The Preschool 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 School Principal – Montessori Diploma Level 4, Certificate in Early Years Practice, BA (Hons) Early Years, Advanced Mont Dip, EYP – SEND Co-Ordinator, Designated Safeguarding Leader, Parent Liaison, Forest School Leader, Outdoor First Aid, Masters Early Childhood, studying for Doctorate in Education

The Team

 Jo Gaught Preschool ManagerENCO, Montessori Diploma Level 4, studying for Early Years Degree

Clair Snell-Smith – Preschool Manager – NNEB Level 3, Designated Safeguarding Leader, Health & Safety Officer

Lenka Vitaskova – Nursery Room Leader– Montessori Diploma Level 4



Angela Taylor – Montessori Diploma, BA Ed

Amanda Shaw – Montessori Diploma Level 4, Forest School Leader, Outdoor First Aid

Gail Stone – Montessori Diploma Level 3

Jennie Donlon – SEND Co-ordinator, Montessori Diploma Level 4,

Faye Vella – NVQ2 Early Years and Childcare, NVQ3 Supporting teaching and learning in schools

Mandy Warwick – NCFE CACHE level 2 Diploma

Suzi Wright – BA (Hons) Primary teaching

Sam Clayden – Preschool Assistant


Preschool & Nursery Cook – Leila Laws -Food Hygiene, Health & Safety, Food Allergy, HACCP

Assistant Nursery Cook – Cally Thorpe- Food Hygiene, Kitchen Practices, Health & safety, Food Allergy

Head Office Administration

Rachel Smith
Sarah Switzer
Liz Barclay