Meet the Team 

At Woodlands our staff are committed to continually updating and improving their training. To find out more about them, hover over or click on the pictures below for a short bio.

To read our latest Ofsted report in full, click here 

"Staff plan exciting activities and provide a wide range of resources to extend children's learning in all areas."

"Staff provide welcoming environments both inside and out."

"The management and staff evaluate on their practice, with the support of parents, children and other professionals, to identify their strengths and areas for development." 


Julia Rouse

Pre-School Lead Practitioner, First Aider, SENCO


Karen Pearson


 Julie Druce

Pre-School Assistant 

Farzana Jamadar

Pre-School Assistant, First Aider

Lisa Mortimer

Pre-School Assistant, First Aider

Katy White

Pre-School Deputy, 


Shayle Swanepoel

Pre-school Assistant & First Aider

 Bea Frost

Pre School Asst 

Fran Harvey

Pre-School Asst & First Aider 

Anna Marziani

Pre-school assistant

Margaret Crotty

Pre-School Assistant (relief)


 The Woodland-Pre School, The Guide and Scout Centre, Coates Lane, Downley, HP13 5UX

01494 521953 (8.00am - 3.30pm). email  click here