Rising Fives

Rising Fives

Pre School

Deputy Manager: Lyn Meyrick

Office Manager: Rachel Abbott

SENCO: Sophie Thing (Maternity Leave)

Hello, I am Sophie,

I’ve worked in childcare for 6 years and have worked in nurseries and have been a Nanny. I love working with children and love to see them progress and achieve, its an amazing feeling being able to have such a positive input so early on in their lives! I love being creative with the children and exploring the outdoors

SENCo: Sarah Jones


Practitioner: Lisa Etherington

Hello, my name is Lisa.

I qualified with level 3 BTEC national diploma in early years in 2006. I have worked within pre-schools, a nursery and a children's centre. Five years ago I moved to Whitchurch to become a nanny for my nieces. This is my current job, as well as working for Rising Five's for the past 18 months. I enjoy enhancing children's interest through play and exciting activities. I love to be creative and enjoy sharing this passion with children.

Pre-school Manager: Michaela Pyle

Practitioner/Forest school leader: Abigail Annals 

Hello, I am Abby and I have been at Rising Fives since 2016. I am level 3 qualified in Childcare I am also working towards my level 3 in forest school leadership in which I will be able to bring forest school sessions to the Pre School once qualified.  I am a very positive and bubbly person who gets a lot out of working with children and watching them thrive in a positive learning environment.

I am a mother of fourand l live in St Mary Bourne with my husband and children and not forgetting the cat called James Bond!

Practitioner: Jess