"The strength of the team is each individual member and the strength of each individual member Is the team". 

MEET THE MANAGEMENT TEAM



ELEANOR HUTTON

Manager

Explorosity Education is owned and managed by myself, Eleanor Hutton, an Early Years Teacher. I have worked in and with many day nurseries and early years' professionals over the last fourteen years, each with their own vision of what inspiring and exceptional childcare, teaching and learning would look like. With that in mind, I have developed my own vision and ethos based on various approaches and theories from inspirational figures and settings alongside my own true passion, enthusiasm and love for Early Years teaching and learning. 


Eleanor is the safeguarding lead for the setting.

Assistant Manager 

OLIVIA CHRYSOSTOMOU

Liv is a passionate and dedicated Teacher. Liv has experience teaching both reception class and early years. 

Liv is our lead Special Educational Needs Officer and 2nd Safeguarding Lead. 

Liv holds a PGCE and a degree in Early Childhood Studies.  

Our Lead Teaching Team

We have three playrooms at Explorosity - The Baby Lounge, The Toddler Room and the Kindergarten. Each of these rooms are lead by a dedicated and qualified practitioner, passionate about providing the highest quality of care for your child

SOPHIE HARTLEY

Kindergarten 1 Lead Teacher

Sophie is an energetic and bubbly person, you will often find her with her wet suit on in the mud kitchen! Sophie believes in being guided by the children in their learning and development!

Sophie holds Qualified Teacher Status

JENNY JERMAINE

3rd in Charge / Kindergarten 2 Lead Teacher / SEND Lead

Jenny is a certified forest school leader with a passion for being outdoors. 

Jenny is an enthusiastic, knowledgeable member of our team. Her hobbies include adventuring outdoors and making memories with her own three children. 

Jenny holds a Fda in Early Years Education 

BECCA BATTEN

Toddler Room Lead Teacher

Becca has taught both in School and Early Years, she has most recently worked with children for the local authority. Becca is a keen netballer and loves mechanics.

Becca loves something about every season and is keen to share this with our little ones!

Becca holds qualified teacher status

JENNA KIRKBY

Baby Lounge Supervisor / Deputy Manager

Jenna has lead early years practice for over 5 years. Jenna has a very warm and caring personality perfectly suited to providing the highest quality care to our youngest children.

Jenna has a fun, bubbly and approachable personality. You will usually find Jenna snuggled up reading stories or engaged in messy play!

Jenna currently holds a first class BA(Hons) Early Years. 

Our Teaching Team

RACHEL PARKINSON

Early Years Teacher / Health & Safety Officer

Rachel has worked in the early years for over fifteen years. You will usually find Rachel exploring the outdoors or baking. 

Rachel has a BA(Hons) in Early Years and holds Early Years Teacher Status. 

ELLIE GRAY.

Early Years Educator 

Ellie joined our team in January 2022. Ellie is so very creative and always goes the extra mile to support our little ones. 

Ellie holds Qualified Teacher Status and is currently working towards her MA in Early Years

ELEANOR SULLIVAN 

Early Years Teacher

Ellie has been in early years since she left school. Ellie is very good at her quality interactions with young children. She is always so bubbly. 

Ellie holds qualified teacher status. 

TARA SNOWDON

Kindergarten Teacher / Pyramid Provision Lead

Tara began her career in early years over 15 years ago. She is so passionate about providing the highest quality provision for our children and she knows her children exceptionally well. 

Tara holds a BA(Hons) Early Years and is currently working towards her Early Years Teacher Status. 


SARAH CUMBERLAND.

Kindergarten Teacher / Forest School Manager / SEND Officer 

You will usually find Sarah exploring the outdoors, performing or dressed up in the most fabulous costumes! Sarah began her early years career around 10 years ago.

Sarah holds a level three in Early Years and is currently working towards her BA(Hons) in Early Years. Sarah is also Forest School trained.

EMILY GRANT

Toddler Lounge Teacher 

Emily is so bubbly and passionate, her smiles are contagious. She creates the most exciting activities for our little ones and is an excellent key person. 

Emily holds Qualified Teacher Status. 

EMMA DAVEY

Kindergarten Early Years Educator 

Emma has been in Early Years for over 15 years, she is very dedicated to her work. Emma is also a qualified baby massage and toddler yoga instructor which she runs in our provision. 

Emma holds a Level 4 Early Years

ROBYNNE BROMLEY.

Toddler Lounge Early Years Educator

You will usually find Robynne dancing in the garden. Robynne has been in Early Years since she left school. 

Robynne holds a Level 3 in Early Years and is currently studying for her BA (Hons) Early Years. 

NATALIE SINDERSON

Baby Lounge Early Years Educator

Natalie has been in Early Years since she left school. Natalie loves storytelling and baby treasure basket play. 

Natalie holds a Level 3 in Early Years and aspires to someday become a midwife.

COURTNEY OLIVER.

Kindergarten Early Years Educator

Courtney has been in early years since she left school. You will usually find her exploring the outdoor provision no matter what the weather. 

Courtney is qualified to Level 3 in Early Years.

BECKY PELL

Toddler Lounge Early Years Educator

Becky has been in Early Years for nearly 10 years. Becky loves working with the Toddler age group. She has such a kind and caring personality. 

Becky holds a Level 3 in Early Years and a BA (Hons) in Counselling Studies. 

REBECCA NORTON

Kindergarten Early Years Educator

Rebecca is like a walking sunshine. Shes always on hand for advice for families. You will usually find her deeply engrossed in play. 

Rebecca holds a Level  in Early Years and is currently studying for her BA (Hons) in Early Years

ISABEL TEMPLEMAN

Apprentice Early Years Educator 

Isabel joined us a year ago. Isabel is currently studying for her early years level three qualification being supported by the rest of the team.

STEPHANIE STABLES.

Relief Early Years Educator 

Stephanie is a relief practitioner, prior to this she was a student with us in the Autumn term 2021. 

Steph is currently studying for her BA(Hons) Early Years

KATE BAKER.

Relief Early Years Educator 

Kate has worked with us since 2020, initially as a student, now as a relief practitioner. Kate is qualified to level three in early years and is currently studying for her BA (Hons) in Education

Would you like to join our team? 

Are you fabulous? We are always searching for passionate and dedicated early years practitioners to join our amazing team. If you think this could be you, complete the form below and one of our management team will get back to you.