Director, Teacher and Early Years Specialist
As co-owner and creator of Ribbons Preschool, Kate Watkins is set to provide an invaluable service to her students at Ribbons. Kate has a masters in Early Childhood Studies and is a true ambassador of learning through play. With over ten years of experience teaching in Foundation Phase across South Wales, Kate is a passionate and enthusiastic practitioner ready to embark on this new and exciting venture.
Director, Teacher and Music Specialist
As co-owner and teacher Jo Watkins is a creative practitioner who has been accused of having boundless energy! Jo has experience of teaching children of all ages and cultural backgrounds. She studied primary teaching and music in Britain's leading university in 2013 and has since taught all over the world, moulding and developing her different teaching techniques. As a musician and lover of creativity Jo will ensure children have opportunity to explore and learn through different creative mediums.
Deputy Manager and Preschool Assistant
Kate is a Level Five teaching assistant with over nine years experience working within Preschool settings. She is an enthusiastic, gentle practitioner who will ensure all children at Ribbons are immersed in the highest of learning environments. Kate has trained and worked in the Vale of Glamorgan for the last decade. Her hard work and focused attitude makes Ribbons Preschool a calm and happy place for learners and team members alike.
Ready for anything, Lauren has just completed a degree in Primary education, holds a level three NVQ in childcare and early years and is also a qualified gymnastics coach. Lauren will endeavour to deliver a sweet balance of care and education to all at ribbons with key focus on the children's development and physical literacy. Taking full advantage of our outdoor space children will have daily opportunity to run, skip, climb, crawl and MOVE with Lauren, insuring steady improvement in their coordination and physical abilities.