Our Staff

The team at Hempsted Playgroup are dedicated and highly skilled practitioners. Their warmth and expertise makes playgroup a welcoming  and enriching environment for preschool children.
"We seek to create a positive and happy environment, building relationships with parents and carers, so we can work together in partnership helping in their childs learning".  
Sharon Johnson


Sharon is our Playgroup Manager and team leader. She has worked at playgroup as a practitioner for 16 years and is our most experienced and qualified member. 

Sharon holds a level 3 Diploma in  Pre-school practice and level 4 Higher Diploma in Early Years qualification in Early Years.

She is also our Designated Safe Guard Lead DSL) and our SENDCo.

Sharon is our Lead Behaviour and Communication and Language person

She is qualified in Paediatric First Aid,  Food Hygiene.

Jane Knight

Jane joined our Playgroup in 2016.

She has recently achieved her Level 3 Early Years Educator.

She is qualified in Paediatric First Aid Training.

Jane is our SENDco .

Amy Bullock

Amy is our trainee who started with us as a playgroup parent in 2017. She has a level 3 in Children and Young People in the Workforce.

Amy is our Health, Safety and Fire Marshall.

All our staff are approriately qualified and have been checked for criminal and other records through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) in accordance with statutory requirements.   They regularly attend refresher courses for Safeguarding, and keep up to date with child welfare awareness.  

"The Welfare of the Child is Paramount"  Childrens Act 1989

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