All our staff at The Little Learning Tree Preschool are qualified and are DBS checked to ensure they are suitable to work with children. We are passionate about ensuring every child is given the opportunity to develop and grow to their full potential.

Our Staff @ Showfields

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Hayley Coombes
Owner/
Manager based at Salvation Army/ DSL
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Alice Penfold
Owner/
Manager based at Showfields/ DSL/ Senco
Lisa Skinner
Deputy Manager / Keyperson/DSL
Chantal Hanson
Keyperson
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Nichaela Sturmer
Senco / Keyperson
 
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Early Years Teacher Status

BA (Hons) in Early Years Level 6

Foundation Degree in Early Years Education

Experienced in a preschool setting as a manager and keyperson

Experienced Mum

 

Paediatric First Aid Trained

Designated Safeguarding Officer

SenCo trained

Food Hygiene trained

Prevent Trained

Behaviour Management

NVQ Level 3 Playwork

FGM trained

 

 

 

Working towards Level 5 in Leadership

 

Level 3 Childcare Qualification


Keyperson Experience in a preschool setting

 

Experience as a nanny


Experienced mum

Paediatric First Aid Trained

Designated Safeguarding Officer

Food Hygiene Trained
 

Prevent trained 

FGM trained

 
Ellie Medlin
Keyperson
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Working towards Level 5 in Leadership

Level 3 Childcare qualification


Keyperson Experience in a preschool setting

Experienced Mum

Safeguarding Trained
 

Prevent Trained

Food Hygiene trained

FGM Trained

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

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Carla Pickering 
Early Years Educator

Level 3 Childcare Qualification

Safeguarding Trained

Prevent Trained

FGM Trained

Paediatric First Aid Trained

Food Hygiene trained
 

Working towards Level 3 in Childcare

 

Safeguarding Trained

Prevent Trained

FGM Trained

 

Paediatric First Aid trained
 

 

Working towards Level 3 Childcare Qualification

Safeguarding Trained

Prevent Trained

FGM Trained

 

Paediatric First Aid trained 

Our Staff @ Salvation Army

Level 2 Childcare Qualification


Keyperson Experience in a nursery setting


Experienced mum

Paediatric First Aid Trained

Safeguarding Trained
 

Prevent trained

 

Food Hygiene trained

FGM trained

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Hayley Coombes
Owner/
Manager based at Salvation Army/ DSL / SenCo
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Sarah Cook
Deputy Manager/ Keyperson/DSL
Alice Penfold
Owner/
Manager based at Showfields/DSL
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Chelsea Coombes
Keyperson / Out of School club / SenCo
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Carla Pickering 
Early Years Educator

 Early Years Teacher Status

BA (Hons) in Early Years Level 6

Foundation Degree in Early Years Education

Experienced in a preschool setting as a manager and keyperson

Experienced Mum

 

Paediatric First Aid Trained

Designated Safeguarding Officer

SenCo trained

Food Hygiene trained

Prevent Trained

Behaviour Management

NVQ Level 3 Playwork

FGM trained

 

 

 

Level 3 Childcare Qualification


Keyperson Experience in a preschool setting

 

Experience as a nanny


Experienced mum

Paediatric First Aid Trained

Designated Safeguarding Officer

Food Hygiene Trained
 

Prevent trained 

FGM trained

Level 3 Childcare Qualification


Keyperson Experience in a preschool setting


Experienced mum

Paediatric First Aid Trained

Safeguarding Trained
 

Prevent trained

 

Food Hygiene trained

FGM trained 

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Safeguarding Trained

Prevent Trained

FGM Trained

Paediatric First Aid

Food Hygiene Trained
 

 

Level 2 Childcare Qualification


Keyperson Experience in a nursery setting


Experienced mum

Paediatric First Aid Trained

Safeguarding Trained
 

Prevent trained

 

Food Hygiene trained

FGM trained


Ria Clifton
Early Years Educator
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Emma Sheriff
Keyperson / Out of school club
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Dena Hoff
Keyperson /  Out of school club
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Emma Sheriff
Keyperson / Out of school club

Level 2 Childcare Qualification

Safeguarding Trained

Prevent Trained

FGM Trained 

Experienced Mum

Level 3 Childcare Qualification

Masters qualification


Keyperson Experience in a nursery setting

Paediatric First Aid Trained

Safeguarding Trained
 

Prevent trained

 

Food Hygiene trained

FGM trained

Level 3 Childcare Qualification

Masters qualification 


Keyperson Experience in a nursery setting

Paediatric First Aid Trained

Safeguarding Trained
 

Prevent trained

 

Food Hygiene trained

FGM trained

 

Working towards level 2 in Childcare

 

Safeguarding Trained

Prevent Trained

FGM Trained

Paediatric First Aid

Food Hygiene Trained