All Staff at Raysfield Preschool are DBS Checked
I have been involved with the preschool for 4 1/2 years since my son was 3. I was chair of the preschool committee then joined the team as deputy manager, and have progressed to become manager.
I have 2 children, Conor and Neeve, and a cat called Lenny who follows us to school! I like to go for long walks with my family and I love being fun and silly, dancing to music!
I love camping holidays and exploring new places.
What is your favourite colour?
Purple or Blue
What is your favourite animal?
Cows! I just love their big sloppy noses
What is your favourite food?
Lasagane and wedges. Any kind of chocolate!
What is your favourite book/song/music?
I love the Foo Fighters and watching live music – I love music festivals
What is your favourite time of year?
I have been working at the preschool for 4 years. I started as a practitioner and have progressed on to deputy manager.
I have 2 children, Mia aged 10 and Max aged 6.
I love reading and shopping with my daughter.
Dark chocolate and hot chocolate – especially Costa!
I love the Harry Potter books and films
Christmas to see family
Senior Practitioner / SENCo
I have been part of the preschool family for over 9 years, some of it as a committee member and the rest as a practitioner. I have progressed to become a senior practitioner and SENCo.
I have 1 daughter who loves dancing and we are often travelling to different competitions at weekends. We also enjoy horse riding.
At preschool, I enjoy doing yoga sessions with the children and teaching them Makaton.
I like all food!
I love music I can dance to, I love having a boogie!
I think there is something special about all seasons of the year
Senior Practitioner / Room Leader
I am married with 3 daughters. I also have 2 grandchildren aged 5 and 2.
I enjoy spending time with my grandchildren, playing and cooking.
I love 70’s music and I love the Jurassic Park Films
I have been working at the preschool for 4 years. I have just achieved my Level 3 Qualification in Business Administration and I am now working towards my Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification.
I have 3 boys, Will is 18, Jake is 15, and Harrison is 11. I also have 4 chickens and a dog called Dookie!
I love all crafts, reading and going for walks or bike rides.
Pink! Because I live in a boy blue house!
Toast with proper butter on! Freshly baked bread
All dance music – I love songs you can silly dance to! I really like Dr. Seuss – Cat in the Hat books
Spring – I really enjoy seeing all the new growth, especially the daffodils, tulips, and snowdrops
Susan Williams (Sooze)
I have been working at the preschool for 2 years, and I love my job supporting children’s development whilst having lots of fun.
In my personal time I enjoy spending quality time with my family and friends.
Sunday roast and homemade dessert
I enjoy listening to a variety of music and reading in my spare time
I have worked at Raysfield Preschool for 2 years.
I have 2 boys and 2 dogs, one is a Jack Russell cross Pomeranian, and one is a Border Collie.
My husband is a DJ, and owns a bouncy castle and entertainment company called DJ Bridgeo, and I try to help out where I can, putting up the bouncy castles and helping during a disco.
Green or Pink
I enjoy old school R&B and 80’s music, and love reading sensory books to my boys, especially the ones that make sounds
Preschool Practitioner (Apprenticeship)
I have been working in the preschool for 1 year, and I am completing my Level 3 Diploma for the Childrens Workforce in Early Years.
I have 2 children, Arthur who is nearly 5 and Grace who is 3. I came to Raysfield Preschool when I was little and then attended Raysfield Infants and Juniors.
I used to work in a different industry; makeup, for 10 years before coming to preschool – I love it here and feel like this is what I was meant to do all along.
Pink or Lilac
Custard Cremes, birthday cake, Thai and Indian food – anything!
I love Disney soundtracks, particularly Frozen 2 at the moment and Julia Donaldson books
I have 2 daughters, Darcey is 4 and Ava is 2, and I have a pet gecko called Dogo!
I love doing Zumba and being outdoors, especially the forest.
Giraffes, penguins, and monkeys
Chocolate – I have a very sweet tooth!
I love all types of music from the 80’s, 90’s and party tunes – I love to dance! I love Julia Donaldson books
Summer – I love the sunshine!
Danielle Sahin (Danni)
I have a daughter who is my whole world.
I am relatively new to working in early years, and I am absolutely loving working at Raysfield Preschool with a fantastic team and wonderful children.
Before this, I worked in the travel industry for 15 years. This sparked a passion for holidays, cultures, and learning about different countries.
Giraffes, turtles, dolphins – love animals!
Cake! All kinds, especially lemon drizzle
Love all things Disney. I like all kinds of music from 50’s retro to cheesy pop! Anything with a good beat to dance to!
Spring and summer. I love the sun and spending time in my garden
Raysfield Pre-School Playgroup is registered as a ‘Full Day Care Provider’ and meets in Dodington Parish Hall, Finch Road, Chipping Sodbury, within the grounds of Raysfield Infants and Junior Schools.
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