Our Team

All members of staff and security are First Aid trained.

Yeladenu is proud to be one of the first London recipients in June 2017 of Millie's Mark Award, the Gold Standard in First Aid, and re-qualified for this award in November 2020.

Helen Style

Manager and Senco

Helen was a secondary school teacher for 10 years before setting up the pre-school with Emma Cravitz and Stephen Frosh in 2004. She studied French and  Arabic at University and after doing an MA she worked in the steel export industry before doing her PGCE and NVQ3 in childcare. Helen speaks French and basic Spanish and Arabic.

Sharon Rind

Deputy with responsibility for Health and Safety

Sharon joined Yeladenu in Jan 2005 after 17 years at Pardes House. Sharon has her NVQ 3 in childcare. Sharon speaks Hebrew. Sharon runs the Toddler Group in the synagogue on a Friday.

Mandy Goldfarb

Acting Deputy and our Parent Liaison

Practitioner with responsibility for IT and joint Senco. Mandy joined us in Sept 2006 whilst still a parent in the pre-school. She has her NVQ3 and job shares with Adriana.

Adriana Bonham


Adriana joined us in January 2011. She received a Bsc in phono-audiology and speech therapy from her native Argentina before moving to Israel to live. She speaks Spanish and Hebrew. She has a NVQ2 in childcare. Adriana job shares with Mandy.

Nikki Joannou

Practitioner with responsibility for mentoring apprentices

Nikki joined us in September 2017. She has been teaching since 2003. She has a Diploma in Preschool Practice. Nikki job shares with Leigh.

Leigh Farmer


Joined in January 2020. and has a level 5 qualification received from her home town of Cape Town. 
Leigh job shares with Nikki. 

Georgia Landes

Level 4 Qualified Practitioner

Joined in September 2019 as a level 3 practitioner. She has recently qualified in Level 4 in Early Years Childcare. She previously worked with 0-2 year olds. 

Rael Cohen


SIA qualified

Darren Morrison


SIA qualified

Charles Sacravarty


SIA qualified

Louise Chait


Joined Yeladenu in February 2017.