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. 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 – Pre-school assistant

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.

Hannah Griffiths – Pre-school assistant

Hannah holds a NVQ level 3 and is the joint Deputy Safeguarding Lead. Hannah 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.

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.


Acting Chair – Katie Small
Secretary – Issy Swan
Treasurer – Jacqui Elkins
Abby Nanson
Cathy Wilson
Eleanor Howe Williams
Katie Small is the safeguarding and health and safety representative for the committee.
Katie Small is also the nominated person for Ofsted.