Meet our team

Management

Verity

Nursery Manager

Nicola

Deputy Manager

Baby / Toddler Room

Suzi

Nursery Nurse

Room Leader

Level 3

Demi

Nursery Nurse

Level 5

Tiffany

Nursery Assistant

Working towards Level 3

Rose

Nursery Nurse

Level 2 working towards level 3

Lucy

Nursery Nurse

Level 2, working towards Level 3

Pre-School

Nic

Nursery Nurse Level 3

Room Lead

Designated Safeguard lead

Marie

Nursery Nurse Level 2

SENCO

Amelia

Nursery Nurse Level 3

SENCO




Tina

Apprentice working towards level 3

Out of school club (Cool Club)

Donna

Out of school club leader

Kitchen

Alison

Nursery Cook

All staff members hold an enhanced DBS certificate and is checked on a regular basis.

Room leaders liaise frequently with Charlotte (Nursery manager) and appraisals occur regularly .


Manager, Deputy Manager, Room leaders, Nursery Nurses, are qualified with a certificate in first aid and either a National Nursery Examination Board Certificate (NNEB), B-Tec National diploma, NVQ Level 3 in childcare, Early Years Educator (EYE) or DCE Level 3 in Childcare and Education, They will usually have received two years professional training with practical experience in nursery, primary school, the home, day nursery, hospital or special care centres.


The nursery assistants/apprentices are also dedicated and are sensitive to the needs of the individual children, assistants have a range of experience, some possessing other qualification, most are in training for the level 2 diploma or the level 3 diploma (EYE).

Staff are encouraged to participate in courses to further their professional development.


We require all staff to attend Emergency Paediatric First Aid Training, safeguard Training and Food Hygiene.

We operate a key person system, a key person has special responsibilities for working with a small number of children , giving them the reassurance to feel safe and cared for, and to build relationships with their parents.


The nursery is staffed according to the number of children present. The ratio of staff to children is as follows:-


1:3 for babies 3 month to 2 years

1:4 for toddlers 2 years to 3 years

1:8 for pre-school 3 years to 5 years

1:13 for holiday club 5 years to 11 years

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