The Bumblebees Team
Angie Puttock – Playgroup Leader
Angie joined Bumblebees in 2001. She holds a BA (Hons) in Early Years and is the settings Safeguarding Children Co-Ordinator and SENCO (Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator). Angie has also completed the CACHE Level 3 Award in Supporting Children & Young People’s Speech, Language and Communication and achieved a SEN Accreditation.
Debbie Cosby – Playgroup Supervisor
Debbie joined Bumblebees in 1999. She holds a CACHE Level 3 NVQ in Early Years Care and Education. Other responsibilities include Behaviour Management. Debbie has recently qualified for her Level 4 qualification in Leadership and Management. Debbie has also completed the CACHE Level 3 Award in Supporting Children & Young People’s Speech, Language and Communication.
Janet Lachasseigne – Playgroup Assistant
Janet has been with Bumblebees since 2000 and is qualified to CACHE Level 3 NVQ in Children’s Care, Learning and Development. She is also the Equal Opportunities and Looked After Children’s Officer and Two Year Old Co-Ordinator.
Jackie Turner – Playgroup Assistant
Jackie joined Bumblebees in 2006 and is qualified to CACHE Level 3 NVQ in Early Years Care and Education. She has also completed her CACHE Level 3 Award in Supporting Children & Young People’s Speech, Language and Communication. The children especially enjoy story times with Jackie!
Chris Faulkner – Playgroup Assistant & Office Manager
Chis is qualified to CACHE Level 3 for the Children and Young People’s Workforce. Chris looks after the admin for the playgroup. She has been with Bumblebees since 2012.
Pam Manners – Playgroup Assistant
Pam is qualified to CACHE Level 3 for the Children and Young People’s Workforce and has been at Bumblebees since 2012.
Joanna Pollard - Playgroup Assistant
Joanna joined Bumblebees in September 2014 and is qualified to CACHE Level 2 for the Children and Young People's Workforce.
Chloe Lathwell - Playgroup Assistant
Chloe joined Bumblebees in November 2014 and is working towards her CACHE Level 3 Advanced Childcare Apprenticeship. She holds a BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (QCF).
Jane Hill - Playroup Assistant
Jane jointed Bumblebees in March 2015. She has worked in a variety of childcare roles during her career and holds an NNEB qualification (equivalent to Level 3).
Denise Marsala - Playgroup Assistant
Denise joined Bumblebees in February 2015 following a 7 year career in childcare. Denise holds a Level 3 qualification in childcare.
Sarah Hatton - Playgroup Assistant
Sarah joined Bumblebees in April 2015 and is working towards her Cache Level 2 qualification in Early Years Education and Care.
Committee Members: Alison White (Treasurer), Fiona Mason (Secretary), Sue Hogg, David Coulson, Sarah Abbott, Hannah Tearle.