Rising Fives
Pre-School

Rising Fives

Pre School
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Sarah Hawkins - Manager

I am Sarah and I am the Manager at Rising Fives.  Prior to joining the team, I was an Early Years Advisory Teacher supporting schools, nurseries and pre-schools in Wiltshire.  I have also worked as a primary school teacher and worked at schools in Hampshire and Berkshire.  


I have a real passion for Early Years and believe in giving each child the very best start.  I feel very privileged to work with the staff and committee to help make Rising Fives the very best Pre-school for our children and their families.  I am very proud of all the Pre-school continues to achieve.


Vicki Golding - Deputy Manager

I am Vicki.  I have been working at Rising Fives for three years as Deputy Manager.  I have over nineteen years experience in child care, ranging from birth to 8 years of age.  I have worked in nurseries, schools and pre-schools.  I have undertaken various courses and further developed my understanding and knowledge. I enjoy a challenge and love working with the children and supporting the staff.


Susan Clarke - SENCO

My name is Susan and I have been working at Rising Fives since December 2014. 

I have been working with children both as a childminder and a pre-school assistant since May 2011. 

I have a NVQ level 3 in Childcare and Children’s Workforce. 

I have been Rising Fives SENCO since March 2015 and have attended a wide range of courses including Autism awareness, Communication and Sensory workshop as well as Child Protection.


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 two 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.


Sarah Kelly

Hi. My name is Sarah. I’ve been working here at Rising Fives since November 2013 and thoroughly enjoy it. I love that fact that no two days are the same. I take great satisfaction knowing I’ve helped the children grow and develop during their time here and leave ready for their journey into school. Rising Fives is a lovely place to work and we have a brilliant team.


Vicky Cassidy

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.


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.


Mia Williams

I started working at Rising Fives in March 2016 when I began a level 2 in Early Years Education and Care. I have now completed the course and look forward to eventually progressing to level 3. I myself have a 6 year old son who goes to School at Whitchurch Primary.


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