Meet the Team

St Tudy Pre-school staff on a visit to the allotments

Our Friendly Staff

The pre-school employs seven qualified and experienced members of staff.

St Tudy Pre-school works on a staff to child ratios as stipulated by Ofsted: One staff member to every three children under two; one staff member to every four children aged two to three, and one staff member to every eight children aged three to five.

Each member of staff has undergone the required police checks. All staff have completed Makaton and Epilepsy Awareness training.

Members of Staff:

Hayley Hicks

Hayley Hicks

Pre-school Manager

  • Level 3 in Children’s care learning and development
  • Child protection and safeguarding awareness
  • Paediatric First aid
  • Food hygiene
  • Basic Epilepsy Awareness Training
Kate Willcocks

Kate Willcocks

Deputy Pre-school Manager

  • NNEB certificate in Childcare
  • Child Protection and Safeguarding Awareness
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Food Hygiene
  • Health & Safety
  • Basic Epilepsy Awareness Training
Nikki Gowling

Nikki Gowling

Pre-school Assistant

  • NVQ 3 Children’s Care, Learning and Development
  • Special Educational Needs (Lead SENCO)
  • Child Protection and Safeguarding Awareness
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Food Hygiene
  • Basic Epilepsy Awareness Training
Ewelina Maciejewska

Ewelina Maciejewska

Pre-school Assistant

  • NVQ 2 Children’s Care Learning & Development
  • Child Protection and Safeguarding Awareness
  • Pediatric First Aid
  • Food Hygiene
  • Basic Epilepsy Awareness Training
Carla Bastin

Carla Bastin

Pre-school Assistant

  • NNEB in Nursery Nursing
  • Level 3 Multi Agency Child Protection
  • Pediatric First Aid
  • Food Hygiene
  • Basic Epilepsy Awareness Training
Rachael Tootle

Rachael Tootle

Pre-school Assistant

  • Apprentice training towards Level 3 Childcare
  • Level 3 Multi Agency Child Protection
  • Pediatric First Aid
  • Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene
  • Basic Epilepsy Awareness Training

Volunteers & Committee

  • Emma Sleeman (Chair / Volunteer)
  • Rachel Buchanan (Treasurer)
  • Dan Guilfoyle (Secretary)
  • Hayley Hicks
  • Ewelina Maciejewski
  • Bex Wilton
  • Alison Sheriff (Volunteer)