Manager at Baileys Court Layla Gregson 

Hello my name is Layla I am the manager of Abacus @ baileys . I have worked at baileys for 6 years, and have worked with all age groups in my 23 years of working in early years. I am level 5 qualified, with the added extra of being forest school trained. Which I have been lucky to deliver in many different forest settings with many different groups. We enjoyed using tools and cooking over an open fire. I am the setting SENCO, judging the needs and abilities of each individual child supporting them achievable targets for each child. I like following each child’s interests and developing an interesting curriculum which is based around play. 

Deputy Manager at Baileys Court Jess Starr 

Hi, my name is Jess I am the deputy manager here at Abacus Baileys Court. I have worked with Abacus for the past 3 years and enjoy all aspects of my job role. I enjoy watching the children grow through their love of play and am dedicated to enhancing and exploring they’re learning through the interests they show. 


Assistants at Baileys Court

Hi, my name is Brigitta. I have worked with children of different ages for several years now. I especially enjoy working with young children at preschool. I also have experience with special educational needs and I find it very rewarding to help vulnerable children and be a part of they’re learning journey on a daily basis. 

My name is steph, I have over three years of experience working with children and started my key worker role with Abacus preschool in September 2021. I am really enjoying my role as keyworker playing and planning activities for your children. I am a mother of two boys who always keep me busy. I am looking forward to getting to know your children and watching them grow.