Staff Page

Joanne Anderson Co-owner and Manager

Health & Safety Co-ordinator
Designated Safeguarding Lead
Fire Marshall
2 year old co-ordinator
Joanne has two children of her own and has been working in early years since 2004
Joanne has Cache NVQ Level 3 in Early Years care and Education

Debbie Hickson Co-owner and Deputy Manager

Behaviour Management Co-ordinator
SENCO
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
E-Safety Lead
Debbie has three children of her own and experience with Special Educational Needs and has been working in Early Years since 2004
Debbie has Cache NVQ Level 3 in Early Years care and Education

Holly Wilson Senior Assistant

Looked After Children’s Officer
Holly has one child of her own and has been working at Ducklings Pre-School since 26 April 2007
Holly has NVQ Level 2 in Early Years care and Education
CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (QCF)

Chanel Green Assistant

Chanel initially started working at Ducklings Pre-school as a 1:1 assistant and then went on to have her 2nd baby. Chanel is now a regular member of staff.
Chanel has been working at Ducklings Pre-School since 13 April 2015.
Chanel has recently returned from maternity leave after giving birth to her third child.

Kerry Sims Pre-School Assistant

Kerry Sims started working with us on 12 April 2016.
Kerry completed the NVQ3 in 2018.
She has her own daughter who is 4 years old and also a baby boy.
Kerry is currently on maternity leave.

Heidi Porter Assistant

Heidi started at the pre-school in January 2017.
Heidi is a qualified primary school teacher with a wealth of experience.
Heidi has two children of her own.

Erin Drew Assistant and 1:1 support worker

Erin started with us in February 2017
Erin has an NVQ level 3 in Childcare and Development
Erin also supports children who have Special Educational Needs
Erin has two children of her own

Eve Dennison 1:1 Assistant

Eve has been with Ducklings Pre-School since July 2017. Initially she started with us during the University holidays, but since finishing her degree and achieving a First Class Honours she will become a permanent member of staff.
Eve will, however, be returning to her studies to complete a Masters Degree.

Lorraine Plows 1:1 Assistant

Lorraine started at the pre-school in September 2017.
Lorraine works as a 1:1 assistant in the pre-school.
Lorraine has three children of own

Caroline 1:1 Assistant

Caroline started at the pre-school in January 2018.
Caroline works as a 1:1 assistant in the pre-school.
Caroline has three children of her own.