Rainbows Pre-school was founded in 1964 formerly known as Fairfield Nursery, it moved premises in 1971 and was renamed as Rainbows in 1988. Jacqui & Lynn took over Rainbows in 1999 and are now the pre-school leaders/owners.
Jacqui and Lynn both hold a Diploma in Pre-school Practice level 3 and First Aid certificates. Jacqui is the pre-schools named Safeguarding officer whilst Lynn is the named Behaviour management coordinator. They both also have Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management.
We lead an excellent, dedicated & loyal team consisting of…
Sarah Palmer – Deputy
Sarah joined our team in 2008, she holds an NVQ level 3 in childcare.
Avril Fitzpatrick – Pre-School assistant
Avril joined our team in 2008, she holds an NVQ level 3 in childcare.
Sarah Guy – Senco
Sarah joined us in 2009 and holds a Diploma in Children & Young Peoples workforce level 3.
Debbie Schools – Pre-School assistant
Debbie joined us in September 2014. She is an early years infant school teacher, eager to learn about pre-schoolers.
Michelle Grierson – Preschool assistant
Was until recently one of our parents at Rainbows. She now holdsa level 3 in childcare and joined us in June 2015. Michelle is our Health and Safety Officer.
Sarah Carline- Preschool Assistant
Has just achieved Level 2 in Childcare. Currently studying for Level 3 in Childcare. Sarah joined us October 2015.
Chloe Hebburn – Preschool Assistant
Chloe has also just begun to study for her Level 3 in Childcare. She volunteers for most of her time in our school. She is currently waiting for the appropriate First Aid and Safeguarding courses.
We are known to the children as ‘aunties’. For the exception of Chloe, we are all mums, who have had children attend Rainbows. All of us are First Aid providers and hold at least a Level 3 in Safeguarding. All have had DBS checks. We are constantly updating our training needs as appropriate.