Safeguarding Training and Professional Development

  • Designated Lead for Safeguarding
  • ​EHA Lead Practitioner
  • ​Working Together to Safeguard Children
  • Effective referrals
  • Neglect
  • Disguised compliance
  • Early Help Builds Stronger Families
  • Collaborative Working
  • E-Safety
  • Information Sharing Level 2
  • Supervision and Appraisal
  • Safeguarding Children in Education
  • Think Safe, Be Safe, Stay Safe
  • Awareness of Forced Marriage
  • Awareness of Child Abuse and Negelct
  • Awareness of Domestic Violence
  • Working with Disabled Children
  • Understanding Pathways to Extremism
  • Child Poverty
  • FGM, Forced Marriage and Spirit based violence
  • Female Genital Mutilation 
  • Channel Awareness
  • Child Sexual Exploitation
  • Home Office Prevent Duty
  • ​Fabricated Illness
  • ​Gang Related Issues and County Lines
  • Safeguarding Level 1, 2 and 3


Level 7 Practitioner​

Playschool Manager, Designated Lead for Safeguarding

​Hi, I'm Jo and I'm the proud Manager of Warwick Playschool.  I have 16 years experience, with 7 of those at Warwick.  I have worked my way up to manager from being an apprentice and a children's holiday rep.  I am responsible for the day to day running of the playschool, so I'm usually found in the office!


  • Masters in Early Childhood
  • Early Years Teacher Status
  • BA (Hons) Early Years
  • Foundation Degree Early Years
  • Level 3 Playwork
  • Level 3 Children's Care, Learning and Development

Training and Professional Development

  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Special Educational Needs Coordinator
  • Protective Behaviours
  • Five to Thrive
  • Makaton
  • Solihull Approach and Facilitator​
  • Food Hygiene
  • Theraplay© Level One
  • Baby Room Project
  • ​Kinetic Letters
  • ​Reflective Practice
  • Emotion Potions
  • Listening to Young Children 
  • Helping children with ASD
  • How to identify play difficulties
  • Positive behaviour management 
  • Supporting children with S&L difficulties
  • Progress check at two
  • English as an Additional Language
  • Risk Taking 
  • In the moment Planning
  • Deaf awareness
  • Early Child Development and Child Development

Training I am Working Towards

  • Level 3 Forest School Leader
  • Infant Mental Health (IMHOL)
  • Wildflower Developmental Play (inc. Baby Massage)
  • Fourth Trimester Support
  • ​Womb to World
  • Gentle Sleep Consultancy
  • Child led Potty Training
  • Terrific Two's
  • Baby and Toddler Reflexology
  • ​Aromatherapy for Well-Being
  • Yogaroos
  • ​Little Yogis (SEND)
  • ​Facilitating Meditation
  • ​Facilitating a Mother Circle
  • ​An Introduction to Mother and Baby Reiki
  • Fussy Eaters
  • ​Recognising Birth Trauma

Warwick Community Playschool

Contact the playschool on 01933 279266 or

​Links to our playschool pages