Our Staff

Mrs Worlin - Manager
Mrs Beisly - Deputy Manager
Mrs Layfield - Administrator

I have been at Westwood Farm Pre-School since March 2007, I qualified in December 2009 with an NVQ Level 3 in Childcare Learning & Development, and in June 2013 completed a Level 3 Award in Leadership & Management. I am currently studying for a degree in Early Childhood Studies.

I am married and have 2 daughters one is at university and the other attends Reading College.

I am the first designated safeguarding person

I am part of the data protection team

I have been at Westwood Farm Pre-School since January 2011, and have been qualified since July 2003 with a DCE in Childcare (Diploma in Childcare & Education).

I have a daughter and a son who both attended Westwood Farm Pre-School and are now both at Denefield school. I have a dog called Ronnie who is very spoilt.

I am the Health and Safety representative at Pre-School.

I am the second designated safeguarding person

I am part of the data protection team

I have worked at the Pre-School since January 2014, I qualified in the September in CPW Level 3. I am currently studying for a degree in Early Childhood Studies. I took over as administrator in June 2019.

I am married with 4 children, 1 who has just left Theale Green School, 2 at Theale Green School and 1 at Downsway Primary School.

Mrs Clarke

I have worked at Westwood Farm Pre-School since Easter 2014. 

Since leaving school I have worked at Day Nurseries caring for children aged 3 months to 5 years, where I gained my NVQ 2 & 3 in Childcare & Education and NVQ Level 3 in Management.

For 5 years before leaving to have my second child I was the Manager of a Nursery.

I have 2 daughters, who attended Westwood Farm Pre-School before Primary School and it gave them a great introduction into school life.

Mrs Muir

I started working here as a Lunch Club assistant in September 2015. I have four children a girl and 3 boys all of which attended this Pre-School. They are now at Denefield School and Westwood Farm Primary School. 

I enjoy going to the gym, running and Zumba. I have recently completed my NVQ Level 3 in Childcare.

Mrs Mandrell

I have worked at Westwood Farm Pre-School for since 2005. Before that I was a Play Leader at Westwood Farm Under 3's (Toddler Group) for 11 years until it closed in 2011. 

I passed my CYPW Level 3 in August 2014.

I am married with 3 grown up children who all attended Westwood Farm Pre-School and went on to Westwood Farm Primary School. 

I also have 2 grandchildren both attended our Pre-School and they both now attend Westwood Farm Primary School.

Ms Hawker
Mrs Kinnison - SENCo

I have lived in Tilehurst all my life and have 3 children, 2 of which are grown up and 1 at Denefield Secondary School.

I worked in a day nursery for 5 years before joining the pre-school in 2011. I qualified in 2014.

I have been at Westwood Farm Pre-School since September 2007, leaving for 6 months in 2015 to work with special needs children. I then returned in September 2015. 

I qualified in December 2009 with the NVQ Level 3 in Childcare Learning and Development. 

I have 2 daughters, one is at university and one at Brookfields School.

Mrs Cripps

I have worked at Westwood Farm Pre-School since April 2008. I qualified in 2010 with an NVQ level 3 in childcare and development. At present I work 2 lunch clubs and help out with cover. I am married with grown up twins and I have a cat called Gucci who is very spoilt.

Miss Fox

I started working as a lunch club assistant in September 2018. I have 2 girls, my eldest attends Denefield and my youngest attends Westwood Farm Infant School. I also have a dog who is full of life and keeps me very active.

Mrs Buckett

I qualified as a level 3 practitioner in 2004 and have worked in various settings. I started at the pre-school in sept 2018.  I have 2 boys, who are both at primary school. I also have 2 dogs, a cat and lots of Koi which all keep me very busy. I enjoy doing arts and crafts in my spare time especially painting, I also enjoy reading and photography.

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