Contact Us
Phone:  01462 442238

(The Playbox office is open Mon-Fri 9am-1pm during term time)

The Team

Our staff team is highly dedicated and experienced and are all paediatric first aid qualified. We have a high adult to child ratio and every child has their own personal Keyworker.

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Ginette Beeson

Ginette co-leads Playbox with Jacki. She started working at Playbox in 2003, first as a volunteer when her daughter started, and has taken her childcare qualifications during this time, working her way up to co-leader. She oversees administration, admissions and safeguarding. Ginette enjoys cooking, reading and travelling.

Jacki Pendleton-Browne

Jacki is the co-leader for Playbox with Ginette and is a qualified Early Years teacher. Jacki has been working at Playbox since 2006, is a special needs co-ordinator and oversees the curriculum and planning content. Jacki enjoys reading and walking her bouncy labrador dog.


Emma Dimond

Emma is a keyworker and is qualified to Level 3 in Childcare. She has been at Playbox since 2009 and takes care of the craft area, languages and wall displays. Emma enjoys crafts, languages and gardening.


Anne Buckley

Anne has a degree in Geography from the University of Cambridge, and a P.G.C.E. in primary teaching with 12 years experience. She joined Playbox in 2011. Anne is a key-worker, as well as looking after our Maths area. Anne enjoys castles, chocolate and maps.

Mandy Brundell

Mandy has Level 2&3 in childcare. She joined Playbox in January 2011. Mandy is a key-worker, and is responsible for health and safety, and lunch club.  She enjoys music.



Julie Scranney

Julie is a keyworker with an NVQ Level 3 in childcare. She has been with Playbox since 2013 but has been involved with us for much longer as both of her children came here when they were young. Julie is in charge of our Role Play Area always making it such an exciting area to ignite our childrens imaginations.