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Meet the Team

Managed by an Early Years Teacher our staff team, many of whom hold a childcare qualification, are highly skilled and experienced in early years teaching and are dedicated in providing the very best experiences for children.


K2 Crawley Nursery staff Nicky

Nicky is our Setting Manager. She is a qualified Early Years Teacher, which is a post degree qualification and she leads the team in all aspects of the nursery. 


 Aiden is our Deputy Manager and computer wizard he is often called upon to sort out one problem or another, and not just when it comes to IT! Aiden a Post Graduate Certificate in Early Years Education as well as Early Years Teacher Status. He enjoys messy play and believes this is a very therapeutic way for the children to explore the world around them.


Emma is a senior practitioner in the 2 year room . Emma also has the role of Early Years Foundation Stage Co-ordinator. She loves to get messy; offering body painting, mud and all manor of sensory activities to the children . Emma is level 4 qualified. 


Andrea is one of our Deputy Managers here at K2 Pre-School Academy.  Andrea holds a BA Hons degree in Early Childhood Studies and has been working in the industry for many years. Andrea loves spending time with the children singing songs, rhymes and in the book corner.


Liane is a level 3 qualified senior practitioner in the pre-school. She is a kind hearted member of the team who is always thinking of fun new ideas for the children.


Sophie is a senior practitioner in the preschool room. Holding a level 3 qualification Sophie is very experienced member of the team. Sophie is the class clown; always making the children and her fellow staff members laugh. 


Debbie works across all areas of the setting. Debbie has been part of the team from the outset of the nursery. She brings a fantastic energy to children and other members of the team. Debbie is a qualified level 3 practitioner and can often be found having her hair done in the home corner or dancing to one of our favourite songs; 'Elephants Have Wrinkles'.


Paige works with all age groups at the setting. Paige has a very calming influence on the children and diligently goes about her work. Paige is a level 2 qualified practitioner.


Kathleen is based predominantly in the 2 year room and is qualified to level 3.  In her spare time Kathleen enjoys baking, often bringing delicious cakes in to share with the rest of the team.


Kay holds a level 3 qualification.  She brings ideas from her experience at various settings to enrich the provision at the setting in new and exciting ways. Kay can often be found in the book corner reading with the children. She also enjoys the craft area helping children with their creations. 


Louise holds a level 3 qualification and is based in the pre-school room. She is very fun and creative, offering lots of fantastic ideas and new experiences for the children and staff alike.