The Unit - Staff

Stone Cross Pre-School - Sharon

Sharon - Supervisor

Sharon has been part of Stone Cross Pre-School since 2000, as a parent, committee member, committee secretary and then was employed as a Pre-School Assistant at the Memorial Hall in 2003. She was promoted to Nursery Unit Supervisor in 2006. Sharon holds a NVQ 3 qualification, is First Aid trained, and is the SENCO (special educational needs coordinator) at the Unit. She has recently obtained a Level 2 in Health and Safety and is currently studying for a Level 2 in Speech and Language Development. Sharon continues to undertake training in all aspects of childcare and management.

Stone Cross Pre-School - Jackie

Jackie – Deputy Supervisor

Jackie joined Stone Cross Pre-school in September 2000 as a parent then as a part time Pre-School Assistant at the Memorial Hall in September 2005. One year later Jackie transferred over to the Nursery Unit full time and then in April 2008 was promoted to Deputy Supervisor. She holds qualifications in NVQ Levels 2 & 3 in Early Years Care and Education, Child Protection Levels 1 & 2, Food Hygiene Level 2, Paediatric First Aid and has attended and passed Health and Safety Level 2, Epipen and Manual Handling courses. Jackie is our Child Protection Officer at the Unit and continues to undertake training in all aspects of childcare development.

Stone Cross Pre-School - Chrissie

Chrissie – Pre-School Assistant - Currently on Leave.

Chrissie joined Stone Cross Pre-School in November 2008 as a Pre-School Assistant. She has completed both NVQ2 and NVQ3 in Childcare and is trained in Child Protection, Paediatric First Aid, Epipen and Manual Handling. Chrissie is British Sign Language Level 1 qualified and holds a Level 2 award in Food Hygiene.

Stone Cross Pre-School - Donna

Donna – Pre-School Assistant

Childcare career for Donna began after completing her BTEC qualification in Childcare with a distinction in 1999.Donna then joined a local nursery setting, quickly building up from a Keyworker to Nursery Manager, then Curriculum Standards Manager for 5 nurseries.During her 10 years with this setting, Donna undertook a variety of extra qualifications including NVQ 4 in management, A1 NVQ Assessors, Behaviour Management, First Aid, Child Protection and many more. After taking time off and spending some quality time with her own two children, Donna then joined Stone Cross Pre-School in 2009 as a One to One Support Worker, supporting children with additional needs. She was them offered a Key Person position after one year and has since also taken on a SENCO role.Donna continues to update and attend regular courses to increase her knowledge and awareness in childcare.

Stone Cross Pre-School - Cassie

Cassie – Pre-School Assistant

Cassie had worked in Early Years Childcare for 7 years before joining Stone Cross Pre-School in September 2015. She holds qualifications in Early Years NVQ Level 3, Paediatric First Aid, Child Protection Levels 1 & 2, Health & Safety Level 2, Food Hygiene Level 2 and is also SENCO trained.

Stone Cross Pre-School - Dawn

Dawn - Pre-School Assistant

Dawn joined Stone Cross Pre-School in September 2014 as a parent and became a member of the Bank Staff Team in March 2015. Dawn then progressed to Individual Needs Assistant at the Memorial Hall in May 2015 and transferred across to the Nursery Unit in September 2015. Dawn was then offered a Key Person role in February 2017. She holds CCCE Level 2 and NNEB Level 3 qualifications. Dawn has also completed Child Protection training.

Stone Cross Pre-School - Gaye

Gaye – Administrator

She has been with pre-school for five years firstly on committee and then became our Administrator in October 2013. She is self-employed and works part time to cover administration, finances and admissions for both the Memorial Hall and the Nursery Unit.

Bank Staff

Laura, Angela and Suzie can be seen from time to time covering for staff absences, courses and helping out at parties and busy events. In addition we also work with local schools and colleges and do have students visit us on placements to further their education.

Laura – Bank Staff

Became a member of the Bank Team in September 2011.

Angela – Bank Staff

Became a member of the Bank Team in March 2016.

Suzie – Bank Staff

Became a member of the Bank Team in February 2017.

Ofsted Register Pre-School
Special Educational Needs or Disabilities