Emma Wood - Emma is the Woody's Breakfast & After School Club Director. She has ultimate responsibility for Woody's. This includes staff recruitment, personnel matters, Ofsted, Health and Safety issues and the general day-to-day running of the club, including the ultimate welfare of the children.
Emma is a qualified Social Worker and holds a BA (Hons) Degree in Social Work. She has a vast knowledge of the childcare industry and over 24 years of experience. Emma holds a Level 2 and 3 NVQ qualification in Childcare and Education. She also holds Paediatric First aid, and Safeguarding certificates. She is also the joint owner of her own Day Nursery in the Brockhill area of Redditch. www.brockhillbarndaynursery.
Richard Wood - Rich is the co-director of Woody's. He is a qualified football coach, coaching a very successful youth team in the Midland Junior Premier League, and holds an enhanced DBS certificate. He is a father of four and relates well to children of all ages.
Rich liaises with parents regarding attendance patterns and availability.
Rich holds an NVQ Level 2 in Leisure and Tourism, Safeguarding, food hygiene, and Paediatric First Aid Certificates.
Angela Cherry - Woody's Manager
NVQ Level 3 Children’s Care, Learning & Development, Paediatric First Aid 12-hour course , Level 2 Food Hygiene, Safeguarding children certificate.
Other Relevant qualifications
Level 3 Child Psychology, Level 3 Mental Health support worker, Challenging behaviour in young people, Level 3 Child anxiety and confidence, and more.
Angela is the designated Breakfast/After School Club Manager. Her responsibility is to support Emma in her role as a Registered Person and to ensure the safe and effective running of the club which includes; communicating with new and existing parents on a regular basis, carrying out staff supervision, implementation of all policies and procedures, working within the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework where necessary, and implementing relevant activities and to work as an effective team leader ensuring the children's welfare is paramount at all times.
Length Of Service
2017 to present date
Paediatric First Aid Advanced Training 12-hour course
Food Safety and Hygiene (Level 2)
Advanced Safeguarding and Designated Safeguarding Lead (Level 3)
Her responsibility is to support Angela in her role as Club Manager and to ensure the safe and effective running of the club which includes; communicating with new and existing parents on a regular basis, carrying out staff supervision, implementation of all policies and procedures, working within the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework where necessary, and implementing relevant activities and to work as an effective team leader ensuring the children's welfare is paramount at all times.
Gemma is the Deputy DSL
Length of Service - Oct 2020 - Present
Hobbies & Interests
Socialising with family and friends
Tiffany Baker - Play worker Assistant
Level 3 (Year 1) Qualification in BTEC Childcare – Pass
Feb 21st-2019, British Red Cross Certificate of First Aid Learning Feb 28th-2019
Food Safety and Hygiene (Level 2)
Safeguarding Level 2
• Birmingham Youth Works Awarded by: Birmingham Youth Works
• Shortlisted for the Outstanding Youth Project 2019 Award Dec 17th-2020,
• Coach Foundation x UK Youth Awarded by: Stephen Green
• Completion of the UK Youth Dream It Real Program
Length of service - Oct 2022 - Present
I am supporting Angela and Gemma and supervising creative activities, preparing snacks, and creating displays, whilst interacting with children aged 4 to 14.
CACHE Level 3 Childcare & Education.
Supervising creative activities, preparing snacks, creating displays, whilst interacting with children aged 4 to 14.
Length of Service - May 2019 - Present (Bank staff)
Other relevant certificates - Enhanced DBS, Child safeguarding Level 2, Channel General awareness/radicalisation, Paediatric First Aid 12-hour course.
The Woods Childcare Limited
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday (Term Time)
Breakfast Club: 07:30 to 08:45
After School Club: 15.10 to 18:00
Based at: Holywell Primary School, School Rd,
Rubery, Birmingham, West Midlands B45 9EY