A caring, secure, fun, happy educational environment 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Meet the Team 

 

Lucy Riley Manager 

Qualifications 
NVQ Level 3 in Early Years and Education 
Trained in 
 
Designated safeguarding Lead 
Lead SENDCO 
2 year old Lead 
Pediatric First Aid 
Food Hygiene and Safety 
Prevent Duty Training 
 
About Lucy 
 
Lucy puts her heart and soul into our pre-school family. The love she has for the children gives them the confidence to shine. 
 

Kate Riseley Deputy Manager 

Qualifications 
Cache Level 3 in Childcare and Education 
Trained in 
 
Deputy SEND 
Deputy Safeguarding 
First Aid Lead 
Pediatric First Aid 
Food Hygiene and Safety 
Prevent Duty Taining 
Brain Injury Awareness  
 
About Kate 
 
Kate is our very own Mary Berry. She loves to bake with the children and helps them to produce culinary delights. 
 

Kelly Woodward Support Assistant 

Qualifications 
Currently working to Level 2 
Trained in 
 
Pediatric First Aid 
Food Hygiene and Safety 
Safeguarding 
Prevent Duty Taining 
 
About Kelly 
 
Kelly is our superstar storyteller who the children absolutely love to snuggle up with while she takes our little ones on a magical journey with her amazing imagination and enthusiasm. 
 

Fran Gibson Support Assistant 

 
 
Trained in 
 
Pediatric First Aid 
Food Hygiene and Safety 
Safeguarding 
Prevent Duty Taining 
 
About Fran 
 
Fran is our phonics lead she is always thinking up and producing wonderful exciting activities to help the children learn about letter and sounds. 
 

Helen Broadhurst Level 2 Support Assistant 

Qualifications 
City & Guide Level 2 Certificate for Children and Young People’s Workforce 
Trained in 
 
Pediatric First Aid 
Food Hygiene and Safety 
Safeguarding 
Prevent Duty Taining 
 
About Helen 
 
Helen is our green fingered outdoor expert. She loves to help the children learn about the wonderful outdoors. She helps the children to plant and grow their own fruit and vegetables as well as planting beautiful flowers and plants. The children love to be in nature and nurture the amazing things we grow. 
 

Zara Freestone Senior Support Assistant 

Qualifications 
BTEC Cache Level 3 in Childcare 
Trained in 
 
Pediatric First Aid 
Food Hygiene and Safety 
Safeguarding 
Prevent Duty Taining 
 
About Zara 
 
Zara is our creative mastermind. She is amazing at creating wonderful things with the children from very little. Her piece de resistance is her playdoh making…our little ones so love to mix and create ‘smelly’, ‘sparkly’ playdoh. 
 

Abi Millington Level 2 Support Assistant 

Qualifications 
Level 3 Childcare and Education 
Trained in 
 
Pediatric First Aid 
Food Hygiene and Safety 
Safeguarding 
Prevent Duty Taining 
Childrens Counselling Level 3 
 
About Abi 
 
Abi always has a beautiful smile on her face and ears ready to listen. She is trained in counselling children and loves to read stories snuggled up with our little people as well as having outdoor adventures. 
 

Ellie Howarth Level 2 Support Assistant 

Qualifications 
Level 2 in Early Years and Childcare 
Trained in 
 
Pediatric First Aid 
Food Hygiene and Safety 
Safeguarding 
Prevent Duty Taining 
 
About Ellie 
 
Ellie is our little ball of energy! She has such enthusiasm and love for our precious children and the most infection smile! 
 

Maddie Riseley Early Years Assistant 

Qualifications 
Apprenticeship - Training towards Level 3 
Trained in 
 
Pediatric First Aid 
Food Hygiene and Safety 
Safeguarding 
Prevent Duty Taining 
 
About Maddie 
 
Maddie is our enthusiastic, bubbly ray of sunshine! She loves to sing and dance with the children and shares her exciting creative ideas with us all bringing so much laughter and joy into our Pre-School family. 
 

Lisa Marples Early Years Assistant 

Qualifications 
Training towards Level 3 
Trained in 
 
Pediatric First Aid 
Food Hygiene and Safety 
Safeguarding 
Prevent Duty Taining 
 
About Zara 
 
Lisa is our gentle, green, nature-loving lady, who finds treasures outside and creates magic with them. You will often find her reading a story in the learning den or helping to make a "cake" in the mud kitchen. Her heart is full and her imagination is limitless.. 
 
 
 
 
 
Get in touch today to join our pre-school family 
 
 
 
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