With a desire to provide a dynamic and forward-thinking offering to Early Years education in London, Mr Stuart founded Chelsea Pre-Prep in 2009. Having gained back-to-back OFSTED Outstanding ratings in 2009 and 2016, the school is now widely considered one of the capital's top pre-schools. Stuart's role at the helm of CPP and its community is unique, personally navigating parents through the 'next school' and assessment maze of London whilst leading a highly qualified and energetic teaching team.
In September 2018 Stuart's investment in and bold commitment to changing the face of early years education will see him expand to open another Rocket Productions school; Kingsland Pre-Prep, an audacious and ground-breaking facility in the heart of Chelsea.
With a decade in education in London including being the inaugural Headteacher at two outstanding nurseries in Kensington and Fulham, Andrea is a specialist in the field of Early years. As a mother of two, Andrea is also more than familiar with the 4+ assessments and next schools dilemma and is an expert in supporting parents through the process. Andrea believes in providing an inspiring, imaginative and nurturing environment where children will feel encouraged to play and experiment and is looking forward to making her mark at CPP as named Head.
As part of Chelsea Pre-Prep’s senior management team, Miss Amy ensures the school runs smoothly from A-Z and her commitment to an outstanding educational setting and happy school community is paramount. In addition to providing key business and communications support, Amy engages with children, parents and staff alike to promote a welcoming environment for all.
As Deputy Head, Miss Lauren, has a dual role of teaching in the classroom as well as looking after key aspects of the running of the school including safeguarding. Lauren lends her outgoing personality and sense of humour to her teaching, encouraging her students to be free thinkers working, learning and playing creatively, having fun all the while in a dynamic and spirited classroom.
Miss Winsy has been with CPP since its inception, teaching across both first and second years. Winsy now employs her expertise in teaching and research as CPP's SENDCO and Early Years Advisor acting as a bridge between outside agencies and parents as well as offering invaluable support and training to our classroom teachers.
Miss Judith is a CPP veteran with over 20 years in nursery teaching bringing a wealth of experience and strong focus on independence and creativity to her class. Judith is an expert in preparing her students for assessments and getting ready for 'big school', her class is like a mini reception year which means that her students, and their parents, are more than ready for the transition when it comes.
Miss Amanda worked across Australia and Asia before landing in London banging on CPP's door. Amanda uses her journey across continents to bring enthusiasm and energy by the bucket load to her class, drawing from her varied experience to offer a fun but thoughtful style of teaching.
Mr Aidan's background in working with children with special educational needs has creatively influenced his approach to teaching in a mainstream setting. Aidan's dynamic style of teaching emboldens his students to be individuals as well as encouraging them to work cohesively as peers as they negotiate the world of friends and school.
Mr Joe applies his energy and experience across the independent education sector to create a fun but challenging classroom. Joe relishes working in an open learning environment, allowing his students to be creative, independent and take risks while feeling supported and encouraged.
Miss Maria is another veteran of the school with many years experience working with the first year classes. A mother herself, Maria, can offer a sympathetic shoulder to children and great advice to parents during tricky times like the settling in process as well as having personal experience of all the milestones of your child's development.