Meet the team

We’re only as good as our staff and thankfully they’re really, really good!

Manager – Mrs Catherine Hallam

National Nursery Examining Board NNEB /A1 Assessor in Childcare & Education Training of students

I became Manager of Kinder Kids Pre-School in Jan 2006.

Prior to this I was a Nursery Manager working for a Church school and later a Foundation stage which worked well as a progressive stage in its own rights, but in its own setting.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Involvement in presenting current practice in Parents as Partners courses for Derbyshire
  • Involvement in presenting Assessment through Observation Training to Early Years Professionals in Derbyshire
  • Involvement in Derbyshire task group in Progress Matters – tracking learning in EYFS
  • Nominated from Derbyshire Education to develop greater partnerships with Hayfield School

Mrs Carol AndrewAssistant – Mrs Carol Andrew

BTEC National Certificate in Early Years – July 2002. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

I joined Kinder Kids Pre-School in September 2002 as Assistant.

Before this I worked for Nat West Bank for 24 years.  In 2000 I decided I needed a career change and trained whilst still working for the Bank, leaving in September 2002.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Paediatric first aid
  • Involvement in Derbyshire task group in Progress Matters – tracking learning in EYFS
  • Nominated from Derbyshire Education to develop greater partnerships with Hayfield School