Gamlingay Rainbow Pre-school



Julie Prior, Pre-school Manager 

  Julie joined Gamlingay Rainbow Pre-school in September 2012 and is educated to NVQ Level 3. Julie has over 20 years experience in childcare and education.  Julie has previously worked as room-leader in a day nursery, a learning support assistant in a school and a Deputy and SENCO in a pre-school. Julie also brings a wealth of knowledge from various Foundation Stage training courses that she has attended over the years. She is also the designated DP for Rainbow Pre-school.  

 Joanne Cockcroft, Pre-school Deputy Manager

Joanne joined Gamlingay Rainbow Pre-school in October 2017 and is educated to NVQ Level 6.  Prior to joining Gamlingay Rainbow Pre-school Joanne has previously been a Regional Development Officer for The Scouts.  Joanne has a keen interest in outside activities. 


 Kelly Hall, Pre-school Assistant

Kelly joined Gamlingay Rainbow Pre-school in September 2013 and is educated to NVQ Level 2.  Kelly has previously been employed in nursery settings, caring for children aged from 3 months to 5 years.  Kelly brings with her over 13 years of experience working in childcare.

 Paula Wilson Pre-school Assistant

Paula joined Gamlingay Rainbow pre-school in September 2014

She began by helping at committee events and being a parent helper, she proved to be a great asset to

Pre-school, So we asked her to join our team she has now successfully completed her NVQ2.

Relief Pre-school Assistants

Selena Allcroft

Selena has recently completed training in Early Years.

Breakfast Club Assistant

Lucy Magill is Rainbows newest member of staff.

She has joined us as a breakfast club assistant, she is also a children's Nanny and has over 20 years of experience in the care profession.

Lucy has a level 3 qualification


 All of our relief staff and  pre-school assistants are all DBS checked. They all have paediatric first aid training, Safeguarding, food hygiene and have a range of qualifications and skills that are appropriate to the pre-school and that are approved by OFSTED.