Rebecca  Shipp - Manager

Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Early Years

Rebecca is a busy mum to three children. She has been working in the early years sector for 14 years and is currently completing her foundation degree in early years. In her spare time, Rebecca likes to spend time with her family, exploring new places and enjoys looking after her first grandchild. Rebecca is a qualified paediatric first aider.

Sophia Gerald - Deputy Manager and Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator 

BA (Hons), PGCE (QTS) Primary Education

Sophia has worked in primary education for seven years, specialising in Early Years. She is also a registered childminder. Sophia has four children and enjoys reading, dog walking, cinema and spending time with her family. 

Julie Partridge - Pre-school Practitioner, Room Leader, Fire Marshall

Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years' Educator

Julie joined Marsh Green in 2006 and has a daughter and son, who both attended the pre-school. She is a cornet player with the Edenbridge Town Band and a playing member of Edenbridge Hockey Club. Julie is a qualified paediatric first aider.

Sian Johnson - Pre-school Practitioner and Safeguarding Lead

Level 3 NVQ Childcare & Education

Sian is a mum of one little boy and she is expecting a second baby soon. Her son loved attending Marsh Green Pre-School.

Sian has worked in the childcare industry on and off for over 10 years. She loves to spend time with her family and friends and is often out walking with a coffee!  Sian loves to travel, shop and attend the gym

Lucy Ashby - Pre-school Practitioner and Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Level 3 NVQ Childcare & Education

Lucy is a busy mum of 4 and has 15 years experience working with pre-school aged children which is something she loves and is passionate about. Lucy spends family days out in nature and enjoys catching up with friends. 

She is a qualified paediatric first aider.

Carly Duffin - Pre-school Practitioner

Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner

Carly is a busy mum of four who trained with us after becoming an active volunteer at pre-school. She enjoys family time and finding new places to explore with them. She likes dog walking and socialising with friends. She is a qualified paediatric first aider.

Sam Hamblin - Pre-school Practitioner

Level 3 NVQ in Children’s Care, Learning and Development

Sam has over 30 years of childcare experience ranging from birth - to primary school age, working as a nanny, childminding and at nursery settings.

In her spare time she enjoys days out, Dance & Pilates Classes. She has 2 grown up children.

Lin Larmer - Business Manager

Lin joined the pre-school in January 2023 and she was previously a parent so she knows the setting well. She is the proud mother of two daughters.

Lin enjoys learning and playing her cello and making music with a local community orchestra. She is passionate about promoting sustainability and loves helping local community groups.