Meet the PKC Staff
Sheila - PKC Supervisor
With almost twenty years in childcare work and a range of qualifications, Sheila is our supervisor, taking responsibility for the day to day running of PKC activities and generally taking the lead in planning the exciting and unique events that make every Holiday Club very special. Sheila began working for Pennies in 2004. Prior to that she worked as a Supervisor in a local pre-school and for 15 years as a childminder. Sheila has NVQ 2 and 3 in Early Years Care and Education and is currently undertaking an NVQ3 in Playwork and has also completed a Leadership and Management in Playwork course.
Debbie - Playworker
Joined us in 2008 to help out with dropping off and collecting the children from school. She has one son at a local primary school, and enjoys helping out in after school to cover holidays and days off
Gary - Out of School Driver
Joined us as a driver in 2007, and now also undertakes various handyman tasks around the Nursery. His daughter used to work at Hockers Lane Nursery, so he is familiar with the Pennies family
Julie – Out of School Driver
Joined Breakfast Club as a playworker in 2008. She also works at a local secondary school, and has grown up children of her own.
Mia – Breakfast Club Senior
Mia joined Pennies as lunch cover in 2006, which she then combined with school runs in the After School Club. She then continued devloping her childcare knowledge by completing her NVQ3 in Childcare, Learning and Dvelopment, whilst working full time in pre-school and after giving birth to her second son returned to Pennies as Breakfast Club senior in 2010.
Carrie Ann – Playworker
Carrie has had previous experience in Out of School Clubs and is also experienced in working with children with special needs.
Kerry – Playworker
Kerry joined PKC in 2010 as a playworker. She gained her NVQ3 in playwork in 2011 and has previously worked at two after School settings, where she gained her NVQ2 in playwork and childcare, learning and development.
Grace – Playworker
Grace joined PKC in 2010 as a playworker. She gained her playwork NVQ3 in 2011. She helps out around the Nursery during the day and brings a cheerful, fun personality to the club.
Malcolm – Driver
Malcolm has previously worked with children at Leeds and Broomfield School; running football sessions. He also has an interest in amateur dramatics.
Sally – Playworker
Sally joined PKC in 2011 as a Playworker. She works 3 days a week in PKC and helps around the Nursery on the fourth day. She has a CACHE Diploma in Nursery Nursing (NNEB).