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, Doctorate in Early Childhood

Preschool Managers

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

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

Deputy Manager – Veronika Morris – Montessori Diploma Level 4,   Health & Safety Officer

Nursery Room Leaders

Sarah Clark – Montessori  Level 4

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

Classroom Staff

April Ridgwell – Pre-school Assistant

Amanda Waples – Pre-school Assistant

Chantell Clark  –   ICQ L2 Certificate for Childrens & Young Peoples Workforce, studying L3 Montessori Diploma

Sophie Mullenger – Pre-school Assistant, studying L3 Montessori Diploma

Emma Wells   –    BA Hons Early Childhood

Sarah Groeger  –  BA Hons Primary Education, studying L3 Montessori Diploma

Head Office Administration 

Liz Barclay – Admissions queries

Rachel Smith – Office Administration & FEEE funding queries

Sarah Switzer – Finance