Helping children develop skills through play

The Committee 

The Playgroup is always looking for parents to become actively involved and welcomes new members to the committee. If you are interested, please contact Lucy Newton at or speak to a member of staff or the committee at playgroup.   

Chairperson - Lucy Newton

The Chairperson holds one of the main roles on the Committee. This person is an officer of the Playgroup and is responsible for the staff, training, appraisals, overseeing the accounts, fundraising with other members of the committee, running the committee and overseeing suitable persons (DBS) checks. This person is the main point of contact for Ofsted, PATA and the Playgroup.

Secretary & Admin Officer - Charlotte Claridge

The Secretary is a named individual of the Committee responsible for taking, verifying and distributing minutes of the Committee meetings and is an officer of the Playgroup. The Admin Officer assists the Chairperson with admin matters.

Treasurer (& Deputy Chairperson) - Sarah Mather

The Treasurer is a named individual from the Committee who is a signatory on the accounts and an officer of the Playgroup.

Other Committee Members

Claire Veale, Rose Mitchell

Fundraising Team

The Fundraising Team are separate to the committee and are responsible for coordinating the fundraising events, implementing new fundraising ideas and initiatives and maintaining a file of events and contacts.