Warmth, sensitivity, caring, professional and enthusiastic are all attributes which are credited to the staff of our pre-school. Our qualified and experienced team are constantly updating their professional practice to enable your child the opportunity to be safe, happy and thrive.

The relationship between you, your child and the team at St Monica’s is extremely important to us and we know that this means a lot to you too. From the day your child begins their journey with us to their transition to primary school we strive to ensure their experience is an enriching one.

For more details, read our latest Ofsted report.

Julie Karle, Leader

Photo Mrs Karle Pre-School Leader

“I feel privileged to be leading the fantastic team at St Monica’s Pre-School. I consider managing the development of the setting and the team incredibly important. My ethos is to ensure all children have the opportunity to be happy and to thrive.”

Hayley McDonough, Deputy & Key Worker

Miss McDonough Deputy & Family Worker

“I enjoy making learning fun for the children through every day play. Within our positive environment it’s rewarding to see the children’s confidence and self esteem grow. The close relationship between the families and pre-school is vital for the children to develop.”

Lucy Shaw, Key Worker

Main Photo Miss Shaw Key Worker

“I thoroughly enjoy my job as a key worker. I like to provide happy experiences for the children to learn through play.”

Beth Lockie, Key Worker

Miss Lockie Family Worker

“I find it rewarding to see the children in our care gaining confidence and developing in all their areas of learning.”

Becky Daley, Key Worker

Main Photo Miss Daley Key Worker

“I love working with the children and staff at St Monica’s Pre-School. It’s so rewarding to see them grow in confidence over the time they are with us.”

Nicola Uren, Key Worker

Main Photo Mrs Uren Key Worker

“It’s a real pleasure to see, with our help and encouragement, how children’s individual character’s grow in strength, knowledge and understanding.”

Emma Clarke, Lunchtime Assistant

Photo Mrs Clarke Lunchtime Assistant-crop

“I like to ensure the children have a safe but really enjoyable lunchtime experience.”

Helen Whittaker, Finance Administrator

Main Photo Mrs Whittaker Finance Administrator

“It’s great being part of such a dedicated team and I really enjoy interacting with the staff, families and trustees. The pre-school has a real family feel to it.”