Ashton Gate Out of School Care

wraparound care for children aged four to eleven

Staff

Bella Wright

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Play Centre Manager

Bella joined AGOSC in 2004, became Deputy Playcentre Manager in 2007, and was appointed Playcentre Manager in 2015. She has a Diploma in Playwork and a Foundation Degree in Early Years, Bella has over 10 years of childcare experience and has taken many courses including Safeguarding Disabled Children and Safer recruitment and epilepsy.

Henrietta Anstey

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Hen works as the part-time Administrator. She is responsible for managing bookings and payments as well as general financial management.

Ellie Freeman

IMG_2165Admin Assistant

Ellie has joined the team as the Admin Assistant. She will be supporting Hen with her administrator role.

Laura Quick

Laura Quick
Deputy Playcentre Manager
Laura joined AGOSC in 2012, became a Senior Playworker in 2013, and was promoted to KS2 Deputy Playcentre Manager in 2015. She has a BTEC National Diploma in Early Years and a BA(Hons) Primary Education in Early Years Degree. Laura is trained in First Aid and has taken many courses including Child Protection, Food Hygiene and Health and Safety. As well as being the Deputy Playcentre Manager for Key Stage 2, she is the Key Person for the Orange Octopuses (Year 3)

Lauren Meysner

Lauren Meysner
Deputy Playcentre Manager

Lauren joined AGOSC in 2009, became a Senior Playworker in 2014, and was promoted to KS1 Deputy Playcentre Manager in 2015. She has a BTEC National Diploma in Early Years, Foundation Degree in Playwork and a BA (Hons) Degree in Education and Childhood studies. Lauren has also undertaken other relevant training such as: Child Protection, Health and Safety, and Food Hygiene. As well as being the Deputy Playcentre Manager for Key Stage 1, Lauren is the Key Person for the Green Gorillas (Year 2).

Hannah Kautz

IMG_9874 cropSenior Playworker
Hannah joined AGOSC in 2009 and was promoted to Senior Playworker in 2015 . She has a BTEC National Diploma in Early Years and a Foundation Degree in Playwork .Hannah also works as a Learning Support Assistant at another primary school. Hannah is the Key Person for the Orange Octopuses (Year 3).

Lizzie Edwards

Lizzie Edwards

Senior Playworker
Lizzie joined AGOSC in 2013 and was promoted to Senior Playworker in 2015. She has a Diploma in Playwork and has trained in Child Protection and Paediatric First Aid. Lizzie is one of the Blue Bumblebee (year 4) Key Workers

Lauren Poole

Lauren Poole
Senior Playworker 

Lauren joined AGOSC in 2009. She has completed a Childcare and Education Cache course at Level 3 and is First Aid trained. Lauren is the Key Person for the Purple Penguins (Nursery and Reception).

Charlotte Palmer

Charlotte PalmerPlayworker

Charlotte joined AGOSC in 2010. She has a Level 3 in Playwork and level 1 in Forest Skills. She is trained in paediatric first aid, health and safety, fire safety, disability rights, and child protection. Charlotte has attend a course on Basic Counselling Skills and is trained in dealing with challenging behaviour. She is also Makaton-trained. Charlotte is an experienced member of our team and is the mentor for new members of staff. She also leads some of our fundraising projects. Charlotte is the Key Person for the Orange Octopuses (Year 3).

Tina Pianowska

Tina Pianowska

Playworker
Tina joined AGOSC in 2012. Tina has a level 3 in Playwork and is fully trained in first aid, health and safety, child protection, and food hygiene. She is the Key Person for the Yellow Yetis(Year 5).

Claire Baker

Claire Baker
Playworker
Claire joined AGOSC in 2013 and is a Key Person for the Pink Pandas (Year 6). She joined Ashton Gate Primary School in 2006 and has worked in years 1-6 mainly on a 1:1 basis with children needing additional support. Many children find it reassuring to see a familiar face both in school and at AGOSC. Claire did a BA (Hons) in English Language and Literature with the Open University. She is also chair of North Street Traders association.

Jack Dite

Jack Dite
Playworker
Jack joined AGOSC in 2014. Jack is a Key Worker for the Blue Bumblebees (Year 4).

Linda Sparks

Linda Sparks
Playworker
Linda joined AGOSC in 2014. She has a City & Guilds level 3 in children and young people’s workforce (CYPW) and has done many courses in Paediatric First Aid, Health & Safety, Fire Safety, Child Protection, and Makaton. Linda is a Key Person for the Purple Penguins (Nursery and Reception).

Maxine Bowyer

Maxine Bowyer
Playworker
Maxine joined AGOSC in 2014 and is a Key Person for the Red Roosters (Year 1). She has a Level 2 in Playwork and is currently studying for her level 3.

Mike Robertson

Mike Robertson
Playworker
Mike joined AGOSC in 2015. He is working at After School Club and is a Key Person for the Green Gorillas (Year 2). Mike is also a qualified ESL teacher and teaches both in the classroom and privately. He enjoys passing on the intricacies of his mother tongue to anybody who desires it (with an Australian accent, of course!).

Hatty Antink

Hatty Antink
Playworker
Hatty joined AGOSC in 2015. She is working at After School Club and is a Key Person for the Red Roosters (Year 1). She has a Level 2 in Playwork and is also undertaking her Forest School training.

 Michele Wollacott

Michele WollacottPlayworker
Michele joined AGOSC in 2015. She is working at After School Club and is a Key Person for the Yellow Yetis  (Year 5). Michele also works at Ashton Gate Primary School.

Amber Pianowska

Amber PianowskaPlayworker
Amber joined AGOSC in 2016. She has training in Food Safety and Health and Safety. Amber is one of the Yellow Yetis (Year 5).Key workers

Connie Cleeves

Connie CleevesPlayworker
Connie joined AGOSC in 2016. She is working at After School Club and is a Key Person for the Red Roosters  (Year 1).

Jordan Cox


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Jordan joined AGOSC in 2016. She is working at After School Club and is a Key person for the Red Roosters (Year 1). She is currently studying for a degree in Fine Art at UWE.

Megan Haines

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Megan joined AGOSC in 2016. She is working at After School Club and is a Key Person for the Green Gorilla (Year 2). She has a BA hons in Contemporary Dance and is interested in Physical activities.

Lottie Jones

lj-crop Playworker 

Lottie is a key person for the Purple Penguins (Reception)

Katie Baker

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Katie has joined the team as a playworker. Katie is a key worker for the Green Gorillas (year 2 )

Alex Baker

Alex Baker
Playworker
Alex joined AGOSC in 2015. Alex is a key worker for the Purple Penguins (Reception) Alex is currently working towards her level 3 in Early Years Education.

Georgia Corum

IMG_8716 Playworker

Georgia has joined the team as a playworker. She has an art degree and is keen to use her expertise with the children.

Jayne Poole

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Jayne has recently joined the team. She will be a familiar face to many as she also works at Ashton Gate Primary School. Jayne will be helping out at Breakfast club and After School club.

Ofsted Outstanding 15-16