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All staff hold appropriate early years qualifications as well as holding current first aid, child protection and food safety certificates.

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Frances has years of experience at Abbey Pre-School helping develop countless groups of 2-5 year olds before they move on to 'Big School'. She has lived in River since childhood and now lives with her husband Michael and has two children called Adam and Fiona.


She enjoys keeping fit, driving her ST and going to Take That concerts.




Kirsten lives in River with her husband Paul, son George and her two pets, Fluff the cat and Lily the dog.


During the summer Kirsten can be found in the garden growing flowers and plants and says her favourite weekends are spent watching George play rugby before cooking a big family roast.

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Jenny lives in River with her husband Mark. She has two grown up children called Sarah and William who also came to Abbey Pre-School when they were younger.


Jenny's hobbies include reading books and meeting her friends.




Chloe lives in River with her mum (Amanda), brother (Jack) and boyfriend (George) as well as her two dogs (Kizzie and Ruby) and two rabbits (Rolo and Marley).


She loves going on holiday and shopping with her friends. Chloe's favourite colour is pink and her favourite food is a roast dinner.

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Emma lives in Dover with her partner Steve and three children, Riley, Rosey and Rory. Rosey and Rory have also attended Abbey Pre-School.




Natalie is married to Graham and lives in Temple Ewell. She has two sons, Peter and John who both went to Abbey Pre-School but are now both grown up.


Natalie has a big family of five siblings and every July has a big family garden party. Her hobbies include the theatre and quizzes and herself and Graham run the annual Abbey Pre-School quiz.

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Rosie is married to Gary and lives in Dover.


She has two daughters Megan and S.J. and they have a pet fish called Bob. In her spare time Rosie loves to cook and meet her friends.




Rujina lives in River with her husband and three boys, Sami, Adam and Zain.


In her spare time she likes to spend time with her family and friends. Rujina likes going for long walks and keeping fit. She also likes shopping.