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Meet the Staff

Welcome to Turncroft Nursery School from all the staff!

Staff Qualifications and Responsibilities


Mrs E. Shears           -      Headteacher B.Ed Honours and NPQH


Miss J. Murphy         -      EYFS Teacher PGCE and BA Honours in Working with Children 


Mrs L. McIver         -     Office Manager (BTEC National Diploma in Business & Finance)


Mrs S. Roberts        -      Nursery Nurse (Level 3 Part-Time) Family Support Co-ordinator


Mrs L. Lawrence      -      Nursery Nurse (Level 3)


Mrs C. Jones           -       Nursery Nurse (Level 3)


Mrs M. Fort            -       Childcare Manager (Level 4)


Miss J. Atkin          -     Teaching & Learning Assistant in Breakfast/After School Clubs                                             (Level 3)

Miss Gemma Rice    -     After School Club Assistant (Level 2)


Designated Person for Safeguarding

Lead: Elizabeth Shears

Deputy: Sarah Roberts


Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENDCo)

  • Jennifer Murphy


Paediatric First Aiders

  • Marion Fort (including First Aid in the Work Place)
  • Joanne Atkin
  • Jennifer Murphy
  • Gemma Rice


Mental Health First Aiders

  • Mrs Lisa McIver                                            
  • Mrs Elizabeth Shears


Level 2 Food Safety in Catering

  • Marion Fort
  • Sarah Roberts
  • Joanne Atkin


Managing Safety in Schools

  • Marion Fort


Family Support Co-ordinator

  • Sarah Roberts


Equality Named Co-ordinator (ENCO)

  • Linda Lawrence


Our names and photographs are displayed in the Entrance Hall, and we all wear name-badges.