The Team

All of our staff have fully enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. All staff hold regularly updated qualifications in Safeguarding, Early Years, Positive Behaviour, Paediatric First Aid, Food Hygiene and Health & Safety.


Michelle Wisbey- Principal

International Diploma in Montessori Pedagogy, BA (hons) Early Years & Childhood, Advanced Montessori Diploma, Forest School Leader L3, EYP, Designated Safeguarding Leader, Parent Liaison


Preschool Managers

Rachel Salt – BA (Hons) Primary, Montessori IMP, Designated Safeguard Lead

Vanessa Thompson – Qualified Teacher Status, Early Years Professional Status, MA Early Years Professional Practice, BSc (Hons)  Geography, SENDCO, Designated Safeguard Lead


Nursery Room

Nursery Room Leader –Sarah Clark – Montessori  Level 4

Alana Goodwin – Montessori Diploma Level 3

Alison Ridgwell – BA (Hons) Education with Geography, Certificate in Education, QTS


Pre-school Room

Amanda Waples – Pre-school Assistant

Chantell Clark  –   ICQ L2 Certificate for Childrens & Young Peoples Workforce

Clare Boeve    –    Pre-school Assistant

Emma Wells   –    BA Hons Early Childhood

Sarah Groeger  –  BA Hons Primary Education

Veronika Morris – SVQ Social Services (Children & Young People) Level 3, studying towards Montessori Diploma Level 4    Health & Safety Officer


Head Office Administration 

Liz Barclay – Admissions queries

Rachel Smith – Office Administration & FEEE funding queries

Sarah Switzer – Finance