Our Team

  • See Who's Who at All Saints Pre-School

    We have a dedicated team of highly qualified staff here at Pre-School who have a great deal of experience working within the sector. They all support the aims and ethos of the group. We follow a continuous professional development programme to ensure all staff are always updating their knowledge and practice. Your child will be assigned a key person when starting Pre-School to help them settle and monitor their progress whilst they are with us.

    • Vicky Wood
      Head of Pre-School & Manager

      Vicky Wood

      Head of Pre-School & Manager

      BA (Hons) P.G.C.E. Forest School Practitioner Level 2

      Vicky is a fully qualified leader who has worked in pre-schools in the UK and abroad for many years. She has also worked in primary schools and as a lecturer at Craven College for over 8 years teaching on the Foundation Degree in Childrens Care Learning and Development. She has also worked for Bradford Council in a quality support role for Early Years Providers. A mother of three, Vicky is passionate about giving children space to learn in an outdoor environment.

      Vicky is the SENCO and behaviour manager  in the setting.

    • Jeannette Pickles
      Assistant Manager

      Jeannette Pickles

      Assistant Manager

       Dip in Pre-School Practice; Cert Ed

      Jeannette is married and has two grown-up children. She has a wealth of experience working in pre-schools and successfully ran Beamsley Pre-School for a number of years. Jeannette has also taught at Craven College on Level 3 courses in Children’s Care Learning and Development and is a qualified assessor for NVQs in Early Years.  As All Saints’ student development officer Jeannette mentors all students who join us at pre-school as part of their studies. She holds a current First Aid certificate.

      Jeannette is the designated safeguarding officer and student placement officer in the setting.

    • Mark Crooks
      Deputy Play Leader

      Mark Crooks

      Deputy Play Leader

      Foundation Degree in Supporting Early Years

      Mark joined us here at Pre-School straight from completing his level 3 qualification at  Craven College. Mark is currently studying at  Leeds Trinity University working towards completing his degree in Supporting Early Years. Mark holds a current first aid certificate  alongside a food hygiene certificate.

      Mark is our designated language practitioner in the setting.

    • Suzanne Spencer
      Pre-School Practitioner

      Suzanne Spencer

      Pre-School Practitioner

      NVQ Level 3 Early Years

      Having clocked up around 18 years at All Saints’ Pre-School, Mrs Spencer is our longest serving member of staff. Mother of four grown up children, she has completed a range of complementary training courses with Bradford Early Years Service and also holds a current First Aid certificate. Mrs Spencer supports our children who have special educational needs.

    • Michelle Sheehan
      Pre-School Practitioner

      Michelle Sheehan

      Pre-School Practitioner

      NVQ Level 3 Early Years

      Mrs Sheehan, mother of two, has been at All Saints’ for a number of years. She has worked in both pre-schools and primary schools, supporting children with additional needs. Mrs Sheehan has completed additional Bradford Early Years Service training and also holds a current First Aid certificate and Level 2 Hygiene certificate.

      Michelle is our health and safety officer within the setting.

    • Karen Smith
      Pre-School Practitioner

      Karen Smith

      Pre-School Practitioner

      Diploma Level 3 in Children’s Care, Education and Development

      Karen, mother of one, a fully qualified practitioner who has been with us since 2011. Karen enjoys the creative aspect of children’s learning and is our budding artist.She holds a current First Aid certificate, and basic Food hygiene certificate. She is currently undergoing training in becoming our lead safe guarding officer.