At Hodnet Pre-school Playgroup we pride ourselves on being a highly qualified workforce. All of staff either hold, or are working towards a Level 3 qualification. We are committed to staff training and development to ensure the highest quality of care.


Vicki Cadwell - Manager

I hold a NVQ Level 3 in Children’s Care, Development and Learning. I also hold my Paediatric First Aid, Child Protection and Food Hygiene Certificates. I am Makaton and Special Educational Needs trained and have worked with children with a wide range of additional needs. I have worked at pre-school since 2008.


Jessica Onions

I joined the Playgroup summer 2013 and have been Deputy Supervisor since November 2013. I have a level 3 NVQ qualification in Early Learning and Development and a Paediatric First Aid Certificate. 

I have been a big part of Playgroup as all 3 of my children attended Playgroup, I was also Chair of the committee for 3 years.


 Cindy Ingham

I have been helping out at Playgroup since Summer 2013. I am a qualified teacher and also a Governor at Hodnet School.





Elysia Batkin

I hold a NVQ Level 3 in Early Learning and Development. I hold my Paediatric First Aid certificate, I am also Makaton trained.

I first assisted at pre-school  when I took part in work experience at the setting. I then went on to attend whilst completing my NVQ Level 2 before I became employed as an apprentice in 2011.