Meet the Team
Setting Manager and SENCO
Siobhan Morley 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 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.
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 Siobhan and Julie
Carmen East is a Key Person. Carmen has recently completed her level 3 qualification in Childcare, Learning and Education. She has a BA (hons) in photography. She is responsible for Health and Safety and is our fire marshall. Carmen joined us in December 2015.
Office and Administration Manager
Julie Ponton is our Office and Administration Manager she works alongside Siobhan to run our Pre-School. Julie has NVQ's in Business and administration and has recently completed her diploma in team leadership. Julie is in the middle of her early years educator diploma. She has responsibility for all of our funding from Suffolk County Council. Julie has been a part of the team since her children were here, she is also a past director of the Pre-School
Carmen Demicoli is a member of our pool cover. She joined us in January 2016.
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
Treasurer Emily Tydeman
Secretary Helena Tiernay
Committee Member Hayley Robinson
Committee Member Catherine Strawson
Committee Member Anna Westcott (Safeguarding)
Committee Member Catherine Neville
“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.”