Staff Profiles

TOM PEARCE
KNOWN AS 'COACH TOM'

Role: Set Your Sights Director

Qualifications/Experience:

BA Drama (Theatre and Media)

15+ Years experience working within Primary and Secondary Schools across the East of England.

 

Certificates in:

Emergency First Aid

English Cricket Board Level 2

Equity in Your Coaching

DBS

Coaching Disabled Performers

Safeguarding and Protecting Children

Long Term Athlete Development

Fundamentals in Coaching

Designated Safeguarding Lead

 

"I have always held passions for Drama, Music and Sport. At the age of seven I joined my local Football club and since then have been heavily involved in sport. I represented my county in both Football and Cricket, was selected for an East Anglia Representative XI in Football at the age of 14 and reached the National Final in Cricket with Norfolk County Cricket Club at 15. I completed a year at The Bracewell Cricket Academy in New Zealand, where I developed as a player and a coach. I was also selected for one of six National Cricket Academies whilst at University. Having been involved throughout school in Drama productions, I decided to study the Theatre at University, where I helped produce work that led us to London, Edinburgh Fringe Festival and a residency at the centre for European contemporary Arts in Cardiff. I am a keen musician and have performed for Radio 4 and BBC Radio Wales. I have been able to achieve and experience these things due to the high level of teaching and guidance that I received throughout my childhood. I value this help and am dedicated to my goal of providing similar environments and support which will allow others to achieve their potential and fulfil their goals.

 

After running Set Your Sights for 10 years, I continue to take great pleasure in providing opportunities to both the child that attend our clubs and the staff that love to run them.”

LAURA PEARCE

Role: Set Your Sights Director

 

Qualifications/Certificates:

Certificate in Management

People Change Management Accredited

DBS Check

Safeguarding 

Safer Recruitment Trained

I come from a training and change management background within the corporate sector, however after having children I left my role to become a Director of Set Your Sights. I spend a lot of time working with staff to ensure that high quality, flexible and fun childcare is provided to families, along with spending time in the settings to review safeguarding, policies and adherence to Ofsted guidelines. Alongside my work within setting, I also manage the administration of the business from managing the booking process of the settings, accounts, payroll and HR duties including recruitment in line with current safer recruitment guidelines. 

 

HARRY WYER
KNOWN AS 'COACH HARRY'

Qualifications and Experience:

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness)

Sports Leaders UK Level 2 in Community Sports Leadership

FA Level 1 in football coaching

Volunteered for a year with the Norwich School Sports Partnership in various roles

Worked at the UEA sportspark "sports camps" for a year

Current coach of Cringleford under 8's football team

 

Certificates in:

Emergency first aid (FA)

DBS

Whole School Safeguarding 

Level 1 award in fitness and physical activity

 

 "I enjoyed sport throughout my life and got into teaching and coaching it at sixth form, where I did my Level 2 sports leadership and got my first experience of coaching children and helping them learn new skills. That inspired me to do more and I started a Level 3 diploma in sports at Easton College where I furthered my coaching capabilities and studied various aspects of sport including Psychology, Gym instruction, sports development and risk assessment. 

I have been working with Set Your Sights for nearly 3 years now and have really enjoyed the wide range of sports and activities that I have been able to coach. The best thing for me is seeing a child learn a new skill, develop it and master it over the time that you coach them."

 

MORGAN MARSHALL
KNOWN AS 'COACH MORGAN'

 

Qualifications:

FA Level 1 in football coaching

Level 1 in Coaching Tennis

NVQ Level 2 sports coaching and activity leadership

Level 2 Fitness Instructing

Level 3 Diploma In Sports coaching and fitness

Rugby Union Level 1 Leaders Award

LTA Mini Tennis leadership award

Certificates:

DBS

FA safeguarding of children

Emergency First Aid (FA)

Experiences:

Volunteer at Cringleford JFC with Girls Soccer Schools and U9’s (2018-19 football season) over 3 season so far

Worked at Norwich SportsPark as Party host and Rounders Coordinator

Worked at Kings Lynn Community Football as a schools coach, Party Host and several other roles

 

I began coaching at 16 years old when I began a coaching course at the College Of West Anglia Sports Campus where I got my first experinance of working and coaching sport to children for my qualification. I continued at college for a total of 4 years with my Level 2 Coaching and Activity Leadership qualification, Level 2 in fitness instructing and 2 the Level 3 Diploma In Sport qualifications.

