Our Team

Jack and Gill Childcare and Forest School consists of a team of competent, committed and experienced staff from childcare to animal care, offering a plethora of knowledge to teach to your children.


Allow us to introduce them to you on this page.

Tonia Jackson-Robson

Founder and Owner since 2003


Holds a CACHE Level 3 Child Care Learning and Development


Telephone number

01403 588282



Name: Brian Jackson-Robson




Forest School Leader Level 3


Brian previously worked in the ambulance service for 9 years. He is also our Health and Safety Officer.






Name: Lucy Bland


Forest School Assistant since 2017


Lucy was previously a midwife. She also holds a .BSc (Hons) in Biology.



Name: Sophie Taylor


Forest School Assistant since 2018


Holds a CACHE Level 3 in Childcare and Education - Grade A





Name: Hannah Salter


Forest School Assistant since 2017


Our resident Zoologist, Hannah is currently finishing her degree in Zoology at Sussex University.





Name: Maddie


Forest School Spaniel since 2015


Maddie's speciality is looking cute and alarm sounding.





Name: Chilli


Forest School Labrador since 2007


We adopted Chilli when she was 4 months old. She is the Grandma of our team and much loved by the children. She has just hit 12 years old.





Name: Zoe


Forest School Pug since 2018


Zoe is the comedian of the pack.





Name: Bella


Forest School Sheepadoodle since 2018


We adopted Bella at 8 months old, she was 1 in February 2019. Bella's speciality is jumping high fences. Bella is our Head of Security.






We are looking for dedicated and motivated staff to join our existing team. Please contact us if you are interested in finding out more.

Contact us here:

Tel:  01403 588282

Mobile: 0787 6069570


As we spend most of our time in the woodland, it is advisable to try calling the mobile first.


Please also use our contact form to get in touch.




Jack and Gill Childcare and Forest School

2 Gaskyns lodge

Church StreetChurch StreetChurch Street


RH12 3HJ

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