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Welcome to

Phonics Bear Worksop

Meet Rachel Metterick, who runs award-winning Phonics Bear classes in Worksop.

Alongside nursery sessions, Rachel also runs a number of classes & activities for parents/carers & their children:

Here's more about Rachel:

“Ever since I was a young girl, I’ve dreamed of working with children, and from leaving school I went on to become a nursery nurse where I worked in a day nursery with children from birth to 3 years old.

I then decided to go to university, where I completed a childhood and disability course, after which I went on to become a teaching assistant working in a special needs school.

After getting lots of experience as a teaching assistant, and working with some very inspirational children and teachers, I decided I wanted to further my career and become a teacher. I completed the SCITT teacher training course, where I was lucky enough to get lots of invaluable experience of working in many different schools and seeing the different ways of teaching. I met some amazing children, and seeing them learn and progress whilst I was there gave me great pride.

Once I was qualified, I started working at a school, where I remained for 8 enjoyable and memorable years. Working across foundation stage and Year 1 has given me a vast knowledge of the early years curriculum and the teaching of phonics. 

I am incredibly excited to be joining the Phonics Bear team and becoming a class leader in [area]. I have a real passion for teaching phonics, it is such a fundamental part of learning and teaching children to read and write. With my many years’ experience delivering phonics to children, I’m looking forward to delivering fun, interactive, multi-sensory classes and teaching toddlers & pre-schoolers to read and write, as well as making a lasting, positive impact on children’s wellbeing and development.

I want to help pre-school children in [area] to have a positive attitude to learning, to help them achieve their best, and to be ready for their next stage in primary school.” 

To find out more about Phonics Bear classes in Worksop, just drop Rachel a line at rachel.metterick@phonicsbear.co.uk or to book onto a class, just click here.