Amy Kennelly
Committee Vice-Chair

Amy joined the committee in 2016 as Treasurer. She then took on the role as Chair in August 2017, and in October 2019 step down to become Vice-Chair. She has two sons that attended the pre-school. In her spare time, she enjoys swimming, cooking and walking.

Emily Nicholls
Committee Co-Chair

Emily joined the Committee in 2018 as a General Committee Member when her son started at the Pre-School and is now a Co-Chair with Hannah Flower. She has three children (A daughter in year 6, a son who attends the Pre-School and her youngest son who will hopefully attend the Pre-School next year.) Emily has had some very interesting jobs varying from the fostering industry to working for the NHS at Broadmoor Hospital.  In her free time, she loves family trips out mainly to the Zoo and seaside. Emily is a massive music lover – despite being an awful singer!

Hannah Flower
Committee Co-Chair

Hannah joined the committee in 2019 as Co-Chair with Emily Nicholls. Hannah has a 3 year old daughter who currently attends the Pre-School two afternoons a week. Hannah is a qualified Paramedic and works in the local area. In her spare time Hannah enjoys reading and going on walks. Hannah is looking forward to the new challenge of being Co-Chair and helping raise plenty of funds for the Pre-School.

Joanna Walford

Joanna has recently joined the committee as the committee secretary and has a daughter who has just started at the preschool. Joanna is the Head of Design and Technology at a local secondary school, but is currently enjoying her maternity leave with her third child. Her first passion was always design and textiles and she loves doing anything involving arts and crafts on the odd occasion she has spare time.

James Elliott
Committee Treasurer

James joined the committee as Treasurer when his eldest daughter started at the preschool in 2019. A love of cars has led to a career as an accountant in the motor trade, James enjoys watching both Formula 1 and football, and is a long-suffering Reading FC season ticket holder.

Susan Fenn
Maintenance Officer 

Susan joined the committee in 2018 when her 2-year-old daughter joined the pre school. Susan is a nursery nurse herself and works within the health visiting team in a neighbouring town. Susan loves family days out and looks forward to her holidays each year.

Daniel Boothman
Health and Safety Officer

Daniel started volunteering at the pre-school when his first son began attendance. He joined the committee in 2017 and now has two boys at the pre-school. Being Admissions and Transport Officer for Surrey County Council keeps him busy and in his free time, Daniel seeks challenge in the world of tabletop games. His super trick is the ability to hum and whistle at the same time. (His weakness? White chocolate.)

Sarah Giannotta
Committee Member

Sarah joined the committee in 2019, having become South Hill Park Pre-School’s Manager. Sarah has a Degree in Early Years and her Early Years Professional Status. She also has over 20 years experience working in childcare.  Sarah has 2 sons, she enjoys camping and cycling with them and spends many weekends standing at the side of a pitch watching them play football. At other times Sarah enjoys art, going to the theatre and being with family and friends.

Anne Stoneman
Committee Member

Anne has recently joined the preschool as deputy manager and SENCO. She has experience as a childminder as well as in a day nursery in previous roles and is excited to join the preschool team.

Anne has 2 sons of her own (aged 9 and 13) and a step son (aged 9). In her spare time she enjoys reading, however the majority of her time is taking up with visiting extended family.

Lisa Thomas
Committee Member

Lisa has been involved with the pre-school since 2003 when she was secretary on the committee and then joined the staff team as an employee in 2005.  She has 3 sons (20, 16 and 12) who have all attended SHP.  In her spare time she enjoys being with family and friends, cooking, attending the gym and music.

Kate Elliott

Events Coordinator

Kate became the Lead Events Coordinator in September 2019 when her eldest daughter started at the preschool. Her experience in events began in her marketing days for various companies and large trade shows and most recently running nearly new children’s markets. Kate is now a full time mum to both her daughters. Kate is a keen crafter or greetings cards and loves to take snaps of her family.