Ms Hannah Kearsey
Hannah is our Nursery Business Manager and is our (DSL) Designated Safeguarding Lead and our Area SENco. Hannah started with us at Nonsuch Park Forest School in 2016 and is the Nursery Manager at our London Lodge setting. Hannah has a ‘Foundation Degree’ and specialises in supporting children with Special Educational Needs. Hannah has been within education for over 13 years and has a great working relationship with both the children and their families. Hannah is qualified as a Forest School Lead and enjoys sharing her knowledge and experiences with her team.
Ms Rachel Povey
Rachel joined Nonsuch Park Forest School in June 2021 working with Seekers and Explorers groups. Since starting with us Rachel has embraced every moment and will get stuck in with the children, jumping in puddles and rolling down hills. Rachel is currently lead of Explorers and is undertaking her Forest School Lead qualification. Rachel has always had an interest in working with younger children from growing up with a big family and having a daughter herself. This has influenced her in being passionate about helping and supporting children’s learning to develop in a fun, creative, engaging, and happy environment.
Mrs Lorraine Stockford
Lorraine joined Nonsuch Park Forest School in September 2023 and has been working previously worked with children in need of extra support. Lorraine is a qualified Level 3 Early years educator and will be our Seekers Class lead. Lorraine is hearing impaired and will use Makaton to help with communicating with children that may need support on their speech. Lorraine has used her skills to enhance the children’s environment through experiencing something ‘New’ and ‘Exciting’.
Miss Carmen Nieuwoudt
Carmen joined Nonsuch Park Forest School in December 2020 as an apprentice but has since achieved her level 3 Early Years Educator qualification. Carmen discovered her passion for outdoor learning whilst taking her young sister for walks in Nonsuch and helping her to explore and learn from nature. Carmen is very excited to bring that same passion to supporting the Rangers children as they learn and grow in Forest School.
Miss Amber Edwards
Amber joined Nonsuch Park Forest School in July 2022 and is a qualified Level 3 Early years Educator, who has worked at Nonsuch park forest school for just over a year now. Amber is currently supporting our Seekers and Explorers children down at our new nursery setting London lodge. She is passionate about working with children and helping them learn, develop and thrive within both the indoor and outdoor environment. Amber enjoys being outdoors, exploring the natural environment with the children and showing them how to use natural resources within their play.
Ms Leona Early
Leona joined Nonsuch Park Forest School in July 2023 and had lots of experience with working in children. Leona has being working in nursery for 6 years and had carried out many roles. Leona has had experience in working within Management at her previous setting and would oversee safeguarding throughout the nursery. Leona is from a big family setting and the oldest out of her siblings, she was able to provide the care and support for her younger siblings from a young age. Leona has a great passion for looking after children and loves being outdoors which Nonsuch Forest School was the best place for her to be.
Mrs Jacqui Jones
Jacqui Jones is our Nursery administrator at London Lodge, she is our first point of contact with all new nursery inquiries and conducts our Nursery Tours. Jacqui is responsible for all our advance nursery school admissions and funding. Jacqui has many years of administration experience, and she is on hand to take any enquiries about your child starting Nonsuch Park Forest School.
Ms Sophie Mole
Sophie is our Financial administrator and joined Nonsuch Park Forest School in August 2023 after previously working in her families Accounting business for 5 years. Sophie has previous experience in working in social care and enjoys visiting the children within their new and exciting environment.
Mrs Suzanne Walsh
Mrs Suzanne Walsh is our Operations Director and Area Manager, Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) and SENco. She holds a BA (Hons) in Early Years Education and Childcare and a Forest School Leader qualification. Mrs Walsh has over 25 years of experience in early years education having spent 12 years in a local primary school. Suzanne joined the Nonsuch Park Forest School team over 10 years ago starting as our Team Lead before taking on the responsibility of Nonsuch Park Forest School Manager 9 years ago. Suzanne has an interest in Speech and Language development in young children and supports children with Special Educational Needs. Suzanne has recently implemented the Curiosity Approach, after a year of determination and hard team efforts, Nonsuch Park Forest School is now a fully accredited Curiosity Approach setting. Suzanne’s team success of achieving the nursery school ‘Outstanding’ in our most recent Ofsted inspection. Suzanne is now supporting the Department for Education (DfE) in the role of Area Lead for the Early Years Covid Recovery Program. This role supports other Nursery Schools in order to achieve higher standards of care and provision, sharing good practice.
Ms Lucy Ashton
Lucy started with us at Nonsuch Park Forest School in September 2023 and works within the Seeker’s and Explorer’s class at our London Lodge setting. Lucy started working in childcare at the age of 17 and has since gained knowledge and experience. Lucy is a qualified Level 3 Early years educator. Lucy has four children as well as her beautiful granddaughter.