Our Team

Our Team

Due to our commitment to safeguarding children, we follow a carefully structured recruitment and selection procedure. Our setting is led by an experienced Manager who leads the team of qualified Pre School assistants.

Staffing levels are correct to the adult: child ratios and all training and qualification requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage. All our staff are carefully chosen for their many excellent qualities, experience, personality and most importantly their dedication to and enthusiasm for teaching children to learn through play. All staff are DBS checked and qualified. We are committed to providing a supportive and progressive environment for staff where on-going training and development needs are met.

Anne is our Manager and co owner of the setting. She has over 20 years experience in childcare and has achieved Early Years Professional status to compliment her BA Hons in early childhood education. Anne has been with Blue Bear for over 20 years, she has extensive experience and knowledge of all curriculum/government legislation as well as children’s individual emotional and developmental needs. Anne is also a dedicated lead practitioner with Lancashire EYFS Consultants team.
Early Years Professional Status, BA honours – Childcare & Early Years. NNEB, SENCO, Portage, First Aid, Food Hygiene, B.S.L. Makaton, Safeguarding.

 

         Paul is Co Owner and Business Director of the setting.         He has over 20 years experience within education.

 

 

Michaela is our Administration Clerk, she has been with Blue Bear for over 15 years.

NVQ 3, First Aid, Safeguarding, Food Hygiene

 

 

Heather is an early years educator and is the Adventurers as the Room Leader. She is qualified to NVQ 3 and has been with Blue Bear for over 7 years.

NVQ 3, First Aid, Safeguarding

 

 

Trudi is an early years educator working in the Adventurers room. She is qualified to NVQ 3. Trudi has been with Blue Bear over 20 years.

NVQ 3, First Aid, Safeguarding

 

Shirrell is an early years educator working in the Adventurers room. She is qualified to NVQ 3. Shirrell has been with Blue Bear for over 2 years.

NVQ 3, First Aid, Safeguarding

 

 

Amy is an early years educator working in the Adventurers room. She is qualified to NVQ 3. Amy has been with Blue Bear for 1 year.

NVQ 3, First Aid, Safeguarding

 

 

Sophie is our early years apprentice working in the Adventurers room. She is currently striving to achieve her NVQ 3. Sophie has been with Blue Bear for over 1 year.

 

First Aid, Safeguarding

 

 

Danielle is an early years educator and is the Explorers room leader. She is qualified to NVQ 3 and has over 16 years experience in child care. Danielle has been with Blue Bear for over 4 years.

NVQ 3, First Aid, Safeguarding, Food Hygiene

 

 

Ashley is an early years educator working in the Explorers room, she is qualified to NVQ 3 and has her BA Hons in early years. Ashley has been with Blue Bear for over 5 years.

NVQ 3, First Aid, Safeguarding, BA Hons

 

 

Sara is an early years educator working in the Adventurers room. She is qualified to NVQ 3. Sara has been with Blue Bear for over 5 years.

NVQ 3, First Aid, Safeguarding

 

 

Katie is an early years educator working in the Explorers room. She is currently completing her training programme.

First Aid, Safeguarding

 

 

Contact Blue Bear Pre-School (Freckleton) Ltd. for more information –

Telephone – 01772 633390