Meet our team:

 


 

 


Lucy Sherman – Acting 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 BA Hons in Early Childhood.
  • EYFS Teaching Diploma, New Skills Academy, September 2018
  • Foundation Degree in Early Years with The Open University, July 2018Lucy April 2016
  • Advanced Diploma in Child Care and Education (The Open University) Cache, 2016
  • Supporting Children with SEND, NDNA, 24 November 2017
  • Safeguarding Leadership, Kwango, 1st November 2017
  • Level 2 Teaching Assistant Diploma, New Skills Academy, 30 September 2017
  • The Complete SEN Diploma (Level 2, 3 & 4), 24 August 2017
  • ADHD Diploma, 12 August 2017
  • Autism Awareness Diploma, 4 August 2017
  • Dyslexia Diploma, 26 July 2017
  • 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

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
  • QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid – 20 January 2018 (Requalification course due before 20 January 2021)
  • 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

 


 

Stacey Gray – Pre-School Assistant

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

  • Autism for Parents – OnLineTraining Ltd – April 2018
  • Level 2 – Food Safety and Hygiene for Catering – Virtual College – September 2017
  • Prevent – Channel General Awareness module, College of Policing – June 2017
  • 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 –  Pre-School Leader

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

  • Early Years Teacher Status,  June 2018
  • QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid – 20 January 2018 (Requalification course due before 20 January 2021)
  • Basic Introduction to Child Protection, Gloucestershire Safeguarding Children Board, 28 September 2017
  • Food Hygiene Certificate – Level 2 – March 2017
  • Portable Fire Extinguisher Training – S&S – March 2017

 

 


 

Donna Griffith – Administrator

Donna is responsible for admissions and general administrative duties and commenced in January 2019.


 

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 on request.