Nicky is the nursery owner and manager. She is based in the office but spends a lot of time with the children supporting their development. Nicky holds a degree in childhood studies (equal to a level 6 qualification). Nicky is the Safeguarding officer, and also oversees the running of the setting daily.
Nicky works full time Monday - Friday.
Nicky has lots of experience and in depth knowledge, and has been the manager of a nursery previous to owning her own
Nicky is currently on maternity leave but still pops over from time to time, so you may still see her around the nursery.
Stacey is currently Acting Manager, whilst Nicky is on maternity leave. Stacey has a degree in Early Childhood Studies (Level 6), and is also a Qualified Early Years Teacher, passing with an 'Outstanding' qualification. Due to taking over as the manager, Stacey currently works in the office full time, but has had experience of working with all age ranges across birth to 5, and has been a room leader within all the rooms at some point.
Stacey works full time Monday to Friday, and is the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) within the setting.
Stacey is currently working towards another qualification based around Language and Literacy, and when finished, the setting will hold an award as a Communication Friendly Hub.
Emily is currently Acting Deputy, supporting whilst Nicky is on maternity leave. As well as this, Emily is the pre-school (3-5) room leader. She has been a room leader in pre-school for a long time, and has lots of knowledge and experience in supporting children to get ready for school.
Emily currently holds an NVQ Level 3 in childcare, and has just enrolled to do her degree in Childhood Studies in September.
Emily is the nursery SENCO (supporting children who have SEN, or referring those who possibly need extra support).
Megan is the room leader for the 2-3 room. She has a Level 6 Degree, and originally started with us as a student doing her NVQ level 3 when the nursery first opened its doors in 2016, from there she went to university and then came back as a full time room leader.
Jordan is a qualified Level 3 member of staff. She has experience of being a room leader and has just returned from Maternity leave, choosing to come back on less days so that she can spend quality time with her child. She is currently supporting the room leader in the 2-3 room.
Jordan is the behavioral coordinator for the setting, and has experience of working closely with children with SEN.
Courtney is the room leader for the 0-2 room. She is currently at university working towards her degree. Courtney works 4 days a week, taking Monday off as a study day.
Courtney has worked in the baby room before, and so is experienced at working with children under 2.
Anna works full time in the 3-5 room. She has an NVQ level 3 in childcare. Anna has her own key group. She has experience of being a childminder previously, and has also worked within the other age groups at nursery. Anna enjoys training and regularly enrolls on online courses to develop her skills and knowledge.
Lois works in the 2-3 room, and has an NVQ level 3. Although she currently works part time, Lois often helps out where needed by doing extra hours, and is a valued member of the team. Lois is our only member of staff who has multiple languages, and she uses this skill within the setting. Lois has worked with all age groups within the nursery.
Sam is our trainee currently working towards an NVQ Level 3 in childcare. Sam was a student with us at first, but she worked well within the setting and built relationships quickly with children and staff, so we offered her a permanent position.
She now works full time in the 0-2 room, and hopefully soon she will be qualified.
Leanne is our newest member of staff, and holds a level 6 degree. She works in the 2-3 room part time. Leanne has lots of experience, and has taken to her role within the team very well
Sam is currently working in the 3-5 pre-school room, and supports the chilren's learning and development. Previous to working here, Sam worked in a primary school so has experience of teaching young children. Sam holds an NVQ Level 3 in Teaching and Learning, and is doing an NVQ 3 in Early Childhood Learning (EYFS age).
Danielle is our nursery chef. Please see the Healthy Eating Section for more information.
Elisha is currently on maternity leave
Sarah is currently on Maternity leave