Hunsdon Ducklings Pre-school Staff

Ducklings display board at preschoolGill Lewis, has been with us from the very beginning and is our Pre-school Leader. Gill holds a Diploma in Child Development and Early Childhood Education and an NVQ3 in Early Years Care and Education. Having attended the required courses Gill is also our designated Safeguarding Children Officer.

Lynn Barnett, joined us in 2010 and is our Pre-School Deputy.  Lynn holds a Foundation Degree in Early Years Care and NVQ3 in Early Years Care and Education. Lynn is an experienced practitioner and is also our SENCO Co-ordinator.

Sarah Carter has been part of our setting since 2015 and began by volunteering with us and helping with our fundraising committee drawing upon her experience in industry to drive events. Sarah is now ready for a career change and is due to start her NVQ in Early Years Childcare later in the year. Good luck Sarah!

Zoe Turvill, joined us in 2017.  Zoe has been working in early years since 2010 and holds a level 3 diploma in Child Care and Education.  Zoe has already proved to be a core member and we are delighted that she is part of the team.

Hilary Porter, joined us in 2018 after being on Ducklings Committee while her children attended the setting. Hilary runs the after school club and assists at the afternoon sessions.

Kelly Ayres, joined us in 2018 to run the after school club. Kelly has been our Chair person on the committee and has volunteered with us in the past.

Karly Lundy, joined us in 2018 to assist with running the after school club. Karly's children have attended Ducklings and she has been part of our committee.


Vanessa Povey, joined us in 2009 to assist Gill in running our very successful breakfast club.