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Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Meet the Team

Clare Croucher

Clare manages the pre-school!
I chose to work in Oasis Preschool because I enjoy working with children and their families, while children are young they are learning and working in a preschool gives me the best opportunity to support and help the children develop. When I’m not at preschool I enjoy spending time with my family taking them to different places.
Three words to describe me: Loyal, determined, hardworking!

Charlette Hodder

Charlette is Deputy Manager and leads the Turtle Key Group! 
I chose to work in Oasis Preschool because I chose childcare at school and loved it, I have always wanted to do midwifery but never got there as I enjoy childcare so stuck to it. I enjoy seeing the different children and helping them learn. When I’m not at preschool I enjoy girl guides, catching up with friends and family, watching tv and helping St Johns Ambulance. 
Three words to describe me: Trustworthy, kind, flexible!

Julie Theobald

Julie leads the Jellyfish Key Group! 
I chose to work in Oasis Preschool because I love seeing children develop in all areas of learning, I enjoy the everyday challenges to help children and their families. When I’m not at preschool I enjoy family time, spending time with my husband and daughters, walking, going to the beach, swimming and cooking.
Three words to describe me: Hardworking, trustworthy, happy!

Kerry Chalk

Kerry leads the Angelfish Key Group! 
I chose to work in Oasis Preschool because I enjoy working with children watching and helping them develop during their time at preschool. I find working with children is very rewarding. When I’m not at preschool I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, I enjoy days out with my 2 granddaughters.  
Three words to describe me: Patient, caring, cheerful!

Lesley Strange

Lesley leads the Seahorse Key Group! 
I chose to work in Oasis Preschool because watching children play, learn, have fun and to be part of their educational development and become a little person in their own right is amazing. I hope to bring my own 30-years experience and knowledge to help and nurture the children in my care. When I’m not at preschool I enjoy spending free time with my grandson and family. I also love to read and enjoy shooting bow and arrow as I am a field archery coach as well as a regular visitor to costa. 
Three words to describe me: Thoughtful, caring, passionate!

Teri Jackson

Teri leads the Seahorse Key Group! 
I chose to work in Oasis Preschool because I wanted more hours working with the children. When i'm not at preschool, I enjoy spending free time going fishing when the weather's nice and spending time with my family. 
Three words to describe me: Kind, helpful, trusting!

 

Orla Hogan

Orla is an apprentice in the Clownfish Key Group! 
I chose to work in Oasis Preschool because it's a friendly environment and a fun, ever-changing place to work. When i'm not at preschool I enjoy playing music, reading and dog walks. 
Three words to describe me: Kind, helpful, organised!

 

Olivia Evans

Olivia is an apprentice in the Octopus Key Group!
I chose to work in Oasis Preschool because it's friendly, I also went to Oasis secondary school and want to help make a difference in children's lives. When I'm not at preschool, I enjoy chilling and spending time with my friends
Three words to describe me: Patient, outgoing, caring!

 

Sarah Garrott

Sarah is Support Practitioner!
I chose to work in Oasis Preschool because it is a lovely, friendly place that is fun and full of laughter. When I'm not at preschool, I enjoy spending time with my family, baking and doing art. 
Three words to describe me: Friendly, chatty, approachable!

 

Sue Simpson

Sue is Support Practitioner!
I chose to work in Oasis Preschool because I want to inspire and help develop young minds. I believe preschool is the gateway to education. When i'm not at preschool, I enjoy walks in the forest with my children and my toy poodle. Also baking with my children! 
Three words to describe me: Assertive, fun, creative!