Keep it in the family

Keep it in the family

Grace Whittle’s mum worked in childcare and her dad coaching youth football teams, so she says she was always destined to ‘keep it in the family’ and follow the same career herself.

Aged 24 and with a Level 3 qualification in childcare, Grace joined Clever Clogs Belmont in February 2023 and is working in Little Badgers, our room for children aged 2-3.

“This is my favourite age group to work with because at this stage you start to have real conversations with the children and they can tell you how they feel and what they would like to do,” she says.

Grace says Clever Clogs is very different to the last setting she worked in.

She explains: “It’s much calmer here and you get more time to plan ahead which benefits the children, so I am very happy to have joined the team at Clever Clogs.”

Outside of work, Grace enjoys spending time with her partner and their young son, and one of her greatest passions is going to classic car rallies. She also enjoys paddleboarding and spending as much time as possible outdoors.

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