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Belinda Slade : Owner

Belinda Slade

Owner

Kia ora, my name is Belinda.

I am a trained early childhood teacher and primary  teacher with special needs experience. I have always aspired to owning a very unique and special preschool and am thrilled that there are now three Pebbles Preschools in the Christchurch area! I moved from England to Christchurch in 2000 with my husband and two children, Sam and Daisy. I enjoy being on the teaching floor, walking my labradoodle dogs, reading and swimming.

Pip Smith : Centre Manager

Pip Smith

Centre Manager

Pip has been teaching in the Early Childhood sector for over 20 years and holds a certificate in Early Childhood Education.

Pip lives in Mt Pleasant with her husband Nick, son Freddie and Button the very naughty Jack Russell.

Stacey Cox : Early Childhood Teacher

Stacey Cox

Early Childhood Teacher

Stacey graduated with a Diploma of Teaching in 2007. She then attained the Aperfield Trust Diploma in Montessori Education in 2012.

Stacey is very creative and is passionate about photography, she enjoys yoga and spending time with family and friends. Stacey has a pet rabbit called Smudge who is a regular visitor at Pebbles Montessori.

Angela Johns : Early Childhood Teacher

Angela Johns

Early Childhood Teacher

Kia ora, my name is Angela.

I am an Early Childhood, Primary, and Montessori trained teacher.  I have a passion for early childhood and truly value a naturalistic environment and a philosophy based on respect for our young generation. I have an adorable three year old son, who is teaching me new things every day. I am very fortunate to be part of the Pebbles team again and look forward to meeting you, your child/ren and whanau.

Kate Radcliffe-Reid : Early Childhood Teacher

Kate Radcliffe-Reid

Early Childhood Teacher

Kia Ora my name is Kate.

In 2013 I graduated from the University of Canterbury with a Bachelors Degree in Teaching and Learning (Primary).

Between now and then my Husband Hugo and I have lived in North America and had our son, Teddington, before settling back down in Christchurch.

I am looking forward to a new adventure working in Early Childhood. I love to learn and further develop myself as a teacher.

Outside of work I love spending time with friends, planning Weddings and Events and enjoying the sunshine!

Kelly Black : Operational Manager

Kelly Black

Operational Manager

Kia Ora my name is Kelly.

I have been teaching in The Early Childhood sector for over 16 years and I have a Bachelor of Teaching and Learning ECE. I enjoy working here at Pebbles and it has been a pleasure getting to know all of the families and watching the children grown and develop. I live with my husband Cliff and my two children Lucas and Katie. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family mountain biking, skiing and going on 4WD trips in our Jeep.

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