Our Staff Team


Suitable Staff

Our recruitment, selection and ongoing staff supervisions are robust. We ensure that all staff and students working with our children have a suitable and current DBS check (formally CRB). These are updated as recommended. 

Competant staff

We ensure that are staff are competatnt to care for babies and children. We do this by conducting regular 1:1's with our staff, Peer on peer observations, monthly staff meetings, coaching and mentoring our staff team and supporting staff through their continued professional development.

Confident staff

We aim to ensure that all our team hold a current Paediatric 1st Aid certificate and Safeguarding training, to give them the confidence to be able to react quick to keep all our children safe and secure whilst in our care.

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Highly Skilled staff

The majority of our staff have been trained to a Level 3 standard in child care and we have staff working towards Level 4. We have a Grduate Leader and a member of staff with an A Level in speech & Language for under 5's

Worried about your child's speech development? visit 'Talking Point' and use the progress checker

Leadership & Management

Budding Wood is lead and managed by two directors: Karen and Lynzi

  • We are both mums ourselves and we understand the stresses and strains of modern working life.
  • We have a wealth of knowledge and times served experience (40 years combined) and hold BA Hons in Early Childhood Studies. 
  • We value old school practice, as well as contemporary methods and theories.
  • We are passionate, caring and patient and we care for children the way we would expect our own children to be cared for.

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