Deputy Manager: Michaela Pyle
Hello, I am Michaela.
I completed my NVQ level 3 qualification in 'Children in the workforce' in 2014 and I have been working at Rising Fives for four years. I love my job, it is lots of fun and hard work at times but very rewarding. I enjoy spending time interacting and playing with the children, watching them develop and grow. I feel lucky to be part of this and making a difference to their start in life.
I live in Whitchurch with my family. I have three children of my own, a daughter and two sons.
I am Vicky and I started work at Rising Fives in March 2014. After gaining my NNEB qualification 20 years ago, I have worked as a nanny and also in nurseries. I love playing with the children and I make sure there are lots of fun and exciting activities for the children to enjoy. I continue to work hard to develop our Outside Area as I like to bring in new challenges for the childen.
Office Manager: Rachel Abbott
My name is Rachel and I have been Administrator of Rising Fives since 2007 when my daughter was here. I look after the finances on a day to day basis and have the AAT Level 4 Diploma. I work closely with the committee and the staff. I also manage general administrative tasks and help keep Rising Fives running smoothly.
SENCO: Sophie Thing
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
Pre-school Manager: Sian Wilkes
Hello, I am Sian I've been the manager here at Rising Fives Pre-school since October 2018, I am delighted to join such a passionate team. I have worked in Early Years since 2008 starting as an unqualified key person and working up to management. I've been a manager in various early years settings since 2014. I currently hold a Level 5 diploma in leadership and management in childcare and education. Throughout my time I've gained a wealth of experiences and knowledge and looking forward to sharing and expanding this during my time at Rising Fives.
I am a wife and a mother to three beautiful children.
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 four, and l live in St Mary Bourne with my husband and children and not forgetting the cat called James Bond!