Meet the Team

  • Carol Evans

    Early Years Lead Practitioner

    l joined the Playgroup in 2017 and have 2 children of my own. Previous to taking on my role, I had volunteered as both the Treasurer and the Chairperson when my children attended the setting during their preschool years. I am currently working towards my SVQ level 3 in Early Years Care and Education and work on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

    Carol at Work
  • Sarah Fraser

    Early Years Lead Practitioner

    I joined the team in February 2019 and my qualifications include a SVQ level 2 and 3 in Early Years Childcare and Education and I have over 20 years experience caring for children in various childcare settings and also 3 children of my own. I began my SVQ 4 in February 2020 and very much look forward to working with the children at playgroup on a Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

    Sarah Fraser
  • Laura Crichton

    Early Years Practitioner

    I joined the team in October 2019 and have worked with children since leaving school 4 years ago. I recently gained my SVQ level 3 in Early Years Care and Education and love working with children. I feel particularly privileged to be able to watch them grow and learn and become confident individuals. I work on a Monday to Friday.

    Laura Crichton

Familiar Faces

We have fantastic support from Aberdeenshire Council and at Playgroup you are likely to meet two of their staff who regularly work with us and the children:

Lisa Gunn Aberdeenshire Council Early Years Development Worker at Torphins Playgroup

Hello, I am employed by Aberdeenshire Council as a Development Worker for Early Years settings in the local area. I advise and support the staff, helping them make improvement plans so they can provide a quality service to parents and children. I visit Torphins Playgroup several times a year, often helping out in the sessions.

June Foote, Aberdeenshire Council Early Years Co-ordinating Teacher at Torphins Playgroup

Hello, my name is June Foote and I am the Early Years Principal Teacher. I have been appointed by Aberdeenshire Council to support staff in local Playgroups and Nurseries with curriculum development and I also work directly with the children to identify learning needs and to add challenge. I visit Torphins Playgroup two or three times a term.