Gorran PreSchool

Our Staff

Michelle Beard

Michelle has worked in Childcare for the past twenty years, and has been at Gorran Pre School for seventeen years. She initially joined us as a parent on the committee, and then went on to become an Assistant and eventually Pre School Leader. She is extremely committed to Hoglets, its children and their parents, and plays an active role with our fundraising events. Michelle loves the outdoors; outside of Pre School she can often be seen aboard her boat, sailing and fishing, or out walking her dogs.

Level 2 in Childcare & Education
Level 3 Cache in Childcare & Education
Data Protection Officer
Child Protection Officer
Behaviour Management Officer
Pediatric First Aid
Letters & Sounds Phase One
Nippers Nutrition
Food & Hygiene Certificate
Fire Pit Training
Pool Side Training
Minibus Training
Makaton Training

Leigh Best

Leigh has been at Hoglets for 4 years, starting as an apprentice whilst completing her Level 2 in Childcare and Education.  Leigh is a very dedicated member of the team and has recently completed her Level 3.  In order to recognise her qualifications and dedication Leigh has been made Deputy Preschool Leader.

Level 2 Childcare & Education
Level 3 Cache Childcare & Education

Lisa Danks

Lisa has been part of Gorran Pre-School for the past five years, as a parent and as a committee member. She has worked in the care industry since leaving school, after having her three boys she decided to change career direction and trained for her Level 2 in Childcare and Education. Lisa has a motherly, warm, sunny character and is particularly good at settling our 2 year olds of a morning.

Aimee Johns

Aimee started as Hoglets 3 years ago as an apprentice and has now gone on to complete her Level 3 in Childcare and Education.   Aimee lives in Polmassick and has done her whole life, enjoying the countryside in particular helping her brother with is flock of sheep.

Our Committee

Our hard working committee is made up of parents of Pre-School children past and present and local community members.

We are also fortunate to have the input of Jonathan Sleep and Katie Rawlings, Gorran School's Head Teacher and Reception Teacher, as representatives of Gorran School.

Our Committee members are:

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Sue Bunney

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Katie Grimmett
Vice Chair

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Lesley Pothecary

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Kate Spencer

Effective Learning

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Our Ethos

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Nippers Nutrition

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