Stoke Hammond- "OUTSTANDING"

This is a non-pack away provision based within the Stoke Hammond Community Centre. The pre-school hours are: Monday - Friday 9.00 am - 12.00 pm, 12.00 pm - 15.00 pm or 9.00 am - 15.00 pm, we also offer breakfast club from 8.30 am daily.

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Buttons Stoke Hammond

Stoke Hammond Community Centre

Bragenham Side

Stoke Hammond

MK17 9DB

Meet The Team

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Clare - Manager / Designated Safeguarding Lead

Hi, my name is Clare and I am the Manager at Stoke Hammond. I have recently moved from Buttons at Newton Leys, where I was the Deputy Manager.

I started my childcare career 23 years ago in a private day nursery after leaving college with a BTEC national diploma in early childhood studies. I was the deputy there for 20 years and have gained so much experience in childcare and management.

I always look forward to a new challenges and new children.

When I’m not at work I have a 17 and 13 year old who keep myself and my husband on our toes!


Elizabeth - Deputy Manager / SEN Lead

Hi my name is Lizzy and I have worked in childcare for 8 years. I have 3 children of my own and enjoy spending time with my family.

I love getting creative with the children and enjoy messy activities such as painting.


Zoe - 2 Year Lead

I am a Level 3 Qualified Practitioner in Childcare and Early Years, I started at Buttons nine years ago as a volunteer due to my daughter attending one of the settings, during this time I realised how much I enjoyed spending time with children and wanted to help them to develop further.

Elena – Senior Practitioner

Hello! My name is Elena and I am a senior practitioner Level 6 with a BA Hons in religious studies and History. I have a qualified teacher status with 9 years of experience in childcare. I have worked with children aged from 0 to 14 years old.

In my spare time I like spending time with my son, going for walks, reading and riding my bike.


Mo - Practitioner

I have always been amazed by the curiosity displayed by children and their ability to learn, especially in Early Years as the children begin their journey of discovery and learning, I enjoy helping them achieve those goals.

I am a Level 3 Sen Practitioner, having previously worked in a Sen School for 5 and half years before coming to Buttons.

I enjoy spending time with family and friends to relax.

Amy - Forest School Lead

Christine - Practitioner 

Hello my name is Christine, I have come back to childcare after being away for 10 years, I love the interaction with young children and watching them develop and grow in confidence.


Frankie - Practitioner (Maternity Leave)

Hi, my name is Frankie. I've worked in childcare since 2015 and love working with children because of the joy they bring. Each day is different and I enjoy watching them grow and blossom. 

I have two children of my own and enjoy spending time with my family. 

Molly - Practitioner 

Hello my name is Molly, I have worked in childcare for 3 years.

I am Level 2 qualified and looking forward to starting my Level 3 and progressing.

I really enjoy working with children, watching them grow and supporting in their development.


Sarah - Practitioner 

Hi, my name is Sarah. I have recently gained my NVQ qualification in Childcare Level 3. Children are my absolute passion and I am looking forward to supporting them to learn and grow.

In my spare time, I enjoy going on adventures with my three girls, husband and dogs.


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