Our Staff

The happiness and safety of the children we care for is paramount to the staff at Heddington Preschool, so all staff have up to date employment checks and are fully qualified with regular training and development encouraged.
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Kirsty Stone

I am the Preschool Manager for both Heddington and Cherhill Preschool since 2021. I have been employed at Heddington Preschool since 2019 and I have worked at Cherhill Preschool since 2015, where I completed my Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Children and Young People's Workforce and Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Children and Young People's Workforce. I am Paediatric First Aid and Designated Safeguarding Lead.

I enjoy working across both sites interacting with the children and watching them grow and develop over their time at preschool.

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Kirstea Kimber

Helen Gillett

I am Assistant Manager for both Heddington and Cherhill Preschool I have been employed at Heddington Preschool since 2017 and now work across both Cherhill & Heddington.

I am trained to level 3 in childcare and have first aid and all safeguarding training.

I have many years experience in the childcare industry, I have two children of my own and enjoy discovering new ideas with the children.

I am a Preschool Deputy at Heddington and Cherhill Preschool.
I have worked at Heddington Preschool since 1998, over the years I have seen the Preschool grow and go from strength to strength.
I am trained to level 3 in childcare and I am the designated health & safety officer for both settings.
I enjoy working at both preschools and enjoy seeing the children develop and learn new and exciting things

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Sian Masters

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Holly Carter

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Tracy Smith

I am a Preschool Deputy at Heddington and Cherhill Preschool. I have been employed since October 2019.
I am trained to level 3 in childcare and I have all safeguarding and first aid training.
I have many years experience in the childcare industry, I also have a child of my own and enjoy helping the children grow and learn

I am a Preschool Deputy at Heddington and Cherhill Preschool, I have been employed at Cherhill since October 2008.

I achieved my NVQ level 2 in Children's Care Learning and Development and CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce. I am also Paediatric First Aid trained and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead.

I have a son of my own, who attended Cherhill Preschool and enjoy working with the children each day.

I am SENCO at Heddington and Cherhill Preschool, I am a Forest School Leader too. I have been employed at Heddington Preschool since 2011.

I have worked in childcare since 1995 with experience ranging from nanny, nursery nurse, development worker and family learning tutor. I have gained my NNEB and Level 4 in childcare amongst other qualification over the years. I have two children of my own and enjoy family activities.  I love watching the children learn new skills and enjoy seeing them develop ready for 'big' school.

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Megan Whiston

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Sharon Brown

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Sammy Hardy

I am Forest School Leader and Preschool Assistant at both Heddington and Cherhill Preschool I have been employed at Heddington Preschool since 2017.

I am trained to level 3 in childcare and forest school trained. I am Paediatric First Aid trained and safeguarding trained.

I have many years experience in the childcare industry, I have a child of my own and enjoy discovering new ideas with the children.

I am a Preschool Assistant at Heddington and Cherhill Preschool and I have been at Heddington Preschool since 2013.
I have been actively involved with Heddington Preschool since 2005. I have been a committee member, chairperson and parent helper.
I am trained to level 3 in childcare and I am a Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead.
I enjoy working with the children in such a friendly atmosphere.

I am a Preschool Assistant at  Heddington and Cherhill Preschool. I am trained to level 3 in childcare and I am paediatric first aid and safeguarding trained. 
I have been employed at Heddington Preschool since October 2018 where I started my apprenticeship in childcare. I have three children of my own who attended Heddington Preschool and I love working with the children and helping them learn.

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Louise Cullen

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Shirley Giles

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Kaye Ford

I am a Preschool Assistant at  Heddington and Cherhill Preschool. I am trained to level 3 in childcare, I have many years experience working in the childcare industry.  
I have been employed at Preschool since September 2021. I have a child of my own who attended Heddington Preschool and I love helping the children to learn and develop at their pace. 

I am a Preschool Assistant at Heddington Preschool I have been employed at Heddington Preschool since 2016.

I am trained to level 2 in childcare.

I have two children of my own and four grandchildren and enjoy discovering new ideas with the children.
 

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Emma Blackman

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Aby Cross

I am a Preschool Assistant at both Heddington and Cherhill Preschool. I have worked at Heddington Preschool since February 2012. 

I am trained to level 2 in CYPW, I have also attended various training days to support my job.

I have had links with Heddington Preschool for over 7 years as both of my children have attended.

I really enjoy working as a Preschool Assistant and as part of a team, assisting with the planning of our activities to support the children through their early years development.

I am a Preschool Assistant at  Heddington and Cherhill Preschool where I began my training in childcare. I am now trained to level 2 in childcare and I have enjoyed learning about child development. 

I have been employed at Preschool since March 2020.

I have two children of my own and I have been enjoying creating activities and extending the childrens play.

I am a Apprentice Preschool Assistant at Heddington and Cherhill Preschool. I have been employed at Preschool since May 2021 where I have started my level 3 apprenticeship in childcare. I am enjoying learning about children and helping the children to develop and gain independence.