Our Team

Our team of friendly, experienced, professional and caring staff are responsible for the day-to-day management of the sessions and development of the curriculum. Training is always ongoing and the development of our staff is a high priority, regularly attending workshops and courses run by professional agencies. All members of staff are Paediactric First Aid Trained. All our staff are willing to answer any queries regarding your child's care and learning.


Jenny Rogers

Manager, Safeguarding Officer

Jenny is the newest member of the team and joins us as the WU5's team leader.  She has been working in childcare since 1995 and has a variety of experience with under fives.  She has a BA Hons degree and Early Years Teacher Status in early years.

Amber Davidge-Sears

Deputy Manager
Forest School Leader

Amber joined WU5 in 2014 as our Deputy Manager and possesses an NVQ Level 3 in Childcare. She has been in the childcare industry since 2007 and uses her experience to plan a variety of activities for the children.

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Alison Shirley

Assistant Deputy

Alison has been part of WU5 since 2003. She has a deep understanding of the preschool and has a Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce: Early Learning and Childcare Pathway.

Sally Culliford

SENCO Manager

Sally joined WU5 in 2004, before then she worked with SEN children at Avalon School, Street for 6 years. She is is qualified at level 3 and has much experience working with children of all abilities.

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Helen Baker

Early Years Practitioner

Helen started off as part of the Pre-School's committee where she joined in 2010. She completed her NVQ level 2 Childcare and became a member of staff in 2014.

Julie Barber

Early Years Practitioner
Health and Safety Officer

Julie was once part of our Committee and joined our team of staff in 2017. She has been in the industry since 1992 with experience as a nanny and childminder. Julie has a NVQ Level 3 in Childcare, NNEB, and NVQ Assessors Award in Childcare.

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Lian Hardware

Early Years Practitioner

Lian has been an enthusiastic member of our committee since 2012. She left the committee and joined the staffing team in 2018 after doing her Level 3 in Childcare and work experience here at WU5.



Tel: 07970443157

Walton Under 5's Pre-school, Walton Village Hall, Meadow Lane, Walton, Somerset BA16 9LA

Charity Number: 1048513

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