Meet the Team


Holly Keets – Deputy Manager

I started at Sturminster Marshall Pre-school in 2013 and hold NVQ level 3 qualification in childcare. I have three children of my own, and love spending family time together. I love my job and feel so very lucky to be part of each childs journey into learning. I enjoy supporting the development and well-being...

Louise Stubbs – Senior Childcare Worker

I have been working at Sturminster Marshall Pre-School as Senior Childcare worker since December 2012, with over 15 years previous experience. I have level 3 qualification in childcare with First Aid training, have 2 children of my own and three step children. I feel I have a good rapport with parents and love watching...

Jan Ladbrook – Administrator and Childcare Assistant

I have worked for Sturminster Marshall Preschool since 2011 in an administrative role and childcare assistant. Previously, I worked at Barclays Bank for 28 years which has provided me with the skills to carry out my administrator role. I also work in the  setting as a childcare assistant which gives me the opportunity to...

Sophie Clark

I am Sophie mum to Lily. I have been working at Pre-school since 2010 where I started as an apprentice and now hold level 3 in childcare. I was Deputy Manager between September 2013 to August 2019 and have decided to step down when I had Lily so I could spend more time with...


There are many roles to be considered within the board of trustees.  They provide support and guidance to the Manager as well as having overall responsibility for finances, the upkeep of the building and preschool environment, employment of staff and overseeing the curriculum.

Our current board of trustees are:

  • Damien Watt
  • Nina Charman
  • Claire Hinks
  • Sophie Clark
  • Amy Clark
  • Rebecca Cox
  • Matthew Bullock


Our AGM is held annually in October