Longtown Community Primary School

Longtown Community Primary School

Staff and Committee


    • Diane Fawcett (Manager). Diane joined Longtown Pre-School in January 2009. Diane is a qualified teacher and worked previously with children with Special Educational Needs. Since working at Longtown Pre-school she has achieved the qualification of Early Years Professional.  Diane has particular interests in Environmental Play; Child Development and Special Educational Needs.                                                                                               
    • Sally-Ann Smith (Deputy Manager). Sally-Ann has an N.N.E.B qualification and has been at the Pre-school since 2010. Her previous work includes Nannying, working in nurseries, and as a qualified Midwife. Sally-Ann’s particular interests are: Child Development, cooking and craft with the children.
  • Emily Perera (Key Person and Toddler Group Supervisor). Emily has a Level 2 CACHE Children and Young People's Workforce qualification.  She has experience of running music groups and has special interests in art and music.  Emily also runs our popular weekly Stay and Play baby and toddler group.
  •  Rebecca Sheen (Key Person). Rebecca joined the Pre-school in September 2013.  Rebecca has a  Level 2 CACHE Children and Young People's Workforce qualification.  She is also a graduate and is a qualified, registered Homeopath. Rebecca is passionate about getting children outside and gardening. She has experience working with school children in the Longtown school garden and wants to encourage the preschool children to become gardeners too!

The Management of Longtown Pre-School:

A parent Committee manages the Setting, with members who are elected from the parents of the children attending the Pre-School. Elections take place at the Annual General Meeting in September. The Committee is responsible for:

  • Managing the Setting finances;
  • Employing and managing the staff;
  • Ensuring the Setting adheres to the policies that ensures a high quality service;
  • Ensuring the Setting works in partnership with the children’s parents/carers.

If you are interested in joining the Committee then please contact Victoria Dixon (Chairperson), Jenny Lewis (Vice Chairperson), Laura Morris (Secretary), Pearl Pritchard (Treasurer).