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Meet The Team


Lilypad Pre-school are pleased to have high quality staff with a range of experiences who are dedicated to helping and supporting children. When your child joins Lilypad Pre-School a member of staff will become their Key Worker who is responsible for their care, learning and development during their time at the Pre-School.

Who's Who

Mrs Dawn Beardmore

Supervisor (Level 4)

Mrs Linda Bradbeer   

Deputy Supervisor (Level 3)  

Deputy at the School

Miss Cheryl Dawkins-Perry

Pre-school Practitioner (Level 3)

Deputy, Hoe Road

Mrs Karen Ayres

Speech and Language Coordinator

Advance Practitioner (Level 4)


Mrs Donna Richards

Pre-school Practitioner (Level 2)

Miss Molly McCarthy

Pre-school Practitioner (Level 3)


Miss Natasha Cuthbert

Level 2


Miss Isobel Morrison

Pre-school Practitioner (Level 3)

Mrs Emma Bryant

Pre-School Practitioner (Level 2) 



Lilypad Pre-School Committee 

Did you know that without the committee the Pre-school couldn't open? As a registered charity Lilypad Pre-school is managed by a committee of parent/carer volunteers. Most people don't realise how important the committee is and how vital it is for the pre-school to be supported by the parents. We hold regular meetings and being on the committee gives all parents not only an insight but a say in how the pre-school is run. The committee also work with the staff to organise great fundraising and social events to raise money to pay for new toys and days out for the children. Early every October we hold an Annual General Meeting when new committee members are elected.

Mrs Lorraine Cutler            -     Chairperson
Mrs Roseanna Van-Zyl      -     Vice Chairperson
Mrs Kayleigh Johnson       -     Secretary
Mrs Janet Lacey                -     Treasurer
Mrs Kelly Guy
Mrs Charlie Tibbetts
Friends of Lilypad Preschool   Miss Jade Page, Miss Melanie Hiscock and Mrs Jen Cross


All that is needed is a little time to give to the pre-school and you can volunteer for whatever role suits you best. It can be a fantastic way to use skills you already have on your CV or even develop new ones.

Being on the committee is a great way to help create the best possible pre-school setting for your child. It's also fantastic for getting to know the staff and other parents better. If you don't feel you have enough spare time to be on the committee but still want to help out, feel free to speak to one of the current committee members or the staff to put your name forward for helping at our fabulous fund-raising events.


Dates for Diary/Calendar

Academic Calendar

Please always check our website and facebook account for updates, reminders and date changes.
Download a copy of our Academic Calendar.