Clare Moore

Hi, I’m Clare Moore and I am manager at Woodlands Playgroup.  I qualified with an N.N.E.B. qualification in 1990 and have worked as a nursery nurse in various settings since.  I began working at Woodlands in 2002 as an assistant and became manager in 2010.  To help aid my own development for this position I began a course at Teesside University, I graduated in 2012 with a BA Hons degree in Leadership Management (in Early Years Practice).

Angie Wells

Hi, my name is Angie Wells and I am Deputy Manager at Woodlands.  I have been working with children since 1988 when I qualified as a teacher with a BEd. Hons degree from Sheffield University.  I took a break to have my own children and then came back to enjoy working with the children at Woodlands, after taking an NVQ3 course in early years.

 "I was anxious leaving Aisling at Nursery, the first day she came home smelling of Angie's perfume, she had been hugged all day. She is now a huge Angie fan and skips into Woodlands a happy, confident, little girl" - Rupi Timmons

Jane Fishburn

My name is Jane and I have a Level 3 qualification in Children’s Care, Learning and Development.  I have worked in childcare since 2009. I have 3 children all of whom attended Woodlands Playgroup.

Camilla Duffy

My name is Camilla, I am a qualified level 3 teaching assistant and a level 3 early years practitioner with a diploma for the children and young peoples workforce. I have worked at Woodlands since 2014 and keep my training and skills up to date.

Gillian Connor

My name is Gill and I have been working with children since 2017. I am a qualified level 3 teaching assistant and level 3 early years practitioner. My son came to Woodlands in 2017 and I began working here in 2019. I hold a level 1 qualification in  Makaton. 

Ellie Tatters

Hi, my name is Ellie and I am a playgroup assistant at Woodlands. After I completed my BTEC health and Social course at sixth form I began an apprenticeship at Woodlands in 2019. I have completed this and now have a level 3 Early Years Practitioner qualification. In 2021, I also completed a level 1 Makaton course.

Naomi Martyn

Hi, my name is Naomi I am level 3 qualified in Early Years and Education. I completed my course in 2017 at York College and I hold a level 4 qualification too. I have worked in various childcare settings since completing my course.  I came to work at Woodlands in 2020. My daughter now attends Woodlands and she enjoys her time here.