Meet the Team



Setting Manager, Designated Safeguarding Lead, Early Years Educator, Keyperson and SENCO

Siobhan Morley is our Pre-School, setting manager and Early Years Practitioner.   She has overall responsibility for the Pre-School and is a Key Person and our Designated Safeguarding Lead. She has an NVQ 3 in Childcare, learning and Education and she is responsible for Equality and Diversity, Safeguarding Children and Behaviour Management. Siobhan completed her work experience with us in 2006. She later joined the team in 2008 after completing her qualification.

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Early Years Educator and Key Person

Karen is a Key person, she joined us in February 2021 and she holds an NVQ level 3 qualification in childcare and education.  Karen used to be a swimming instructor working with young children and has recently come back to early years education and she is a very experienced member of our team. 



Deputy Setting manager, Early years Educator and Key Person, Responsible person for Health and Safety and Fire.

Carmen East is the Deputy Setting manager, and our responsible person for Health and Safety and Fire Marshall aswell as being a Key Person. Carmen has a level 3 qualification in Childcare, Learning and Education.  She has a BA (hons) in photography.  Carmen joined us in December 2015 and is a very experienced member of our team.

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Rachel joined us in November 2021 as a member of our pool cover, she has lots of experience working with children in nurseries and primary schools and has also been a school governor.

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Early Years Educator and Keyperson

Robyn joined us in January 2022, she holds a level 3 BTEC Diploma in Early years and a NEST Diploma at Merit level in Postnatal/Non medical care.  She has also been an assistant swimming teacher ASA level 1, the days that she is not working at Pre-School she is also a Nanny.  Robyn has a lot of experience working with young children, she has worked as a holiday nanny in Ski resorts as well as working for other local day nurseries.

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Early Years Educator and Keyperson

Anna joined us in January 2022, 
as a member or our Pool staff, she has 16 years experience in working with young children, she has worked at Nurseries and Pre-Schools and holds a level 3 qualification in Early Years, she has also recently worked as a carer at a Residential home.




Catherine is very committed to the Preschool, having been an active member on the Preschool Committee, and has two children currently attending the Pre-School.

Catherine has a HR background and has managed large teams before taking a career break to bring up her three children.

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Early Years Educator and Key Person

Nicki joined us in March 2021.  She has a Diploma in Nursery Nursing and a wide range of experience working with children, from childminding to being a volunteer TA at a primary school and working in Early years.



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Carmen Demicoli is a member of our pool cover. She joined us in January 2016.  Carmen works for us and another local Pre-School, she has lots of experience and is a long standing member of staff.


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 Anna Westcott
Treasurer Emily Tydeman
Secretary Catherine Neville
Committee Member Hayley Robinson

Committee Member Catherine Strawson
Committee Member Anna Haley

Committee Member Sophie Stairmand

Committee Member Samantha Cage


“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.”


Stonham Aspal Pre-School

The Street, Stonham Aspal,  Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 6AF


01449 711593

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