All of our staff are selected for their personal attributes as well as their qualifications, and possess personal qualities such as kindness, enthusiasm, cheerfulness and above all, a genuine love of being with children. We pride ourselves on our dedicated staff who create a happy and welcoming atmosphere. We have a long tradition of encouraging and supporting staff in their continued professional development. All our staff are expected and supported to qualify to at least and NVQ Level 3 in childcare and/or early years development. We ensure all of our staff are paediatric first aid trained and also have basic food hygiene certificates. All our staff are DBS (formally CRB) checked, fully and regularly.