At Bradpole Preschool We have seven permanent members of staff including a part-time Office Administrator. Staff attend weekly training meetings and regular training courses.
Kathryn Cosser is our Preschool Leader. She has a Foundation Degree in Early Years in Education and is the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) as well as being the lead keyperson for the Green Team. Kathryn lives in Bridport with her husband, they have five grown up children between them and a grandson. Kathryn’s interests include gardening, sewing and making marmalade, chutney and preserves.
Deputy Preschool Leader
Sally has level four in Childcare and Education and is also our Special Educational Needs and Disability Coordinator or SENCO. She has many years experience supporting children who may need extra input and she is the lead keyperson for the Red Team. Sally has three grown up children and one grandson and in her spare time she enjoys reading, gardening and cooking.
Lisa is a trained Preschool Assistant. She has NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and is one of the designated members of staff for quality champion. Lisa has attended training courses on equal opportunities, practical inclusion, record keeping, behaviuour management, food hygiene, safuguarding, communication and language training.
Nikki has a level 3 in Early Year Childcare and Education and she is our Forest School Lead having recently completed her level 3 Forest School qualification. Nikki has a fun loving personality and loves practical activities with the children. Nikki lives in Bridport with her husband and two teenage sons. In her spare time she is the Treasurer and Welfare Officer for Beaminster Cricket Club.
Jemma has an NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education. Jemma was born in Bridport, and still lives here with her Partner and two young children. Jemma loves animals, family walks and cooking in her spare time.
Preschool Office Administrator
Jo is our Office Administrator and oversees managing the day to day administration and financial matters of the preschool on a part-time basis, two days a week. Jo has a BA Hons in Business Studies and many years office management experience. Jo lives locally with her husband and four children and also works for two Parish Council’s. In her spare time Jo enjoys walks with the family and gardening.
Preschool Apprentice Level 3 Practitioner
Ellie joined us in September 2021 as an apprentice and having already achieved her Level 2 qualification she is currently studying for her Early Year Educator Level 3 qualification.
Ellie lives locally and attended The Sir John Colfox Academy and enjoys dog walks, camping holidays and spending time with her family.
Preschool Apprentice Level 2 Practitioner
Serena joined us in September 2021 as an apprentice and is currently studying for her Early Years Practitioner Level 2 qualification.
Serena lives locally and attended The Sir John Colfox Academy. She enjoys going for walks, wildlife, going to the gym and spending time with her family.