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Meet the Team

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At Fingertips, our fantastic team of highly qualified Early Years education specialists help your child develop as a unique individual. In addition, a number of our team are qualified Level 3 Forest School practitioners and lead on Forest School sessions.  We are extremely proud of the huge range of skills and personal passion each member brings to our special team.

Jenny Herbaut

HEAD TEACHER

 

  • 20 years experience working with children

  • Qualified Early Years Teacher

  • FAA Level 3 Paediatric First Aid

  • Certificate in Child Protection Awareness

  • Designated Safeguarding Officer

  • SENCO

  • First Class BA Honours in History

Shaun Herbaut

FOREST SCHOOL TEAM LEADER

 

  • Level 4 in Early Years Practice

  • Certificate in Child Protection Awareness

  • Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Award

  • Level 3 Paediatric First Aid Award

  • ITC 16 Hours Forest School First Aid Award

Sarah Miles

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Katie Lo Giudicie

FOREST SCHOOL TEAM LEADER

  • Degree in Creative Expressive Therapies

  • Masters in Art Psychotherapy

  • Food Hygiene Certificate

  • Safeguarding Awareness Level 2

  • Prevent Duty

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Elaine New

KEY PERSON

  • FAA Level 3 Paediatric First Aid

  • Safeguarding Children Training Certificate

  • Channel General Awareness Certificate

TEAM LEADER AND DESIGNATED SAFEGUARDING OFFICER

  • BTEC National Diploma in Childhood Studies

  • FAA Level 3 Paediatric First Aid

  • Safeguarding Children: Designated Person 2016

  • Food Hygiene Training

  • ASA Level 1 Swimming Teacher

  • Channel General Awareness Certificate

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Ross Truefitt

FOREST SCHOOL TEACHER

  • Training towards a NVQ Level 3 in Early Years

  • Paediatric First Aid

  • Food Hygiene Certificate

  • Effective SafeguardingPractice Level 2

  • Prevent Duty

  • FGM Awareness

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Anita Croft

KEY PERSON AND GROUP LEADER

  • CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People's Workforce

  • FAA Level 3 Paediatric First Aid

  • Safeguarding Children Training Certificate

  • Food Hygiene Training

  • Channel General Awareness Certificate

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Charlie Norwood

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Kasia Truefitt

KEY PERSON

  • BA Hons In Dance and Choreography

  • Masters In Choreography

  • Qualified Dancing Mindfulness Practitioner

  • FAA Level 3 Paediatric First Aid

  • Safeguarding Children Training Certificate

  • Channel General Awareness Certificate

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KEY PERSON

  • CACHE Level 2 Diploma in Children Care and Education

  • 12 Hour - Paediatric First Aid

  • Prevent Duty In An Early Years Environment Level 2

  • BTEC Level 1 Diploma In Health and Social Care

  • Effective Safeguarding Practice Level 2

  • Key Person In An Early Years Setting Level 2

  • Food Hygiene and Safety Level 2

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Tabitha Mackness

KEY PERSON

  • Safeguarding Level 2

  • BA English & History of Art

  • Training towards a NVQ Level 3 in Early Years

  • Effectice Safeguarding Practice

  • FGM Awarness

  • Prevent Duty

Colleen Nurse

KEY PERSON AND GROUP LEADER

 

 

  • BA (Hons) Degree in Early Years

  • FAA Level 3 Paediatric First Aid

  • Certificate in Child Protection Awareness 

  • Diploma in Nursery Nursing (NNEB)

  • Food Hygiene Certificate

  • Safeguarding Children Training Certificate

  • Channel General Awareness Certificate

TEAN LEADER

  • Qualified Teacher Status - Under the UC Directive

  • Bachelor Degree in Sociology

  • NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

  • TQUK Level 3 Award In Paediatric Frist Aid

  • Safeguarding of Children Level 2

  • FGM: Recognising and Preventing

  • Protecting Children from Sexual Exploitation

  • Manual Handling for Low Risk Environments

  • Food Safety Level 1

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Amy Hancock

LEAD SENCO

  • FAA Level 3 Paediatric First Aid

  • Safeguarding Children Training Certificate

  • Channel General Awareness Certificate

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Manjola Prela

KEY PERSON

  • Effective Safeguarding Practice

  • Prevent Duty In An Early Years Environment Level 2

  • FGM Awareness

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Hollie Ferguson

TEAM LEADER

  • EffectiveSafeguarding Practivce Level 2

  • Prevent Duty In An Early Years Environment Level 2

  • FGM Awareness

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Jo Marriott 

KEY PERSON

  • FAA Level 3 Paediatric First Aid

  • Diploma in Nursery Nursing

  • Effective Safeguarding Practice Level 2

  • FGM Awareness

  • Prevent Duty In Early Years Environment

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Mariana Cheng

KEY PERSON

  • 12 Hour - Paediatric First Aid

  • Prevent Duty In An Early Years Environment Level 2

  • Effective Safeguarding Practice Level 2

  • FGM Awareness

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Eleanor Jones

KEY PERSON

  • Effective Safeguarding Practice Level 2

  • FAA Level 3 Paediatric First Aid

  • Prevent Duty In An Early Years Environment Level 2

  • FGM Awareness