Our Early Years Team
Kate - Manager
Kate is one of the original children of Bright Sparks! And has been with us now for over 23 years!
Kate holds a BA (Hons) Degree in Early Childhood Studies,a HND in Early Childhood Studies, a Diploma in Pre-School Practice and NVQ Level 2 & 3 in Childcare & Education.
'Outstanding Early Years Individual of the Year' winner 2018
Danni - Deputy Manager
Danni started with us as a student over 10 years ago from John Masefield High school, where she initially undertook an NVQ . She has continued to work very hard since then and is so good that she is now our deputy manager!
Danni holds Early Years Professional Status,Early Years Foundation Degree, NVQ Level 2 & 3 in Childcare & Education.
Jackie - Supervisor
Jackie has been at Bright Sparks for over 10 years when she started as a parent helper. She was so good that we asked her to come on board our team.
Jackie holds a Diploma in Pre-school Practice.
Amanda - Assistant
Amanda was originally one of our many happy parents with twin boys and then a few years later when one of our older members of our team retired, we were pleased to welcome Amanda aboard the Bright sparks team.
Amanda holds a Diploma in Pre-School Practice & a NVQ 2 in Childcare Education.
Heather is our newest member of staff. Heather joins us having worked in a rural nursery,school,been a Nanny to a family and is also a Rainbow & Brownie volunteer.
Heather holds a Level 3 Diploma in Childcare & Education.
Elsa started with us the same time as Kirsty and has worked in Early Years for a number of years within Hereford.
Elsa holds a Level 3 in Health & Social Care.
Kirsty - Assistant
Kirsty started with us when she moved into Hereford when one of our older members of the team set off to do her Teacher training. Kirsty joins us all the way from sunny Wales,where she has worked in Early Years for a number of years.
Kirsty holds a Level 2 Childcare and Education and wishes to work towards a Level 3 qualification very soon.
Please note:ALL Staff have completed Safeguarding Training,Food Hygiene Training and First Aid also.
With Kate,Danni,Jackie,Amanda & Heather also trained in ELKLAN Speech & Language for Under 5's.