Yolanda Alves-Soto

Reception Support Assistant

Yolanda is a fundamental cog in the operations of Bassett Bear House. Her bright personality and love of the children is evident from the moment you meet her. She believes in unlocking our children’s learning techniques and thoroughly enjoys doing so.

Teaching Biography

Yolanda has been working as a Teaching Assistant across EYFS since 2015 after finishing her Montessori course. She loves to work with children and helping them enjoy learning. Yolanda is very creative and enjoys thinking of new games and ideas for children to find school as fun and engaging as possible.

Personal Biography

Yolanda was born in Spain, but has been living in London for the last 23 years. She has an extensive family in Spain and she loves visiting them as often as possible. Yolanda enjoys traveling and can speak Spanish, English, Portuguese and a bit of French.
Some of her favourite activities outside of Bassett House include going to the theatre, reading absolutely everything she can, knitting, cross-stitch and crochet.


  • Montessori Diploma, CACHE Level 4 Early Years Educator, 2015
  • Bachelor or Arts in Modern Languages – Birkbeck University (due to complete in July 2021)

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