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Meet Our Staff

Leanne Templeman
Nursery Manager - SENCo & Paediatric First Aid Trained

Leanne Templeman took over as our nursery manger in 2018.

Leanne is the designated safeguarding officer and paediatric first aid trained. 
She has worked with us for 11 years and has been our SEN coordinator for 5 proud years.


She has 2 adult children and loves crafting with the children and everything that sparkles.

Leanne's special talents include fundraising for our charity run pre school. 

Her favourite preschool season is Christmas!

Ruth Blake
Paediatric First Aid Trained

Ruth Blake is our Deputy Manager and also a designated safeguarding officer, she is also paediatric first aid trained.

Ruth has worked here since the doors opened in 1994. Her grandchildren have also come through our preschool.

She enjoys planting in the garden with the children and teaching them about nature.


Ruth is a important link to our community as in more recent years we have had the pleasure of enrolling children of parents who attended Jack in the Box when they were small.

We have celebrating a fabulous 25 years with Ruth as a member of our team in 2019.

Amanda Warner

Mandy Warner is fully qualified to BED (Hons) Applied Education.

She excels at story telling with the children and enjoys encouraging them to act out the roles in different stories.

Mandy takes a phonics session in the morning to inspire the children to hear the sounds of letters in words .

Mandy is also a mum of 2 teenage children.

Paediatric First Aid Trained
Vikki Batt
Paediatric First Aid Trained

Vikki Batt use to work at Jack in the Box then left to have a baby, she had 2 more babies then came back to us.

She has 6 children to keep her busy out of work.

Vikki is qualified level 3 in child care and loves playing with the children.

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