Angela is an experienced teacher with particular interest and expertise in early years. Bluecoat is her first Headship and prior to this she was a Lead Early Years Adviser in Lincolnshire. She has led teams of consultants and designed and delivered training for early years practitioners. She also has experience of designing and implementing improvement plans for schools and settings
Foundation Stage Lead
Janice is Foundation Stage Lead at Bluecoat. She is an early years specialist who has particular expertise in promoting positive behaviour and emotional well being in the early years. She is also an experienced Nurture Group practitioner. Janice has taught across North Devon and she has also worked in Cambodia where she worked with children who had significant emotional difficulties.
Kate Tucker is Assistant Head at Bluecoat. She is an experienced early years teacher and she has worked in primary schools across Devon. She has worked as a Lead Teacher for maths and Foundation Stage for Devon and has also been an Early Years Consultant. Kate has written widely on early years maths and Foundation Stage practice and she has taught on the B.Ed Early Childhood Studies maths module at the university of Plymouth.