Manager / Owner
Lorraine has been working in childcare for over 30 years and has a wealth of experience. Her philosophy is that parents are first and foremost the main educators of their children. She therefore believes the importance of partnerships with parents for cementing the foundations of their child’s educations.
Lorraine wanted to experience all sectors of childcare to give her the knowledge and tools to extend her portfolio. She has been a child minder worked in parent/toddler groups, as a practitioner in playgroups and pre-schools.
She has been a youth worker in Youth Clubs in Merton, worked for the preschool Learning Alliance as a Area Field Worker supporting all childcare groups in Wimbledon and Raynes Park where she met Angela and taught on Childcare Courses In Adult Education and Colleges. She was also successful in gaining a post as an Ofsted Inspector.
Lorraine holds numerous qualifications PLSA Foundation Stage Level Two in Childcare, NNEB, City and Guilds Teaching Cerf, Safeguarding, First Aid, Health and Safety, Food Hygiene. She started Little Learners in 1994 with Angela Taggart and Little Learners Two In Coronation, Southfields.
Manager / Owner
Angela has been looking after children for over 30 years working in many children’s sectors at the beginning of her career including one o clock clubs, day nurseries and creches when working for the under eights department as a supply worker.
Angela worked as advisor and tutor for the Pre school learning alliance for a few years advising and supporting childcare settings how to set up and start a nursery and giving them guidance on educational and legal matters. She also taught level 2 and 3 childcare courses in local colleges.
She is holds numerous qualifications in childcare ADCE, PSLA Diploma, PSLA Foundation, C & G Teacher/Training and Safeguarding, First Aid, Health & Safety and many other childcare relevant courses.
She started Little Learners in 1994 with her partner Lorraine Greeley-Ward , first in Arthur Road SW19 then in Durnsford Recreation Ground and Coronation Gardens SW18.