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Our Team

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Melanie Thomson

 

Managing Director/Owner

 

BA Hons QTS

 

Melanie has worked at the nursery since it opened in 2003 and took on the ownership in 2007.

Nicky Dring

 

Nursery Manager

 

NNEB, NVQ 4 in Children’s Care, Learning & Development

 

Nicky has been at the nursery since it opened in 2003 and has worked in a variety of roles, taking on the position of Manager in February 2010.

Tracey Beckworth

 

Assistant Nursery Manager

 

NNEB

 

Tracey has had a variety of senior roles in different nursery settings, she joined the team in November 2010 and has been the Assistant Manager since January 2011.

Dawn White

 

Deputy Manager

 

Little Pre-School Room Leader

NVQ 3 Early Years Care & Education

 

Previously a Child Minder, Dawn joined the team in January 2006. She completed her NVQ level 3 and continued to fulfil a variety of roles, being promoted to Deputy in 2012.

Team Leaders & Supporting Team Leaders

The nursery has three Supporting Team Leaders and six Team Leaders many of whom have worked at the nursery for several years.  The Team Leaders oversee the day to day running of their rooms, using their knowledge and experience to plan, organise and to provide stability and continuity for the children, parents and their staff team.  

Helen Wilson

 

Pre-School Team Leader & School readiness co-ordinator

 

NVQ 3 Early Years Care & Education

Janet Bryant – Wells

 

Pre-School Supporting Team Leader

 

Diploma in Pre- School Practice, NVQ 3 Early Years Care & Education

Ross McCarthy

 

Pre-School Supporting Team Leader

 

Foundation Degree in Children's Services

Jill On

 

Little Pre-School Team Leader

 

NVQ 3 Early Years Care & Education

Sam Moore

 

Little Pre-School Team Leader

 

NVQ 3 Early Years Care & Education

Tracey Everatt

 

Tots Team Leader

 

BA (Hons) Education Studies and Music

Melissa Wiswould-Green

 

The Pod Team Leader

 

BTEC Higher National Certificate in Childhood Studies

 

Nicky Dring 2017

Michelle Johnson

 

Pod Supporting Team Leader

 

NVQ 3 Early Years Care & Education