Cranbrook Independent Nursery & Pre-School now have four nurseries and two after school clubs located in Horley, Crawley and Haywards Heath.

We actively encourage families to be involved with ideas and activities to support the children’s learning and play, please click here to get some ideas!

Meet our Staff

SARAH CORNFORD

Manager – Acorn Cottage

I started working at The Farmhouse Nursery in 1999 as Cover Staff. I then went full time at The Farmhouse Nursery as a Nursery Assistant and then became a Team Leader.

LOUISE ASHBEE

Manager – Clover Court

I started working at Buttercup Barn Nursery in May 2000 as a Nursery Practitioner, I then moved to Ivy Cottage as a Deputy Manager and in 2002 I became a Manager.

PETRA HALLAM

Manager – Buttercup Barn

I began my career in childcare as a registered Childminder in April 2001. I completed NVQ Early Years Care and Education Level 3 in 2007, whilst working as a Nursery Assistant in a pre-school setting.

LINDA BRENNAN

Manager – Ivy Cottage

I joined Cranbrook Independent Nursery & Pre-School in 2000 as a Nursery Practitioner and became a Manager of Ivy Cottage in 2010. I hold a Level 3 NVQ in Childcare and Education.

SARAH BENNETT

Manager – Adventurers Club

I have worked for Cranbrook for 15 years and as manager for the last 9 years. My career started off by working with babies and now has progressed to caring for primary aged children and young people.

We would be delighted to meet and show you Cranbrook Independent Nursery & Pre-School.