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Debbie Smith

Debbie Smith

Debbie Smith – is the pre-school Manager. She joined the team as a Key Person in 2008 and has been the Manager since June 2013. Debbie is qualified to Level 6, gaining a BA (Hons) Degree in Early Years with The Open University. She particularly enjoys building bonds with the children and their families. Debbie feels it is a privilege to be part of the children’s learning journey, observing the ways in which they learn and develop.

Sufia

Sufia Rahman

Sufia Rahman – is Deputy Manager and SENCo. She has worked at Southborough Pre-school for 9 years and is qualified to level 4. Sufia started working at the pre-school as a volunteer when her son attended and then quickly became a permanent member of the team. She speaks Bengali, runs a Muslim Women's Forum, and teaches Arabic in her spare time. Sufia particularly enjoys working in partnership with parents to help promote children’s progress in learning.

Sue Chatfield

Sue Chatfield

Sue Chatfield – has around 25 years experience in childcare, is qualified to level 3 and has worked at Southborough Pre-school for 8 years. Sue is a Key Person and is responsible for Health and Safety. She is a keen gardener and helps our outside space flourish and grow. Sue introduces the children to eco activities and, along with the rest of the team, increases their awareness of the natural world. Sue finds the best part of working with children is seeing them involved and engaged in their play.

Steve Spear

Steve Spear

Steve Spear – has worked at Southborough Pre-school for 7 years and is qualified to level 3. Steve is a Key Person and enjoys seeing the children socialising and enjoying the outside environment. The children love his adult led activities, which usually take place in the garden and may include music and role play, and his circle time 'friends' who come to visit.

Carol

Carol Hellier

Carol is our newest member of the team who joined Southborough Pre-school in May 2016. Her son use to attend pre-school a few years ago and then Carol became a volunteer for us in January 2016. She is currently studying her level 3 qualification and Carol says she throughly enjoys supporting children's learning and their independence.

Kim

Kim Holmes

Kim joined the team in March 2017. She has many years of experience in child care and both her children attended pre-school with us. Kim enjoys working with children because every day is different. She enjoys seeing the children form friendships and learn to accomplish new things and learn through play.

Denise Bennetto

Denise Bennetto

Denise is the newest member of our team, having joined us in September 2017. Previously a childminder in London, Denise moved to Kent also in 2017. She enjoys working with children as every day they discover something new as they grow and develop. Denise feels pride in being able to help them progress on their learning journey.

Gill Edley

Gill Edley

Gill has worked at Southborough Pre-school for 9 years as the pre-school Administrator. Gill is responsible for invoicing and collecting fees, registration, correspondence and generally keeping the pre-school running smoothly! She does so much for the pre-school and the team, and when needed, steps in to play with the children. She also supports Sue with Eco activities. Gill enjoys working as part of our team and particularly enjoys interacting with the children and watching them grow over the years.