Lucy took over as Director of Frenchay Preschool in 2014. Lucy is NVQ level 4 qualified in children's care, learning and development, and has a bachelors degree in education and childcare studies. She has over 10 years experience working with children, most recently in a school supporting those with special educational needs, as well as managing a play scheme. Lucy has always loved working with children and is extremely passionate about providing a safe and fun learning environment.
If you have any comments or questions about the Pre-school, Lucy should be your first point of contact and her details are on our homepage.
Claire has a NVQ4 in Childcare and Education and has worked with us for seven years. As well as being our manager, Claire is our SENCO (Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator) and attends regular training to ensure we are up to date with the latest models of practice. Claire has two children of her own.
Debbie has an NNEB Diploma in Nursery Nursing (Level 3) and an NVQ3. Debbie is our Health and Safety Officer, and is also our playground organiser alongside Diane. Debbie has 3 children of her own and has worked with us for five years.
Diane has an NVQ3 and has worked with us for five years. Diane is our Equal Opportunities Officer and playground organiser alongside Debbie. Diane has a son of her own.
Sara is attained her NVQ3 and has worked with us for 4 years. Sara's son previously attended the Pre-School.
Jodie joined us in 2015, with a BTECH in Childcare and Development. She has over 2 years experience working with Early Years children, and Pre School children are her favourite age group. Jodie has been working hard to recently gain her NVQ level 3 and is now fully qualified! Jodie lives locally.
Wendy joined us in 2015. Wendy previously worked as a pediatric nurse, and now works for us on a supply basis.
Elizabeth joined us in 2016. She usually works at holiday club, but will also be helping out at Pre School this term. Elizabeth is studying for her A levels and has won a place at University this year.