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 joined the Pre-School in February 2004.
She is NVQ Level 4 qualified. 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 Gardner (Deputy Supervisor)
Allison joined our team in January 2009. She is NVQ level 3 trained, and is our Equal Opportunities Coordinator.
Allison helps us meet the diverse needs of all our children and their families. She is patient and welcoming.
Kerry 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. Her talents are invaluable for Christmas sing-a-longs.
Julie brings a wealth of knowledge and skills to the team, with over 18 years
She has a Cache Level 3 in Children’s Care. She is passionate about making the children’s early years as enjoyable as possible.
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 joined the team in November 2019.
She is NVQ 3 qualified.
She joins us with fresh ideas, and lots of enthusiasm.