Kidzone Staff Team

Our dedicated staff team have a wealth of knowledge and experience in Early Years, Youth Work, Childcare, Education and Child Development.


Laura Smith

Kidzone Manager

BA Hons Childhood Studies, PostGradCert Counselling Skills, Qualified Lifeguard



Pauline Palmer

Deputy Manager

NVQ Level 3 Children and Young People’s Workforce, NVQ Level 2 Play Work



Fatema Vanat

Playcare Assistant



Ikrah Khan

Playcare Assistant











Kidzone Staff Members


Emily Woodhead – Senior Playcare Assistant, BAHons Psychology, MA Child Psychology, Qualified Lifeguarding Cert

Jill Brown – Senior Playcare Assistant

Perveen Akhtar – Playcare Assistant, NVQ Level 3 in Early Years and Education, NVQ Level 2 in Early Years and Education

Kayley Evans – Playcare Assistant

Sarah Ogden – Playcare Assistant

Humaira Yusuf – Playcare Assistant

Nicola Aherne – Playcare Assistant

Lucie Hardman – Playcare Assistant

Leanne Egan – Holiday Playcare Assistant, NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education

Sandra Whittle – Holiday Playcare Assistant, NVQ Level 3 in Children’s Care, Learning and Development

Elaine Jackson – Holiday Playcare Assistant

Ashley Luxford – Holiday Playcare Assistant, Currently Studying BA Hons Education Studies