Staff

Beverly Lindsay

Safeguarding Officer and Additional Learning Needs Co-ordinator

Role

Playgroup Owner/Manager

Biography

Beverly started with Shirenewton Playgroup in 1996 as a Playgroup Assistant and a few years later took over as the Playgroup Supervisor and Person-in-Charge, managing the group on a day to day basis for the previous owner. In April 2017, Beverly took over full ownership and management of Shirenewton Playgroup, working 5 mornings a week. Beverly is the Registered Person for the group's Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) registration.

Beverly has an NVQ Level 3 in Early Years Care and Development, has a Paedriatric First aid qualification, Level 2 Food Safety certificate, Health and Safety Level 2 certificate and Level 2 Safeguarding certificate. She is also qualified as a Level 1 Adult and Children Safeguarding trainer. Beverly is the Group's Safeguarding Officer and Additional Learning Needs Co-ordinator.

Beverly has attended training courses on the new NMS Early Years Curriculum for Wales, which is being introduced in 2022 and is helping the group embrace the new curriculum into its ethos, practices and activities.