Meet the Team

The staff at the Nursery are a very dedicated team of professionals. They are committed to providing an outstanding level of care for the children

Michele Larman

Owner and Manager
Michele has been passionate about Early Years Teaching and Education since she qualified with a Bachelor of Education (Early Years) Honours Degree in the 1980s… Read more…

Katie Dawson

Room Leader for the Rosy Chicks
Katie has a B.A. (Hons) degree in Childhood and Adolescent Studies. Read more…

Sarah Dempsey

Room Leader for the Teal Ducklings
Sarah has a BA degree in Fine Art and a further MA degree in museum and gallery studies which she uses to great effect . . . Read more…

Jade Wake-Smith

Room Leader for the Bluebell Bunnies
Jade is a Level 3 qualified nursery practitioner and a member of our senior management team. . . .Read more…

Suzy Dilks

Catering Manager
Suzy is our catering manager and one of our lunchtime supervisors. Read more…

Sharon Leivers

Facilities Manager
Sharon is one of our lunchtime supervisors and keeps our nursery clean and tidy. Read more…

Lucy Coleman

Level 3 Nursery Practitioner
Lucy has worked in a variety of nurseries since the age of 16 and has also completed her bronze and silver Duke of Edinburgh awards. Read more…

Vicky Horsepool

Business Administrator and Level 3 Nursery Practitioner
Vicky has previously worked in a private day nursery and a before and after school club attached to a Primary school. Read more…

Carlie-Jo O'Crowley

Level 3 Nursery Practitioner
Carlie-Jo started with Dragonflies nursery on placement from college as a student and officially joined the team when she qualified in 2015.Read more…

Suzi Wake

Level 3 Nursery Practitioner
Suzi has worked as a nanny, as a volunteer in a local children's centre and in schools assisting various age groups. Read more…

Claire Rayment

NNEB Nursery Nurse
Claire has been working with children of all ages for 22 years in different settings, as a childminder, a nanny, in nurseries and in schools. Read more…

Ashleigh Kirkham

Level 3 Nursery Practitioner
Ashleigh loves working with children.Read more…

Granny Pat

Activities Assistant
Pat is known to the children as 'Granny Pat' which came from her Grandson who attends the nursery. Read more…

Stephanie Eastwell

Room Leader for the Teal Ducklings
Steph has an NVQ level 3 in childcare and has worked in early years for over 8 years . . . Read more…

Evie O'Donnell

Level 3 Nusery Practitioner
Evie has a level 3 National Diploma in Children's Care, Learning and Development. Read more…

Lucy Gilmour

Level 2 Nursery Practitioner
Lucy has a level 2 CACHE Diploma in Childcare and Education and works in the Rosy Chicks room. . . . Read more…

Emma Bateman

Level 3 Nursery Practitioner
Emma has worked in different children's settings including a school, nursery and a children's home. Read more…

Laura Kennedy

Nursery Practitioner
Lucy has previously worked in two primary schools and is currently working toward her level 3 qualification in . . . Read more…

Abi Hodkinson

Level 3 Nursery Practitioner
Abi has completed both level 2 and level 3 Diplomas at West Nottinghamshire college. Read more…

Claire Mason

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