Cuckoo Meadow Pre School staff are all committed to providing the best care for your child. We are a highly qualified, experienced and professional team who are all First Aid qualified and DBS checked.

When each child starts at Cuckoo Meadow, they are joined up to a key person from our team who will work closely with you and your child to help them settle in, ensuring your child feels content and happy in our settings and their individual needs are met.

 

Mrs Fiona Cotterell
Joint Manager

I have over 25 years experience and have co managed Cuckoo Meadow Pre School for 17 years, working previously as an assistant for a further 8 years.

I have a Foundation degree in early years education to level 5, plus further qualifications including first aid, safe guard training, behaviour training. 

I am a mother to Emily and grandmother to little Isaac and when I’m not at work love spending days out with my family.

Mrs Jo Harman
Joint Manager

I have 25 years experience and am qualified with a Foundation degree in early years education to level 5. I have first aid training, safe guard training, behaviour training 

I have co managed Cuckoo Meadow Pre School for 17 years, working previously as an assistant at Dummer Preschool and also in Germany. I have a family including my little grandson George who keeps me very busy outside school.

Fiona and I have been friends since we were aged 5 in Primary school!

mrS SAM KNIGHT
PRE-SCHOOL ASSISTANT

I have 15 years experience and am qualified in Early Years education to Level 3. I have first aid training and safe guard training.

I have a family, my daughter is 19 and we have a cocker spaniel called Rocco who keeps me walking for miles! I take an active part in village life and have lots of wonderful friends, I enjoy baking and have been told my chocolate cake is legendary! 

Mrs Laura Howard
Pre-School Assistant

I have 15 years experience and am qualified in Early Years education to Level 3. I have first aid training, safe guard training. I look after the Tapestry system which is our online learning and development platform to which all parents have access.

I have a family, the youngest of which is just heading off to university and we have a dog called Max who I love to walk. I also enjoy crafting and make personalised cards for family and friends.

Mrs Suzanne Chilvers Pre-School Assistant

I have over 20 years experience and am qualified in Early Years education to Level 4. I have first aid training and safe guard training.

I have a family, both of my young children are at North Waltham Primary School and I have lived in the village all my life. I enjoy shopping and eating out with friends and family.

Mrs Kat Andrews
Pre-School Assistant

I have 5 years experience and am a fully qualified Early Years teacher, level 6. I have safe guard training & behaviour training.

I have previously been the Chair person on the committee and both my children have attended Cuckoo Meadow Pre School so have been involved with the school for many years – I loved it so much for my children I wanted to work here!

I am a keen walker and partake in a number of charity walks raising money for good causes.