Early Years Lead
Nicola is an experienced primary and early years teacher. She was strategic lead for early years and childcare for a number of years in a London Borough, supporting quality improvement across schools and PVI sector. She has been involved in early years since 1992. Nicola was the lead on early years and children’s centres during the development of SureStart. in primary schools in Gloucestershire and she has lived and worked in the Middle East and Kazakhstan working on curriculum development and teacher training. She is an experienced trainer skilled in EYFS, child development, brain development with an interest in early language development. Nicola undertook the EYP status in 2008 and has qualifications in leadership and management. Nicola has a number of years experience leading Early Years profile moderation in London as part of her role supporting school improvement and has a proven track record of improving outcomes. Nicola is also a qualified Ofsted Early Years Inspector.