Childcare Training

Practical behaviour management and play development training for childcare and school staff. Learn games and activity ideas plus positive behaviour strategies.

Parent Support

Positive parenting using practical strategies. Encouraging good behaviour. Managing misbehaviour. Strengthening relationships. Building confidence.

Workshops & Courses

Circus skills, music workshops, cardboard arcade, game workshops, children’s parties, historical character school visits, team building and confidence building workshops.

Teaching & Tutoring

KS1 & KS2 maths & English. SAT preparation. Fun, dynamic, engaging sessions. Game and play-based learning. Child or school led. PPA and supply teaching. (QTS).

About me

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Recent Work

As Lead Tutor for the first Lumiar School in Europe I have worked as teacher, tutor and mentor for 18 children as part of the pilot project from September to April 2018.

I continue to deliver a range of adult learning courses in Bristol and South Glos and run regular team-building holiday workshops for Wiltshire’s Youth Adventure Trust.

I took on the role of Operational Director for Bristol based charity, Wider World delivering the charity’s enrichment programme for 12 primary-aged children.

I deliver play training for Wiltshire Council Leisure Centre staff ahead of their summer Activate programmes each year and behavior training for numerous childcare settings as part of their staff training days.

I continue to deliver parenting courses for groups and individuals in Bath and Bristol. 

Experience & Qualifications

I’m an experienced and qualified teacher, trainer and project manager working with parents, children, young people and childcare professionals since 2001. I hold a bachelor or arts honours degree in music composition, Level 5 Management BTEC, Triple P parenting practitioner accreditation and qualified teacher status.

Career

Since graduating in 2001 I worked as a playworker and childcare manager, designing & delivering activity programmes, managing staff and supporting parents. 

Between 2005-07 I worked for Reading Borough Council as Extended Services Co-ordinator, moving to Wiltshire Council to take the position of Study Support Co-rodinator in the Extended Services Team. From there I worked in schools in Wiltshire as Extended Services Co-ordinator before training as a teacher and starting my freelance business.

Since 2011 I have worked with local authorities, schools, charities, business and individuals delivering training, activities, courses, tutoring and projects across the South West.

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