Our Staff

All members of the staff at Linton Granta Playgroup have been checked by the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).  They receive regular training in Paediatric First Aid, Child Protection, Behaviour Management, Basic Food Hygiene, and Health and Safety.

Each child has a designated member of staff, known as their ‘key person’, responsible for overseeing their development and welfare.

We would like to introduce you to our staff at the playgroup;


Playgroup Leader – Michelle Miller (NVQ Level 3)


michelleMichelle is one of our Designated practitioner for child protection, Positive Behaviour Management Co-ordinator (BMCo) and Common Assessment Framework  Designated Person (CAF).

“I have worked at Linton Granta Playgroup since 1997, I enjoy working with children, watching them play, learn and grow. Over the years I have seen many children grow into happy, confident young learners ready for school.”


Playgroup Leader – Janine Polley (CACHE 3)

janineJanine is one of our Equal Opportunities Co-ordinators (ENCo), and Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo).

“I became part of the team at Linton Granta Playgroup in September 2009, I enjoy encouraging the children to express their personalities through all different types of play. My job is very rewarding, watching and helping the children learn and develop in readiness for them to move forward to school, on the next steps of their learning adventure.”


Sarah Meeks – Practitioner (NVQ Level 3)

sarah (2)Qualified with NVQ Level 3, Sarah is also one of our Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo).

“I have been at Linton Granta Playgroup over 12 years now, I share the SENCo role with Janine. I enjoy working at Linton Granta Playgroup and spending time with the children.” 





Harriet Allen – Practitioner (NVQ Level 3)

HarrietHarriet joined the team in September 2011, she gained her CACHE NVQ Level 3 qualification in 2014.

” I enjoy spending time with the children and love watching them digging about in the garden to see what treasures (or worms!!!) they find.”