The Purple Ladies


Pre School Leader

Hi! I have worked at the setting since September 2017. Prior to this, I was Deputy Leader at Carlton Pre-School. I love being part of the team here at Harrold Pre-School. I aim to be an inspirational Leader, committed to ensuring that our children receive the very best learning opportunities in a happy and enabling environment. I am fully qualified in Early Years Learning and have completed the NCFE CACHE Level 3 award in supporting children and young people’s speech, language and communication. I am determined to help all of our children find their voice. I have a real love for rugby, horse riding and the sunshine!


Pre- School Deputy Leader

  Hi! My name is Sally. I am a Pre-School Deputy Leader and keyworker for the Sea Lions. I have worked at Harrold Pre-School for over 5  years. I gained my QCF level 2 and level 3 in Children and Young People’s Workforce qualifications.  My other responsibilities include Administration, Health & Safety and GDPR.


Pre- School Assistant

Hi! I have been working at Harrold Pre-School since 2006, when I started as a parent helper. I soon realised how much I enjoyed spending time with children of this age range and saw how crucial this time is in a child’s development. I gained my QCF level 2 and level 3 in Children and Young People’s Workforce qualifications (EY), in 2013 and 2015. In 2018 I completed an Early Years Teacher Status Degree. I am a key-person for the Sealions group. as well as the safeguarding lead for the Pre-School (CPD Certified Level 2 and 3).When I’m not at work I enjoy skiing going to the gym and reading.


Pre-School Assistant

Hi! I am Sam Bates,  I have worked at Harrold Pre-School for 15 years, firstly as a volunteer parent and then from 2007 formally as a Pre-School Practitioner. I am Level 3 qualified and an Equal opportunities Co-ordinator. I enjoy challenging jigsaws, collecting designer Barbie dolls and adore my bunny rabbits, Barnby and Mabel!


Pre- School Assistant

Hi! My name is Justine and I am a Pre-School Assistant working predominantly with the Dolphins. I started working at Harrold Pre-School in July 2018 returning to work after a break. I previously worked at Pinchmill Pre-School in Felmersham, starting as a parent helper, before gaining my QCF level 2 and 3 in Children’s and Young Person’s Workforce. My interests include walking, reading and I love watching Formula One.