Rebecca  Shipp - Manager

Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Early Years

Rebecca is a mum of three children aged 5 to 17 and she joined us in January 2020 as the new manager. She comes to us with plenty of experience having worked in the childcare sector for 11 years. In her spare time Rebecca enjoys being artistically creative, playing the piano and discovering new places to visit with her family. She 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 three children and enjoys reading, dog walking, cinema and spending time with her family. She is a qualified paediatric first aider.

Julie Partridge - Pre-school Assistant

Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years' Educator

Julie joined us in 2006 having helped us during staff absences for some time previously. She has a son and daughter who both attended Marsh Green. She is a member of the Edenbridge Town Band and Edenbridge Hockey Club and enjoys cycling and family holidays. She is a qualified paediatric first aider.

Jenny Johnson - SENCo with specific responsibilities, Safeguarding Lead

BA (Hons), PGCE (QTS) Primary Education

Jenny has worked in primary education for nine years, specialising in Early Years. She also works with young children at a local forest school and is training to be a Forest School leader. Jenny has two sons and enjoys spending time with them outdoors and on family holidays. She is a qualified paediatric first aider.

Lucy Ashby - Pre-school Assistant

Level 3 NVQ Childcare & Education

Lucy is a busy mum of 4, with her youngest attending Marsh Green. She 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 Assistant

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.

Bonita Moriarty - Pre-school Assistant

Level 3 NVQ Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Bonita is a devoted mum to her little boy and has worked in educational and special educational needs settings on and off for 15 years. She enjoys being active outdoors, doing yoga and pilates, but her real passion is horses and she enjoys nothing more than hacking out her horse around the bridleways of Marsh Green and Edenbridge on the weekends!

Mei Ling Reddaway - Business Manager

BA (Hons) Communication Studies 

Mei Ling joins Marsh Green Pre-school with a background in marketing and business administration. Although she works ‘behind the scenes’ at the pre-school, with two young children under 5 she has a strong interest in early years development. Mei Ling is also a committee member of the Edenbridge Community Christmas Association and enjoys getting involved in community events and supporting local families.