Staff

The Pre-School has a dedicated team of staff who all hold Registered Childcare qualifications. All our staff are first aid and safeguard trained, and attend termly courses to update skills and knowledge. All the staff have children or family members who have attended the Pre-School in previous years, and many were committee members prior to joining the team. Our emergency staff is DBS checked, and has undergone safeguarding training.



Chantael Brookshaw (Supervisor) Chantael Brookshaw (Supervisor)
Chantael joined the Pre-School in February 2004.
She is NVQ Level 4 qualified, and became the Pre-School Supervisor in 2006. Chantael is leading the preschool in its journey to achieve the highest standards possible. She provides the children with the best start possible in their educational journey.




Allison GardnerAllison Gardner (Deputy Supervisor)
Allison joined our team in Janaury 2009, and returned after a 2 year break in Dec 2013. She is NVQ level 3 trained, and is our Equal Opportunities Coordinator.
Alison helps us meet the diverse needs of all our children and their families. She is patient and welcoming.




Kerry BrownKerry Brown Standing
Kerry joined the team in September 2006.
She has a Level 3 Diploma in Childcare. She is kind, caring and sympathetic to the children’s’ needs. She has a particular strength in arts and crafts and inspires the children to do the same. so her talents are invaluable for Christmas sing-a-longs.




Rebecca Connolly
Rebecca joined the team in March 2015.
She is qualified NCFE LEVEL 3. Rebecca is a warm, kind and nurturing person who enjoys supporting and encouraging children to explore their imagination.





Sammy McGuire
Sammy joined the team in November 2011.
She has a Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and is our Special Educational Needs¬† ¬† Coordinator (SENCO). Sammy has a caring nature, and is very keen to support and motivate the children’s learning through play.




Alice Bates
Alice joined the team in November 2018.
She is NVQ 3 qualified. She joins us with fresh ideas, and enthusiasm.