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Voyage Staff


Extended Services Manager: Joy Smith

Deputy Manager: Becky Kenney

Play Workers:

First Steps Room (0-2yrs) - Kayleigh Whitehouse and Michelle Busby

Caterpillar's Room (2-3yrs)  - Becky Kenney, Chelsea Reece, Sophie Davies, Emma Reece and Sophie White

Butterflies Room (3-4yrs) - Jo Wilkinson, Lizzy Ward and Lou Hillman

Volunteers: Doreen Whittaker

We employ local, highly trained and qualified staff who provide a wealth of tailored learning and play experiences suited to the individual needs of the child. We provide these opportunities in order that they develop skills and support the children as they flourish within an exciting and secure environment.


Opening Times

Voyage opens at 7:30am - 5:30pm for 50 weeks a year.

We are closed during Bank Holidays and for 2 weeks over the Christmas Holidays.

It is essential that we are informed of individual collection details to ensure the safety of your child.


Payment and Collection of Fees

In order to secure a place at Voyage a £20 non-refundable deposit is required, per family.

Parents are invoiced for the required fees at the beginning of each calendar month.

Fees are payable by 10th of each month.

Payments can be made by cash or cheque.  

Cheques should be made payable to: Staffordshire County Council

Fees are payable regardless of absence.

We require 4 weeks written notice should you wish to decrease your child’s sessions in Voyage.



Early Years Foundation Stage

The Early Years Foundation Stage covers 7 areas of learning for children aged 0-5 years.

Personal, Social and Emotional Development

Communication and Language



Understanding the World

Expressive Arts & Design

Physical Development.


Parents can support your 2 year old's by providing


  • Nappies, wipes and creams (if necessary)                    
  • Dummies and comforters (where appropriate)
  • Outdoor Clothing i.e. coat, hat, gloves, wellington boots
  • Sun hat
  • Spare clothes


Children's meals

Breakfast, mid- morning / mid-afternoon snacks and a light tea are provided free of charge to those children who attend Voyage at the appropriate times. We are now in a position to be able to provide your child with a hot lunch if required, the price for this is £1.80.

A light tea time is also provided for our 2 year olds. Any food allergies or dietary requirements necessary for the individual care of your child should be discussed with staff prior to admission. Each child is provided with water which they are encouraged to drink throughout the day, You can send in a Labelled water bottle if required.