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.
Deputy Preschool Leader
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.
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.
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 Level 3 Practitioner
Ellie joined us in September 2021 as an apprentice she achieved her Level 2 and 3 qualifications as an Early years Educator. From September 2023 Ellie will be studying for a degree in Early Years and Childcare.
Ellie lives locally and attended The Sir John Colfox Academy. She enjoys dog walks, camping holidays and spending time with her family.
Lauren has working in Administration and bookkeeping roles for a number of years. Lauren lives in Bridport with her three children. Lauren is a Welfare officer for Bridport Youth Football Club. In her spare time Lauren enjoys supporting her daughter’s BYFC team, Paddle Boarding, Camping and exploring with her children.
Laura joined us in September 2023 and is working on a NVQ level 3 in Childcare and Education. Laura lives in Bridport with her husband and two children. In her free time Laura enjoys walking, holidays, Formula One and spending time with her family