Our Staff


Within our supportive and safe environment, each child has a key person who is responsible for their well-being, development and transition from home to school.



Debbie has been part of the Preschool team for 11 years. She holds NVQ Level 3

She has a wealth of experience and has worked in Childcare for 25 years and holds certificates in Promoting Positive Behaviour, Safeguarding, ADHD, Health & Safety and GDPR


KAREN BENTON - deputy manager

Karen has been part of the Preschool team for 16 years. She holds NVQ Level 3

She has a wealth of child care experience qualifications and certificates ranging from Autism, Mathematics in the Early Years , Assessing two year olds, Safeguarding Level 3 (Designated Person)


NIkki SLOAN - practitioner

Nikki has been part of the Preschool team for 5 years, she is Level 2 qualified and is currently studying for her NVQ Level 3, she is our ENCO (Equality named Coordinator) in the setting.


polly pennington


Polly joined the preschool team in December 2017.  She has several years experience in administration as well as childcare experience, including a degree in Primary Education.


JACKIE JONES - deputy manager

Jackie has been part of the preschool team for 15 years.  She holds NVQ Level 3

She is the SENCO within the setting.

Jackie holds certificates and qualifications ranging from Food Safety & Hygiene, SEND updates (Local Offer) English as an additional language, Fire Safety in the Early Years (Designated Person)



Cover staff


VIQUEY HOSKINS - practitioner

Viquey has been part of the preschool team for 18 months; she holds an NVQ Level 3 in Early Years.


Amie Annells


All members of our team have fully enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. All staff hold regularly updated qualifications in Safeguarding, Early Years, Positive Behaviour, Paediatric First Aid, Food Hygiene and Health & Safety.

This is a warm and welcoming Preschool where the children learn and play and have fun. The Staff are enthusiastic and friendly and form very good relationships with both the children and the parents and carers. The programme of activities is always varied and exciting. A wonderful Preschool that meets the needs of the youngest children as well as those who are about to enter full time education.
— Laura, Parent