Director/Owner Web Adventure Park
Chair - BALPPA FECA Sub Group & BALPPA Management Committee Member
First introduction to play and education was at 18 when she started a four-year Bachelor of Education Honours degree, followed by ten years teaching in Early Education.
Following this and whilst bringing up two young children opened up a Wrap Around childcare facility, researching natural play and child development.
Fourteen years ago opened up a play centre which has developed to become an adventure park, with outside play, petting farm, two high ropes courses and various natural play areas. Three years ago after much research opened a Reggio Nursery with forest school which is expanding alongside the Web Adventure Park.
Despite numerous offers of strategic positions and sites the search is still active for the next perfect location.
Janice was a founder member of the PPA (Play Provider Association ) becoming the Chair in 2005 after this, alongside the Committee moved to form FECA ( Family Entertainment Centre Association) and taking a place on the BALPPA Management Committee.
Janice is passionate about Play, and has undergone research alongside local Universities to identify the benefits of FEC environments.
Offering consultancy to new companies and speaking on the subject Janice believes sharing is why she is successful today, coupled with networking with peers in the Industry.
Two children, two dogs, five horses and a long-suffering husband. '