Janet was the founder of Church Hill Pre-school which opened in 2000 and Patcham Village Pre-school which opened in 2015. During this time she gained at Brighton University a BA in 'Professional Studies in Learning and Development' and was part of the second cohort nationally to gain 'Early Years Professional Status'. Continued professional development includes gaining a nationally recognised level 2 in Understanding Autism.
As well as running Patcham Village Pre-school, until recently she was also employed by Brighton University as a Reflective Practice Tutor and assessor for the 'Early Years Professional Status' and 'Early Years Teacher programmes'. But reliquished both posts to spend more time in the new setting 'Patcham Village Pre-school'.
Janet has lived in Patcham for 26 years and is married with two grown-up children, two granddaughters and a grandson.