Michelle Brown – Manager

Michelle Brown – Manager

Like most of my staff team I started working at preschool after my own children attended. I’ve been at preschool since 2007 and it continues to be a pleasure to see the children develop and learn in our care. I have Level 3 NVQ in Children’s Care, Learning and Development. I am well-travelled being  ¾ Portuguese, have toured Germany and have lived in...

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Charlotte Hillyard – Deputy

Charlotte Hillyard – Deputy

I am a qualified children’s nurse and I have my NVQ Level 3 in Childcare. I love to see the children’s confidence grow during their time with us at preschool. Outside of preschool our 4 children keep us fairly busy; my youngest 2 are currently at Brownberrie.

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Bethan Crawford – Practitioner

Bethan Crawford – Practitioner

I first became involved at Brownberrie as a parent helper when my son attended the preschool. I’m now studying for my Level 3 qualification. My claim to fame is that I can say the longest place name in Europe (that’s Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch!)

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Christine Hunter – Practitioner

Christine Hunter – Practitioner

I have an NVQ Level 3 (Health and Social Care in Children and Young People) as well as being a qualified Teaching Assistant (Level 2). I love that preschool has such a nurturing, friendly atmosphere; my own daughter came here which is how I joined the staff team. I have a son and two fostered daughters, one who has special needs.

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Nicky Taylor – Practitioner

Nicky Taylor – Practitioner

I have an NVQ Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce and got involved with Brownberrie as a volunteer when my daughter attended. I have lots of exciting tales to tell, I’ve been swimming with great white sharks, have paraglided at 10,000 ft but best of all I’ve lived in a castle!

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Heather Kitching – Practitioner

Heather Kitching – Practitioner

I started at Brownberrie on a placement over 20 years ago for my BTEC Level 3 National Certificate in Children’s Care, Learning and Development, making me the longest serving staff member. All of my 3 daughters (the youngest is now at high school) have come to the preschool which is such a benefit having seen it from a parent’s perspective. Outside of preschool much of my time is spent with children as I am a Rainbows leader...

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