Our Team

Welcome to our extraordinary nursery! We take great pride in providing an environment of excellence where our children can thrive, develop and grow.

Our dedicated staff is at the heart of our nursery community, and they are committed to creating a nurturing and inspiring learning environment for every child.

To provide you with an overview of our staff, we have prepared a comprehensive staff list. This list includes the names of our staff members, along with their respective responsibilities.

Gill Brigham

Nursery Manager

Melissa Robertson

Deputy Nursery Manager

Nicola Shaw

Nursery Assistant

Denise Moran

Nursery Assistant

Jo Bullen

Nursery Assistant

Kelsey Johnson

Nursery Assistant

Alisha Owston

Apprentice Nursery Assistant

“Children learn what is acceptable, and how some behaviour can upset and hurt their friends.”

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“Children display keen interests in their play and are eager to join in.”

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“Staff have consistently high expectations of children.”

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“Staff discuss healthy eating and children develop a strong understanding
of the importance of healthy lifestyles on their physical well-being.”

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“Childrens behaviour and their attitudes to earning are outstanding.”

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“Staff incorporate children’s interests and learning needs into activities, which help to highly motivate children to learn.”

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“Parents feel
that their children’s needs are met and that they progress well in their learning.”

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“Children settle quickly on arrival.“

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“Staff skilfully support children to manage their feelings and to teach them right from wrong.”

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“Staff use sign language and pictures when communicating with children to help those less able to understand.”

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“Children have consistently positive attitudes to their learning and keep trying.”

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“Staff ask children questions about their play and children respond appropriately.”

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“Babies confidently explore. They choose to join in activities with two-year-old children.”

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“Children establish strong bonds with the nursery’s staff.”

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“The manager and staff monitor children’s
progress successfully.”

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“Children know what makes them similar and different and learn to respect and appreciate diversity in the wider community.”

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“Younger children learn the names of objects and match animals to the sounds that they make.”

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“Staff engage children in small-group activities that focus on
reducing gaps in their communication and language.”

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“The enthusiastic manager successfully leads a motivated, well-qualified team of staff.”

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“Parents speak positively about the care which their children receive.”

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“Staff support children’s independence excellently.”

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“Parents appreciate the support and ideas to help them to continue their
children’s learning at home.”

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“All children, including those who speak English as an additional language and those with special educational needs and/or disabilities, make good progress.”

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“Leaders place a strong emphasis on monitoring children’s attendance.”

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“Children develop
their creative skills as they identify their own facial features and draw self-portraits.”

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“Staff prepare healthy food on site and children eat heartily.”

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“Staff work
closely with parents to make referrals if needed, to quickly seek support from
other professionals.”

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“Staff place a strong emphasis on developing children’s speech and language
skills.”

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“Children demonstrate high levels of confidence as they move around the nursery to explore the wide range of resources accessible to them.“

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“Staff introduce a word of the week and a book of the week, which helps to thoroughly embedded children’s knowledge and understanding.”

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“Children behave courteously at the table and demonstrate high levels of confidence in social situations.”

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“Staff accurately identify aspects of children’s development where they need additional help and implement targeted support.”

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“Leaders work
very closely with parents to promote children’s attendance and place the utmost importance on children’s welfare. “

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