The Unit - Staff

Stone Cross Pre-School - Sharon

Sharon - Supervisor

Sharon has been part of Stone Cross Pre-School since 2000, as a parent, committee member, committee secretary and then was employed as a Pre-School Assistant at the Memorial Hall in 2003. She was promoted to Nursery Unit Supervisor in 2006. Sharon holds a NVQ 3 qualification and is the SENCO at the Unit. Sharon also has Food Hygiene Level 2, Designated Safeguarding Lead training, Health and Safety Level 2, Paediatric First Aid, Epipen and Manual Handing. Sharon runs the breakfast club at the Unit each morning. Sharon continues to undertake training in all aspects of childcare and management and now has her Elklan Level 2 qualification in Speech and Language support 3-5's and attended Makaton and Lego Therapy courses. Sharon also works as a playworker for Stone Cross School.

Stone Cross Pre-School - Jackie

Jackie – Deputy Supervisor

Jackie joined Stone Cross Pre-school in September 2000 as a parent then as a part time Pre-School Assistant at the Memorial Hall in September 2005. One year later Jackie transferred over to the Nursery Unit full time and then in April 2008 was promoted to Deputy Supervisor. She holds qualifications in NVQ Levels 2 & 3 in Early Years Care and Education, Designated Safeguarding Lead, Food Hygiene Level 2, Paediatric First Aid and has attended and passed Health and Safety Level 2, Prevent, Epipen and Manual Handling courses. Jackie is our Designated Safeguarding Officer at the Unit and continues to undertake training in all aspects of childcare development. Jackie helps to run the Breakfast Club at the Unit and is also a play worker at Stone Cross School.

Stone Cross Pre-School - Dawn

Dawn – Pre-School Assistant

Dawn joined Stone Cross Pre-School in September 2014 as a parent and became a member of the Bank Staff Team in March 2015. Dawn then progressed to Individual Needs Assistant at the Memorial Hall in May 2015 and transferred across to the Nursery Unit in September 2015. Dawn was then offered a Key Person role in February 2017. She holds CCCE Level 2, NNEB Level 3 qualifications and has also completed Safeguarding Children, Health & Safety Level 2, Paediatric First Aid, Food Hygiene Level 2 and Epipen training. Dawn is currently training to cover Deputy Supervisor position.


Claire - Pre-School Assistant

Claire joined Stone Cross Pre School first of all as a Nanny for two children in 2008 and then as a Parent herself in 2018. She then started working at the Unit in 2019. Claire has a Diploma in Childcare and Education Level 3. Claire has completed Safeguarding Children, Prevent, Food Hygiene Level 2 and Paediatric First Aid. Claire also has Level 1 swimming teaching qualification and works as a swimming assistant.


Rebecca - Pre-School Assistant

Rebecca started at Stone Cross Pre-School as a Student whilst completing her Level 3 Qualification in Childcare and Education at College.  In October 2020 Rebecca joined the Bank Staff Team and has covered the part time roles of Individual Needs Assistant in 2021 and Key Person in 2022. In September 2023 Rebecca will be joining the team on a full-time basis as a Pre-School Assistant. She has completed her Safeguarding Children and Paediatric First Aid training. Rebecca particularly enjoys watching the children grow, develop and thrive in their learning.

Bank Staff

We have a team of Bank Staff covering from time to time for staff absences, courses and helping out at parties and busy events. In addition we also work with local schools and colleges and do have students visit us on placements to further their education.

Ofsted Register Pre-School
Special Educational Needs or Disabilities