Our Team

Cathy Avery
Manager/Leader - Cathy Avery
First Class BA (Hons) Degree in Education and Professional Practice
Foundation Degree in Early Years, Merit Award
CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Child Care and Education
Data Protection Officer
Lead Welfare and Child Protection Safeguarding Officer

Holly Gaull
Deputy Leader - Holly Gaull
Healthy and Safety Officer
Child Protection Officer
BA (Hons) in Early Years Education
Early Years Professional Status

Greg Wood
SENCO - Greg Wood
Behaviour Coordinator
Early Years Teacher Award.

Nikki Salmon
Practitioner - Nikki Salmon
Child Protection Officer
Level 3 Diploma in Early Learning and Childcare

Wendy Bidwell
Practitioner - Wendy Bidwell
Level 3 Diploma in Early Learning and Childcare

Rosey Simpkins
Practitioner - Rosey Simpkins
Studying a CACHE Diploma in Childcare and Education

In addition to our regular staff we have a team of bank staff who are familiar with our pre-school and are available to support us when extra staff are required.

Gaynor Brockwell

Bank Practitioner - Gaynor Brockwell
Helen Tullet

Bank Practitioner - Helen Tullet

Gaynor Brockwell

Bank Practitioner - Rachel Thomas

Gaynor Brockwell

Bank Practitioner - Laura Boyce

Bank Practitioner - Lauren Dyer

We are a dedicated team of Early Years Practitioners, who between us have a wealth of experience in Early Years Childcare and Education. We each attend regular and relevant professional training, in order to up-date and enhance our existing knowledge and skills.

We work within the statutory framework of the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) and help children progress towards the ELG’s (Early Learning Goals) which most children are expected to achieve by the end of their Reception Year.

Image, name, role and qualification are displayed to aid our children and families to identify members of staff, especially Key Workers and those in leadership. For this reason staff image, name, role and qualification is used within the legal remit of ‘Public Interest’. Once a staff member leaves Crossbow Pre-School their image, name, role and qualification will be removed from public viewing at the earliest opportunity.

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