Alison started working in childcare over 12 years ago and during this time she held the position of Manager in Willow House Woodbine for 2 years and Manager of Willow House Afterschool of which she been working in since 2013. From a very large family herself she has honed her many personal skills finely to offer children in her care the very best experience acquired from her many years of working directly with children. Her knowledge and personal insights into children as well as being personally interested in childhood holistic development, shows through her various achievements. By promoting positive behaviour and self confidence through education, indoor and outdoor play, play therapy, the Afterschool children are happy and contented.

Over the years she has helped to create a relaxed, safe and enjoyable athmosphere and endeavours to bring genuine warmth, care and kindness to the Afterschool.

Children in Alison’s care are nurtured as individuals and she believes that an open and friendly relationship with the parents and families of the children in her care is of the utmost importance.