Ashton Gate Out of School Care

wraparound care for children aged four to eleven

Staff

Bella- Play Centre Manager

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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 17 years of childcare experience and has taken many courses including Safeguarding Disabled Children and Safer recruitment and epilepsy. Bella is a key person for Purple Penguins (Reception).

Hayley- Administrator                         

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George D – Administrator

Laura- Deputy Playcentre Manager (Currently on Maternity leave)

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Laura is based at the Old Chapel Park site. 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 safeguarding, ADHD, inspiring leadership, Food Hygiene and Health and Safety.

Lauren M- Deputy Playcentre Manager

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Lauren 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: Safeguarding, Health and Safety and inspiring leadership. As well as being the Deputy Playcentre Manager for Key Stage 1, Lauren is the Key Person for the Green Gorillas (Year 2).

Lizzie- Senior Playworker

(Currently on Maternity leave)

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Lizzie joined AGOSC in 2013 and was promoted to Senior Playworker in 2015. She has a Diploma in Playwork and has trained in Safeguarding and outdoor Paediatric First Aid . She leads Forest school every Tuesday and Thursday for a group of KS2 children. Lizzie is also a children’s yoga teacher.

Lauren P- Deputy Playcentre Manager 

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Lauren joined AGOSC in 2009. She has completed a Childcare and Education Cache course at Level 3 and is First Aid trained. Lauren is a  Key Person for Green Gorillas (Year 2) and Pink Pandas (Year 6).

Linda- Deputy Playcentre Manager 

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Linda joined AGOSC in 2014. She has a City & Guilds level 3 in children and young people’s workforce and has attended many courses, some of which include Paediatric First Aid, Health & Safety, Fire Safety, Safeguarding, Sensory, Story Telling and Makaton. Linda is a Key Person for the Purple Penguins (Reception). Linda is also a staff mentor.

Charlotte- Playworker

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Charlotte has a Level 3 in Playwork. She is trained in Paediatric First Aid, Safeguarding and Celebrating Cultures with Food. Charlotte enjoys running fundraising projects and projects with the children such as crochet and paper mache.  Charlotte is the Key Person for the Orange Octopuses (Year 3).

Tina- Playworker

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Tina joined AGOSC in 2012. She is mainly based at OCP. Tina has a level 3 in Playwork and is trained in First Aid, Health and Safety, Child Protection, Positive Handling and Autism Awareness.  She is the Key Person for the Pink Pandas (Year 6). 

Claire- Playworker

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Claire joined AGOSC in 2013 and is a Key Person for the Blue Bumblebees (Year 4) 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.

 Michele- Playworker

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Michele joined AGOSC in 2015. She is working at After School Club.  Michele also works at Ashton Gate Primary School.

Katie- Playworker

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Katie is First Aid trained and has attended other courses such as Fire safety and Safeguarding.

Amber – Playworker

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Amber is mainly based at the Old Chapel Park site. She has a level 2 in Playwork and a level 3 in Health and Social Care. She has trained in Food Safety and Health and Safety. Amber is one of the Blue Bumblebees (Year 4) Key people.

Georgia-Playworker

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Georgia is the Purple Penguins (Reception) key person. She helps to run Wednesday and Thursday Forest School. She is passionate about saving the planet and is keen to share her passion with the children! Georgia has trained in First Aid, Fire Safety, Safeguarding, H&S and Administering Medicine.  

Jake – Playworker

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Jake has over 2 years experience volunteering in a sporting environment with children and holds a Level 3 Diploma in sports coaching and performance development. He has trained in Fire Safety and H&S. Jake a key person for the Orange Octopuses (Year 3).

Jo – Playworker

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Jo is based at the Caretakers house, she is a key person for the Purple Penguins (Reception) and is studying a Degree in Social Psychology with the Open University.

Charlotte- Playworker 

IMG_5823 Charlotte is a key person for the Purple Penguins (Reception). She is trained in First Aid and safeguarding. Charlotte holds a (BA Hons) in fine Art.  

Martin- playworker

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Martin is a key person for the  Yellow Yetis  (Year 5).

Gemma- Senior Playworker

IMG_5831.JPG Gemma is a Key person for the Red Roosters (Year1) She is a trained primary school teacher and has undertaken other training such as child protection, First Aid and GDPR. 

George- Playworker

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Layla- Playworker

IMG_5699 Layla is a key Person for the Green Gorillas (Year 2). 

Rob –Playworker

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Rob is a key person for Red Roosters (Year1).

Jade- Playworker

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Agie – Playworker

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Alex- Playworker

bd20f683-7cae-4045-9278-54854ba552ab Alex joined AGOSC in 2020 after finishing her degree. She is also a theatre workshop facilitator for young people across Bristol, working with communities and outreach projects through the Bristol Old Vic and The Egg theatre. She loves doing arty creative activities with the young people! Alex is a key person for Red Roosters (Year1)

Evie- Playworker

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Ollie- Playworker

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Harvey- Playworker

Ofsted Outstanding 15-16