Welcome to  Upton Village Pre-school

Meet the staff


Manager: Heather Evans

Heather is Level 5 Qualified in Early Years Practice. Heather had 13 years experience before she took over as Manager in 2016.


Deputy: Julie Charlton

Julie is Level 5 Qualified in Childhood and Youth Professional Studies and has worked in Pre-school since 2007. Julie is also our SENCO.


Claire Keighery

Lead Practitioner: Claire began working with us January 2021 and is a Qualified Teacher. She brings with her 5 years experience working with Reception and Nursery age children and leading the delivery of Phonics, which she has continued to do within Pre-school.


Jemma Williams

Early Years Practitioner : Jemma has returned to Pre-school (after leaving us for a year) as she missed us too much! Jemma is a Qualified Teacher and began working with us in 2017.


Leanne Taylor

Early Years Practitioner : Leanne has an Early Years Educator Level 3 qualification and has 3 years Out of School Playworker and Pre-school experience.


Sarah Birch

Early Years Practitioner: Sarah has worked in Pre-school since 2013 and is NVQ Level 3 qualified in Children and Young Peoples Workforce

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Tina Peers

Early Years Practitioner: Tina has worked in Pre-school since 2016 and has an NNEB Diploma in Nursery Nursing.


Jeanette Thompson:

Jeanette has worked within Early Years for many years and holds a Level 2 Early Years Care & Education qualification.