Nicky Liddon-Horncastle, our Pre-School Manager, has an NNEB (Level 3). Trained at Norland, she holds the Norland Diploma and the Royal Society of Health Diploma. She attained her NVQ Level 4 in November 2010, at which time she became the Pre-School Manager. She has been working at the pre-school since April 2002, having previously worked at St Andrews Pre-School in Caversham. She lives in Caversham and has twin daughters currently both at Exeter University.
Sue Gair is our Supervisor who joined in June 2013. Sue holds EYCE Levels 2, 3 & 4, Level 4 Further Ed Teaching Stages 1 & 2, A1 Assessor & V1 Verifier awards. She started her career in the WRAF, and then after thirteen years and the birth of her first son, she moved into childcare. She loves to make the children laugh and is not afraid to show her silly side.
Emma Hawker BA (Hons), Business Manager and Registrar. With a French and English Literature degree, Emma fell happily into publishing and worked as Editorial Manager for a Reading-based publishing company for 12 years. Pausing to raise her children, now that they are both happily ensconced at Kidmore End Primary, Emma is delighted to have joined the team at KEPS.
Sarah Cleall, Qualified Assistant, completed her QCF (formerly NVQ3) in July 2011. Sarah lives locally and has one child still at Kidmore End Primary School. She has been associated with the pre-school for many years as her 3 children all attended. During this time she was very active on the management committee, standing as Chair for 3½ years.
Jane Robinson, Pre-School Assistant, joined in September 2014, having previously volunteered with us. She obtained her QCF CYPW Level 2 in July 2015. She has 2 young children that take up lots of her time. Her favourite times at pre-school are watching the children join in with singing, dancing and playing musical instruments.