 The reason I love coaching is to allow children to have opportunities to play, enjoy and learn new sports. The most rewarding part of the job is seeing a child learn a new skills before developing and mastering it during the activities.

 

FRANK GUYTON
KNOWN AS 'COACH FRANK'

Qualifications:

First aid

DBS

FA Primary Teaching Award

"I am a passionate, enthusiastic individual who has always had an interest in sports and physical education. At a young age I began playing football for my local youth team and continued to do so until the end of youth football at under 16s. After this, I continued to play football, firstly at under 18s and now at adult level. As well as football, I have played cricket for my local club from the age of 13 as well as participating in a variety of sports teams throughout high school. I am currently studying a BA Physical Education Degree at the University of East Anglia and am seeking to use the degree to find a future career in teaching. One of my favourite aspects about working for Set Your Sights is seeing individuals express themselves throughout sessions. Finally, I hope that through delivering engaging sessions I may be able to inspire others to have a future in physical education and sport whether that be in a playing, coaching or volunteering role."

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SARAH BROWNE
KNOWN AS 'COACH SARAH'

Qualifications:

 BA Hons childhood studies

 

Certificates:

DBS

Food and hygiene level 2

Paediatric first aid

 

I have always enjoyed looking after and caring for children, I decided I wanted to study childcare at a university level so I studied the BA hons childhood studies at Norwich city college. I volunteered for a year at a small nursery based playgroup in Norwich with children aged 2-4, however I have always wanted to work with children in a school setting, I currently work at the Cringleford After School Club as a Room Leader, I am always excited to see what each session brings. Outside of work I love walking my dog around different parks, beaches and woodland areas

 

BONNIE HART
KNOWN AS 'COACH BONNIE'

Qualifications / Experience:

    NNEB Diploma in Nursery Nursing

    Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Studies

    20 years experience working with children aged 3 months to 12 years

    

Certificates  in:

    DBS 

    Paediatric First Aid / Epi Pen 

    Food Hygiene 

    Safeguarding and Protecting Children 

 

I first qualified as a Nursery Nurse 20 years ago and during that time I have gained experience working in several different childcare sectors and living abroad before I got a Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Studies in 2018. I have a special interest in the Early Years Foundation Stage focusing on learning through play, children's mental health and building resilience in childhood. My favourite activities for children are based on therapeutic experiences using the natural environment such as         Forest School teaching. I am looking forward to the challenge of taking over the Breakfast and After School Club at Charles Darwin Primary School by creating a safe, caring and enjoyable environment for the children. 

 

ELLA HUGHES
KNOWN AS 'COACH ELLA'

Qualifications

 

NVQ Level 2 diploma in childcare

NVQ Level 3 diploma in childcare

First aid trained

Food Hygiene

Safeguarding

Hertfordshire STEPS trained

WRAP trained

EPI pen trained

 

 

My name is Ella, I started working with children when I was just 16, completing both my level 2 and 3 diploma’s. I loved helping children to grow and have been working in childcare ever since.  I have recently moved from Hertfordshire to Norwich with my husband. I enjoy being on the go and love to draw and make things. I am looking forward to joining the team at Charles Darwin school. 

 

CHARLOTTE HUBBARD
KNOWN AS 'COACH CHARLOTTE'

Qualifications:
Level 3 Children’s Care, Learning & Development
Level 3 Award in Playwork 
Level 4 working therapeutically with children
Level 2 Managing Children’s behaviour


Certificates in:
Peadiatric first aid
Safeguarding 
Level 2 food hygiene

I’m Charlotte and I’m really excited to be involved in the expansion of the After School Club at Cringleford Primary. 
I currently live in Wymondham with my husband and two small boys. Time spent at home usually involves family days out, house renovations and lots and LOTS of Lego!
With over 14 years experience working in childcare, education and extended school settings I can’t wait to work alongside the SetyourSights team and the children to create a fun and exciting place to be. With a passion for imaginative & creative play and child-led activities, I’m looking forward to watching this club grow! 

 

ELLE HARRIS
KNOWN AS 'COACH ELLE'

Qualifications/experience:

Childcare & Young peoples Diploma 

10 years experience working in multiple Nursery Settings Across Norfolk & Suffolk 

Agency based , as Nursery nurse, Team Leader & Deputy management roles.

Nannying.

