The Team

Manager:
Emma Townsend

Emma is a Qualified Teacher, and also has Early Years Professional Status.
Emma has recently been awarded the Level 5 CACHE Certificate in Leadership and Management, in addition Emma is our Safeguarding Lead Professional.
Emma joined the staff team in February 2010, and lives in Holmbridge with her husband and two children.

Deputy Manager:
Karen Short

A mother of three, Karen took up a permanent position with Pre-school in September 2000.
She has a Diploma in Pre-school Practice. Karen is also the designated SEN co-ordinator.
​Karen is lead practitioner for the Out of School Club.

Deputy Manager:
Helen Watson

A mother of two and former nurse, Helen has been employed at the Pre-school since November 1999.
She has a Diploma in Pre-school Practice.

Out of School Club & Pre-School Assistant: Heidi Howarth

Heidi joined the Pre-school team in September 2008.
She has one child and has the NNEB qualification.

Out of School Club & Pre-School Assistant: Karen Morrison

Karen joined the Pre-School and Out of School Club in April 2016.
​She has 2 children and lives in Holmbridge.

Out of School Club & Pre-School Assistant: Maria Flower

Maria joined the Pre-School and Out of School Club in April 2019.
She is currently studying for a Level 3 Qualification in Childcare.