I joined OPPS in 2003 as the Pre-school leader. I later also took on the SENCO role. I qualified in 1991 as a Nursery Nurse (NNEB) having worked in a reception class, as a nanny, in a nursey class and in day nursery, before joining the Pre-school. I have 3 children; 2 are at senior school and 1 at university. I like to bake and visiting the Thermae Spa at least twice a year!
Andrea - Deputy Pre-School Leader
I joined the Pre-School in 2010 and am the Deputy Pre-School Leader and Designated Safeguarding Officer. I have a BA(hons) in Early Years. I live with my husband and twin boys who are both at Secondary school. In my spare time I like to bake, go to Clubbercise and read.
Jenny - Early Years Practitioner
My name is Jenny and I am the Deputy Designated Safeguarding Officer. I am also responsible for Health and Safety at the Pre-School. I have an NVQ Level 3 and have been at the Pre-School since 2010. I live in Bath with my husband and teenage daughter, dog and hamster. I like to go on long dog walks and spend time with my family.
Sharon - Early Years Practitioner
My name is Sharon. I have worked with children for the past 20 years and have an NVQ Level 3. Most of my experience comes from working in nurseries, where I have been a Manager, Deputy Manager and Designated Safeguarding Officer. I have also worked as a 1:1 support in an Infant School. I have been at the Pre-School since May 2018. I have two primary school aged children and in my spare time I enjoy spending time with family and friends.
Debbie - Early Years Practitioner
I joined OPPS in April 2018 on a short term contract, and returned in September 2018 as 1:1 support. I trained as a primary school teacher and worked in Bristol before leaving the profession to start a family. I have 2 children who are now starting their A level and GCSE courses. I enjoy reading, baking and singing in Rock Choir.
Emily - Trainee Early Years Practitioner
I am currently working towards my Level 3 Early Years qualification that will be completed in September 2019. I have worked at the Pre-School since 2015 having previously worked as a Teaching Assistant. My hobbies include Zumba, Bag Fit and watching documentaries! I have a 13 year old son, a partner of 14 years and a dog called Lilly.
Sarah - Business Manager
I have been at the Pre-School since May 2016 and look after the administration, day to day finances and admissions at the Pre-School. I have a BA (hons) in French and Italian and spent ten years working in Financial Services Marketing, before taking a career break to start a family. I live in Bath with my husband, three primary school aged children and two cats. In my spare time I enjoy running, reading and cooking.