The EYFS Team
Welcome to Early Years at The John Bamford Primary School. In our Early Years we have a highly experienced team of practitioners who are passionate about your child’s development and the quality of care and education we provide.
We are special at The John Bamford Primary School because our team work together to not only enable our children to learn but we also support each other in becoming the best that we can be. Through reflective practice and continued professional development, our Early Years setting goes from strength to strength.
We have a community of wonderful children, a committed team and families who are supportive and engaged in school life. We would love you to visit and meet the inspiring staff, feel the warmth of The John Bamford community and view our amazing environment.
Early Years Leader
Meet the Team
Click on the images below to find out more about our experienced Early Years practitioners.
Reception Staff (ID 1090)
Mrs E. DeanReception -Phase Team One/Early Years Leader
Mrs E. Dean
Mrs V. HoughReception Teacher
Mrs V. Hough
Mrs S. ElcockTeaching Assistant
Mrs S. Elcock
Miss M. HowardTeaching Assistant
Miss M. Howard
Nursery and JB Tots
Nursery (ID 1030)
Mrs E. DeanEarly Years Leader
Mrs E. Dean
Ms F. TromanManager
Ms F. Troman
Hello, my name is Ms Troman and I am delighted to be a member of the Early Years team at John Bamford Primary School. I have worked within the school for the past 19 years and my present role is as a Play Leader in the Nursery. I have two children, Jack is a Naval Officer and Emily is a primary school teacher. In my spare time I enjoy shopping and going for long walks up the chase with my little white dog, "Oskar".
Mrs C. AndersonManager
Mrs C. Anderson
Hi I'm Mrs Anderson and I have worked at JB Tots since 2017. As a fully qualified and experienced practitioner, I dedicate my time within nursery as a positive role model to all of the children. I love working with children and feel privileged to be a part of the foundations of their lives and putting a smile on their faces as we go through this journey. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.
Miss S. StringerTots Lead
Miss S. Stringer
Hi, I'm Miss Stringer I have worked at John Bamford for nearly 4 years. I studied my Level 3 Early Years course at college, while at college I had placements throughout The John Bamford Primary school, during my placements I fell in love with the school and the teachers. I was very fortunate that after my course I was able to get a job working in the nursery. I love being able to watch the children explore the nursery environment and be able to help them learn and grow throughout Tots and Nursery.
Mrs J. KeatleyChildcare Educator/Administrator
Mrs J. Keatley
Hi my name is Mrs Keatley. I am a Play Worker and the Admin Manager and I have been part of the nursery team since November 2020. I have a level 3 in Children's Care, Learning and Development and have over 20 years experience in early years settings. I have 4 children of my own, 2 of which are grown up and a grandaughter.
Mrs C. WilliamsChildcare Educator
Mrs C. Williams
Hi my name is Mrs Williams and I am a Play Worker in the nursery at The John Bamford School. I have worked at the school for 4 years. I have a 12 year old son who used to attend the school which is how I started by helping out on school trips and started a casual position in the Nursery. I absolutely love to see the children learning, playing and having fun and knowing that they have had a good day at Nursery is a pleasure to see.
Mrs P. RileyChildcare Educator
Mrs P. Riley
Hi, my name is Mrs Riley. I have been working as a nursery assistant at John Bamford for 18 months. My previous experience with children has been in a variety of different settings, which range from nursery to secondary schools. I love to work with younger children as I can watch their personalities and independence grow. I enjoy encouraging their curiosity and creating new experiences in their learning journey.
Miss D. HallChildcare Educator
Miss D. Hall
Hi, I'm Miss Hall and I work in the JB Tots and nursery. I love working with young children as well as being a mum to my 2 year old daughter. I have a level 3 NVQ in Childcare and in my spare time, I like to bake for my friends and family.
Mrs T. QuindosChildcare Assistant
Mrs T. Quindos
Hi, my name is Mrs Quindos and I work with an amazing team in Nursery & Tots as an Extended school Assistant, I look forward to creating some lovely memories with all of your children. We will enjoy new and exciting activities as well as some old favourites and having lots of fun, we will have a fabulous year together. I look forward to meeting their parents when it is possible to do so.
Mrs K. RichardsChildcare Assistant
Mrs K. Richards
Hi, my name is Mrs Richards I have a level 3 NVQ in children's care, learning and development and I've been at JB Tots since 2011. I have worked with children all of my working life, first as a dance teacher and then moving into education. I enjoy working in the Nursery supporting the children in their own development, watching as they grow as every day is different. I have been married for 30 years and have four grown up children and three grandchildren.
Miss S. HillChildcare Educator
Miss S. Hill
Hi, I'm Miss Hill. I have worked in childcare for 6 years now and have enjoyed every minute! After my time working within different nurseries, I decided to return to education. I am now a student at University Studying my BA honours Primary Education Degree alongside working with the children and team here at John Bamford. On the weekend I am a Vocal, Dance and Acting teacher for students aged 3 to 18.
Mrs H. BrookesChildcare Assistant
Mrs H. Brookes
Hi, my name is Mrs Brookes, and I have worked at JB Tots and nursery since 2019. I have gained twenty years of experience of working with children, as a qualified practitioner. I enjoy being a part of each child's development and enjoy watching them succeed. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. Â