Rialize Childcare
Rialize Childcare

Meet the Team!

Ria Hales



I have over 30 years' experience in childcare, with a BA in Early Childhood Studies and Foundation degree and is a qualified Forest School teacher. I am a passionate, reliable and committed child practitioner who whole heartedly believes that the work you put into children shapes the adults they will become. It's all about the fun!

Ali Bunting



With over 14 years' experience in childcare, including as a childminding assistant, and having previously worked in Speech and Language Therapy I am a warm, hard-working, reliable, highly organised, caring individual who has strong capabilities in many areas. I also have my Level 3 in Childcare. I handle the administrative side of Rialize.

Adrian joins us 3 days a week after school, he has a vast knowledge of just about everything, which helps as he is also caretaker at the school.

Adam works full time at the breakfast and after school club, he has finished his degree at university. He has previous experience at early years settings.

Ben is working at Rialize whilst studying at college, he has previous experience helping out at local scout groups.

Chris is working at Rialize before he heads off to start a job in accountancy! He loves music and enjoys the gym in his spare time.

Claire joins our nursery and wrap around team and has many years experience in Early Years. She is working with us full time and enjoys running and enjoys her arts and crafts. 

Georgie has worked at the club for 4 years, including as a tea person, she works one day a week whilst studying her A Levels. 

Mrs Jane Barker has worked here at Bridgewater School and has returned to help out at Rialize in the afternoon Nursery. She is fully qualified and also has worked at other settings in the town.

Mrs Jo Maunders works in our afternoon nursery, she has some experience in Early Years and SEND and enjoys walks with her dog.

Jude has experience in tennis coaching and joins the team 2 afternoons a week bringing his sporty fun to the club.

Mrs Karen Marriott joins our team 3 days a week, she is a TA at the school and is a chocolate lover!

Kate works in our breakfast & after school club and has previous experience in schools. She loves needle crafts, crochet is her speciality!

Katie works 5 days a week at the after school club, she has previous experience at other early years settings.

Mrs Lisa Berryman is a TA at the school and is a qualified Forest School teacher, she is working with us 2 afternoons a week. She brings her creative skill set and is familiar with the children and setting.

Matt is studying for his A levels and works 2 afternoons a week, Matt runs around a lot!!

Mrs Sue Coleman is a TA at Bridgewater and joins the team 2 evenings a week, she is also a girl guide leader and loves doing outdoors activities and games.

Vicky works at Bridgewater in the morning Nursery and is joining the afternoon Nursery team to become a very familiar face to the children / parents. Vicky loves music & dancing.


Summer holiday bookings now being taken, see our Holiday Club page for more details

Contact us:


​07470 474559





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Based at:

Bridgewater School,

Bridle Way,



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