Our staff

"Children are happy, confident and secure because staff build positive relationships with them" - Ofsted report 2014

One of the key strengths of our pre-school is the quality of care provided by our staff and we are incredibly fortunate in having an excellent team of long-serving, caring and committed staff.

We currently employs Six staff members:



Karen  Hails (Supervisor)


I have Been Working in Childcare since 1987 and used to be on the Pre-School Committee before taking the position of supervisor in 2003. i love organising exciting activities for the children to help them learn and develop. Being in a small Comunity is great as i get to see alot of the children grow in to adults and i love it when they see me in the village and remember their time at pre-school fondly. 

NVQ Level 3
Foundation Degree
Level 2 Food Safety (Renewed every 3 Years)
 Workshop to raise awareness of Prevent (WRAP)
 Peadiatric First Aid (Renewed every 3 Years)
 ART Assesment Referral and Thresholds
 EAL Supporting Children and Families with English as additional Language
 Safeguarding Children (Renewed every 3 Years)
 Signs of Safety
Letters and Sounds
Early Years Practice
Birth -3 Matters

 Paula Erith (Deputy Supervisor and Deputy SENCO)


I have worked at Pre-school Since my Daughter was 3 (2001) she used to come to Pre-school so i have been here over 17 years. i then became deputy in 2014 and i am also deputy SENCO. I Particuly Enjoy the children and spending fun times with them. Some of the things i enjoy doing with them is the Craft and creative areas of Pre-school. i also appreciate the outdoors areas. 

NVQ level 3
 Food Safety Level 3 (Renewed every 3 Years)
 learning Within early Years
 Paediatric First aid (Renewed every 3 Years)
 Safeguarding (Renewed every 3 Years)
 Working to raise awareness to prevent. (WRAP)

 Julie Pratt (Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO)


I started Pre-school over 20 years ago in 1998 and dived into the position of SENCO that Easter.I love Playing and working with the children. My Favourite activities must be messy and sensory play. i also love Music and Story times as well as make believe role play and small world models.   

NVQ Level 3
 Paediatric First aid Level 3 (renewed every 3 years)
 Safeguarding Children introduction in your setting (renewed evey 3 years)
 Sings of safety 
 Food Hygeine (renewed every 3 years)
 Certificate in early years care & education.
 Suffolk accreditted SENCO Training
Roles and Responsibilities CAF 1&2 Training 
Thresholds (ART)
Basic learning through play

Sarah Coe


Sarah joined our pre-school in 2014.

 Paediatric first aid (renewed every 3 years)
 Letters and Sounds for EYFS (Phase 1)
 Level 2 food safety course (renewed every 3 years)
Working to raise awareness to prevent (WRAP)
 Safeguarding (renewed every 3 years)

 Kirsty Kent-Webb

Having been a nanny for a number of years previously, Kirsty joined our pre-school in 1999.

 NVQ Level 3
 Paediatric First aid (renewed every 3 years)
 Safeguarding (renewed every 3 years)



Sarah Scorer (Currently on Maternity Leave)


Sarah joined our pre-school in 2014.