Meet The Team
Jenny has been manager of Wem Playmates Nursery since 2000 and had lots of experience in childcare. She is also the Safeguarding Lead and is SENCO trained. Jenny is never in the same room, she does everything!! from helping out with the children, to mopping the nursery.
Katie is the voice at the end of the telephone, she has worked at Playmates since 2015.
Kate is the adminstrator and is responsible for the day-to-day running of the office.
Janet is the Deputy Manager at Playmates and is the Room Leader of the Crawling Caterpillars Room. Janet has 24+ years experience and is Level 3 E.Y.E Qualified.
Sophie began her journey at Wem Playmates over ten years ago when she completed her NVQ Level 3 in childcare.
She left to start a family, but returned to Playmates a few years later, and now works in the Crawling Caterpillar Room.
Sammy has worked at Playmates for 2 years and she currently works in the Busy Beehive Room. She is about to complete her NVQ Level 2 qualification. Sammy is also Karen’s daughter.
Jess has worked at Playmates for just over a year now. She is a one-to-one support worker for children with Special Educational Needs.
Ffion is the newest member of the team; she joined us straight from finishing school. Ffion works in the Busy Beehive Room and has just started her apprenticeship.
Emma is a qualified teacher and has been at Playmates for 3 years. She is the Room Leader of the Penguin Paradise Room.
Carly started at Playmates in 2020, she currently works in the Penguin Paradise Room and is NVQ Level 3 Qualified. Carly has worked in childcare for around 13years.
Kara has worked at Playmates since 2022, and has just returned to work after being off on maternity cover. Kara has a Level 3 Diploma and is currently working in the Penguin Paradise Room.
Kasia joined us last year to cover maternity leave but is now a permanent member of staff. She currently works in the Penguin Paradise Room.
Kate is a Qualified Early Years Teacher with 13 years of Special Educational Needs experience, she joined us in 2019 after leaving Severndale Specialist Academy. Kate is the Room Leader of the Lion’s Den and she is also Jenny’s daughter.
Hailey started here at Playmates in 2017 and is a member of the Lion’s Den Room. Hailey completed her NVQ Level 3 Qualification whilst at Playmates.
Denise is a one-to-one support worker for children with Special Educational Needs. She has many years’ experience and qualifications in this area.
Denise is also a National Makaton Tutor.