Meet the Staff

Meet our fun and dynamic team...

PEGS Pre-School provides an enriched and diverse learning environment for our pre-schoolers. Founded in 2012, our Private Pre-School is located in Gosforth and reflects the various backgrounds and cultures of the area. Our teachers are passionate, experienced and eager to pass on their knowledge and experience to their pre-schoolers. Are you ready to start your future with us? Get in touch!

Nicki Walker - Managing Director & Safeguarding Officer

Nicki assists with the day to day running of the business and is your point of contact should you have any queries. Her first toddler-driven project, which ran for 5 years immediately prior to starting PEGS Pre-School, was PEGS Baby & Toddler Group.

Nicki's career prior to having children was as a Fraud Analyst and she is a Barrister by trade. She currently holds an NVQ3 in Early Years.

Nicki is the Mummy of three children.

Click on the 'Nicki' button to learn more about her!

Please note that all PEGS staff have an enhanced DBS (what was CRB) check.

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Kathy O'Kane - Manager/SENCO

Kathy is a qualified teacher specialising in Early Years.  Kathy has loved working in schools in England and Thailand.

Kathy is PEGS point of contact for any of your SENCO needs.

Prior to training as an Early Years Teacher, Kathy was a Probation Officer.

 

Aysha Clark - Red Group Teacher

Aysha holds a BA Honours in care and education of very young children and professional practice studies. Aysha is responsible for nurturing our Red Group pre-schoolers.

Aysha is the Mummy of one child.

Click on the 'Aysha' button to learn more about her!

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Emma Peacock - Blue Group Teacher

Emma is working towards her Level 3 Early Years qualification. Emma is responsible for the Blue Group pre-schoolers.

Emma is the Mummy of three children.

Click on the 'Emma' button to learn more about her!

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Dr Ginette Cass - Green Group Teacher

Ginette is working towards her Level 3 Early Years qualification.

Prior to coming to PEGS, Ginette was working as a Doctor in Mental Health in the NHS.  Working with children as a volunteer outside of this work inspired a change of direction.

Ginette is Mummy to two children and one dog!

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Bev Davison - Support Worker

Bev is our support worker at PEGS, offering more one on one to support to our children who may need.

Prior to coming to PEGS, Bev worked for many years as a carer.