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I work one-to one with nursery managers, deputies and aspiring leaders – and then watch them become the confident childcare leaders they aspire to be!

Leadership training

I offer a selection of childcare leadership courses to management teams and individuals and can tailor bespoke sessions and development programmes to suit your needs.

Mentoring & support

Whether you’re new to childcare leadership or an experienced manager in need of a little support, I can be your critical friend and, most of all, a shoulder to lean on when you need it.

Meet me!

I have had the pleasure of working in and around early years for the last 40 years. I have been involved in writing and delivering extensive training courses…

“It was a pleasure to work with Alice. She is energetic, responsive and cares passionately about her students, her subject and her delivery. Alice achieved excellent feedback from students and this was confirmed by great results demonstrating clearly her strong teaching and mentoring abilities.”
Liz Barnes, Director of Envoca

The move

My latest poem, “The Move”, is about my feelings on selling my home after 26 years. I hope you like it. Please do let me know what you think…

Am I caring or am I colluding?

I THINK I MIGHT HAVE CREATED A MONSTER! Those of you who follow me will know that my partner recently had major back surgery. We both went into this experience a bit blindly…

Embracing change…or trying to!

I’m on the move. Yes, finally! I’ve lived at 35 Beryl Road since January 1989, so it’s probably about time I was a little bit more adventurous…

An ode to my Fitbit

When we are working with children, I think we often underestimate the amount of time we spend on our feet. A fabulous way of tracking your ‘steps’ I find is my Fitbit…

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