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
Healthy Under 5's
Food & Hygiene Certificate
Fire Pit Training
Makaton Training

Yoga with young children 

Domestic Abuse training

Covid 19 psycological first aid training

Leigh Best

Leigh has been at Hoglets for 7 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 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

Level 3 SENCO

Paediatric First Aid 

Level 3 Safeguarding 

Healthy Under 5's

Learning Environments for two year olds

Emotional Coaching in early years and primary settings.

Aimee Johns

Aimee started at Hoglets 5 years ago as an apprentice. Aimee lives in Polmassick and has done her whole life, enjoying the countryside in particular helping her brother with is flock of sheep.

Level 2 and 3 in childcare and education

Paediatric first aid 

Level 2 in Food Hygiene

Level 3 in Special Educational Needs

Level 3 in Safeguarding 


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 Jude Osborne, 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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Lesley Pothecary

Effective Learning

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Our Ethos

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Nippers Nutrition

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