Meet Our Team

  • Meet Our Practitioners

    With education and experience in early childhood care
    • Sherry Eden
      Manager

      Hi, I am Sherry and I am the Manager.  I have been at Tiggers Too since 2005 and am qualified to Level 4. I get to work closely with all of the teams and age groups ensuring that we provide the best care and learning for your children. In my spare time I like to keep busy horse riding, snowboarding and cycling.

    • Wendy
      Deputy Manager & SENDCO

      Hi my name is Wendy and I am the Deputy Manager and Special Education Need and Disability Co-ordinator (SENDCO) at Tiggers.

      I have been working here since 2006 and hold an NVQ level 3 in Childcare and Education. I am currently studying Management and Leadership and in my spare time I enjoy spending time with my son.

       

    • Chris Trudgeon
      Handy Man

      Hi, I am Chris and I am the Handy Man and have been at Tiggers since 2006.  The children love to watch me working and ask me lots of questions about what I am doing!  In my spare time I enjoy fishing and riding my motorbike.

    • Janine
      Cook

      My name is Janine and I am the cook here at Tiggers, I have over 11 years’ experience in catering.

      I have an NVQ level 2 in Food preparation and an NVQ level 3 in Kitchen and Larder management as well as a Nutrition and Healthy Eating certificate and Food Hygiene certificate.

      In my spare time I enjoy eating out with friends and family and am currently renovating a bungalow which keeps me very busy!

  • Piglets

    • Gemma
      Lead practitioner

      Hi, I’m Gemma and I am Lead Practitioner in the Piglets’ room.

      I have been at Tiggers since 2009 and have over ten years’ experience in childcare.  I am qualified at level 3 in Childcare and Education.

      I love animals and as well as a puppy I also have a gecko at home.

    • Kelly
      Practitioner

      Hi my name is Kelly and I am a full time nursery practitioner in the Piglets room.  I am qualified to level 3 in Childcare and Education.

      In my spare time I enjoy socialising with my friends and walking on the beach.

  • Roos

    • Natasha
      Lead Practitioner

      Hi, I’m Natasha and I am Lead Practitioner in the Roos’ room and I am also Deputy Designated Child Protection Officer.

      I’ve been at Tiggers since August 2013 and have over 3 years’ experience in childcare.  I am qualified at Level 3 in Childcare, Learning and Development.

      I enjoy spending my free time with family and friends.

    • Amanda
      Practitioner

      Hi, I’m Amanda and I am a full-time nursery practitioner in the Roos’ room and I am the Designated Child Protection Officer.

      I have over 21 years’ experience in childcare and I have a P.P.A. (Pre-School Providers Association) qualification and qualifications in Portage.

      I am very creative, I love gardening and in my spare time I also like to cook up a storm in the kitchen!

    • Jaymee
      Practitioner

      Hello my name is Jaymee and I am a full-time nursery practitioner in the Roos room.

      I have a Level 2 qualification in Health and Social Care and have recently completed a Level 3 apprenticeship in Childcare and Education. I have experience working with young children helping them learn to ride horses.

      In my spare time I enjoy horse riding and taking my younger sister to horse shows.

    • Steph
      Practitioner

      Hi, I’m Steph and I am a full-time nursery practitioner in the Roos’ room.

      I have over 7 years’ experience in and hold level 5 qualification in Childcare as well as a Level 4 qualification in management.

      I enjoy sending my free time with my partner and my 2 cats, Dolly & Belle.

  • Tiggers

    • Penny
      Lead Practitioner

      Hi my name is Penny and I am Lead Practitioner in the Tiggers Room.

      I am level 3 qualified in Childcare and Education and have over 4 years’ experience working with children.

      In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and socialising with my friends.

    • Tracy
      Practitioner

      Hi my name is Tracy and I am a full-time nursery practitioner in the Tiggers room.

      I have over 13 years’ experience working with children and have an NVQ level 2 in Children’s Care Learning and Development.

      In my spare time I enjoy creating mosaic artwork and spending time with my family.

    • Kaz
      Practitioner

      Hi my name is Kaz and I am a full-time nursery practitioner in the Tiggers room.

      I started my career as a nanny in London many years ago and have a Level 3 qualification in Childcare and Education.

      In my spare time, I love to keep busy renovating my house and spending quality time with my family.

    • Laura T
      Practitioner

      Hi my name is Laura and I am a full-time nursery practitioner in the Tiggers room.

      I have over 5 years’ experience working with children and have a Level 3 qualification in Childcare.

      In my spare time, I enjoy socialising with friends and family and decorating my house.

  • Owls

    • Laura
      Lead Practitioner

      Hi I’m Laura and I am the Lead practitioner in the Owls room.

      I Have a Bachelor Honours Degree in Professional Practice in Early Childhood and over 8 years of experience in childcare.

      In my spare time I enjoy walking my dog, travelling and spending time with family and friends.

    • Hilary
      Practitioner

      Hi, I’m Hilary and I am a full-time nursery practitioner in the Owls’ room.

      I have over 30 years’ experience in childcare.  I am qualified at Level 3 in Early Years Care and Education and also at Level 3 in Playwork

      I have 5 children of my own and 3 grandchildren and enjoy spending my free time with them and renovating our new cottage from scratch!

       

    • Sarah
      Apprentice

      Hi I’m Sarah and I am a full-time apprentice in the Owls room.

      I have completed a Childcare course at college and am looking forward to learning more as an apprentice.

      In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my friends and looking after my nephew and God-children.