practitioner
Orchid Room - 2 year olds 4 Louise - Early Years Practitioner
Orchid Room - 2 year olds 5 Daisy - Early Years Practitioner
Orchid Room - 2 year olds 6 Inaki - Early Years Practitioner
Orchid Room - 2 year olds 7 Rachel - Early Years Practitioner

Tanya - Message to come.

 

Elize - I have been at the centre for nine years, I worked in the baby room for five years.  I then worked for six months in the pre-school room before going on maternity leave and since returning I have been working with our two year olds.

 

Louise - I've worked in all three rooms around the centre for three years now.  I have also worked closely with our SEN team.

 

I enjoy exploring music and instruments with the children and love practicing new songs with them.  Outside of work my hobbies are going to the theatre and riding my bike.

 

Julie - I have worked at Badock's Wood Children's Centre for the past five years and hold a level three Early Years Qualification.  My passions are for art and design which I enjoy incorporating within the children's activities.

 

Daisy - I have been with Badock's Wood Children's Centre for about five years.  I have a level 3 in Early years.  I have recently qualified as a Forest School leader and look forward to sharing wonderful experiences with the children.  I have previously been part of the SEN (special educational needs) team which played a big part in developing my passion for supporting children with educational needs.

 

Inaki - My name is Inaki, I am from Spain.  I have been working in the Centre for two years now.  I love sports especially tennis (I am a tennis coach).  I also like going to the cinema and travelling and enjoy my free time with my family and friends.

 

Rachel - Hello, I'm Rachel.  I've been working at Badock's Wood Children's Centre for three years, and I am based in the two year old room.  I have a level 3 childcare qualification and since graduating with an English literature degree, I have a passion for children's literacy and story telling, and hope to develop this further across our centre in the future.

 

In my spare time I enjoy reading, seeing live music/theatre in Bristol, and a bit of baking too!

Foxglove Room - Pre-school Room

Foxglove Room - Pre-school Room 1 Alison - Room Leader
Foxglove Room - Pre-school Room 2 Sam - Early Years Practitioner
Foxglove Room - Pre-school Room 3 Louise - Early Years Practitioner
Foxglove Room - Pre-school Room 4 Dorina - Early Years Practitioner

Alison - I have been at the Children's Centre for 10 years and have worked with all ages.  I am currently working with the 3 - 4 year olds, where I enjoy extending the children's learning and exploring how they learn.

 

Sam - I've been at the centre for nearly four years.  I started in the baby room and I'm now in our pre-school room.  I am currently working towards my level 3 qualification.

 

Dorina - Hello, I am Dorina!  I have been at the centre for two years.  I graduated in Budapest as a primary school teacher and worked in schools in Hungary before moving to England three years later.  Now I work in the pre-school room and I am also part of the Forest School team, an area that I am passionate about.  In my spare time I enjoy being outdoors and running.

 

Louise - message to come.

 

Henna - message to come.

We will be adding our details to this page shortly.  In the meantime if you need any information please call us on 0117 3772343
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