Ludgvan (Oasis) Community Childcare Centre, Lower-Quarter Ludgvan, Penzance, Cornwall. TR20 8EX, Tel 01736 741528

 

 

Staff Profiles

 

Lorna Trudgeon – Centre Manager - Child Protection Officer and Prevent Lead

Lorna is currently the lead practitioner and has experience working with babies, toddlers, pre-school and kid’s club. She has a BA(Hons) in Early Childhood Education, a Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies, a Playwork Diploma and has Early Years Teacher Status. She has worked at Oasis since 2001 and before that was the Manager at Ludgvan Community Centre.

Lorna enjoys spending quality time with her family and watching her son play a wide range of sports.

Juliette George – Deputy Manager - Deputy Child Protection Officer and Deputy Prevent Lead

Juliette is currently a Room Leader and has experience working with toddlers, pre-school and kid's club. She has a CACHE level 4 in Childcare and Education. Juliette returned to Oasis in 2009 after having a gap year to spend time with her family.

Juliette likes reading and spending time with her family.

Briony Sedgeman – Assistant Deputy Manager - Child Protection Level 3 trained

Briony is currently a Room Leader and has experience working with toddlers, pre-school and kid’s club. She has a Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies, a BA(Hons) in Early Childhood Education and has Early Years Teacher Status. She has been at Oasis since leaving college in 2008.

Briony likes walking and spending time with her family and friends.

Laura Richards

Laura is currently a Room Leader and has experience working with babies, toddlers and pre-school. She has a CACHE level 3 in Children and Young Peoples Workforce. Laura has been at Oasis since 2012 and prior to this she was working as a Nursery Assistant at St Buryan.

Laura enjoys swimming, horse riding, go-karting and zumba.

Emily Wallis

Emily is currently a Room Leader and has experience working with babies, toddlers and pre-school. She has a CACHE level 3 in Childcare and Education. Emily has been at Oasis since 2011 and prior to this she was a student who completed her work placement at Oasis.

Emily enjoys shopping, ICT and spending time with her family and friends.

Jade Dunn

Jade is currently a Nursery Assistant and has experience working with toddlers. She has a CACHE level 3 Diploma in Child Care and Education. Jade has been at Oasis since 2015 and prior to this she worked at Happy Days Nursery.

In her spare time Jade enjoys walking, watching films and spending time with her family.

Jennifer Wallis

Jennifer is currently a Nursery Assistant and has experience working with young children. She has a CACHE level 3 in Childcare and Education. Jennifer has been at Oasis since 2016.

In her spare time Jennifer enjoys performing arts and spending time with her family and friends.

Jo Murton

Jo is currently a Nursery Assistant and has experience working with babies, toddlers, pre-school and kid’s club. She has a BTEC National Diploma in Childhood Studies and a CACHE level 2 in Playwork. Jo has been at Oasis since 2003.

Jo enjoys shopping, ICT and spending time with her nephews and nieces.

Lindsay Roberts

Lindsay is currently a Room Leader and has experience working with babies, toddlers, pre-school and kid’s club. She has a CACHE level 4 in Childcare and Education, a NVQ level 3 in Playwork. Lindsay has been at Oasis since its creation in 1996 and previously worked as a farm hand.

Lindsay spends her spare time walking her dogs, gardening and motor biking.

Hannah Westren

Hannah is currently a Room Leader and has experience working with young children. She has a BTEC level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care. Hannah has been at Oasis since 2014 and prior to this she worked at Chy an Albany Hotel.

In her spare time Hannah enjoys walking and spending time with her friends and family.

Vanessa Linscott

Nessa is currently a Nursery Assistant and has experience working with babies. She has a Diploma in Pre-School Practice. Nessa has been at Oasis since 2013 and prior to this she worked at Bolitho Nursery before leaving to have her second child.

In her spare time Nessa enjoys baking, reading and watching movies.

Diane Milligan

Di is currently a Nursery Assistant and has experience working with toddlers. She has a NVQ level 3 in Childcare and Education. Di has been at Oasis since 2013 and prior to this she worked as a Beauty Therapist.

In her spare time Di enjoys reading, listening to music and playing the guitar.

Kirra Rann

Kirra is currently a Nursery Assistant and has experience working with toddlers and pre-school. She has a NVQ level 3 in Childcare and Education. Kirra has been at Oasis since 2013 and prior to this worked at Morrisons.

In her spare time Kirra enjoys swimming, walking and spending time with her family.

