Meet the Team

A warm welcome from all of our staff! Our highly dedicated team is led by our manager Jenni Collins and overseen by Linda and Claire. All of our staff are at least level 3 qualified or working towards their level 3 qualification. We carry our regular in-house staff training as well as ensuring our team have access to the best and most up to date professional development training outside of the nursery too. All staff are first aid trained and DBS checked as well as being qualified in safeguarding children.

Linda Norman
Director – NNEB / Paediatric First Aid Trained

Claire Burgess
Director / Executive Manager – Qualified Teacher / Paediatric First Aid Trained / Advanced Safeguarding Trained

Jenni Collins
Manager – Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies /Paediatric First Aid Trained / Advanced Safeguarding Trained / Safeguarding Lead / SEND Co-ordinator

Cassie Gale
Deputy Manager / Baby Room Leader – NVQ Level 3 qualified / Paediatric First Aid Trained / Deputy safeguarding Lead

Heather Wright
Assistant Deputy Manager / Teacher / Preschool Room Leader (Wise Owls)  – Qualified Early Years Teacher / Paediatric First Aid Trained / SEND Co-ordinator in training

Lucy Watts
Deputy Preschool Room Leader (Wise Owls) – NVQ level 3 in Childcare / Paediatric First Aid

Louise Johnson
Toddler Room Leader (Happy Hedgehogs) NVQ Level 3 qualified in Childcare / Paediatric First Aid Trained

Ella Weatherburn
Deputy Toddler Room Leader (Happy Hedgehogs)– NVQ level 3 qualified in Childcare / Paediatric First Aid Trained

Pippa Hill
Deputy Baby Room Leader (Baby Bunnies)  – (NNEB) Level 3 in Childcare / Paediatric First Aid Trained

Shannon Green
Nursery Assistant (Wise Owls) – NVQ Level 3 in Childcare / Paediatric First Aid Trained

 

Beth Doyle
Nursery Assistant (Baby Bunnies) – NVQ Level 3 in Childcare / Paediatric First Aid Trained

Bethany Wickens                                                        Nursery Assistant (Happy Hedgehogs) – NVQ Level 3 in Childcare / Paediatric First Aid Trained

Holly Hackett
Nursery Assistant (Happy Hedgehogs) – Level 3 in Childcare / Paediatric First Aid Trained

Charlotte Gainey

Charlotte Gainey
Early Years Educator (Baby Bunnies)– Working towards Level 5 Early Years Degree / Paediatric First Aid Trained

Nicole Cocklin
Level 4 Nursery Assistant (Baby Bunnies)– Paediatric First Aid Trained

Katie Alexander
Nursery Apprentice– working towards NVQ level 3 in Childcare

Amy Williams
Nursery Apprentice – Working towards Level 2 in Childcare / Paediatric First Aid Trained

Lily Metcalfe
Nursery Apprentice – Working towards Level 2 in Childcare / Paediatric First Aid Trained

Rhiannon Read
Nursery Apprentice- Level 2 in Childcare (training for level 3) / Paediatric First Aid Trained

Amber Gould 
Nursery Apprentice(Wise Owls) – working towards level 2 in Childcare / Paediatric First Aid Trained

Naomi Elkerton 
Nursery Apprentice(Baby Bunnies) – working towards level 2 in Childcare 

 

Lisa Burford
Nursery Cook – Level 2 in Catering and Hospitality / Intermediate level in Food and Hygiene