Meet our team

At Schoolroom Two we are very fortunate to have a lovely team of professional, experienced, mature teaching and extra curricular support staff. All have children of their own so understand children from a professional and personal perspective.

Janet Jakeman, Principal

Miss Janet

Janet Jakeman (known as Miss Janet), has worked in the nursery sector for over 45 years and owned Schoolroom Two for 30 years. Janet trained in the Montessori Method and holds a Montessori Diploma. Janet is a loving, dedicated, inspiring leader who is passionate about the Nursery, Montessori methods and the individual development and welfare of every one of the children in her care. Janet not only owns the nursery but teaches there every day.

Miss Shane Reed, Nursery Manager (Shane Re-joined us in Jan 2020)

Miss Shane

Miss Shane has re-joins us having previously worked here for 11 years leaving in 2014. So Miss Shane has a wealth of experience, we are so pleased to have her back.

Miss Claire Reader, Deputy Manager (Claire joined SR2 in Sept 2014)

Miss Claire

Miss Claire is our creative guru. Miss Claire brings wonderful creative ideas into school. She helps to get the classroom ready and prepares resources for displays of the children’s artwork. Miss Claire is qualified in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools and she is fun loving with a great sense of humour. Miss Claire has two boys, both of who came to Schoolroom Two when they were little.

Miss Lauren Cranmer Riley, Nursery assistant (Lauren joined us in Jan 2021)

Miss Lauren

Lauren is a wonderfully enthusiastic new member of our team. She has a Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education.

Miss Rachel Beasley, Nursery assistant
(Rachel Re-joined us in Oct 2021)

Miss Rachel

Rachel has re-joined us after a few years away. She has Level 2 in Childcare.