Meet the Team - Sophie
Early Years Practitioner
Paediatric First Aider
Health & Safety Co-ordinator
NCFE Level 3 Diploma for the Children’s Workforce (Early Years Educator)
My name is Sophie Gibson and I am 23 years old. During my childhood myself, two brothers and two sisters were brought up by my grand parents as sadly my mum passed away when I was 5 years old. At the age of 16 I worked as a Cub and Beaver leader for 4 years with children aged 5 years to 11 years.
I enjoyed planning activities and working alongside other adults. I also worked as a swimming teacher assisting children during their lessons. In 2016 I completed a Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification, which I found really interesting. During this time I worked at High Town Primary School gaining a great deal of experience with children aged 5 years to 11 years.
In September 2016 I joined Buttercups as an apprentice completing a Level 3 EYE Childcare qualification. I really enjoy working as a key person, getting to know individual children’s personalities, planning for their nexy steps and watching them develop and achieve