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Our Staff










Angela Steward

Angela started at Clare Bears in 2006 and became the Setting Leader/ Manager in 2009 and Co-owner of Clare Bears in January 2018. Since 2006 Angela has studied and completed NVQ Levels 2 and 3 in childcare, learning and development. In 2013 she completed a Level 5 Diploma in Children and Young People's Workforce. Angela loves the 'family feel' at Clare Bears and particularly enjoys sharing children's 'first' experiences.


Jennifer Doherty

Jennifer is the Deputy leader and Co-owner at Clare Bears Pre-school since 2018. She is a qualified teacher and uses her skills to ensure that all the children feel confident in their basic writing, number and phonic skills before making the leap to primary school. Jennifer is our setting SENDCO (special educational needs and disabilities co-ordinator) and provides extra support to any children that require it.




Amy Steward

Amy is our senior practitioner. She joined Clare Bears in 2019 and has since qualified as a Level 3 early years childcare practitioner. She particularly enjoys getting to know the children then exploring and planning next steps building on their own special interests. 




Georgie Bulmer

Georgie joined Clare Bears in 2022 and is studying for her Level 3 childcare qualification.  She enjoys supporting children to work towards and achieve their milestones and help them realise their potential. 








Charley Bond

Charley joined Clare Bears in 2022 as an early years  practitioner.  She has a passion for young people’s development and particularly enjoys supporting children to develop confidence in themselves and explore new challenges.

Gabrielle Bullen

Gabrielle joined Clare Bears in 2022 as an assistant childcare practitioner.  She thoroughly enjoys working in the early years and supporting children's learning and development. 

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