All our staff hold a full DBS AND ARE TRAINED IN SAFEGUARDING. We follow strict guidelines when recruiting to ensure all of our staff are fully qualified and suitable for their role.
Founder and Director of Redwoods.
BA Hons Fine Art
Level 3 Forest Schools Leader
level 3 Childcare Learning and Development
Outdoor and Pediatric First Aid
After having her own children Christine began her Early year's career as a childminder. Plus she has been running her own Natural art workshop business the mud gallery for many years. She has a wide range of experience in both schools and preschoolS.
After getting her Forest schools Qualification in 2013 she began a Forest Toddler group. After two years she decided it was time to take a leap and open Suffolk's first fully outdoor preschool.
Christine's other passions are Art, especially painting, Gardening and family life, yoga and exploring outdoors in nature.
Stay and play lead
Jo is a trained primary school teacher.
Pediatric first aid
Jo has been involved in forest school for many years now, originally training when she was a teacher at Pebmarsh Primary School in 2006. Since then she has worked for Essex wildlife trust and The Greenlight trust, Suffolk as Forest School leader and trainer. She also runs a preschool in Colchester.
Early years Teacher
Level 3 Forest school leader
Outdoor paediatric first aid
Fiona has been passionate about outdoor learning for a long time. Having worked for Suffolk wildlife trust she decided to complete her forest school leader training. Fiona has children of her own and is planning to train in childcare this year.
Degree in early years