Welcome to our highly motivated and dedicated team.

  • All staff are DBS checked and references gained. CRB checks became DBS checks from Dec. 2012.
  • All staff are fully versed in health and safety regulations and procedures.
  • All staff complete Safeguarding and First Aid Training on joining.
  • Read our Commitee Statements here.

Meet Our Management Team

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Mandy has worked here since 2005 and is our Safeguarding and Looked After Children Co-ordinator and Parent Liaison dealing with all new starters.Mandy manages the school along with Paula and the Committee.

Mandy Adger

Manager. NVQ Level 4
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Kelly has worked here since 2006. Kelly is the Lead Play Worker and Parent Liaison of our extended services. Kelly has the roles of SEND and Equality Co-Ordinator and Health and Safety.

Kelly Gjinaj

Deputy Manager. NVQ level 3, Play Work Level 3
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Nikki has been our finance manager since 2008. Nikki deals with all the settings finances. Nikki is always able to speak to parents on a Wednesday and Thursday regarding payments

Nikki Sexton

Finance Manager

Meet Our Staff

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Emma started working at Pre-school in November 2016. Emma has joined us in a newly appointed job role as our Admin Assistant.

Emma Rylands

Admin Assistant.
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Josie has been with us since 2011. Josie works in our extended services as well as the playgroup sessions. Josie is in charge of First Aid/Fire Safety, and is a SEND Assistant.

Josie Sawford

Lift off to Language Co-Ordinator. NVQ and Play Level 3
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Jade joined us in 2012. Jade looks after the Key Person and all other displays and ensures all registers are taken.

Jade Slough

Year 2 Co-Ordinator. NVQ Level 3
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Zoe has been working at preschool since March 2017. Zoe has a Foundation Degree Level 5 in Childcare and Adolescent Studies and is our 2YR coordinator.

Zoe Gadsden

Lift Off to Language Co-Ordinator, Year 2 Co-Ordinator. Foundation Degree Level 5

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Tina has been with us since 2003 and is our Literacy Co-ordinator.

Tina Thornley

Early Years Practitioner. NVQ Level 3
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Julia joined us in 2013 and is a member of our bank staffing team. Our bank staffing team have had up to date training.

Julia Drummond

Bank Staff. BTEC
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Charlotte has been working at Pre-School since 2014. Charlotte is one of Early Years Practitioners qualified to BTEC ( Nursery Nursing) 

Charlotte Minards

Early Years Practitioner. BTEC
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Laura has been with us since October 2016 and is a member of our bank staff. Laura has a degree in education and sociology

Laura Mitchell

Bank Staff. Degree in Education and Sociology

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Karen has been with us since 2010, Karen comes in to clean the setting on a daily basis.

Karen Conroy

Cleaning Staff