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Emma Hinde – Supervisor


I am qualified at level 5. I have worked at pre-school over 16 years and really enjoy my role as supervisor.  I mostly enjoy watching the children gain independence and learning through play. I am a mother of 2. In my spare time, I like to cook and keep fit by running.

Emily Lile  – Pre-School Assistant


I am qualified at Level 6.  I have been teaching for over 18 years in a variety of Early Years settings.  I love to explore creativity with the children and thoroughly enjoy exploring the children’s interest in colour and diffferent media.  I am a mum to three children.  In my spare time I love to walk my two troublesome terriers around the Brixworth Countryside.

Julie Perkins – Pre-School Assistant


I am qualified at level 3. I enjoy creating with the children. I have two school age children. In my spare time, I like to keep fit and attend body conditioning classes.

Helen Pegram – Pre-School Assistant


I am qualified at level 6. I enjoy arts & crafts with the children the most and messy play. I am a mother to two boys. In my spare time, I enjoy keeping fit and getting outdoors with my children.

Joanna Prescott – Pre-School Assistant


I am qualified at Level 3. At pre-school, I mostly enjoy arts, watching the children’s creations and how they express themselves. I am a mother to two. In my spare time, I enjoy gardening, reading, looking after my pets. I have done a horticulture course.

Melanie Troth – Pre-School Assistant


At Pre-School, I enjoy telling stories, listening to the children, hearing their ideas and watching them gain confidence.  I am a mother to 3 children.  In my spare time I enjoy cooking, swimming and walking my two crazy dogs.

Marie Button – Pre-School Assistant

I am very excited to have recently joined the pre-school.  I live in Brixworth and have 3 children; my youngest son attended Brixworth Centre Pre-school.

Sarah Bodkin – Pre-School Assistant

I live in Brixworth and have 2 children.  I love seeing the children develop skills through being creative and am so happy to join the preschool.

In Addition:

Julie Tear – Pre-School Administrator

I am an experienced Administrator who has worked within the NHS, Social Housing and Private Healthcare. I have lived in the village for 27 years and raised my family here. Both my children, now teenagers attended the Pre-school and I served on the Committee during their time.

I am happy to help and look forward to helping parents with their queries with regards to the applications, waiting lists, funding etc.