I have also organised charity family and children events outside of settings which i hope to continue with set your sights

 

Certificates in:

Level 3 Childcare

First Aid

Health & Safety

Early Movers/Physical activities 

Safeguarding & child Protection

 

Working with children is such a fun & rewarding career i have always followed throughout my life, which is a pleasure to be a part of! Supporting a child's development, caring for them and ensuring their childhood is fulfilled with many fun and engaging activities! Each day is never the same, some more challenging than others, but each day ending with a sense of satisfaction to help each young person grow and flourish in all that they do and learn.

 

I am particularly passionate about planning activities which are outdoor and child led focused. Play which I plan to bring to the team through various fun activities covering sensory, holistic and role play games. I believe its important to teach the children about the world around them through their own freedom of choice, encouraging ideas of their own to express themselves and individuality.

 

I look forward to my new journey managing the after school club at Queens Hill Primary, supporting a fantastic team with lots of new and exciting activities we will be able to bring to the school. Providing a very caring and safe environment for the children to learn and play in. 

 

GEORGIA SWAN-HORTON
KNOWN AS 'COACH GEORGIA'

Qualifications:

  • NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Child Development and Care

  • CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator)

Certificates:

  • DBS

  • Safeguarding Trained

  • Paedatric First Aid

  • Completed EpiPen course

 

My name is Georgia, I have just completed my CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education with an a* in sixth form around Norwich. Through this course it has allowed to work in 3 different setting including 2 nurseries and one infant School where I was able to gain experience working and caring for children ages 0-5 years.  I have always been interested in supporting children’s learning, development and meeting their induvial needs. Since I was in year 9, I have always wanted the opportunity to work with a range of different ages of children and where I am able to plan fun, enjoyable activities for them to complete at their own pace! I am very hard working and enthusiast when it comes to looking and caring for all children because I want all children to reach their full potential and get the best outcomes in life!

In my spare time I enjoy going out with my family and friends where I like going sightseeing and exploring what’s around Norfolk and Suffolk. I also like meeting new people and I’m always ready for new challenges!

 

NICOLE NOORDHOEK
KNOWN AS 'COACH NICOLE'

Certificates and Qualifications:

DBS

First Aid

FA Primary Teaching Award

Equality Awareness

Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

 

I am a mature, positive, and driven individual with a passion for sports and education. I am currently completing my BA Physical Education at the University of East Anglia, as well as continuing my work with children in a sports setting. I have experience teaching Physical Education, as well as coaching football, athletics, judo, and archery. I thoroughly enjoy watching children learn sports and through sports.

 

SHAUNA CATTEE
KNOWN AS 'COACH SHAUNA'

Qualifications:

NCFE CACHE level 2 award in Child Development and Care 

Currently finishing my CACHE level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator)

 

Certificates: 

Level 3 First Aid 

Level 1 Food Hygiene 

Epi Pen Training

DBS check 

 

My name is Shauna I’m really passionate and enthusiastic about working with children. Since I can remember I’ve always enjoyed working with young individuals whether it’s for friends, relatives or volunteering as a nursery practitioner at the age of 17. I am a very caring and nurturing person. My aim is to ensure all the children in my care have the confidence to become whatever they aim to be and achieve all their goals. I encourage all children I work with to have polite manners and show respect to everyone. Gym is a vital part of my life as I enjoy exercising and keeping healthy. In my spare time I like to spend time with my freinds and family. I feel very eager and motivated to start working at Charles Darwin Primary School and joining such a fantastic team. 

 

WORAPHAN (TINA) GAUKROGER
KNOWN AS 'COACH TINA'

Qualifications :

University Degree, Bachelor of Education – Social Studies

Teacher Training College, Higher Diploma – Teaching

Tourism Authority of Thailand and Silpakorn University, Basic Guide Course – Tourist Guide

NVQ Level 3 – Playwork

 

Certificates in:

Paediatric First Aid    

Level 2 – Food Safety Catering

Introduction to Safeguarding Children

 

I was born in Thailand, but have been living in the UK since 2000. 

After completing my education, I taught in a secondary school for a while before moving on to work as a Tour Guide. I enjoy looking after people, especially children, so after coming to England I chose to study for my NVQ qualification and become a Playworker. I also have experience of working with younger children in a nursery setting.

One of the first things I learned working with children, is that if you respect them then they will respect you. I like to organise both physical and arts and crafts group activities, but often find myself asked to join in the activities the children themselves have organised. So, I may find myself playing badminton, table tennis, tag, avalanche, or perhaps just being the goalkeeper for their penalty shootout. I am happy to be flexible so that I can meet their needs.  I really enjoy my job and the satisfaction it brings me.                  

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