Meet the team

Nicola
Pre-school Manager

Nicola Davy is our Pre-school Manager and Early Years Practitioner. She has overall responsibility for the pre-school and is a Key Person. She has an NVQ 4 in Childcare and Education and She is responsible for Equality and Diversity, Safeguarding Children and Behaviour Management. Nicola joined the pre-school after being a parent volunteer in 2001.

Siobhan
Deputy Manager and SENCo

Siobhan Morley is our Deputy Manager and SENCo. She has an advanced NVQ Level 3 in Childcare, Learning and Development. She supports Nicola in the running/management of pre-school and is a Key Person. Siobhan completed her work experience with us in 2006. She later joined the team in 2008 after completing her qualification.

Rachel
Early Years Practitioner and Key Person

Rachel Hodgson is an Early Years Practitioner and Key Person. She has NNEB Level 3 in Childcare and Development. Rachel joined us in 2006. Rachel will deputise in the absence of Nicola or Siobhan.

Carmen
Key Person

Carmen East is a Key Person. She is about to finish her level 3 in Childcare, Learning and Education. She is responisible for Health and Safety. Carmen joined us in December 2015

Erin
Early Years Practitioner and key Person
Erin Burson is a Qualified Teacher and Key Person. She joined us in November 2019.
Julie
Admin & Pool cover

Julie Ponton is our pool cover and she also helps with administration duties at Pre-School. She is also the fundraising co-ordinator for the committee.

Crystal
Pool Cover
Crystal Ingram is a member of our pool cover. She joined us in May 2018
Carmen
Pool Cover
Carmen Demicoli is a member of our pool cover. She joined us in January 2016.

Committee Members

The Pre-School is managed by parents who form a charitable company limited by guarantee. We are always happy to welcome new members.
Chairperson Bea Cousens
Vice Chair Rachel Betts
Treasurer and Accounts Terry Snell
Secretary Emily Tydeman
Safeguarding Children Emma Pritchard
Marketing and Fundraising Rachel Betts
Committee Member Hayley Robinson
Committee Member Catherine Ledger
Committee Member Anna Ledger
Committee Member Michelle Mottram
Committee Member Helena Tiernay


“It has been wonderful to watch my child grow this year. She has become much more confident and independent and she really does love “her preschool and her teacher!” Thank you all for helping her to settle, learn and grow.”