Our staff are the biggest asset to our nursery; we ensure to invest time and resources in each member of staff to create a wonderful team who enjoy their work and are focused on meeting the needs of the children they care for and the children's families.
All our staff have qualifications in childcare and/or are working towards them. Our senior staff are also working towards management qualifications. Our nursery staff are recruited not only on the basis of their qualifications, professionalism and experience, but also for their personal qualities, character, enthusiasm, dedication and genuine love for children.
Sarah Shield - Manager
Sarah has been with the nursery since opening in 2007, holding posts as a nursery nurse, room leader and currently the manager. Sarah has an NVQ Level 4 in Management and working towards her level 5. She also has an NVQ Level 3 in Children's Care, Learning and Development.
Alan Gbel - Deputy Manager
Alan has been with us since 2009 and holds a Degree in Education Studies as well as an NVQ Level 3 in Children's Care, Learning and Development.
Leanne Gornall - Rose Room Leader & Senior Nursery Nurse
Leanne has been with us since 2007 and has a CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Childcare and Education, and Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Children's care, learning and development.
Lyndsey Hughes-Jones - Senior Administrator
Lyndsey has been with us since 2016 and has a Cache Level 3 Diploma in Child Care and Education.
Pramita K-Shrestha - Lilly Room Leader
Pramita has been with us since 2008 and has an NVQ Level 3 in Children's Care, Learning and Development.
Natalie Duggan - Nursery Nurse
Natalie has been with us since 2016 and has a Cache Level 3 Diploma in Child Care and Education.
Megan Northover - Daffodil Room Leader
Megan has been with us since 2014 . She has a CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education and is currently studying towards her Foundation Degree in Early Childhood.
Amy Haynes - Nursery Nurse
Amy has been with us since 2017 . She has a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Children's Care, Learning and Development.
Rebecca - Nursery Nurse
Rebecca has been with us since 2017 and has a CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education.
Eirini Krachtidou - Nursery Nurse
Eirini has been with us since 2014 and she has a Bachelors Degree of the Pedagogical Department of Primary Education gained in Greece and is currently working towards her NVQ Level 3 in Childcare learning and development.
Deanna Thompson - Nursery Nurse
Deanna has been with us since 2016 and has a Cache Level 3 Diploma in Child Care and Education.
Ffion Parry - Nursery Nurse
Ffion has been with us since 2015 and has a Cache Level 3 Diploma in Child Care and Education.
Naomi Pratt - Nursery Nurse
Naomi has been with us since 2015 and has a Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce (Early Learning and Childcare) and also a BTEC National Diploma in Health & Social Care Level 3.
Hazel Crowther - Nursery Nurse
Hazel has been with us since 2007. She has over 30 years experience as childminder and nursery nurse.
Sandra Beckett - Nursery Nurse (Bank staff)
Sandra has been with us since 2014 and has a CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Childminding Practice.
Cath Gwynne - Nursery Nurse (Bank Staff)
Cath Joined the nursery in April 2017 and has her NNEB qualification.
Kate Suiter - Nursery Nurse (Bank Staff)
Kate has been with us since 2016 and has a Cache Level 2 Diploma in Child Care and Education.
Jess Thomas - Nursery Nurse
Jess Joined us in August 2017 and has her Extended diploma Childcare Learning Development Level 3 qualification.
Shannon Adams- Nursery Nurse
Shannon joined us in October 2017 and has BA honours in childhood studies and has her first aid certificate.
Missy Joined us in March. She has a Health and social care NVQ level 2. She will be working towards her CCLD Level 3 while working at the Nursery.
Manon joined us in April 2018. Manon has her extended diploma in child's learning and development. She is also first aid trained.