Meet Our Team
Jane
Owner/Manager
Jane has been caring for children professionally for many years now. Her devotion to her work has earned her a remarkable reputation with all our regular clients locally for her warmth and loving nature. She has a naturally nurturing disposition, loves children, and always has their best interests at heart. She comes highly qualified, having the prestigious Foundation Degree in Early Years.
Marika
Deputy Manager
Marika is room leader in the Frogs Room. She is currently studying her Level 5 after recently passing her NVQ Level 3 with flying colours. Her calm and caring attitude has won over the children in the toddler room, making her a hit with toddlers from the moment they start with us.
Shauna
Room Leader -Lilypads
Shauna first came to nursery on placement from college, but we loved her and her enthusiasm so much that we kept her. She is now the room leader of the Lilypads room, after completing her Level 3 and is starting a Uni course in September to further her qualifications. She is very chatty and bubbly, and is full of great ideas.
Charlotte
Team Member - Lilypads
Charlotte has been volunteering with us since we opened 4 years ago, her passion for the job and love of children made us not want to let her go. She has just completed her level 3 with flying colours, and now is a fantastic asset in the baby room. Charlotte’s is very organized and has a bubbly personality which means she is a perfect match for the babies.
Helen
Team Member - Tadpoles
Helen is extremely kind natured and comes with a wealth of experience having worked with children for many years and having 3 boys of her own. She works 2 days a week in Tadpoles and we are always excited to see what fun activities and ideas she brings with her.
Liz
Lilypads
Level 3 Childcare
Level 2 Teaching Assistant
Paediatric First Aid
Emma
Team Member - Tadpoles
With 3 children of her own at home Emma is full of experience and enthusiasm, with a level 3 qualification she has been a childminder in the past and has worked with children for over 10 years!! Emma is extremely hard working ensuring that the toddlers are well cared for and nurtured.
Dani
Team Member - Tadpoles
Danielle qualified in July 2014 after joining us as our third apprentice and works with the 2 – 3 year old children in the Frogs room.  She is an excellent carer and works hard to put all the children at their ease and have them feel secure.
Emily
Room Leader - Frogs
Emily is our room leader in the 2-3 years room. Hailing fresh from her travels to Tenerife where she worked for the resident Holiday Club. Emily is an enthusiastic and energetic member of our team. With her Levels 3 and 5 in Early Years and 5 years previous experience in the childcare profession, Emily brigs with her a wealth of knowledge to our setting.

Kiera
Team Member - Frogs
As a family orientated nursery we could not miss the chance of employing Marika’s sister Kiera as our level 3 apprentice in the frogs room. She is eager to learn with great enthusiasm and has a wonderful loving and caring pesonality.
Katie
Team Member - Frogs
Katie was one of the first members of staff employed by us in 2012. She left for maternity and has two beautiful children and is now coming back part-time.
She is Level 3 qualified and brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm with her. Her kind, calm, caring nature will make her an instant it and we are so pleased to have her back.
Abi
Team Member - Frogs
Level 3 Childcare
Paediatric First Aid
Gwen
Team Member - Frogs
Level 3 Apprentice
Paediatric First Aid
Hannah McElroy
Team Member - Pre-School
Hannah came as a student and we refused to let her go. Fresh from Blackburn College with distinctions in level 3 and having recently gained her BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies, she is full of new exciting ideas. Her knowledge of the EYFS and capability make her wise beyond her years, combined with her natural caring attitude make her the ideal member of our Pre School team.
Jenna
Team Member - Pre-School
Comes fresh from a nursery in Blackburn where she had many roles. A mother of one, Jenna has her Level 3 and years of experience behind her. She has a special interest in Forest School and is looking into developing aspects
of this into our outdoor provision with the Pre-School. Her friendly, bubbly nature has already made her a big hit with our older children and parents alike.
Danielle
Room Leader - Holiday Club
Danielle has qualified teacher status specialised in Early Years. Her go get attitude and nurturing nature having had her own little one makes her the ideal person in our pre-school to work with the children on all aspects of phonics. Her knowledge is second to none and she can always be found with her head in a book with children sat on her knee listening intently to her.
Beth
Pre-School
Level 3 Apprentice
Paediatric First Aid