At Ladybirds Preschool we pride ourselves on creating a safe, caring and nurturing environment. All of our staff have enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) checks and undergo regular Paediatric First Aid and Safeguarding training.
Annisa Elakhal – Manager
Annisa lives in Aylesbury with her husband and three children. She has worked in childcare for 22 years and has a BA Honours Degree in Early Years Practice. Annisa joined our team in September 2020. She is passionate about children’s emotional wellbeing and enjoys messy play.
Donna Raraty- Deputy manager
Donna has joined Ladybird preschool as the Deputy manager. Donna lives in Chinnor with her partner and three children and has many years in a deputy and Senco role.
Pauline Croxford – Senior Early Years Practitioner
Pauline has worked at Ladybird’s since 1997 and has recently stepped down from the Manager’s role. She holds an NVQ Level 3 in Childcare Learning and Development and is our Phonics lead.
Hayley House-Level 3 Early Years Practitioner
Hayley has joined Ladybird preschool as a Level 3 qualified practitioner. Hayley has experience of working in a preschool and working alongside children with special educational needs. Hayley lives with her husband a two children in Princes Risborough.
Angie Oakley – Early Years Practitioner
Angie started with Ladybirds in January 2017. She has a CACHE Level 3 Certificate and is also the Assistant Director for Haddenham Youth Theatre. Angie lives in Chinnor with her husband and two daughters. Angie is also one of the phonic leads for the preschool.
Ella Folley – Early Years Practitioner
Ella joined our team in January 2019. She has a level 2 qualification in Childcare and Early Years and has experience of working in a Montessori setting. She attended Lord Williams’s School in Thame. Ella is currently studying her Level 3 in Childcare.
Sarah Atkinson – Administrator
Sarah lives in Thame with her husband and two children. Sarah joined our team in August 2020. She has lots of experience with administration and is at the forefront of our communications.
We are pleased to introduce our brand new website for Ladybird Pre-School. We would like to say a huge thanks to Chinnor Web Design, who have worked so hard in recreating our website for us to include many modernised features and an all-round make-over!
We would also like to take this opportunity to thank PYE Charitable Settlement for the funding towards the rebuild of our website.
If you have a moment, please take a look at the new site and the exciting features now available! As you will see on the committee page, we are still actively recruiting for a Chairperson so if you feel you could support us with this position, please do not hesitate to get in contact.
Welcome to Ladybird Pre-School We are a long-established, vibrant and friendly pre-school based at the St Andrew’s Church of England Primary School site in the village of Chinnor, Oxfordshire. Our recent Ofsted inspection rated us as an Outstanding Provider (Report November 2018). We offer unaccom...
With COVID-19 causing restrictions to our typical charity-preschool fundraising opportunities (although our fantastic Fundraising Committee have done a more than superb job so far this year!), we have updated our Amazon Wishlist to reflect some items that are needed to be able to continue offering outstanding opportunities for our ladybird children.
We also have our parent help board outside preschool daily so please do check this and help in any way you can. All donations are greatly appreciated 🐞
The Easter Bunny is visiting the Carriages in Chinnor at 4pm on Easter Sunday (subject to restrictions) 🐰. Each person will receive a cream egg sized egg. All donations are going towards Ladybird Pre-School and can be given on the day.