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Meet the Team

We are privileged to have a highly skilled and trained Early Years Team. Including: 


Fully qualified Nursery teachers

Speech and Language trained support assistants

A designated mental health and wellbeing lead 

A forest school trained teacher. 



Read on for more details on who is who!  

Early Years Leader – Mrs L Webster

Mrs Webster has had over 20 years teaching experience across all ages from Nursery to Year 4, predominantly within the Early Years. She is passionate about the Early Years and believes that each child is unique and strives to equip children with a love of learning.  She believes that children learn though play and actively promotes outdoor learning. She can often be found in our outdoor area instilling a love of the natural world and fostering curious minds.


Mrs Webster is also a Forest School Leader with over 10 years’ experience. She enjoys teaching children about nature and caring for the environment. Mrs Webster also leads our school’s Eco Committee.

BEd Hons English


Maths Specialist Teacher Programme (MaST)


Forest School Leader qualification, Level 3


Safeguarding qualification

Nursery Teacher/Eco and Sutainability Lead – Ms E Daly

Nursery Teacher/Religious Education Subject Leader – Miss Jeffries

Miss Jeffries began working for our Nursery in February 2021 following a return to work after the birth of her baby boy. Previous to this, she was teaching in Year 1. Before Miss Jeffries qualified to teach, she worked in nurseries with children aged birth to four years, giving her a wonderful understanding of early children’s care and development.


Having been trained within Early Years, this is definitely where Miss Jeffries’ passion lies. She believes in providing children with the best learning experiences that are both memorable and enjoyable. She is very creative, loves art and is keen to promote this within our Nursery setting.


Miss Jeffries’ has a deep passion for Forest School having visited Sweden for inspiration and to experience the Swedish education system.


Qualified Teacher


Trained in delivering Read Write Inc Phonics


Attends Early Years Moderation Events




Teaching Assistant  – Mrs A Hewitt

Miss Hewitt is a highly experienced nursery nurse who has worked with children aged from 6 weeks to 11 years for the past 29 years. Miss Hewitt is a new member of staff in our nursery, but she has been working in our after-school facility, Steps for the past year.          

Miss Hewitt has two young daughters of her own and absolutely believes in children developing best in a fun learning environment. She enjoys doing creative things with the children, whether it be baking, gardening, or painting activities. 


NVQ 3 Childcare & Education



Safeguarding training

Paediatric First Aid

Teaching Assistant  – Mrs A Cadman





Teaching Assistant  – Mrs C Hart


Mrs Hart not only works in Reception as a Teaching Assistant, but also leads our STEPS before and after school provision and is a staff governor. She is trained in first aid and has been working with children for over 30 years in a variety of settings. She takes pride in ensuring every child is happy and settled, so that they can make the very best progress whilst playing and learning.


You will often find Mrs Hart playing games with the children, reading stories (she loves to build on children’s vocabulary) and in our beautiful outdoor learning garden. She loves to see children gain increasing independence as they move through our school.



Certificate in Post Qualifying Studies


Qualified in First Aid



Teaching Assistant – Mrs L Brookes

Reception Teacher/Mathematics Subject Leader - Miss Parton

Miss Parton has taught at Crown Meadow First School for over ten years. She has gained experience teaching in every year group so she has a good awareness of good quality teaching and learning for all age groups. She is now leading Mathematics across the school and is passionate about maths and the importance of early number sense acquisition.


Early Years has inspired Miss Parton to develop her understanding of attachment and the foundations for early skills development and the importance of play in learning.

Qualified Teacher


Qualified First Aid (Paediatric)


Trained in delivering Read Write Inc Phonics


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