Our Team




We are a very friendly and highly qualified team at St Giles Preschool in West Bridgford.


Hazel Gibson Dodd has 20 years experience of working with children with special needs, trained in Makaton sign language, 3 years at St Giles , NNEB qualified , 2 of her children attended St Giles.









Justine Kilgas has 5 years experience working at St Giles, NVQ 3 Early Years Educator Qualification – Justine is also our Treasurer











Ali Johnson, Supervisor, has 13 years in Early Years education at St Giles -Nvq3 qualified in Early Years education and Child Care – she is our SENCO. Was previously a parent at St Giles 13 years ago.






Rani Roth has 20 years experience working at St Giles, has exceptional creative and artistic abilities- Health and Safety Officer, her children attended St Giles.






e484399b-5ff8-4b2e-9c34-ce4bc6727b4cHelen Coffey, Manager, has worked at St Giles for 13 years, designated behavioural manager, NVQ 3 Early Years Childcare and Development , both of her children attended St Giles.






Jane.JPG Jane Fairhurst holds a Postgraduate certificate in education (primary) 10 years of teaching and 3 years in early years. Jane is our lead in Speech and Language. Jane’s 3 daughters came to St Giles.






IMG_0641June Walters, Supervisor, has worked at St Giles for 20 years, designated Safeguarding Officer, NVQ 3 Early Years and Childcare qualification, both of her children attended St Giles.


B6A4FAF3-BC04-4FF4-8263-A7D8B7A4A625Hannah Shaw started with us in September 2018.

She has a PGCE in Early years ,BA Honours in Early Childhood Studies and a Diploma in Nursery nursing (NNEB)-

She has worked for many years in the Early Years sector as a Nursery Nurse, Teaching Assistant and a Reception Teacher.



All staff have up to date Paediatric First Aid Qualifications and up to date Safeguarding Children training.