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 has a vast knowledge of the childcare industry, and over 24 years 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, and currently studying a BA (Hons) Degree in Social Work. www.brockhillbarndaynursery.
Richard Wood - Rich is the co-director of Woody's. He is a qualified football coach, coaching a very succesful 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 implements all of the sporting activities for the children at the club, both indoors and out.
Rich holds an NVQ Level 2 in Leisure and Tourism, Safeguarding, food hygiene, and Paediatric First Aid Certificates.
Julie Harper - Woody's Manager
Level 3 in Children's Care & Learning & Development.
Level 1 - British Sign Language.
Level 2 - Exercise & Physical Activities for children.
Level 2 Diet & Nutrition forhealthy living.
Advanced (Target 2 ) Safeguarding Children. Channel General Awareness - Prevent Duty. Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate. General awareness of child abuse & neglect, CPD Certificate in Special Educational Needs.
Julie is the designated Breakfast/After School Club Manager. Her responsibility is to support Emma in her role as 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 supervisions, implementation of all policies and procedures, working within the Early Years Foundation Stage Famework 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
January 2015 to Present
Knowledge and Experience
Julie has a wealth of knowledge and experience of childcare and development.She has previously worked in out of school clubs and nurseries, and has worked as a volunteer within schools, supporting pupils on a 1-1 basis, including disabled children.
Hobbies and Interests
Julie enjoys bargain hunting for new resources and equipment for the club! She also enjoys reading, walking, and spending time with her family and her own two children.
Angela Cherry - Playworker Volunteer
NVQ Level 3 Children’s Care, Learning & Development, First Aid Level 4 advanced training, 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.
Supervising creative activities, preparing snacks, creating displays, whilst interacting with children aged 4 to 14. Angela also deputises if Julie and Rich are absent.
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
Other relevant certificates - Enhanced DBS, Child safeguarding Level 2, Channel General awareness/radicalisation
Hobbies & Interests
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