Our Preschool is staffed by exceptionally well qualified and experienced people.
Katie Hooper has eleven years' experience teaching primary aged children, she completed her teaching degree in 2012 gaining her qualified teacher status. More recently she has been focusing her teaching towards nursery and reception where she really enjoys seeing the children flourish. She is passionate about education and believes that every child’s early learning should be a happy and exciting process. She is also a qualified swimming teacher and enjoys sharing her passion of swimming with the younger generation as well as teaching them a life saving skill
Felicity Webster has fifteen years experience teaching children in nursery and reception classes. She completed a masters degree in Psychology in 1999 and subsequently gained qualified teacher status. She has taught in reception and nursery classes ever since. She is passionate about education and believes that every child’s early learning should be a happy and exciting process. For the last eight years she has been a County moderator, working with teachers in the Early Years throughout Kent. She is a Forest School leader and is very excited about learning outdoors; inspiring and motivating children in the fresh air and ever changing woodland.
Nicky Wilson is a qualified Nursery Nurse with nearly forty years of experience working with nursery age children and their families. She is a committed member of the staff team and has been keen to continue her professional development, completing a Foundation Degree for Children and Young People. Nicky is a Designated Safeguarding Leader trained to keep children safe. She feels very strongly about including all families and ensuring they feel welcomed and part of the Preschool.
Lois Dann has been working with children for 5 years. She has qualifications in childcare and has completed the course Understanding Autism. Lois enjoys working with children in both reception and preschool classes. In addition to this she has worked for several years at the Aslan group at Tonbridge Baptist Church, where all children with special needs are loved and nurtured.