Staff Profile


  • Miss Becky MeakinManager

    My name is Rebecca, also known as Becky. I currently hold the position of both Nursery Manager and Pre-School keyworker. I have been part of the Wolstanton Kindergarten team for 4 years; having experience with all age ranges. I am very fortunate to have achieved my lifelong ambition of working with children; enabling them to achieve beyond their own expectations and getting them prepared for the next stages within their lifelong learning.

    I am currently working hard towards achieving my Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies, which provides me with ongoing knowledge on the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum and also coinciding practice with other professionals.

    My working ethos is to create a happy, stimulating environment; being able to create a home from home persona for both the parents and children. I encourage a high team morale, as all staff work hard together and share experiences and knowledge. My main duty is make the children within our setting happy and loved which is what I feel we, as a team, are exceptional at.

    I live by our setting's motto - "Laughter, Learning and Lots of Love"

  • Miss Jayne GregoryToddler Room ENCO

    My name is Jayne and I currently hold a Level 3 Childcare qualification. For me working at Wolstanton Kindergarten has made me flourish as an early years practitioner. Working with young children is the career path I always have wanted to take and I feel fortunate to have established it here.

    I am of gentle nature which I feel is an essential asset to have when working with younger children. I aspire to give children numerous opportunities to extend their creativity as I feel this is strength of mine.

  • Miss Lindsay CottonBaby Room Keyworker

    My name is Lindsay and I have worked at Wolstanton Kindergarten for nine years. My focus for the past six years has been working with babies. I enjoy watching how the babies learn something new every day and the special attachments that I gain with the babies and the parents.

    I am currently Level 3 Childcare qualified and have gained further qualifications that are specific to babies. I enjoy working at Wolstanton Kindergarten as it has such a happy, positive atmosphere for all who come here.

    I am a caring, creative person and I feel that this positively reflects upon my practice.

  • Mrs Jackie MeakinNursery Cook

    My name's Jackie. I have 3 girls who are 12, 21 and 23. I started working in a school when my elder children were younger, this is when I had the chance to do a level 2 in childcare. I also do school crossing patrol which is a job I love to do. I then had the lovely opportunity to work at the nursery as the cook. I love preparing the children's daily lunch and getting them to try new tastes.

    The nursery is a lovely place to work and the welcome I receive from the children is a joy, I feel blessed to be part of their day.

  • Mrs Emma HigginsNursery Nurse

    My name is Emma Higgins, I am a part-time member of staff based in the baby room. I have a family of my own and have three beautiful children. Nurturing them has enhanced my decision into working within a nursery setting.

    My passion is to see the development of babies and young children, understanding the learning process and curriculum. Being based within the baby room, I enjoy creating a warm, stimulating environment, helping to create a home from home atmosphere.

    My hobbies include spending time with my family and attending Hourglass classes.

Contact Details


The Old Schoolhouse  

9 Ellison St,

Newcastle

ST5 0BL

Tel : 01782 625493


wolstantonkindergarten@live.co.uk

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