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The Team


The Pre-school is a registered charity, managed by a committee of volunteer trustees elected from the parent membership, and registered with Ofsted to deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Committee Chair -  Rose Underhill

Vice- Chair - Hannah Plumley

Treasurer - Judy Southcombe 

Secretary - Natalie Hoskins

Our Staff

Emma Sheffield our manager holds a Level 3 Diploma for Children and Young Peoples Work Force, Level 3 Safeguarding, Forest School and Paediatric First Aid, and Level 2 award in Food safety in catering. Emma is also a qualified Forest School Practitioner Level 3 and has 12 years’ experience working in education, 10 of those being outdoor based.  She has a huge passion for outdoor learning. It brings her great joy to see children achieve their full potential, often using the outdoors as a way of reaching it. 

Sandra Zab has an NVQ Level 3 in Early Years Childcare & Education, and holds Level 2 award for Food safety, a paediatric First Aid certificate and has completed on-line Level 2 Safeguarding training. Sandra is a key person.

Becky Hutchings joined the team in 2019. Becky has CACHE Level 2  award in Child Development and Care and CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education.



Beth Fenton attends as a volunteer to run the Tuesday music sessions

Jacqueline Vann attends as a volunteer to run Dalcrose sessions a few times each half-term.





Contact us

Registered Charity Number: 1036370

Copyright 2019 Widecombe Pre-school 

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