CAROLYN STOKES - MANAGER
Having been at Cygnets since 2010, Carolyn took over as Manager in January 2018. Carolyn holds a level 5 Foundation Degree in Leadership for the Children and Young People's Workforce Early Years Advanced Practice. She has in depth knowledge of OFSTED statutory requirements and her duties include Keyperson, Designated Safeguarding Lead, Health & Safety Officer and Committee link.
"My favourite thing about Cygnets is the environment we have created, ensuring each child is celebrated in their own unique way".
MANDY ANDERSON - DEPUTY MANAGER
Mandy has worked in Early Years for 13 years. Mandy joined the Cygnets team in April 2015. Mandy's responsibilities include Deputy Safeguarding Officer, Special Educational Needs Coordinator and Key Person.
"My favourite thing about Cygnets is how everybody gets on - we are all one big team".
EMILY BUCKINGHAM - EARLY YEARS PRACTITIONER
Emily joined Cygnets in May 2018, having previously served on our Management Committee. She holds a level 3 in Early Years Care & Education and has over 10 years' experience in the childcare sector. Emily's roles include being a key person.
"My favourite thing about Cygnets is playing an important part in children's and family's lives, knowing I can make a difference.".
DEBBIE summons - EARLY YEARS PRACTITIONER
Debbie joined the team in January 2017 with 14 years of experience in the early years sector. Debbie has a level 4 in Early Years Practice. Debbie's roles include being a key person.
"My favourite thing about Cygnets is all the people I get to work with including colleagues, children and their families.".
CLAIRE ANSELL - AFTER SCHOOL CLUB ASSISTANT
Claire primarily works in After School Club - as the title suggests! She provides a range of activities for children who end the day with us after their day in school. She has a wealth of experience teaching outdoor education and Forest schools to children from nursery age through to 11 years.
"My favourite thing about Cygnets is the kind, caring and fun environment we provide for the children and the lovely, friendly colleagues.".