Management & Teaching Team – Staff List

Tracy Landy

Principal/Proprietor, Designated Safeguarding Officer, Children Looked After Officer


I am the Manager and Proprietor of Clowns Nursery and Manor House Pre-School. Clowns Nursery is entering into its 23rd year where I still work alongside the first member of staff that Clowns employed in May 1994. It has been an amazing journey to start from my home and then to transition into part of…

Dudzai Pswarayi

Joint Acting Deputy, Operations Manager / PA to Head, Designated Safeguarding Officer, SENDCO (ANC), Online Safety Officer, Environmental & Social Responsibility Officer

I joined Clowns in August 2012 as the Limetree Class teacher and took on the role of Operations Manager and PA to the Head in September 2019.   Prior to this I also had the experience of leading the Manor House classes and being Early Years co-ordinator.  Having had these roles allows me the opportunity to understand,…

Emily Cassidy

Joint Acting Deputy, Early Years Lead, Designated Safeguarding Officer, SENDCO (ANC), Class Teacher

I had the pleasure of joining Clowns in August 2019 as the Early Years Lead, and as Class Teacher in Limetree Yellow. Having studied a Primary Education degree, I have a wealth of teaching experience and have taught children from the Early Years Foundation Stage, up to Key Stage 2. This range of teaching experience…

Ann Davis

Third In Charge, Health & Safety Officer, Fire Officer

I have been a part of the team at Clowns since May 1999.  I started out as a Team Leader in Cherry Room and am now an integral part of the Senior Management Team.  I am responsible for the overall Health and Safety at Clowns, including being the designated Fire Warden.  I am also primarily…

Miss Loftman – 4th in Charge

Class Teacher / Fourth In Charge

I have worked at Clowns since we first opened in 1994. I am a Level 5 qualified Senior Nursery Practitioner with 24 years experience in Early Years. I have held a senior position at the nursery since 1997. Within this position I have worked with all ages from babies to our 4 year old classes…

Mr Andonov

5th in Charge, Class Teacher, English As An Additional Language Coordinator

I’m an attentive and creative Qualified Teacher with over 13 years of experience.  I am very passionate about helping children develop healthy socialisation and behavioural patterns, as well as instilling confidence and a sense of independence. My inspiration is promoting Physical, Emotional and Social health as a complement to academic progress. I am a passionate,…

Mrs Patel – Class Teacher

Early Years Class Teacher

Miss Capitan – Class Teacher

Class Teacher

I am a qualified teacher who has been working in Early Years since 2014.  I believe in creating a diverse planner that implements activities from the Early Years Foundation Stage and supports ‘learning for life’ and allows each child to grow into and celebrate then as a unique individual. I agree with the importance of…

Ms Winklerova – Class Teacher

Early Years Class Teacher

Jade – Team Leader

Team Leader

I started working at clowns in 2012 and have been the Team Leading of the Strawberry Class since 2017. From the first day I stepped foot in Clowns, I knew this was the environment for me as it was such a warm, welcoming, and nurturing atmosphere. I am very passionate about supporting and extending young…

Sophie – Team Leader

I’m a qualified Early Years Practitioner with 12 years’ experience, working mostly with under 2s. I joined Clowns and Cherry class in 2017 and became the Team Leader in 2019. I am passionate about supporting development in this age group as I believe a child’s early experiences contribute massively to their future lives. I always…

Giles – Music Teacher

Music Teacher

Abi – Drama Teacher

Drama Teacher

My name is Abi and I have been the Drama Teacher at Clowns Nursery since August of 2017and I am so proud to be part of this wonderful team. I have loved Drama and dance from a young age and always knew that this was what I wanted to do. At the age of 16…

Coach Mickey

P.E. Coach

This will be my third academic year at Clowns since working here full time and it is incredible to have seen so many children come and enjoy our P.E. sessions – whatever the weather. The children enjoy being outside and attend the lessons with a smile on their faces, ready to tackle any task put…

Zeby – Chef / Kitchen Manager

Head Chef / Kitchen Manager

I have been the Chef Manager at Clowns since 2018.  I have over 10 years of experience working in kitchens, mostly in schools. I love cooking healthy and nutritious meals for the children. Having 3 children of my own I understand some of the challenges cooking for children can bring so thinking of exciting meals…