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About Our Management Team

Jack and Jill's is managed on a day-to-day basis by our dedicated and hard-working management team. Here you can learn more about our manager and assistant manager and discover what they like to do during their free time.

Claire Thompson - Pre-School Manager

Claire Thompson


Claire took over the role of manager in 2017 and is enthusiastic about creating a fun, stimulating and diverse environment for the children at Jack & Jill's. She is passionate about supporting staff so they can encourage the children to learn and develop through a range of activities. Claire became a permanent member of the team in 2014, having been with us whilst obtaining her Cache Level 3 qualification and then on a temporary contract covering maternity leave. She has three children of her own and loves working in close partnership with the children and families at pre-school. Claire has lots of exciting ideas to bring to the role of manager and is constantly looking to help the management team improve the preschool.

Laura Scott

Deputy Manager / SENco

Laura is a Qualified Teacher and has brought a set of skills and qualities to Jack and Jill's. She posses a 'can do' attitude whilst working positively and collaboratively, bringing high standards when it comes to planning for the individual child's needs. 

Laura has solid knowledge and understanding of educational values, setting high expectations which inspires, motivates and challenges the children. 

Laura consistently demonstrates the positive attitude and promotes a love of learning and values the children's intellectual curiosity.