Mickle Trafford Preschool employs several permanent members of staff working with children, an Administrator, a cleaner and a groundsman. All staff who work directly with the children are fully CRB checked.


Caitlin Phillips – Setting Manager

Caitlin joined in September 2018 following 2 years as Manager of an Ofsted outstanding nursery.

Sarah Robson -Deputy Manager

Sarah joined in September 2018 as Deputy Manager and has worked in childcare for over 16 years.

Sarah Fernando-Assistant/Equal Opportunities Officer

Sarah is qualified to NVQ Level 3 and has worked in Early Years for a number of years. She has recently been studying British Sign Language Level 1.

Emma Ross-Assistant

Emma began as a parent at Preschool  and was at one time Chair of our Committee- she loved it so much that she went on to study NVQ Levels 2 and 3 and became a member of our staff!

Julia Williams-Assistant

Julia started her association with the Preschool as a parent, she then went on to become Chair of our Committee for two years running. She is now working with us as an assistant and is currently studying for a Level 3 qualification. She just can’t get enough of Preschool!

Jo Johnson- Assistant

Jo has been with us for several years now and clearly loves her role at Preschool. She has completed her NVQ Level 2 and is keen to continue her studies to Level 3.

Julia Price – Assistant 

Julia has worked in childcare for many years and has worked as a nanny. She is also a breast feeding support worker.

Marilyn Davenport-Office Administrator

Marilyn provides a valuable service supporting both the staff and Committee in her role as Administrator.