Roz Williams

Roz is currently a Nursery Assistant and has experience working with babies, toddlers and pre-school. She has a BTEC National Diploma in Nursery Nursing and a NVQ level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification. Roz has been at Oasis since 2009 and has previously worked at Cross Street Project Day Nursery and as a nanny.

Roz likes to spend time with her family, reading and sewing.

Sarah Scott

Sarah is currently a Nursery Assistant and has experience working with babies and toddlers. She has a NVQ level 3 in Early Years Care and Education. Sarah has been at Oasis since 2015 and prior to this she worked at Kid Co.

In her spare time Sarah enjoys walking, body boarding and spending time with her family.

Sharon Preston

Sharon is currently a Nursery Assistant and has experience working with young children. She has a Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools. Sharon has been at Oasis since 2015 and prior to this she worked as a Teaching Assistant in the Reception Class at a local primary school.

In her spare time Sharon enjoys spending time with her family and walking her dog.

Louise Mountain

Louise is currently a Nursery Assistant and has experience working with toddlers and pre-school. She has a CACHE level 3 NVQ in Children’s Care, Learning and Development. Louise returned to Oasis in 2014 after leaving to have a baby.

In her spare time Louise enjoys going to the gym, badminton and horse riding.

Cariad Roberts

Cariad is currently a Nursery Assistant. She has a BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies and has experience working in various early years settings. Most recently studying and living abroad in order to gain more knowledge about child development and cultural differences in another country. Previous to this she worked on St. Michael's Mount.

Cariad enjoys the outdoors, especially taking walks across the beach and spending time with her family and friends.

Laura Dobson

Laura is a Nursery Assistant and has experience working with toddlers and pre-school. She has an a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care and is currently working towards an NVQ in Children’s and Young People’s Workforce. Laura has been at Oasis since 2017 and prior to this worked at a nursery in Penzance.

In her spare time Laura enjoys swimming, fitness classes and spending time with her family.

Sarah Taylor

Sarah is an Administrator and has experience in Bookkeeping and Accounts. She has an Association of Accounting Technicians level 4 Diploma. Sarah has been at Oasis since 2013 and has previously worked as a Special Needs Teaching Assistant.

In her spare time Sarah enjoys reading and travelling. She likes spending time with her family and friends at the weekend and is interested in IT.

Jenny Keeler

Jenny is an Administrator and has experience in Bookkeeping and Accounts. She has a Level 3 in Organisation and Secretarial Procedures. Jenny has been at Oasis since 2015 and has previously worked as a Secretary at Walker Moyle Accountants.

In her spare time Jenny enjoys spending time with her family and friends and walking her 2 dogs.

Bev Peters – Bank Staff

Bev is currently a Nursery Assistant in Kid’s Club and also works as a Teaching Assistant at Ludgvan School. She is a qualified Teaching Assistant with Higher Level Teaching Assistant Status. Bev has been at Oasis since 2011 and has worked at Ludgvan School since 2000.

Bev enjoys walking her dog and spending time with her family.

Bethany Stafford – Student from Truro and Penwith College

Bethany is currently studying a Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies. Bethany has been at Oasis since 2016 and has experience working with babies and toddlers whilst on placement to complete her course.

In her spare time Bethany enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Hollie Empson – Student from Truro and Penwith College

Hollie is currently studying a Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies. Hollie has been at Oasis since 2017 and has experience working with babies and toddlers whilst on placement to complete her course.

In her spare time Hollie enjoys a wide range of music and spending time with her family and friends.

Suzanne Kemp

Suzanne is our cleaner and also works as a lunchtime supervisor at Ludgvan School. She has a City and Guilds qualification in Customer Service. Suzanne has been at Oasis since 2013 and prior to this she worked at Penwith College until leaving to raise her family.

In her spare time Suzanne enjoys walks on the beach and spending time with her family.

Neville Goodspeed

Neville is the setting’s Handyman. He has been at Oasis since 2010 and has previously worked as a Mechanical Engineer, Market Garden Manager and Property Developer.

Neville has an interest in most sports and is the Secretary of Ludgvan Lions Junior Football Club.

 

All staff have DBS Enhanced Disclosures in place.

 

All permanent staff hold level 3 or above childcare qualifications. Lorna Trudgeon has a Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Education (Fda), a Bachelor of Honours Degree in Early Childhood Studies (BHons) and Early Years Teacher Status. We often assist in the training of students on childcare courses too.
Staff regularly attend Early Years training courses keeping their own professional development up to date. All staff have attended EYFS Foundation Stage training, and hold child protection and Paediatric First Aid qualifications. The staff also have Health and Safety and Food Hygiene qualifications.