The Little Owl Pre-School is run by a Committee of parents.
The Pre-School employs a team consisting of a Manager, deputy Manager and additional Foundation Stage Practitioners who run the Pre-School on a daily basis.
The current members of our team are:
Rachel Beilby, Manager
Rachel qualified as an early year practitioner in 1992 and spent 6 years at her previous pre-school position in Reading. In her spare time, she enjoys walking her dog and relaxes by doing Pilates.
Rachel works with and leads the team, taking the pre-school forwards in partnership with parents and carers.
Mrs Helen York, Deputy Manager
Diploma Level 3 in Children and Young People’s Workforce, Designated Safeguarding Person. Makes extraordinary sandcastles.
Vikki Dupree, Practitioner
Early Years Foundation Stage & Lead Language Practitioner
Diploma Level 3 in Children and Young People’s Workforce. Known as the Balloon Lady!
Akiko Tomono, Practitioner
Early Years Foundation Stage Practitioner & SENCO Diploma Level 3 in Children and Young People’s Workforce. Precise as Origami but loves messy play.
Sashcha White, Practitioner
Baidaa Abduljabbar, Pre-school Assistant
Lucy Hodges, Administrator
Involved with the pre-school for over five years staring as a parent. Following a stint on the committee became the administrator in Jan 2016. Lucy has a background in childcare, including time as a Nanny and in social care. Known as the cupboard lady!
Chair & Safeguarding contact
Treasurer and Payroll Officer
Health and Safety