Our Staff

Our Staff

The staff at Cippenham Nursery School have a wealth of experience and qualifications.  We have qualified teachers, NNEBs, NVQ3s and NVQ2s.

There are now a total of 20 members of staff, with 17 of them working with the children.

We have training in Child Development, Child Protection, Social, Emotional Aspects of Learning, First Aid and Fire Safety and continually further our knowledge and skills by attending courses. We review our work regularly using the Bristol Standard and have received their accreditation.


Head & Office

Mrs B Dowling - Headteacher

Mrs K Li - Deputy Headteacher

Miss S Halsey - School Business Manager & Clerk to the Governors




Mrs N Gill - Teacher AM, SENCO and Designated Teacher for C.L.A.

Mrs J Nagra - Teacher 

Miss M Reyes - Teacher


Nursery Practitioners

Mrs S Badhan 

Mrs K Crucefix- AM

Ms H Hammett - AM

Mrs K Lacey

Mrs S McGee Baker - AM

Mrs R Orsman

Mrs S Panesar - PM

Mrs S Zulfquar

Teaching Assistants

Mrs J Edgeworth

Mrs S Husain

Mrs S Panesar - AM

Mrs D Strohmeyer

Mrs A Tang - PM



Ancillary Staff

Miss C Green - Housekeeper

Mrs N Rafiq-Arshad - Lunchtime Controller