Our Staff

  • Management Team

    • Vickey Bruce
      Manager - Pre School

      Vickey has been with Pre-school for 19 years, ten of which have been as the manager.  She has a Level 3 Childcare qualification and a Level 5 Management qualification.  Her roles within Pre-school include SEN, Safeguarding and Behaviour co-ordinator, and managing her team of 14 staff.

    • Joanne Crossland
      Manager - Early Birds & Night Owls

      Joanne is the manager of Early Birds & Night Owls, as well as a Keyworker within Pre-school.  She has been with the setting for 14 years and has a Level 3 in Childcare. Her roles include SEN, Safeguarding and Behaviour co-ordinator for Early Birds & Night Owls, and the literacy co-ordinator for Pre-school.

    • Brenda Kynaston
      Deputy Manager

      Brenda has been with Pre-school 21years and is currently one of two deputy managers for Pre-school and Early Birds & Night Owls. She has a Level 3 Childcare qualification and is also a SEN and maths co-ordinator.  Brenda is in charge of the both Pre-school and Early Birds & Night Owls sessions.

    • Lindsey Snowden
      Deputy Manager

      Lindsey has been with Pre-school for eleven years and is a deputy manager for Pre-school and Early Birds & Night Owls.  She has a Level 3 Childcare qualification and is also the Makaton and Equality and Diversity co-ordinator.

    Keyworkers

    • Safeera Nasim
      Keyworker

      Safeera joined Pre-school as a Keyworker in September 2017 and has a Level 3 Childcare qualification. She also works as a Playworker in Early Birds, Night Owls and Holiday Club.

    • Alison Pullan
      Keyworker

      Alison has been with Pre-school as a Keyworker for five years and has a Level 3 Childcare qualification. 

    • Jane Shaw
      Keyworker

      Jane has been with Pre-school for five years and has a Level 3 Childcare qualification.

    • Marie Pitchforth
      Keyworker

      Marie has joined Pre-school as a Keyworker in February 2016 and has a Level 3 Childcare qualification. She also works as a Playworker in Early Birds, Night Owls and Holiday Club.

    Playleaders/Playworkers/Lunchtime Supervisors

    • Julie Daughtery
      Playworker

      Julie has been with the setting for eleven years and has a Level 3 Childcare qualification.  She recently retired from Pre-school but continues to work as a Playworker for Early Birds & Night Owls.

    • Jo Robinson

      Jo has been with Pre-school for 31 years and has a PGCE qualification. She retired from Pre-school in July 2014 but continues to work as a Playworker for Early Birds & Birds.

    • Janine Hoyte

      Janine has been with Pre-school for nine years and has a Level 2 Childcare qualification. She is both a Lunchtime Supervisor for Pre-school and a Playworker for Early Birds & Night Owls and Holiday Club.

    • Rachel Barker

      Rachel has been with Pre-school for eight years and has a Level 3 Childcare qualification. She is both a Lunchtime Supervisor and a Playleader for Pre-school.

    • Juana Gutierrez

      Juana has been with Early Birds & Night Owls for seven years and has a Level 2 Childcare qualification. She is both a Lunchtime Supervisor and Playleader for Pre-school, and a Playworker for Early Birds & Night Owls and Holiday Club.

    • Lisa Cartwright
      Lunchtime supervisor

      Lisa recently joined Pre-school and has a Level 3 Childcare qualification. She is currently a Lunchtime Supervisor.

    Administrator

    • Michelle Everett

      Michelle has been with the setting for six years and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

    Health Co-ordinator

    • Mandy Cooper
      Cleaner
      Mandy has has been with Pre-school as our cleaner and Early Birds & Night Owls and
      Holiday Club as a Playworker for two years now.