Debbie Hyde (Supervisor)
Debbie has a child of her own and has been at Barby Pre-School
since 2012. Debbie has extensive experience in childcare and early years education. Debbie has the N.N.E.B qualification and is our Health and Safety Co-ordinator and our Child Protection Officer.
Mandy Reid (Deputy Supervisor)
Mandy has two grown up children, and a daughter at senior school. Mandy joined the Barby Pre-School team in September 2016 and is qualified to Level 3 in Children and Young Peoples Workforce, and has NVQ Level 2. She has many years of experience of working in childcare settings, including working with children with have special needs.
Karina Smith (Pre-School Assistant / Administrator (part time))
Karina has two young daughters and has been at Barby Pre-School since 2008. She is qualified to NVQ level 3 in children’s care, learning and development with the children.
Pamela has two school-aged children of her own, and is qualified to the L3 Early Years Educator. She has previous experience as an Ofsted Registered Childminder and working in nurseries across Warwickshire and Northamptonshire. She joined Barby Pre-school in October 2017.
Pre-School Assistant BANK STAFF
We are fortunate to have 2 members on our bank staff team, who come in to cover when regular staff members are away due to illness or training.
Alison Crowe (Bank Staff)
Alison has a NNEB
Diploma, and many years’ experience in childcare, including time as the
Supervisor of Barby Pre-school in the past.
She is enjoying being back in the environment, and working with our
Megan Watson (Bank Staff)
Megan is a
student at Rugby College who is currently studying Level 3 Child’s Play and
Learning. Megan has been on placements
at Barby Pre-school, so she is familiar with the setting and many of the children.
She has experience with children with special needs, and babysits regularly for many families in the
Cat Sabine (Chair)
I have lived in Barby for the best part of 30 years. My son Leo has been attending Barby Pre School since February 2016 and completely loves it. I joined the committee in May 2016 in order to help support the pre-school in any way I can.
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Olivia Le Poidevin (Livvy) (Secretary)
I'm Livvy and I moved to Barby in July 2016 with my husband and two children. Fred goes to the pre-school and loves it and his little sister Flora can't wait to join too! I hope that my experience in teaching and marketing will make me a useful addition to the committee.
Andrew Manning (Treasurer)
I work in finance, and joined the Committee as Treasurer in November 2016.
Rachael Siggers (Member)
I joined the Committee in September 2015. My older daughter Sophie loved her time at Barby Preschool, and has recently moved up to Barby School. My son George has just started and is enjoying it too!
Originally from New Zealand, I have been living in the UK since 2009. I have a background in Early Childhood Education, and have worked as an ECE teacher in NZ, and taught pre-school music classes in the UK prior to having my own children.
Helen runs the local parent and tot's group, Chatterbox, and has helped out on many occasions at the Pre-school. She joined the Committee in September 2017.
Julie Elliott (Fees Administrator)
I was a Committee member for many years while my daughter and son attended the pre-school, and are now at Barby School. I have stepped down as a committee member, but am still helping out as our Fees Administrator. If you have any queries regarding your fees or invoices, please do not hesitate to get in touch with me.
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Monday to Friday
9.00am to 12.00noon and 12.00noon to 3.00pm
Monday 30th October - Teacher Training Day
Tuesday 31st October - Pre-school open to pupils
Wednesday 20th December - Term Ends
All 2017/18 Term Dates are available on the Term Dates page within Useful Information
This website is intended to provide an insight into the running of the Pre-School and answer any questions that you may have. However, if you have any further queries then please do not hesitate to contact the staff on 07789 428463.
Address: The Village Hall, Kilsby Road, Barby, CV23 8TT.
Tel: 07789 428463 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Charity No: 1037947 | Ofsted No: 219877