Staff and Committee

All staff and committee members have undergone extended checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service as a condition of their employment at the setting. 

The Staff

Lisa Burkett

Lisa is the Leader and Manager of the Pre-school.  She has a Diploma in Pre-School Practice and takes responsibility for Health and Safety and Behaviour Management at the setting.  She is also one of our designated people for child protection.  Lisa has completed a number of courses in business management and sustainability and is also trained in paediatric first aid, prevent training and food hygiene.

Louisa Miles

Louisa is the Deputy Leader of the Pre-school.  She has a NNEB Level 3 qualification and has 20 years experience in childcare.  She is also trained in paediatric first aid, child protection, prevent training and food hygiene.  Louisa is the Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo) for the Pre-school.  Louisa also works in the Foundation Stage at St Mary’s Primary School.

Claire Beck

Claire has a Level 3 in Children and Young Persons Workforce.  She is trained in paediatric first aid, child protection, prevent training and food hygiene.  Prior to joining us, Claire ran The Creche Company Ltd for 5 years.  She is also the Pre-school Administrator.

Dink Milton

Dink has a Level 3 in Childcare and Education.  She is trained in paediatric first aid and child protection.  Dink also works in the Foundation Stage at St Mary’s Primary School.

Susie Alderson

Susie has a Level 3.  She is trained in paediatric first aid, child protection, prevent training and food hygiene. Susie is also a qualified Nutritionist and Reflexologist.

Tracey Davies

Tracey is trained in child protection, first aid and food hygiene.

The Committee

The Pre-school is a registered charity run by a voluntary management committee made up of a Chairperson (Nicola Macdonald), Secretary (Helen Rourke-Hodson) and Treasurer (Heidi Baker) along with the Business Manager and the Pre-school Leader.  All can be contacted via the Pre-school email address.