As a registered charity we are run by a volunteer committee.  Committee members are the charity trustees of the Pre-school and they support our fundraising and help make decisions.  Our current committee was elected on Thursday 13th October 2023w.  If you would like to speak to the committee about fundraising, events, ideas or joining the committee you can contact the trustees via email at one of the addresses below:

Hannah Braggins 

Committee Chair

Hannah joined the committee after her son started Pre-school in September 2022. Hannah has a degree in early years and has previously ran a preschool with a committee. She currently works as an outreach worker but still has her feet in the early years pond in this role. Hannah's hobbies include being a mum, starting crafts and not finishing them, stroll around Hobby craft, online shopping and trying to start a good book! 

Cathryn Leech

Committee Secretary

Cathryn joined the committee after her son joined the preschool in September 2022. She has recently returned to work following maternity leave for her 2nd child.  Cathryn is really keen to support the preschool and be involved in future events.  She has previous experience working in holiday clubs and organising children's parties. In her "spare" time she likes spending time with her family; exploring new places and socialising with friends. 

Kelsie Hodgson

Committee Treasurer

Kelsie joined the committee in September 2023 when her eldest joined the Pre-school. She is currently on maternity leave after having her youngest son in January 2023.  Kelsie is really keen to help with all Pre-school functions and more. Previously she has worked at a local vets as a veterinary nurse for the last 5 years and has previous finance experience.  In her spare time she loves to spend time with her family, crafting, travelling and socialising with her friends. 

Sarah Giannotta

Committee Member

Sarah joined the committee in 2019, when she became the Pre-school Manager. She supports the committee and works closely with it's members to ensure the Pre-school is a happy thriving place for the children and their families. She has a degree in Early years Learning and Development and has worked in Early Years settings since 1994.  She has lived in Bracknell for 20 years and has 2 sons who are 18 and 10 years old. Sarah enjoys being outdoors, going for walks, camping and reading. She has family and friends dotted around the UK as well as in Italy and loves going to visit them during the holidays.  

Kate Elliott

Events and Fundraising Coordinator

Kate has returned to the committee after her eldest daughter left the Pre-school in July 2021 and her youngest daughter starting her Pre-school journey in September of 2021.  Kate has a background in Graphic Design, Marketing and Event Planning and now has her own personalised gifts business, alongside being a Mum. Kate enjoys creating the posters for the Pre-school events, spending time with family, having cuddles with the family house rabbit, anything creative and crafty, shopping for crafts and feeding the ducks with her girls at South Hill Park.

Donna Hart

Committee Member

Donna has been working at the Preschool since 2017, when her youngest child left for 'big school' . In her spare time, she enjoys weekends away with friends, and spending time with her 3 children, husband and dog, Pumpkin the Saluki!  At Preschool, she loves any messy play, being in the garden and dancing. Donna was recently promoted to Deputy Manager and is really enjoying her new role. 

Suzy Ryall

Committee Member

Suzy joined the committee in 2021 after her daughter joined the preschool in 2020. Suzy now has two children in the pre school as they love seeing all the staff and friends they have made. Suzy has a background in supporting people who have been a victim in crime as she enjoys helping people. She loves spending time with family and friends, festivals and going out for long walks with her dog.