Our Staff

We have a great team of dedicated staff at TreeTops that aim to make your child’s time at TreeTops fun.

All our staff hold current Paediatric First Aid Certificates and receive regular Child Protection training. Staff involved with the preparation of food hold current Level 2 Food Hygiene qualifications.
Find out who’s who below:


Julia Lewis

Founder and Director of TreeTops

Julia recognised a need for high quality childcare for school aged children whilst working as a primary school teacher. TreeTops was the first out of school club to be established in Shrewsbury in 1991. Julia has has two teenage children.

Favourite colour – grey

 Dawn Micklewright

Deputy Manager

Dawn started at TreeTops in 1999. She loves working across all age groups and sharing her love of nature, crafts and photography with the children. Dawn also works with pre-school children at Kingfisher Nursery and is our EYFS co ordinator as well as Deputy Manager.

Favourite colour – purple

 Katy Mclean

Playworker & HAF Coordinator

Marcus Clark


Marcus will start his Primary teacher training course in September 2022. He is working for us this year in order to gain experience across the age range and loves all sports, particularly cricket. He is also inspiring a love of chess with the KS2 children.



Sue Llewellyn


Sue has 2 grown up boys and has been working with children for many years. She has a Pre School Learning Alliance, Foundation Certificate. Sue particularly enjoys crafts and getting messy with paint!

Favourite colour – red

                                                   Tracy Springthorpe

Playworker   DSC_0003

Tracy joined TreeTops in May 2017 and she enjoys sports     and team games. Tracy has 3 grown up sons and a teenage daughter. At weekends Tracy loves going to her caravan on the beach!

Favourite colour – Pink


Sandra Evans

Playworker (supply)

Sandra holds an NVQ in Early Years Education. She has worked for 20 years in childcare and particularly enjoys outdoor activities and crafts.

Favourite colour – red



Izzy Lewis 

Playworker (Holidays)

Izzy worked at Treetops during her GAP year and continues to work when she is home from The University Exeter where she is studying Philosophy. She enjoys organising arts and crafts with the children.