OASIS CHILDCARE CENTRES TEAM

* Depending on the needs of the children and the day to day running of the centre, each staff member may be required to work across both centres.

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Lorna Trudgeon

Senior Centre Manager 

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Designated Safeguarding and Prevent Lead. Designated Person for Children in Care.Promoting Positive Behaviour Coordinator. Lorna has a wealth of experience with supporting children and their families across all age ranges. Lorna has a BA(Hons) in Early Childhood Education, a Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies, a Playwork Diploma and has Early Years Teacher Status. She has worked at Oasis since 2001 and was previously the Manager of Ludgvan Community Centre. As a member of Ludgvan Parish Council she values and appreciates the importance of strong working partnerships within our local community.


Lorna enjoys spending quality time with her family, watching her son play a wide range of sports and walking our beautiful coastal paths.

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Juliette George

Senior Deputy Manager

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Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead and Deputy Prevent Lead. Deputy Designated Person for Children in Care. Promoting Positive Behaviour Coordinator.

She has experience working with babies, toddlers, pre-school and kid’s club, and has a CACHE level 4 in Childcare and Education. Juliette returned to Oasis in 2009 after having a gap year to spend time with her family.

Juliette enjoys reading and spending time with her family.

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Briony Sedgeman

Senior Deputy Manager 

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Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead and Deputy Prevent Lead. Deputy Designated Person for Children in Care. Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (Lead SENCo).

Briony has experience working with toddlers, pre-school and kid’s club. She has a Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies, a BA(Hons) in Early Childhood Education and has Early Years Teacher Status. She has been at Oasis since leaving college in 2008.


Briony enjoys walking and spending time with her family and friends.

 
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Emily Wallis

Senior Assistant Deputy Manager

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Assistant Designated Safeguarding Lead.

Emily is currently a Nursery Room Supervisor. She has experience working with babies, toddlers and pre-school. She has a CACHE level 3 in Childcare and Education. Emily has been at Oasis since 2011 and prior to this she was a student who completed her work placement at Oasis.

Emily enjoys shopping, ICT and spending time with her family and friends.

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Jennifer Wallis

Nursery Room Supervisor

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Promoting Positive Behaviour Coordinator.

  Jennifer has experience working with young children.  She has a CACHE level 3 in Childcare and Education.  Jennifer has been at Oasis since 2016.

In her spare time Jennifer enjoys performing arts and spending time with her family and friends.

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Jade Dunn

Nursery Room Supervisor

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Jade has experience working with toddlers and pre-school. She has a CACHE level 3 Diploma in Child Care and Education. Jade has been at Oasis since 2015 and prior to this she worked at Happy Days Nursery.

In her spare time Jade enjoys walking, watching films and spending time with her family.

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Jo Murton

Nursery Assistant

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Jo has experience working with babies, toddlers, pre-school and kid’s club.  She has a BTEC National Diploma in Childhood Studies and a CACHE level 2 in Playwork.  Jo has been at Oasis since 2003.

Jo enjoys shopping, ICT and spending time with her nephews and nieces.

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Vanessa Linscott

Nursery Assistant

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Vanessa has experience working with babies.  She has a Diploma in Pre-School Practice.  Nessa has been at Oasis since 2013 and prior to this she worked at Bolitho Nursery before leaving to have her second child.

In her spare time Nessa enjoys baking, reading and watching movies. 

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Dianne Milligan

Nursery Assistant

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Di has experience working with toddlers.  She has a NVQ level 3 in Childcare and Education. Di has been at Oasis since 2013 and prior to this she worked as a Beauty Therapist.

In her spare time Di enjoys reading, listening to music and playing the guitar.

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Tabatha Threadgold

Nursery Room Supervisor

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Tabatha has experience working with babies, toddlers and pre-school.  She has a BA(Hons) in Early Childhood Education and has Early Years Professional Status.  Tabatha has been with Oasis since 2018 and was previously the Deputy Childcare Manager at Marazion Childrens Centre.

Tabatha enjoys card making, cross stitch, crochet and crafts in general.

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Sharon Preston

Nursery  Room Supervisor

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Sharon has experience working with young children. She has a Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools. Sharon has been at Oasis since 2015 and prior to this she worked as a Teaching Assistant in the Reception Class at a local primary school.

In her spare time Sharon enjoys spending time with her family and walking her dog.

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Lindsay Roberts

Nursery Assistant

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Assistant Designated Safeguarding Lead.

Lindsay has experience working with babies, toddlers, pre-school and kid’s club.  She has a CACHE level 4 in Childcare and Education, and a NVQ level 3 in Playwork.  Lindsay has been at Oasis since its creation in 1996 and previously worked as a farm hand.

Lindsay spends her spare time walking her dogs, gardening and motor biking.

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Hannah Westren

Nursery Assistant

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Hannah has experience working with young children. She has a alevel 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care. Hannah has been at Oasis since 2014 and prior to this she worked at Chy an Albany Hotel.

In her spare time Hannah enjoys walking and spending time with her friends and family.

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Sarah Scott

Nursery Assistant

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Sarah has experience working with babies and toddlers. She has a NVQ level 3 in Early Years Care and Education. Sarah has been at Oasis since 2015 and prior to this she worked at Kid Co.

In her spare time Sarah enjoys walking, body boarding and spending time with her family.

