Members of the Team

 


Emma Pearce: Manager,
Pre-School and After School Club Leader

Emma joined the team in June 2017. Emma has experience of working in a nursery and is qualified to Level III. She also holds a degree in Early Childhood studies and is First Aid trained.
Emma is also a Designated Safeguarding Officer and our SENCO.  

 


Devon Cozens : Office Administration Manager

Devon joined the team in April 2018. She has knowledge of being a parent of the Pre-School, and is passionate about the setting. Devon comes with over 5 years experience working finance and administration.   
Devon is trained in First Aid and a Designated Safeguarding Officer

 


Sadie Cain: Office Assistant 

Sadie joined the team in Sept 2021, Sadie joins the team with lots of experience in administration. 
She has a wonderful attention to detail, and is a real asset to the office. 
Sadie is First Aid and Safeguarding Trained.  

 


Dawn Edwards: Breakfast Club Leader and Morning Session Deputy Leader 

Dawn qualified to Level III in 2010 after many years experience working in the Pre-School. She now leads the Breakfast Club session and is Deputy Leader in the morning at Pre-School. She works with the under 3’s.
Dawn is trained in First Aid and Safeguarding.   

 


Beth Wallis: Pre-School Afternoon Sessions Deputy Leader.

Beth joined the team in April 2018. She gained her Level III qualification in 2020. Beth comes with over a years experience of childcare from a previous setting. She enjoys messy and creative play.
Beth is trained in First Aid and is a Designated Safeguarding Officer. 

 


Jenny Wiles : Pre-School & Out of School Club Assistant

Jenny re-joined the team in 2019, she previously had many years’ experience with us and we are delighted she has returned. Jenny qualified to Level III in 2013. Jenny is trained in First Aid and Safeguarding, she is also our Health & Safety Officer. 

 


Penny Carlton: Pre-School & Out of School Club Assistant 
Penny joined the team in the beginning of 2020, she has past experience working working in a Nursery. Penny is currently working towards her Level III. Penny is First Aid & Safeguarding trained. 

 

Olivia Davis: Pre-School & Out of School Club Assistant 
Olivia joins the team at the end of 2020, she trained as an Norland Nanny and is Level III trained. Olivia is very passionate, enjoys arts & crafts and spending time outdoors no matter the weather. Olivia is trained in First Aid and Safeguarding. 

 


Alfie Skinner: Pre-School & Out of School Club Assistant
Alfie joined the setting in November 2020. He qualified for his level III in Childcare & Education in 2019. Alfie has past experience working at a previous childcare setting and is First Aid & Safeguarding trained.

 


Deanna Wakelin: Pre-School & Out of School Club Assistant
Deanna joined us in March of 2022. She is excited for a new career in childcare and will soon start the process of earning her level III. 

 


Hemanjini Mawani: Lunchtime Supervisor & Out of School Club Assistant
Hemanjini joined the team in May 2021 as a Lunchtime Supervisor in our Pre-School setting. Hemanjini quickly settled in, and in Sept 2021 she started the role of Out of School Assistant in our KS2 After School Club setting. 
Hemanjini is trained in First Aid and Safeguarding. 

 


Miriam Boswell: Pre-School & Out of School Club Assistant

Miriam commenced employment with the Pre-School in 1987 and qualified to Level III in 2010.  Miriam works at Breakfast Club.
First Aid trained. Safeguarding trained.


Tom Beckett: Out of School Club Assistant
Tom joined our team in February 2022 when he also joined Long Crendon school as a KS2 Learning Support Assistant. 


Julie Williams: Housekeeper

Julie qualified to Level III in 2001.  Having run the Breakfast Club and morning Pre-School for many years she is now providing freshly cooked lunches at Pre-School and cold teas at After School Club. 
First Aid and Safeguarding trained. 

 


Tara Hughes: Cleaner

Tara joined us in the beginning of 2021. Although the setting is cleaned 3 times a day, Tara comes in towards the end of the day for a deep clean. Tara is trained in First Aid & Safeguarding.