Warm and caring
A team committed to excellence for our children.

School staff

Balham Nursery School and Children’s Centre is recognised by the Department for Education and as such it is staffed by qualified teachers and nursery nurses, supported by ancillary staff.

Senior Leadership Team
Emma Williams
Executive Headteacher
Senior Leadership Team
Nicola Turner
Deputy Headteacher (Maternity Leave from Nov 2019)
Senior Leadership Team
Pat Ashworth
Deputy Headteacher (Maternity Cover) (Mon-Weds)
Senior Leadership Team
Camilla Alton
SENDCo
Senior Leadership Team
Bryanna Patterson
School Business Manager
Back Class
Jo Henley
Class Teacher
Back Class
Charlotte Grainger
Nursery Nurse
Back Class
Alice Buckett
Nursery Nurse
Back Class
Dahlia Plummer
Nursery Support (Mornings)
Back Class
Joyce Van Ristell
Nursery Support (Afternoons)
Back Class
Vandna Patel
Lunchtime Support
Front Class
Dee Dawson
Class Teacher (Tues-Fri)
Front Class
Nikki Pearce
Nursery Nurse
Front Class
Lisa Howard
Nursery Nurse (Mon–Thurs)
Front Class
Kay Hamilton
Nursery Support
Front Class
Joyce Van-Ristell
Learning Support Assistant (Mornings) and Lunchtime Support
Front Class
Elizabeth Sole
Lunchtime Support
Garden Room
Fiona Treadaway
Team Leader - Two year olds
Garden Room
Elizabeth Wards
Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Garden Room
Elizabeth Larkin
Teaching Assistant
Garden Room
Rebecca Meredith-Gregory
Learning Support Assistant (SEND Support)
Garden Room
Barbara Duma
Teaching Assistant
Business Administration
Bryanna Patterson
School Business Manager
Business Administration
Kelly Nichols
School Administrative Officer
Business Administration
Hollie Pavlou
School Administrative Officer
Balham Children's Centre
Sasha Sagoe
Children's Centre Manager (Mon-Thurs)
Balham Children's Centre
Paula Diaz
Outreach Worker
Balham Children's Centre
Roma Mascarenhas
Family Services Worker
Non-Class based Staff
Marina Simeon
Chef (Edwards and Ward)