Gillian Ladd - Director

Gillian joined Beckett House in 1998 and in April 1999 was appointed Director of the company and nursery manager. She is also part owner of the company. In addition to her statutory duties as company director she is responsible for all the administration and general management and is the 'named person' registered with Ofsted. 

Gillian has a much experience in the industry, with qualifications in both childcare and business.

She has two grown-up daughters one of which, Toni, also works at Beckett House.

Pamela Harries - Head Teacher

Pamela is the Head Teacher and has been with Beckett House since January 2001.

With a wealth of experience and knowledge she is well respected not just by parents and members of staff but throughout the childcare industry.

She leads the planning and implementation of the care and education of the children and, always looking to improve, she is constantly updating the team with changes and developments in the business.

Pamela has a grown-up daughter currently at University.

Her training and qualifications are:

  • Montessori International Diploma`1999-2002 . MCI London
  • Foundation Degree 2008 . London
  • BA First Class Hons. Educational Studies 2010. London

Toni Ladd – Nursery Teacher & Admin Assistant

Toni joined Beckett House in 2003 and quickly became an integral part of the team. As well as being a capable and experienced teacher she is also the administration assistant, responsible to the director; helping manage many aspects of enrolment, registration, record keeping, training etc.

She is always popular with the new, younger children who join the school.

Toni is the Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO).

Her training and qualifications are:

NVQ Levels 3 & 4 (Special Educational Needs)

Janet Maddock – Montessori Teacher

Janet is a Montessori teacher at Beckett House. Joining in January 2012 she has become a real asset to the Montessori team.

Her many qualifications include:

  • MSc - University of London 1990 (Child Development and Early Childhood Education)
  • BA   - University College Dublin 1989 (Psychology 2.1)
  • Montessori AMI Diploma (London) 1979

Fatiha Ali - Teacher

Fatiha (‘Tia’) joined Beckett House in April 2013. She is an enthusiastic, capable and well qualified nursery teacher and the children have taken to her remarkably quickly. 

Her training and qualifications are:

  • BA Early Childhood Studies . London