Our Staff

The Pre-School is run by a voluntary Management Committee which employs a motivated and dedicated staff team.
Our highly valued and experienced staff are:

Manager  Lorna Adams

Level 3 NNEB Diploma in Childcare 

Working towards Level 4 foundation degree in Early Years

Designated Child Protection Officer 

Designated SENCO officer  

Paediatric first aid 

Food and Hygiene

Letters and sounds

Deputy Manager – Shannan Gardner

Deputy Manager - Shannan Gardener

Deputy Manager – Shannan Gardner

Level 3 Children and Young Peoples Workforce

Level 2 Childcare and Education

Designated Child Protection (2)

Designated SENCo (2)

Equalities Co-ordinator (2)

First Aid

Food Safety level 2


Assistant – Cristina Remondo

Cristina Remondo - Assistant

Cristina Remondo – Assistant


Level 2 Introduction to Early Years Education

Food Safety Level 2

Allergen Awareness Course

Basic Child Protection

First Aid



Assistant – Tracy Gardner

Assistant - Tracy Gardner

Assistant – Tracy Gardner

Basic Child Protection

First Aid







Our aim is to provide a minimum adult:child ratio of 1:6, whilst the legal requirement is 1:8. We also actively encourage parents to participate in the classroom, sharing at first hand the experience of their child and enriching the life of the group. Please do get in touch if you would like to volunteer!


Relief Staff

We are always on the look out for motivated and enthusiastic relief Staff to help cover Staff Training, Sickness and other emergencies. Please do get in touch with our Staff Manager (staffmanager@cotonpreschool.org.uk), if you may be able to help. Ideally you will hold a Level 2 or above EYFS Qualification with a current First Aid Certificate and Food Safety Training.