Meet our team:

 


 

Liz Walters – Manager

Liz joined the staff at the end of June 2015 and has been Pre-School Manager since September 2015.  She has four children.  Liz is the Designated Safeguarding Lead and Child Protection officer.

Liz April 2016

  • Early Years Professional Status – November 2010
  • Leadership and Management course – NDNA – May 2017
  • Inter-Agency Child Protection Training – 23 January 2016
  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid – March 2015 (valid until March 2018)
  • Leadership and Management – NDNA – May 2017
  • Portable Fire Extinguisher Training – S&S – March 2017
  • Supervision and Appraisals/Recruitment and Selection – NDNA – February 2016
  • Level 3 in Special Educational Needs – August 2015
  • Supporting Children in Early Years Settings with Autism – 2014
  • Every Child a Talker – 2012
  • Early Years SENCO Training – December 2011
  • Safer Recruitment – July 2013Equality and Diversity Training – September 2010
  • Level 3 NVQ in Children’s Care, Learning and Development – February 2009
  • Level 2 NVQ in Children’s Care, Learning and Development – January 2008
  • Foundation certificate in Food Hygiene – February 2007

Curriculum lead – Maths


 

Lucy Sherman – Deputy Manager

Lucy joined Pre-School in June 2015.  She has three sons and lives locally.  Lucy is the Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator.

  • Currently studying for a Foundation Degree in Early Years with The Open UniversityLucy April 2016
  • Advanced Diploma in Child Care and Education (The Open University) Cache, 2016
  • EQUIP Super Skills Training: Speech and Language Skills, NDNA, 9 March 2017
  • Safeguarding and Child Protection – An Introduction, NDNA, 9 March 2017
  • Portable Fire Extinguisher Training – S&S – March 2017
  • Prevent – Channel General Awareness module, College of Policing – 9 March 2016
  • Paediatric First Aid – 10 September 2016
  • Promoting Positive Behaviour, 2014
  • Child neglect, 2014
  • Reflective Practice in the Early Years, 2014
  • Delivering the revised EYFS, 2014
  • Children’s rights, 2014
  • Supporting 3-5 year olds in the EYFS, 2014
  • Safety in Learning Child Protection Awareness Training, 2013
  • Essential food hygiene, 1993


Annies April 2016Annies Hall – Supply Pre-School Leader

Annies joined Pre-School in 2012.  She lives with her family in Lechlade.

  • Cache Level 3 Diploma in Child Care and Education – September 2009
  • GSCB Child Protection Revision and Update Course – June 2015
  • Child protection awareness – May 2012.
  • Paediatric First Aid – August 2015 (expires 11 August 2018) Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering – October 2014
  • Handling People with Special Needs – May 2012


Vicky Starling – Pre-School Leader

Vicky rejoined Preschool in March 2017 in the role of Preschool Leader.  She previously worked in Early Years for nearly 10 years.  She lives with her husband and two teenage children. 

Vicky March 2017

  • NVQ Level 3 Children’s Care, Learning & Development, April 2010
  • Safeguarding and Child Protection (Early Years) – DW PACT – June 2017
  • Prevent – Channel General Awareness module, College of Policing – May 2017
  • Portable Fire Extinguisher Training – S&S – March 2017
  • Level 2 Health & Safety in the workplace, January 2015
  • Child Protection, November 2014
  • First Aid for Child Carers, December 2013
  • Top Tips for Talking, October 2011
  • Pre School Letters and Sounds, November 2010
  • NVQ Level 2 Children’s Care, Learning & Development, January 2009
  • PATA Music Workshop, Autumn 2008
  • Level 2 in Food Safety, October 2007

 


Laura Carpenter – Play Assistant

Laura joined the team as a Supply Play Assistant in November 2015.
  • Edexcel Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (Early Learning and Childcare) (QCF) – November 2012
  • Safeguarding and Child Protection (Early Years) – DW PACT – June 2017
  • Prevent – Channel General Awareness module, College of Policing – June 2017
  • laura2-2016Portable Fire Extinguisher Training – S&S – March 2017
  • Paediatric First Aid – October 2016
  • Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering, October 2016
  • Safeguarding Children v3 – September 2016
  • Paediatric First Aid Certificate – 10 September 2016
  • Prevent – Channel General Awareness module, College of Policing – 9 March 2016
  • Emergency first aid for schools and at work, Prime First Aid, January 2014
  • Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Early Learning and Childcare, July 2013
  • Edexcel BTEC Level 2, Employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care and children and young people’s settings (QCF) – November 2012
  • Basic introduction to Child Protection – GSCB, September 2009Teaching Assistant levels 2 & 3, HL, July 2008

Stacey Gray – Play Assistant

Stacey joined our team in February 2016.  She is currently studying for an Early Years Diploma, level 3.

  • Safeguarding and Child Protection (Early Years) – DW PACT – June 2017
  • Portable Fire Extinguisher Training – S&S – March 2017
  • Paediatric First Aid – 10 September 2016Stacey July 2016

 Lisa Horrocks –  Play Assistant

Lisa joined our team in February 2017 having previously been a teacher.Lisa

  •  Food Hygiene Certificate – Level 2 – March 2017
  • Portable Fire Extinguisher Training – S&S – March 2017

All our staff are committed to continuous professional development and regularly undertake additional training, best practice meetings and relevant courses to ensure they remain up to date with current initiatives and legislation.

A full portfolio of their additional training and qualifications is available in a file in the foyer.

 


 

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Jo Ollson – Administrator

Jo is responsible for admissions, accounts and general administrative duties and commenced in her current role in 2007 after being on the committee as treasurer for three years.  Jo is the E-safety officer.

  • Introduction to the EYFS: The Basics, NDNA – May 2017
  • Child Protection – Safeguarding Children v3 e-learning course – July 2016
  • Prevent – Channel General Awareness module, College of Policing – May 2016
  • E-safety briefing, NDNA – October 2016
  • Beginners’ Guide to Nursery Finance, NDNA – August 2015
  • Private and Executive Secretary’s Diploma, London Chamber of Commerce and Industry – June 1987

Annabelle Plumridge – Supply Play Assistant

Annabelle joined the team as a Supply Play Assistant in May 2015.

  • Certificate of Higher Education with commendation in Health Studies in Communication, Birmingham City University – June 2017
  • Makaton for Professionals Foundation Workshop – May 2017
  • Paediatric First Aid – 10 September 2016
  • Prevent – Channel General Awareness module, College of Policing – June 2016     Annabellewebsite
  • EQUIP Super Skills Training: Speech and Language Skills, NDNA – June 2016