Pre-School ManagerWith over 20 years of childcare experience Marianna has worked with children of all ages and brought up four of her own.
She enjoys early years and has been a part of Little Spinnakers since 2001. Marianna is always looking for ways to enhance and improve the setting and hopes to inspire staff and students in the profession.
Deputy Pre-School Manager and SENCOAlison is the Deputy Manager of Little Spinnakers and she is also our special educational needs coordinator (SENCO).
Alison is qualified to NVQ Level III & has been working at the Pre-School since February 2008 and within childcare for 22 years; she has three children of her own, all of whom have attended Little Spinnakers.
Pre-School PractitionerHi, I'm Tasha. When my son attended Little Spinnakers l I took on a role as bank staff, later gaining my keyworker role. I am qualified to NVQ Level 5 and have worked with children for 10 years, taking time off when I had my sons. I'm always willing to learn new and exciting things to enhance the preschool and the children's learning.
Pre-School PractitionerHello, I'm Ali and I work in Coral Room. I have been with Little Spinnakers for 21 years! I started as a parents volunteer, then joined the Committee. After a few years I joined the staff team and gained my childcare qualifications. I absolutely love my job and I feel privileged to be a part of the children's first steps onto the education ladder.
Pre-School PractitionerRubee has worked with us for three years and is qualified to level 3 NVQ in childcare, Rubee is based in the Ocean room.
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Pre-School PractitionerHi, I'm Sarah, I'm married with two lovely children of my own, one of which attended Little Spinnakers herself, 7 years ago now!
I have worked at Little Spinnakers for the last 3 years and I have really enjoyed it. I started as bank staff, but am now working towards gaining my level 3 childcare qualification. I really enjoy working here within a great team.
Pre-School PractitionerHi, I'm Megan, I joined the Little Spinnakers team in October 2016 and I'm currently working towards my Level 3 in Childcare, which I'm really enjoying.
In my spare time, I like going to watch Portsmouth FC with my younger brother and attending music events.
Pre-School PractitionerHi, I’m Keri. I’ve worked in child care in various roles for 12 years.
I joined the Little Spinnakers team in summer 2017, and have just achieved my Level 3 diploma in early years.
I love working with children, and helping them achieve all their milestones! I’m married and kept very busy at home with our 5 children !!!!!