Selly Oak Nursery School

Selly Oak Nursery School

26 Tiverton Road, Selly Oak, B29 6BP

0121 472 1700

Yvonne James - Head Teacher

Head Teacher

Head Teacher (12 Years) 

Previous Experience

·   Various Teaching and Leadership roles in Primary Schools in Dudley and Worcestershire.

·   Advisory Teacher for School Improvement in Early Years for 2 years 2002-2004.

·   Experience of teaching in all year groups 5 – 11 years 1978-2002. I was fortunate enough to teach in a variety of excellent Primary Schools with different leadership styles

·   Supported Schools/Playgroups/Private Providers in my role as a Mentor Teacher in Worcestershire.

·   Many fantastic years in youth work (Boys’ Brigade) age 5 – 18


·   Time with my family

·   Love walking my dog and granddog

·   Enjoy gardening, theatre, dance, tea shops, small towns and travelling

·   Can’t cook!


·   Have always believed that teaching is the best job in the world and still feel passionate about children accessing the best! TEACHERS/ENVIRONMENT/RESOURCES/EXPERIENCES!

·   I still get a great buzz from observing excellent Learning and Teaching, listening to exciting planning discussions, working in a great team and seeing passion in those who teach our very youngest children

Declaration of Interests

Special Needs Governor at Graceland’s Nursery School. 

Sub Committee Membership

  • Finance / Personnel
  • Premises