Meet The Team

    • Lyndsay Smith
      Manager, SENCO Deputy

      Lyndsay Smith

      Manager, SENCO Deputy

      My name is Lyndsay. I have worked at Chaldon Preschool for over six years, starting out as an Administrator before progressing into a management role over the last three years.

      • Qualifications:
        Early Years Educator L3, Safeguarding, Food Hygiene, First Aid, Prevent, FGM
    • Lisa Hookway
      Supervisor, Designated Safeguarding Lead

      Lisa Hookway

      Supervisor, Designated Safeguarding Lead

      Hi, I’m Lisa I’ve been working at Chaldon Preschool since my own children left 15 years ago, how time flies! During that time, I have loved working alongside some fantastic staff who have also been at the Preschool for many years. We’re extremely passionate about our jobs, which is why many of us have remained together for so long.

      • Qualifications:

        CWDC L3, Safeguarding, Food Hygiene, First Aid, Prevent, FGM, Speech Language and Communication L2, Understanding and Addressing Behaviour

    • Jo Bristow
      Deputy Supervisor, Forest School Leader

      Jo Bristow

      Deputy Supervisor, Forest School Leader

      Hello! Ive worked at Chaldon Pre School since 2013. My daughter attended between 2010 and 2012 and she loved it! I love watching the children’s self esteem build as they settle in, make friends and grow in confidence.

      Favourite quote: “There’s no WiFi in the Forest, but you’ll find a better connection.”

      • Qualifications:

        NVQ L3, Forest School Leader L3, Safeguarding, Food Hygiene, First Aid, Prevent, FGM, Speech Language & Communication L2

    • Jo Drury
      Senior Practitioner, Deputy DSL

      Jo Drury

      Senior Practitioner, Deputy DSL
      • Qualifications:

        CYPW L3, Safeguarding, Food Hygiene, First Aid, Prevent, FGM, Speech Language & cCommunication L2

    • Joanna Ward
      Senior Practitioner, SENCO

      Joanna Ward

      Senior Practitioner, SENCO

      Hi I’m Joanna I have been working with children for 24 years now. I joined the Chaldon team over 10 years ago when my son started school. I’m really passionate about my job, I enjoy working with the children and supporting them to reach their full potential, having lots of fun along the way.

      • Qualifications:

        NNEB L3, Safeguarding, Food Hygiene, First Aid, prevent, FGM, Speech Language & Communication L2, Understanding and Addressing Behaviour

    • Sarah Million-Moye
      Senior Practitioner

      Sarah Million-Moye

      Senior Practitioner
      • Qualifications:

        CYPW L3, Safeguarding, Food Hygiene, First Aid, Prevent, FGM, Speech Language and Communication L2

    • Ning Reed
      Practitioner

      Ning Reed

      Practitioner
      • Qualifications:

        Cache L2 Intro to early years education and care, safeguarding, food hygiene, first aid, FGM, prevent, speech language and communication L2

    • Lorraine Wratten
      Practitioner

      Lorraine Wratten

      Practitioner
      • Qualifications:

        NVQ Safeguarding, Food Hygiene, First Aid, prevent, FGM, Health and Safety, Speech Language and Communication L2

    • Lynne Brooker
      Practitioner

      Lynne Brooker

      Practitioner
      • Qualifications:

        Safeguarding, Food Hygiene, First Aid, Prevent, FGM, Speech Language and Communication L2

    • Sam Egan
      Practitioner

      Sam Egan

      Practitioner
      • Qualifications:

        Safeguarding, Food Hygiene, First Aid, Prevent, FGM

    • Alexandra Booth
      Practitioner

      Alexandra Booth

      Practitioner
      • Qualifications:

        Safeguarding, Food hHygiene, First Aid, Prevent, FGM, Speech Language & Communication L2

    • Lucy Mills
      Administrator

      Lucy Mills

      Administrator

      Hi I’m Lucy, and I’ve been at Chaldon Preschool for 2 years now. I am also a qualified Childminder, having run my own childcare business for the last 10 years. As the administrator, I am often one of the first welcoming faces the children will see in the mornings as they arrive.

      • Qualifications:

        Safeguarding, Food Safety, First Aid