We have a hard working, dedicated and strongly motivated team, who are fun, caring and welcoming.
Springwood puts great emphasis on staff’s continued professional development (CPD) to embrace staff’s skills, abilities and knowledge, to continue to offer best possible care and education for all our children.
All members of Springwood hold full and relevant Early Years qualifications or they are working towards one.
They are also trained in First Aid and in Safeguarding and Child protection.
Rachael is Director of Springwood Preschool and Springwood Park Preschool and Nursery. She has many years working in Early Years. Rachael holds a Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies. In Rachael's spare time she enjoys forest walks with her family.
Perie is our Safeguarding Lead Officer and she holds Level 3 qualification.
She loves looking after children and enjoys craft activities and exploring the garden looking for mini beasts.
In her spare time, she enjoys going
to the gym and walking her dog.
Kirsty has worked for Springwood Copnor for a few years, our children really enjoy Kirsty's way of teaching. She is creative, and enjoys spending time with the children especially her key group. Kirsty is level 6 qualified in childcare.
Shelley is our ball of energy, she is always there to put a smile on your face and make you laugh. The children have lots of fun with Shelley, and also really enjoy some quiet time reading with Shelley or looking at interest things they have discovered in our environment. Shelley is level 2 qualified and working towards her level 3 in childcare.
Hi my name is Holly I am a level 3 practitioner at Springwood. I am a 1-1 and a key worker within the setting and I enjoy working with the children watching them develop, learn and grow and having an amazing bond with them. Outside of work I have two girls and I enjoy taking them horse riding, forest walks and spending time with family and friends
Hi my name is Chloe I have just completed my level 3 in Early Years. I absolutely love working with children especially creating spaces for them to learn. When I’m not at work I volunteer with brownies and spending time with family and friends
Hi I am Emma. I've worked at SpringwoodPpreschool since Sept 2022.
My joy is working with children.
Watching them grow and develop each day.
I am a level 2 childcare practitioner, and hope in the future to complete my level 3. I have experience in Sen needs.
I am a busy mum myself and enjoy my family time with my two doggies too.