Staff list

Kindergarten & Pre-School – Staff List 2022/2023

Find out who’s who in the team of wonderfully caring and highly qualified staff at Cumnor House Kindergarten and Pre-Schools.



Cognita CEO: Frank Maasen
Cognita European Director of Education: Nicola Lambros
Cognita European CEO: Michael Drake  


Miss Emma EdwardsHead of School
Mrs Eloise UpfoldHead of Early Years
Mrs Lee-Ann RhodesNursery Teacher
Miss Daisy ClarkNursery Manager (South Croydon) and Early Years Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs Susan DrummieDeputy Nursery Manager (South Croydon)
Miss Charley Jo WoodsDeputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs Ivy FarrugiaNursery Manager (Purley) and Early Years Designated Safeguarding Lead, SENCo
Mrs Carol HollandsDeputy Nursery Manager (Purley) and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mr James CarrollChair of Governors


Mrs Rekha KheraNursery Practitioner
Miss Charley Jo WoodsNursery Practitioner, Deputy DSL
Mrs Paula BrownNursery Practitioner
Mrs Elizabeth MartinNursery Practitioner
Mrs Graziella EdmondsNursery Practitioner
Mrs Angela KingNursery Practitioner
Mrs Sarah LonghurstNursery Practitioner
Mrs Jane SaulNursery Practitioner
Mrs Susan DrummieNursery Practitioner, Deputy Nursery Manager
Mrs Joy SuttonNursery Practitioner
Mrs Neeta GargNursery Practitioner
Ms Kazimiera PetruškevicieneNursery Practitioner
Mrs Miroslawa SacharukNursery Practitioner

Contract Staff

Ms A . Baluti ManuenoCleaning Operative
Ms Z. RoberyCleaning Operative
Ms G. TaylorCleaning Operative
Mr J. DrummieCleaning Operative
Ms Y. OppongCleaning Operative
Mr A. BeckerCleaning Operative
Ms. J. BrykChef Manager
Ms O. BahloulHead Chef, South Croydon Kindergarten & Pre School
Ms K. ParkerHead Chef, Purley Kindergarten & Pre School
Ms Y. FlanneryCatering Assistant
Ms M. LeitchCatering Assistant

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