Kate Moxley


I am a consultant and trainer based in the West Midlands and I have worked within the Early Years sector for over two decades, combining a BA (HONS) in Early Childhood Studies with real-life hands-on experience of working with children and families in educational and PVI settings, leading and managing large staff teams.

I am an approved Mental Health First Aid England Instructor and specialise in wellbeing and mental health training, workplace support and working with staff teams to think positively about their health and wellbeing by working together to create mentally healthy nurturing environments.

I pride myself on my own unique approach and share personal experiences of my hands on, real life, relatable practice as an EY practitioner. I strive to advocate and raise awareness, training and education on mental health and mental health issues for the wellbeing of all staff, children and families.

I believe I represent the early years as a true example of someone who has a demonstrated history, enthusiasm and love for my profession in early years and childcare. 

Why train with me?

MHFA England is the only provider of licensed Mental Health First Aid Instructor Training in England


The MHFA England Instructor Training programme is accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health

Grounded in research and rigorously tested, our courses are developed by experts with input from people with lived experience of mental health issues

You’ll be joining a community of over 2.6 million MHFA-trained people in 25 countries around the world



"Kate is a wonderful person, caring, enthusiastic and passionate about education. Collaborative working at its best".
"Wonderful Risk taking training. Made me rethink what we provide for the children in our care and how we could use more resources to help enhance their learning".
"Kate is a wonderful and inspiring trainer. I really enjoy working with her".


Know better, in order to do better.

Last night I attended a webinar hosted by Kerry Payne, @eyfs4me and delivered by Liz Pemberton, @theblacknurserymanager, on Inclusion in Role Play for Under 5’s. I came away with so many ideas – pages of notes, my mind was full of light bulb moments and memories of children that I have worked with over the…

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“I am not ‘just a childminder’…. I am a CHILDMINDER and proud!” Guest Blog By Sally Wright for Mental Health Awareness Week

  “I am not ‘just a childminder’…. I am a CHILDMINDER and proud!” My name is Sally Wright. I am a qualified Early Years Teacher, Play Group co-owner and manager, Early Years Network co-ordinator, published author, early year’s trainer and most importantly an Ofsted registered childminder. When Katey asked if I would like to contribute…

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Early Years Unnecessary Pressure Police

I have always said in Early Years we love an unnecessary job! Unfortunately the way we are regulated means we have to prove ourselves to lots of different people. Along the way we have gotten so good at doing stuff for others – we put unnecessary pressure on ourselves and each other ALL of the…

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