Our staff

All our highly dedicated staff have many years experience working with a wide age range of children and qualifications in many areas of child care. This creates a relaxed and creative environment where your child will thrive, according to his or her own specific needs and abilities. 
Yvonne Dillon
Yvonne Dillon
Gill Currier

Yvonne joined as senior Childcare Practitioner in April 2007, after spending the previous twenty years as a childminder working from her home. Yvonne progressed to Deputy Manager, followed by Childcare Manager and ultimately Centre Manager in 2012. Yvonne is passionate about childcare and has spent many hours furthering her knowledge and understanding by studying for a variety of qualifications completing her Early Years Professional Status in 2011.

Having lived in Tysoe for the majority of her life, Yvonne takes a very active role in the village and the local community, volunteering her time on various committees and worthy causes. Yvonne loves family life and in her spare time loves to practise her handicraft skills knitting and sewing.

Rachel Giorgio
Sarah Dillon

Gill started in 2008 and took on the role of designated safeguarding lead in 2012 as she has a keen interest in child protection and all aspects of safeguarding.

Gill has enjoyed a career in childcare for more than 40 years, working in America and Africa where she took on different roles and ways of life, as well as working in Great Britain.

She has 3 children and 1 granddaughter who attends the local primary school.

In her spare time, Gill volunteers with dancing and cheerleading activities with her granddaughter and enjoys reading, art, theatre and travel.

Rachel has worked in childcare since 1995 starting her career helping a mother out at the weekend while she was at college. Rachel moved on from this to work in local nurseries where she continued to learn by completing further training and qualifications. 

Rachel managed a local nursery before taking a short break to have some quality family time. Rachel has one son and in her spare times likes to go on day trips with him visiting new places. She also really enjoys travelling and discovering new places as well as enjoying walks in the countryside.

Sarah joined the team in 2016 undertaking her studies as she worked completing her level 3 in childcare in less than a year. A passion for developing and furthering her skills in childcare Sarah took a 5-month break to work with younger children and returned at the start of 2018 and moved into the Sparks room. 

Having worked as a waitress in her teenage years Sarah has strong communication and interaction skills helping to develop supportive relationships with our families. One of her big passions is photography and brings this to her role capturing some beautiful moments of the children playing and learning through play.