Risby Preschool & Childcare Services


Our Team

Our Team of staff


Rachel is our Setting Manager, SENCo and Safeguarding Officer. She is the Manager of the day to day management & organisation of the setting and relays information back to the Committee. Rachel also holds a Level 3 qualification in Childcare.

Yvonne is our Preschool Leader, Deputy SENCo and Deputy Safeguarding Officer. She has achieved BA (Hons) in Early Learning Practice (Level 6 qualification in Childcare). 


Rachel B has achieved an Early Years & Primary Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Level 6 qualification)

Becca, Sam W and Chloe all having a Level 3 qualification in childcare with Sam S looking to start her Level 3 childcare qualification.

All staff hold a valid DBS certificate and attend mandatory training for First Aid, Safeguarding and Food Hygiene which are all updated as and when required.


We have two members of staff who have undertaken training in Special Educational Needs & Disability (SEND) and four staff are Makaton trained.  We have experience of working with individual children who have a range of different personal and educational needs. We work in partnership with the local authority to support the needs of individual children when required.


Our setting has gained the ECAT (Every Child's a Talker) accredited standard which encourages good communication within children, parents and staff.


Our Parent Committee


Chairperson - Rebecca Mullen
Secretary- Esther Brandon
Treasurer - Kelly Alderman

Fiona Farmer, Amanda Poole, Sarah Martin and Oliver Maxfield

We always welcome new volunteers and committee members to help us. If you are interested in sharing your skills and enthusiasm, please contact the preschool chair at