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Holly Empson

Nursery Assistant

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Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (Lead SENCo) 

Hollie has been at Oasis since 2017 and has experience working with babies, toddlers and pre-school. Hollie has a Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies. 

In her spare time Hollie enjoys a wide range of music and spending time with her family and friends.

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Laura Dobson

Nursery Assistant

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Laura has experience working with toddlers and pre-scholl children.  She has a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care and an NVQ in Children's and Young People's Workforce.  Laura has been at Oasis since 2017 and prior to this worked at a nursery in Penzance.

In her spare time Laura enjoys swimming, fitness classes and spending time with her family.

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Debbie Wallis

Nursery Assistant

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Debbie has experience working with pre-school and reception class children.  Debbie has been at Oasis since 2018.

She has a love for the great outdoors and enjoys spending time on the family farm and with her daughters.

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Leigh Guy

Nursery Assistant

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Leigh has experience working with school age children including early years.  She has a Foundation Degree Arts in Teaching and Learning and a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Professional Practice – Education.  Leigh is currently working towards a Masters in Professional Practice -Education.   Leigh has been at Oasis since 2018

In her spare time Leigh enjoys walking, cycling, reading, crafts, art, visiting galleries as well as spending time with her family and friends.  Leigh also volunteers for The Dreadnought Centre.

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Georgia Harvey

Nursery Assistant

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Georgia  and has experience working with babies, toddlers, pre-school and reception class.  She has Level 3 in Early Childcare and Education.  Georgia has been at Oasis since 2018.

In her spare time Georgia enjoys cycling, reading and spending time with her friends and family.

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Chloe Winterbottom

Nursery Assistant

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Chloe has experience working with babies, toddlers, pre-school and reception class.  She has Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education.  Chloe has been at Oasis since 2018.

In her spare time Chloe enjoys riding and looking after her horse, walking and watching films.

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Karenza Bailey

Nursery Assistant

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Karenza has experience working with babies, toddlers and pre-school.  She has an Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Childrens Care, Learning and Development.  Karenza has been with Oasis since 2018 and previously worked as a Nursery Assistant at Marazion Childrens Centre.

Karenza enjoys dog walking, rugby, gardening and generally having fun.

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Stacy George

 Nursery Assistant

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Stacy has a Level 3 Early Years Educator.  Stacy has been at Oasis since 2019 and previously worked at Trevaylor Nursing Home for 7 years as a care assistant.

In her spare time Stacy enjoys spending time with family, going to steam rallies and walking.

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Verity Henderson

Nursery Assistant

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Verity is currently working towards a Level 3 Early Years Educator.  Verity has been at Oasis since 2020 and has seven years' experience of working in a pre-school setting, gained during her time at 'The Children's Ark' in Pendeen where she lead the baby department.  

In her spare time, Verity enjoys camping, walking Cornwall's beautiful coastline and up-cycling furniture.

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Kyra Allen

Nursery Assistant

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Kyra has a Cache Level 3 in Childcare and Education.  Kyra has been at Oasis since 2020, prior to this she was a student who completed her work placement with us. 

In her spare time Kyra loves walking, fitness, shopping and spending time with her family.

Simone Jackson

Nursery Assistant

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Simone is currently working towards a Level 3 Early Years Educator.  Simone has been at Oasis since 2021.

In her spare time she enjoys shopping, spending time with her family and friends and walking her dog.

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Bev Peters

Nursery Assistant - Bank Staff

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Bev is a Nursery Assistant in our Kid’s Club and also works as a Teaching Assistant at Ludgvan School. She is a qualified Teaching Assistant with Higher Level Teaching Assistant Status. Bev has been at Oasis since 2011 and has worked at Ludgvan School since 2000.

Bev enjoys walking her dog and spending time with her family

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Sabina Kent

Finance Administrator

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Sabina has 8 years experience working within the banking sector.  Sabina has been at Oasis since 2019. 

In her spare time Sabina enjoys spending time with her family and walking her dog, and staying fit and active through crossfit.

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Jenny Keeler

Office Administrator

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Jenny has experience in Bookkeeping and Accounts.  She has a Level 3 in Organisation and Secretarial Procedures. Jenny has been at Oasis since 2015 and has previously worked as a Secretary/PA at Walker Moyle Accountants.

In her spare time Jenny enjoys spending time with her family and friends and walking her dog.

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Aaron Wilson

Centre’s Technology Consultant

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With over 15 years experience in the Ed Tech environment - Aaron has supported Nurseries, Schools, Colleges and Universities.  He Currently runs his own business  EDU-ICT supporting Schools across Cornwall.

Aaron is helping bring our centre into the latest digital age; updating systems and the way we work to reduce admin time; helping us grow and support the learning of our children.

Aaron enjoys spending quality time with his young family, with a passion for technology, Coffee, surfing and fitness. Aaron also was previously a Volunteer for the Cornwall Search and Rescue Service.

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Suzanne Kemp

Centre Domestic Operator

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Suzanne also works as a lunchtime supervisor at Ludgvan School.  She has a City and Guilds qualification in Customer Service.  Suzanne has been at Oasis since 2013 and prior to this she worked at Penwith College until leaving to raise her family.

In her spare time Suzanne enjoys walks on the beach and spending time with her family.

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Neville Goodspeed

Centre Handyman

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Neville has been at Oasis since 2010 and has previously worked as a Mechanical Engineer, Market Garden Manager and Property Developer.

Neville has an interest in most sports.