Team ABC Extra



– Co Owner

Rachel has been working in childcare for many years and holds a level 4 qualification in early years as well as a level 2 in playwork.
She is passionate about the ABC Settings and is always striving to ensure children are provided with the best care possible.

– Co Owner and SENDCo

Michelle holds a level 5 qualification in early years. Michelle has worked in child care for a long time and embraces her role. Michelle is also our SENDCo, a position she has held for over 6 years and she therefore has a wealth of knowledge in the area, having worked with a wide range of needs and professionals.


– Supervisor

Benita holds a level 3 qualification in Play work. She has experience in both early years and our out of schools club. Benita is hard working and is extremely efficient in her role ensuring the smooth running of ABC extra.



Teresa started work at ABC extra out of schools club before joining the nursery team as well. She is qualified to a level 2 and is a hardworking, competent member of the team. She is extremely popular with both children and adults because of her mad funny nature.


Mandy has worked with children for a long time, she holds a level 3 qualification and is extremely knowledgeable in her role. Mandy enjoys being with the children and thrives on their happiness.


Abbie has been at ABC since the early 2015 and has embraced her role as key person. Abbie has a lovely calm nature with the children and is really able to get the best from them.

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– Key Worker

Karen joined the ABC team in January 2016. Karen is currently studying to achieve Level 3 diploma as an early years practitioner. Karen says ‘Knowing that I am able to make children feel safe, help them to thrive and watch them blossom is the most rewarding part of my role.’

– Key Worker

Hayley has worked in childcare for a number of years. Hayley works at ABC extra and in the pre-school. She has a caring nature and enjoys watching the children grow and develop.

– Key Worker

Whilst at college Molly did her work placement at ABC Beltinge, and she then joined the Swalecliffe team in January 2016. Molly is currently working towards a Level 3 qualification in early years. Molly says ‘I love being a key person and realy enjoy helping the children learn through their play.’

– Key Worker

Annabelle started at the after school club in 2016, and joined the nursery in 2017 as an apprentice to study for her level 3 qualification in early years. Annabelle says ‘I love being a key person because I get to help the children learn and grow through play and sing songs all day.’

– Key Worker

Lesley is from Liverpool and moved to Whitstable 30 years ago. Lesley has achieved a level 2 in childcare. Lesley has two daughters who attended local schools and colleges, including Swalecliffe school. Lesley says ‘Its such a pleasure to be back at Swalecliffe as it holds such fond memories for me. Im so glad for the opportunity to be able to implement my learning at ABC pre-schools.’

– Key Worker

Yasmin has been working at abc for the past few years, she brings a great energy to the role and the children all love spending time with her.