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 - Duty 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 5 in Management. She also has an NVQ Level 3 in Children's Care, Learning and Development.
Alan Gbel - 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 & Duty Manager
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.
Megan Northover - Senior & Lilly Room Leader
Megan has been with us since 2014 . She has a CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education. She also has graduated with A Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Early Childhood.
Deanna Thompson - Bluebell Room Leader
Deanna has been with us since 2016 and has a Cache Level 3 Diploma in Child Care and Education.
Naomi Pratt - Poppy Room Leader
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.
Jess Thomas - Bluebell Room Leader
Jess Joined us in August 2017 and has her Extended diploma Childcare Learning Development Level 3 qualification.
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Rebecca Faulkner - Daffodil Room Leader
Rebecca has been with us since 2017 and has a CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education.
Angie Ellmore - Nursery Nurse
We welcomed Angie to the team in November 2019. Angie has CACHE level 3 of professional development in work with young people.
Pramita Khoju - Nursery Nurse
We welcomed Pramita to the team in 2008. Pramita has a Level 3 NVQ in children's care, learning and development.
Sally Macken- Nursery Nurse
We welcomed Sally to the team in April 2019. Sally was working towards her level 3 before having her second child, however due to covid this has been paused and will hopefully be starting up again soon.
Amy Choules - Nursery Nurse
We welcomed Amy to the team in April 2021. Amy has a first in BA Hons Childhood studies.
Kiera Fleet - Nursery Nurse
We welcomed Kiera to the team in August 2021. Kiera has a CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education.
Barbara Atzori - Nursery Nurse
We welcomed Barbara to the team in February 2022. Barbara has a CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education.