Director: Alicia Proctor (QTS)
I am a qualified teacher with over thirty years of experience. My career has brought me a life's gift of fun, laughter, curiosity and a passion for learning and teaching. Every day I strive to share my passion with our fantastic staff and wonderful children.
Finance Director: John Proctor OBE.
As the title suggests John has a background in financial services. John sits on the Early Years Committees for the Wiltshire County & School Forum. He also has a massive passion for care and is the Founder and Chair of Alabare. A charity working with the most vulnerable individuals in society. Including evergreens, the homeless and the learning disabled.
Operations Manager: Hilary Campbell-Smith BA. Hons.
Hilary arrived in 1994 having qualified as a Montessori teacher. She was promoted from being the deputy manager of our Wilton Nursery into a Manager of our Salisbury Nursery. We are delighted to announce Hilary has been appointed to the new role of Operations Manager. Sharing her experience & Knowledge with all of our nurseries.
Manager for Outdoor Learning and Staff Training & Development: Imogen Dive EYPS and BSc Hons.
Imogen came to us fresh from the University of Bristol in 2008, using her background in childhood psychology to lead our Baby Unit and in the role of setting SENCO at the Wilton nursery. She returned to University in 2012 to achieve Early Years Professional Status. Completing her Forest School Leader qualification in 2015, Imogen was the obvious choice to lead in the expansion of a universal Outdoor Learning Programme to span our six settings. A programme for which we have been shortlisted for 2 national awards this year. Whilst she will be taking some time out to have a baby, Imogen hasn't slowed in her enthusiasm for collecting qualifications, in October 2017 she completed an the Level 3 Assessors qualification to enable her to assess professional qualifications befitting of her experience.
HR & Admin Director: Andrew Proctor
Andy has a background in hospitality management running multi-site operations and area management. Andy leads our busy admin team.
Bursar: Edward Freeman BA. MSc. & PGCE
Ed has been part of the team since 2008. Ed brings experience within account handling and IT. If Ed is not in the office he will probably either be playing cricket or watching it.
Like Madonna, Adele & Cher, Diane only needs the one name. Di has been part of the family since 2004. She is our go to person. Di handles the mystery that is childcare funding.
As the business has grown so has our team. Nicole joined the office in 2015 and is also a proud young grandma of one of our Wilton children.