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.

    • Mark Crooks
      Assistant Manager

      Mark Crooks

      Assistant Manager

      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 trainee SENCO in the setting.

    • Karen Smith
      Deputy Play Leader

      Karen Smith

      Deputy Play Leader

      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.

      Karen is also our lead safeguarding officer.

    • Hayley Paterson
      Pre-School Practitioner

      Hayley Paterson

      Pre-School Practitioner

      Level 4 in Children’s Care

      Hayley has many years of experience and knowledge working with children of all ages 0 – 11. She enjoys spending time with her two children and is wanting to develop her Forest Schools skills.

    • 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.

    • Gillian Murgatroyd
      Pre-School Practitioner

      Gillian Murgatroyd

      Pre-School Practitioner

      BA (Hons) in Psychology and Art

      Mrs Murgatroyd, mother of three, has been at All Saints’ as parent for many years. She originally supported our children with additional needs, however works with the other children too, she has worked in nurseries before. Mrs Murgatroyd has completed additional online training.

      Mrs Murgatroyd is also studying her Post Graduate in Play Therapy.

       

    • Helen Isherwood
      Pre-School Practitioner

      Helen Isherwood

      Pre-School Practitioner

      MA (Hons) in Economics

      Helen, a mother of two, enjoys creative and crafty activities with the children. Helen has completed additional in-house and online training.

    • 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.