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“The staff are fantastic, It’s like leaving my daughter with a friend rather than a nursery setting”

-Parent Comment

Angela Wetton

I am the manager/owner of Co-operative Play and Learn. I have a Diploma in Childcare and Education plus relevant certifictes in First Aid, Safeguarding and Food Hygiene. I set up Co-operative Play and Learn in February 2014 after working for the Leicester City Council in the Sure Start Centres for the past 5 years. I have worked alongside many professionals such as health visitors, speech and language therapists, Early Years teachers which has helped to increase my learning and awareness of children’s development 0-5 years. I have also worked for Barnardos, in private day nurseries, schools and as a child-minder.

Lauren McClelland

I am a preschool assistant at Co-operative Play and Learn. I work full time all year round. I have worked in nurseries and preschools since I was 18 years old, working from being an apprentice to now being Level 3 qualified. I hold relevant qualifications including Safeguarding, First Aid, Food Hygiene and understanding Autism.

Debbie Garratt

I am the Deputy Manager, SENCO and Safeguarding Lead at Co-operative Play and Learn. I have been NNEB qualified since 1991 and I also hold relevant certificates in First Aid, Food Hygiene. I have worked in private day nurseries with children 0 – 8 years. I have worked alongside may professionals including Speech and Language, Health Visitors, Social Workers and foundation Stage Teachers.

Tracy Batchelor

I am a preschool assistant at Co-operative Play and Learn. I hold a NVQ level 3 certificate in childcare. I also have other certificates in Safeguarding, First Aid and Food Hygiene. I have worked with many children including children with SEN at various setting including. schools, playgroups and childminders for 20 years.

Neelam Solanki

 I am a part time preschool assistant at Co-operative Play and Learn. I have worked in private nurseries as a nursery nurse with children 0 – 5 years. I also have experience as a room leader in a preschool.

Monika Grablewska

 I am a 1:1 support worker at Co-operative Play and Learn. I have many years’ experience working with children and young people 2 – 16 years. I have a master’s degree in Polish Philology and Education. I obtained Qualified Teacher Status in 2012.