Meet the team
The Manager at Sparsholt is Lisa Humby, who has worked in childcare for over 15 years. Lisa has just completed her BA Honours in Early Years. Lisa loves everything about Farley, especially the variety of the opportunities available for learning outside and being part of an innovative Nursery. Formerly Manager at Farley Steeple Langford, Lisa is the senior Manager across the three Farley Nursery Schools and is relishing the challenge of running the first Yurt Nursery in the country.
Sarah Parfey has joined the team at Sparsholt to run the office. Previously Sarah worked as a forecaster for Estee Lauder and she now using those skills to meet and greet everyone at Sparsholt. Sarah has 3 young children who all attend the Farley Rangers holiday club, and she is thrilled to be part of the first ever Yurt Nursery.
The Deputy Manager of Sparsholt and our Bee Garden group is supervised by Stephanie Willetts. Always looking for a fresh challenge, Steph completed her BA Honours in Early Years at Winchester last year. Steph is always enthusiastic about working with two year olds, "Every day is a different adventure at Farley and I love nothing more than seeing the children explore and enjoy the outdoors." Steph is currently on maternity leave and will return over the summer of 2017.
Tasmin Williams will be leading our fabulous Bee Garden room while Steph is on maternity leave. Taz is an Early Years Teacher who specialised is music and special educational needs.
Dan Smith is the room supervisor for Top Conker and is currently acting Deputy Manager while Steph is on maternity leave. Dan studied Early Years in London and is the Early Years Professional at Sparsholt, where he advises all of the rooms about our Early Years curriculum. "I am passionate about the outdoors and all of the learning opportunities that nature can present to us. I really enjoy the open ended possibilities that the outdoors presents and seeing the children flourish and grow in confidence in the environment around them.”
Amy Catling is the under2’s Co-ordinator for Farley at Sparsholt and really enjoys seeing the babies thrive in the outdoor environment. Amy is currently studying for a Foundation Degree in Childhood Studies at Winchester and is enjoying her first supervising role here at Sparsholt.