Early Years Consultancy, Training & Virtual Support

Supporting you with expert advice and guidance in your Early Years Foundation Stage provision in person or virtually.


I know and understand!

Whether you are a small Early Years provision, a large team or a chain of nurseries, rest assured you're in good hands! With over 30 years' experience in the Early Years sector I have the knowhow and skillset, to support you as a 'one off', with consultancy or training. Over a few sessions or as your ' in house' virtual advice and support or as a member of my VIP (Very Important Provider) Membership - Private Members only Facebook Group, where you will benefit from ongoing networking and help, Q&A's, getting help quickly, sharing strategies and motivation!


I am your 'critical friend', a breath of fresh air and a virtual hand to hold. Taking you from where you are now, to where you want to be. Bridging the gap between early years theory and early years practice, in person or virtually here to guide. Your missing piece of the puzzle!

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I work with you to nurture your team with carefully designed training sessions, covering all aspects of Early Years Foundation Service. Virtual recorded sessions, virtual delivery, in person sessions or attendance at one of our Sussex venues. Be prepared for those 'light bulb' moments!

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I know that ongoing virtual support is essential at this time and beyond. Regular virtual hourly sessions keep you on track. The one off virtual 'Power Hour' provides a focus of your choosing. The VIP Membership provides ongoing support. Whatever way of working with me that you choose, I will be here to support your through the ups and downs of leading and managing.

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Can I help you?

If your EYFS provision needs to improve, adjust or grow, then I am your ideal partner to inspire and motivate you and your team.
The service you receive from Orange Caterpillar is tailored to your requirements and I can tackle any short term challenges, as well as planning steps to focus you on those longer term solutions. I have a small team of carefully selected, like minded consultants and we are here to listen, respond, question and challenge appropriately. Our service gives you a clear way forward with a shared vision for success, using SMART targets, action and development plans and achievable goals to help you monitor and evaluate. Virtual EYFS Support to allow us both to work smarter and not harder!

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Unlock your full potential as EYFS Leaders and Managers

We keep you updated via the Facebook page EYFS Leaders and Managers Network. You'll find some helpful resources and information if you click on 'learn more' in consultancy, training and support about or 'view all services'. Take a look at the articles below too!

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