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
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.
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Please note that all PEGS staff have an enhanced DBS (what was CRB) check.
Karen Egan - Head Teacher & Safeguarding Officer
Karen has a background in Primary School. She has a PGCE and a BSc with Honours. She also has an advanced Diploma in Early Years Education, making her a qualified Early Years teacher. Karen is also responsible for nurturing our Green Group pre-schoolers.
Karen is the Mummy of two children.
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Adrienne Beveridge - Deputy Head Teacher/SENCO
Adrienne holds a Level 6 qualification in Early Years and has previously worked in a private nursery. Adrienne is also responsible for nurturing our Blue Group pre-schoolers.
Adrienne is the Mummy of two children.
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Viv Ivison - Teacher
Viv holds a Level 3 Early Years qualification. She has experience working in various pre-school settings. Viv is also responsible for nurturing our Yellow Group pre-schoolers.
Viv is the Mummy of three children.
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Rachel O'Connor - Teacher
Info about me will be added very soon!
Kerri Hayden - Admin Manager
Kerri is responsible for creating the newsletters and all other paperwork fed through to parents/carers. She currently works freelance remotely helping various companies to organise their admin. Her background is in television production and event coordination.
Kerri is the Mummy of two children.
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