Staff at The Den are highly qualified in a range of key areas:
Qualified Teacher Status
Level 2-3 childcare qualification
Child protection training
12 hour paediatric first aid training
Food handling and hygiene training
Child Mental Health training
Anna Griffin - Founder and manager of The Den, Anna is a qualified PE teacher with 25 years of teaching experience. She has a passion for the great outdoors and places huge emphasis on outdoor play as part of the club's daily routine - come rain or shine!
Jackie Stanfield - Jackie is our new manager at The Den - she is highly qualified and full of brilliant ideas! She embodies the essence of our setting - keeping play and fun at the core of all sessions.
Amy Vickery - is our new Deputy Manager and has thrown herself right in at the deep end with crafts and play! Amy leads The Den on Monday and Tuesday nights and has been an awesome addition to our team!
Rachel Attride - Rachel has been a stalwart of the All Saints playground for years - a keen outdoors girl she's always ready to get outside and get stuck in with play of all kinds! She has a keen understanding of what makes kids tick and they love her for that!
Cara Penny - Cara is now a well-established member of the team and loves nothing more than playing a good board game! Cara has a keen eye for the toys that will spark our kids' interest and the kids love that!
Katie Young - Katie started with us to just 'help out' but was soon drawn into the fun and is now working with us regularly. She has a calm and warm approach that the kids really engage with.
Lucy Haskins - is our newest member staff who has oodles of experience working with children in dance and music, running her own business working with EYFS. She is super keen on being active with the children and has settled in just wonderfully with our kids!