Kathleen Barrow, Supervisor
Certificate of Higher Education in Early Years Practice. NNEB diploma in Nursery Nursing, Designated Safeguard Lead. Paediatric first aid. Basic Food Hygiene.

Kathleen has worked for the pre school since January 2010, she has a young son who attended Whitchurch pre-school.
Kathleen has over 15 years experience working with children.
Kathleen is currently studying the foundation degree in early years.

























Pre-School Staff


Julie Purdy, Play Assistant, Safeguarding Lead
Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce. Paediatric first aid. Basic Food Hygiene.

Julie joined the pre-school in June 2009 and completed her Diploma in July 2011.  She has 3 children who all attend local schools.  Julie is our Inclusion Co-ordinator.




Vicky Bisgrove, Pre-school Play Assistant, Safeguarding Lead
Level 3 Diploma in preschool practice. Currently studying for Level 4 in Childcare and Education.    Basic Food Hygiene.

Vicky started working with us at the pre-school in January 2014, she worked with us several years ago before taking a break to have her children. Vicky has several years experience working with young children both in pre-school and the primary school and has also been on the pre-school committee. Vicky has a 2 children who attend a local school.  



Liz Dabbs, Deputy Supervisor
Level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning and Level 3 early Years Educator.

Liz started working with us in November 2015. She has been working with pre-school aged children in a nursery and has also worked at a local Infant school. She has enjoys doing volunteer work and has been part of a pre-school committee. She has 2 children attending local schools.




Marie Tomlinson, Pre-school Play Assistant
Currently Studying for Level 3 in Childcare and Education

Marie is one of our pre-school moms that does emergency cover when needed. She moved to the Whitchurch area in November 2014, she previously worked in Financial Administration before becoming a mum.