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.

Emma Lightfoot, Leader


“I feel privileged to be leading the fantastic team at St Monica’s Pre-School. I have such a passion for working in the early years and supporting children’s development through exciting experiences and play based learning.

Victoria Johnson, Deputy & Key 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.”

Becky 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.”

Emmie Turner, Finance Administrator


“It’s lovely to be part of such a friendly and committed team. I really enjoy that my role gives me the chance to build relationships with the staff, families and trustees. The pre-school has a real family feel to it.”