Cuddly Kittens: 6 months - 1 year
Sharifa Roberts – at Pixie since 2012. . Level 4 certificate in Early Childhood Learning.
Sharifa is the heart of the Baby Nursery. As the Head Teacher, she starts her day with a passionate, warm and loving welcome for each baby, allowing parents to confidently leave their precious little ones in her care.
Frances Manuel – at Pixie since 2011. Level 4 certificate in Early Childhood Learning.
Frances assists Sharifa in nurturing, stimulating and encouraging each baby to reach their developmental milestones. She has a gentle way of making each one feel secure.
Playful Pandas: 1 - 2 years
Chantal Brown – at Pixie since 2013. Montessori Training.
Chantal, a born Educator, is head of the older Nursery. She has passion and enthusiasm for learning and giving which is very evident in the quality of learning that she shares with her group of 8 two year old children. She is an inspiration with her new and fun ways with this age group.
Olivia Carelse – at Pixie since 2014. Level 4 Certificate in Early Childhood Learning.
Olivia assists Chantal by teaching the younger group of Nursery children in her soft and gentle manner. She is a good organiser and team player.
Jesica Fisher – at Pixie since 2012 and currently enrolled at Cape Town College of Education.
Jesica is a talented, muti-tasking and hard working Assistant, who is capable of filling in for any class whenever the need is required. Her firm, loving manner endears her to both children and parents.
Daviline Masters - at Pixie since 2016. Level 5 Certificate in Early Childhood Development.
Daviline has had experience in managing a school. She is enthusiastic and enjoys bringing fresh new ideas into the classroom.
Sarah Ben- At Pixie since 2015.
Sarah is a multi tasker and has a wonderful disposition with the children. She is gentle and caring and provides age appropriate activities.
Busy Butterflies: 2 - 3 years
Shireen Appollis – at Pixie since 2009. Level 4 Certificate in Early Childhood Learning.
Starting at Pixie as an Assistant and gaining a wealth of knowledge and experience, she now heads the Toddlers Class. Her passion is assisting children to develop the skills required for this age group, especially toilet training. She is firm but gentle in her handling of children, patiently taking care to nurture their confidence.
Isabel Nel - At Pixie since 2015. Level 5 certificate in Early Childhood Learning.
Isabels quiet yet firm and loving qualities are always evident as she interacts with her children.
Helen Ntlokwana- At Pixie since 2017.
She has begun IsiXhosa lessons at Pixie for all age groups and handles the children in a soft but engaging manner
Clever Caterpillars: 3 - 4 years
Carly Tamlin – at Pixie since 1997. Carly has an Educare qualification in Early Childhood Education and a Degree in Foundation Phase Teaching.
Carly is an enthusiastic and committed Teacher with a passion for children, her classroom always lively with discussion and creativity. She has a wonderful compassionate disposition as she deals with the ups and downs of this busy and active age group.
In the afternoons, Carly is the Head Aftercare Teacher. She assists with homework and is always busy sourcing new and exciting projects and activities for the holidays.
Roxanne Manuel – at Pixie since 2011.. Level 5 Certificate in Early Childhood Learning and is qualified to teach Grade R.
Assisting Carly, Roxanne is an enterprising and resourceful Teacher. She is passionate about children and they love her. She has a beautiful singing voice which can be heard around the school at any given time.
Forest Friends: 4 - 5 years
Lee-Ann Jeftha – at Pixie since 1998.
We are very fortunate to have Lee-Ann as a qualified Grade R Teacher, who is committed to preparing her children for Grade R. She is dedicated and passionate, with an aptitude for generating interesting and exciting activities. Lee-Ann is firm but gentle in her handling of children at this busy, challenging age, engaging parents and keeping them informed with regular feedback.
Genevieve Johnson - at Pixie since 2015. N6 certificate in Educare.
Genevieve sets boundaries for the children in her care and offers developmentally appropriate activities.
Non Teaching Staff:
Glorane Lincoln– our cook and new to Pixie
Glorane runs the kitchen, assists with events such as Grandparents day and cooks our delicious lunches. She ably runs the early morning breakfast session and has a great love for children especially those who have special needs.
Deidre Canny- Cleaner
Deidre has a huge amount of patience with the children. She keeps our school smelling and looking fresh at all times.