Shilbottle Friendly Frogs is a charity ran preschool/nursery based in the grounds of Shilbottle Primary.

We are ran by a voluntary board of Directors, this ensures that major decision making is in the hands of the parents who use the group, our setting is also affiliated and a member of the Pre-School Learning Alliance.

The Board:

Acting Chair - Donna Anderson

Secretary - Alex Brooks 

Treasurer - Sue Conners 


The board work closely as a team particularly with the Manager, Nursery staff & Parents as well as Shilbottle Primary staff on a wide variety of tasks including:

  • Developing a strategic plan for the Pre-School/Nursery

  • Determining aims, policies and priorities

  • Setting targets

  • Monitoring and evaluating the work of the Pre-School/Nursery

  • Appointing staff

  • Managing the budget

  • Securing high levels of attendance and good standards of behaviour

  • Ensuring that all children have access to a broad and balanced curriculum

  • Ensuring the health and safety of adults and children


We are a strong team with a variety of skills who work well together and have a shared commitment to continuing the journey together for the benefit of all our children in the future