Staff

All staff have a Criminal Records check through the Disclosure & Barring Service.  All staff attend training courses regularly.  Classroom members of staff hold Child Protection, Paediatric First Aid and Health & Hygiene.
Rachael Richards

Manager

BA (hons) Teaching & Learning

I have worked at Pre-school since 2004.  I started on a voluntary basis and then worked my way up firstly to the Deputy position and now as the Manager. I have been the Manager since 2010; I love my job, and the fantastic team we currently have. I completed a degreen in Teaching & Learning in 2015. I have three children, my youngest two both attended Pre-school. My favourite pastime is Photography, which all of my children enjoy as well. We all love spending time together especially walking our Labrador on the beach.

Karen
Steele

Classroom Supervisor (Sprites)

NVQ Level 3

I love working at Pre-school, I have worked in Pre-school settings in Cornwall for many years.  I have recently completed my NVQ Level 3. 

I have lived in Cornwall all my life, and have two teenage children, who both came to St Eval Pre-school.

I love living in Cornwall, going to the beach and enjoying coastal walks.

Sophie Eccleston

 

Classroom Assistant (Sprites)

Working towards NVQ Level 3

I moved to Cornwall 18 years ago to work for Rick Stein in a summer job and ended up staying here.  Whilst working there I met my partner Mark; who is a chef with Rick Stein.

We have two children who both attended St Eval Pre-school.

 

I started at pre-school in February 2017, I am really enjoying my time here. I am now working towards my NVQ Level 3 in Childcare Studies. 

 

 

Tracy Barry
  

Deputy Manager & SENCo

Diploma in Childcare & Education

I have been working at St Eval Pre-school since 2010; firstly as a Classroom Assistant and then as  the Deputy Manager from September 2015.  I love my job watching the children grow, learn and progress ready for school.  I have recently taken on the role of SENCo which I thoroughly  enjoy.

I have lived in Cornwall for 29 years, I have two children. I love my beach life in Cornwall and wouldn’t want to be anywhere else!

  

Bethan Richards

  

Classroom Supervisor (Sprites)

Foundation Degree Early Childhood Education

I have come back to work at Pre-school after coming here myself when I was a child. I have completed a foundation degree in Early Childhood & Education, at Truro College, which I really enjoyed.  I am looking forward to learning lots of new skills and implementing them at Pre-school.  I love the beaches in Cornwall and going for walks with my family.

    

Abi Lingard

Relief Classroom Assistant (Pixies)

Working towards NVQ Level 3

I am married with two boys, my eldest son was lucky enough to attend St Eval pre-school, and my youngest is currently here and loves being in Sprites. I started working here in January 2017, and began my NVQ course in the April.

I like to spend time with my family, and we mostly enjoy beach walks, and fishing trips in and around Padstow.

 

  

Ally Rundle
  

Finance & Administration

BA (hons) T & RS

I have been working at Pre-school as Finance Administrator since 2012 having previously been the Committee Treasurer for 4 years.  Pre-school is a fun and happy environment, I love working here. I Have three 3 children who have all attended Pre-school and loved it, and we have an Airedale terrier Bess. I read Theology & Religious Studies at the University of Leeds, and before I had Children I worked for Sony Ericsson.  I love life in Cornwall, walking the coast, going to the beach and reading a good book.

Beth       Hill
  

Classroom Assistant (Pixies)

NVQ Level 3 & BA (hons) Child & Adolescent Mental Health

I have worked in childcare since 2010. I moved to Cornwall in January 2014 with my husband and our two girls. I gave up office work to pursue my career working with children after having my eldest daughter. I have completed my level 2 and level 3 Diploma for the children and young people's workforce (Early learning and childcare) and love the job that I do. I love living in Cornwall and love family days out at the beach. I also enjoy walking and have  recently taught myself to crochet.

    

Hannah Richards

Classroom Assistant (Pixies) & Administration

NVQ Level 3 & BA (hons) Fashion Journalism 

I have been working at the pre-school since January 2015. I find working with the children, the most rewarding and enjoyable job and I love being a part of the pre-school team. I studied 'Fashion Journalism' at Southampton University and have a passion for beauty and fashion in my spare time. Spending time with my partner & family is also very important to me.

  

Contact Us

St Eval Pre-school

Lincoln Row

St Eval, Wadebridge,

Cornwall PL27 7TR

info@stevalpreschool.co.uk

01841 540 076

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