Little Explorers Forest School


Alison Bates

Role within setting
  • Owner / Early Years Teacher
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • Healthy Child Programme Leader
  • Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Co-Ordinator
  • Data Protection Officer
Childcare Qualifications
  • BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies
  • Early Years Practitioner Status
  • Level 3 Forest School Practitioner
  • Level 4 Developing inclusive practice for SEND in the early years
  • Working towards MA (Education)

Laura Keeber

Role within setting
  • Manager in Charge
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • Early Years Pupil Premium Leader
  • Data Protection Officer
  • 1st Aid nominated person
Childcare Qualifications
  • EDEXCEL Level3 National Diploma Early Years
  • CACHE Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England)
  • Level 4 Developing inclusive practice for SEND in the early years

Lucy Evans

Role within setting
  • Practicioner
Childcare Qualifications
  • EDI Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (Early Learning and Childcare) QCF

Sadie Sanderson

Role within setting
  • Practitioner
Childcare Qualifications
  • NCFE Cache level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce, (Early Years Educator)

Paul Bates

Role within setting
  • Sports Coach
Childcare Qualifications
  • Coaching Level 2

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