The Staff & Commitee Members

Our team of staff offer varied childcare and working experiences. All our staff hold current paediatric first and food hygiene certificates.

Zoe Batchelor – Pre-school Leader

Zoe holds a Children and Young Peoples Workforce (CYPW) Level 3 and is the Safeguarding lead. She also holds current qualifications in advanced safeguarding and child protection. She is the Designated safeguarding lead. Zoe has worked at the Pre-school for 7 years and is loved by the children for her bubbly personality and her fondness for all things crafty.

Jenni Phillips – Business Manager

Jenni is currently qualified to Children and Young People’s Workforce (CYPW) Level 2 and also holds qualifications around Safeguarding in education. Having been involved in the Pre-school for 11 years, Jenni is a fountain of knowledge when it comes to the business and administrative duties.

Claire Smith – Deputy Leader

Claire is currently studying towards her CYPW level 3. She is a natural with children and is a valued member of the team. Claire is the Pre-school SENCO. Claire is joint deputy designated safeguarding lead.

Hannah Griffiths – Pre-school assistant

Hannah holds a NVQ level 3, she is full of fun and loves to be outdoors with the children.

Lynsey Wilson – Pre-school assistant

Lynsey holds an NVQ level 3 and is the joint Deputy Safeguarding Lead. She is also the health and safety officer. Lynsey has lots of early years experience, having previously worked in pre-schools and nurseries. The children love her calming nurturing nature.

Jenny Dengel – Pre-school assistant

Jenny is the newest member of our team, she holds a CYPW level 3 and is loved by the children for her bubbly fun personality.

Lindi Harper – Pre-school assistant (Bank)

Lindi holds an NVQ level 3 and is an experienced member of the team, having previously been leader at another Pre-school.


Chair – Katie Small
Secretary – Issy Swan
Treasurer – Eleanor Howe-Williams
Abby Nanson
Jon Woodvine
Katie Small is the safeguarding and health and safety representative for the committee.
Katie Small is also the nominated person for Ofsted.