• Alice
  • Preschool Manager
  • Level 6
  • Alice has worked at Pippins and Bramleys since September 2013 originally coming in at the deputy position, after completing her Early Childhood Studies Degree at Oxford Brookes University.

    Alice's family have lived in Gravenhurst for a number of generations on the family farm and Alice likes helping out on the farm over the summer holidays.

  • Emma
  • Senior Assistant
  • Level 3 Early Years Practioner

  • Kath
  • Senior Assistant
  • Level 3 Early Years Practioner

  • Big Helen
  • Level 3 Early Years Practioner

  • Leah
  • Level 3 Early Years Practioner

  • Lynne
  • Level 3 Early Years Practioner

  • Jane
  • Level 3 Early Years Practioner
  •  started working in Pippins 8 years ago. I have a level 3 NVQ 

    Jane enjoys walking her dog. 

  • Rachael
  • Level 3 Early Years Practioner
  • Rachael started working at Pippins and Bramleys at the end of November 2015. She has worked with children in a wide variety of jobs for 12 years in nurseries and preschools, a music and movement group, a drama group and as au pair in New Zealand for a year, to name a few. Music and movement is her speciality which is why she is responsible for the preschool performances.

    In her spare time Rachael enjoys performing in Amateur Dramatic Productions for her local group; Acting, Singing and Dancing. 

  • Little Helen
  • Level 5 Early Years Practitioner

  • Shona
  • Level 6 Early Years Practitioner

  • Abi
  • Play Assistant
  • Abi starting working at preschool in September 2016, and before that was the Secretary on the parent committee for 3 and a half years. She has two girls who both attended Pippins themselves. As well as working at Pippins she is also a teaching assistant at Gravenhurst Academy. 

    Abi likes to read, walk my Golden Retriever and spend time with my family.

  • Lisa
  • Level 2 Play Assistant

  • Denise
  • Level 3 Playworker