Meet the team

Childcare Manager
Carole Jones

Childcare Manager
Carole Jones
Worked here since: Sept 2002, but was a volunteer before this
The best thing about working here: The children
Has worked in childcare for: 28 years
Favourite activity with the children: Busy feet with the playgroup children (singing and dancing)
Favourite movie: Dirty Dancing
Favourite meal: Full English breakfast


Early years professional play worker
Lauren Morris

Early years professional play worker
Lauren Morris
Worked here since: September 2021
The best thing about working here: Watching children grow and progress
Favourite activity with the children: Holiday activities (Christmas, Halloween etc)
Favourite movie: This mean war
Favourite meal: Pasta


Early years professional play worker
Chantel Mortlock

Early years professional play worker
Chantel Mortlock
Worked here since: September 2021
The best thing about working here: The children
Favourite activity with the children: Making sandcastle’s
Favourite movie: Shrek
Favourite meal: Pasta


Early years professional play worker
Alison Thompson

Early years professional play worker
Alison Thompson
Worked here since: September 2021
The best thing about working here: The children
Favourite activity with the children: Balance beam
Favourite movie: Moana
Favourite meal: Roast dinner


Station House, Shayla
Early years professional play worker
Shayla Danforth

Early years professional play worker
Shayla Danforth
Worked here since: July 2016
Best thing about working here: Working with different children
Has worked in childcare for: 4 years
Favourite activity with the children: Crafts and painting
Favourite movie: Just go with it
Favourite meal: Pasta


Station House, Amy
Early years professional
Amy Colbeck

Early years professional
Amy Colbeck
Worked here since: November 2016
The best thing about working here: Seeing all the children progress and their smiling faces
Has worked in childcare for: 13 years
Favourite activity with the children: Anything messy
Favourite movie: All the Disney films
Favourite meal: Roast dinner


Station House, Bernie
Early years professor and play worker
Bernie Jones

Early years professor and playworker
Bernie Jones
Worked here since: January 2017
The best thing about working here: All of it!
Favourite activity with the children: Everything, working with the playgroup children especially
Favourite movie: Rocky films, Dirty dancing, Ghost
Favourite meal: All kinds of food and cuisines


Station House, Karen
Early years practitioner
Karen Till

Early years practitioner
Karen Till
Started as a volunteer in 2008, then became employed. Karen had a break for maternity leave and came back in 2017.
The best thing about working here: Happy children, a great place to be, great staff
Favourite activity: Singing
Favourite movie: Lost Boys
Favourite meal: Thai food


Station House, Yvonne
Deputy Childcare Manager Yvonne Friend Jones

Deputy Childcare Manager
Yvonne Friend Jones
Worked here since 2017 after a long career in childminding
The best thing about working here: Friendly staff and the happy faces of the children
Favourite activity: Singing
Favourite movie: Mystic Pizza
Favourite meal: Chinese food


Station House, Charlotte
Chief Executive
Charlotte Williams

Chief Executive
Charlotte Williams
Worked here since: April 2006
The best thing about working here: I like working in a small place because you feel like you really make a difference, and when I get fed up of working in the office, I can go downstairs and play games with the kids
Has worked in childcare for: I’ve been working in community projects for over 16 years
Favourite activity with the children: The fire-pit or anything messy
Favourite movie: Apollo 13
Favourite meal: Seafood platter