Roundabout Playgroup opened in 1968. It is a small, friendly setting now at Wick Hall in
Littlehampton, West Sussex. We have 24 places per morning for ages 2-5 years. We are open from
9am to 12noon, Monday to Friday, term time only.
Our manager Lynda Vallance is N.N.E.B trained and has been working at Roundabout Playgroup since
1969. Her staff are all parents and most hold a Level 3 Qualification in childcare, they have many years of
Our children enjoy a wide range of stimulating activities helping them to develop in all areas. We
have a fully enclosed, safe outside area which we enjoy all year round.
Lynda Vallance is the manager and owner. She is N.N.E.B. trained and has been working at Roundabout Playgroup since 1969.
Lynda is our Child Protection Officer.
She has 2 children and 4 grandchildren.
Tracey Mockeridge helped at local schools before joining us in 2001. She gained her N.V.Q. Level 3 in Early Years Care and Education in 2003, when she became a supervisor.
Tracey holds a Paediatric First Aid certificate and is our S.E.N.C.O.
She has 3 grown up children.
Victoria Major holds a BTEC National Diploma in Nursery Nursing which she gained in 1990, followed by her Higher National Certificate and a Montessori Teaching Diploma. She also gained a Speech and Language certificate in 2011.
She joined us as a supervisor in September 2019 and has twin girls.
Suzy Hellyer has worked in childcare since 2008. She gained her Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young Peoples Workforce in 2012 and joined us as a supervisor in 2016. She holds a Paediatric First Aid certificate.
Suzy has 2 daughters.
Stephanie Wells gained her Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education in 2006. She has been working in childcare since 2008 and holds a Paediatric First Aid certificate.
She joined us as a supervisor in 2016 and has twins, a girl and a boy.
Sophie Martin De Lucia
Sophie had worked as a midday meals supervisor for 6 years before joining us as an assistant in April 2020.
She has 2 children, a boy and a girl.
Paula Brock gained her Level 3 in Children’s Care, Learning and Development in 2009. She previously worked in a childcare setting for 8 years and joined us as a supervisor in January 2018.
Paula holds a Paediatric First Aid certificate.
She has 4 children and 3 grandchildren.