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Meet the Team

Our staff team is managed by two Early Years Teachers; we have highly qualified practitioners who are skilled and experienced in early years teaching and are dedicated to providing the very best experiences for your child.


Aiden is a Joint-Manager alongside Alice and computer wizard, he is often called upon to sort out one problem or another, and not just when it comes to IT! Aiden has a Post Graduate Certificate in Early Years Education as well as Early Years Teacher Status. He is our resident yogi and loves bringing aspects of yoga into practice at the setting.



Alice is our Joint-Manager alongside Aiden.

Alice is level 3 qualified, bringing her experience working across various settings with children aged between 0-5years.

In her spare time Alice enjoys spending time with friends and family and travelling on holidays.



K2 Crawley Nursery staff Nicky

Our Setting Office Manager is Nicky who is a qualified Early Years Teacher, which is a post degree qualification. Working Tuesday-Thursday, she leads the office and uses her brilliant organisational skills to ensure all the important work that happens in the office runs smoothly .



Andrea is our Room Based Deputy Manager here at K2 Pre-School Academy, leading the staff team and children within our Pre-School room. 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 and rhymes so the children excel with their literacy skills.



Emma has the role of senior practitioner in the 2 year room . She is also the Early Years Foundation Stage Co-ordinator, supporting the team with the learning and development of the children. She loves to get messy; offering body painting, mud and all manor of activities to the children because she believes in the importance of these sensory experiences. Emma is level 4 qualified. 



Liane is a level 3 qualified senior practitioner in the 2 year room. She is a kind hearted member of the team who is always thinking of fun new ideas for the children. 

Liane also takes on the role of SENCO (special educational needs coordinator) alongside one of our managers; Aiden.



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 and is loved by all.



Kathleen is based predominantly in the baby and 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.



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. Louise is currently working towards a level 5 qualification.



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. 



Karen is qualified to Level 3 and provides the children with enriching ideas and lovely activities that reflect the breadth of her experience. She has a very calming influence on the children and staff team.



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. You can often find Paige in the book corner sharing a story with the children or singing songs during play.


The Bank Team

Sadia, Jacky H and Michelle are our fabulous Bank Staff Team who regularly join us in the setting.

Jackie and Karen

Jackie and Karen are the owners of K2 Pre-School Academy.

They manage the day-to-day running of the setting alongside Aiden, Alice and Nicky.