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Team

Where the Passion Begins

We strive to make learning fascinating, engaging and enjoyable by helping every child to be the very best that they can be in a caring and supportive environment. We invest in our staff as well as the children we support, taking forward continuous professional development of our early years educators, to make sure that we consistently strive to be the best setting for each child.

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Emma Drake

Nursery Manager

  • Employee since 2009

  • Designated Safeguarding Lead

  • SENCO

  • Behaviour Support

  • Level 5 in Leadership and Management

  • Level 3 SENCO Award

  • Level 3 in Children's Care, Learning and Development

  • 12 Hour Paediatric First Aid Trained

  • Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene

  • Food Allergy and Intolerance Training

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Kellie Partington

Deputy Manager

  • Employee since 2020

  • Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

  • Level 3 Children and Young Peoples Workforce

  • Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene

  • Food Allergy and Intolerance Training

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Laura Munnelly

Senior Early Years Educator

  • Employee since 2008

  • Third Designated Safeguarding Lead

  • Level 3 Childcare and Education

  • 12 Hour Paediatric First Aid Trained

  • Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene

  • Food Allergy and Intolerance Training

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Samantha Ashurst

Senior Early Years Educator

  • Employee since 2012

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator

  • 12 Hour Paediatric First Aid Trained

  • Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene

  • Food Allergy and Intolerance Training

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Anneka Wannakukorale

Early Years Educator

  • Employee since 2020

  • Level 2 in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

  • Completing Level 3 Early Years Educator

  • 12 Hour Paediatric First Aid Trained

  • Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene

  • Food Allergy and Intolerance Training

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Rosie Ellis

Early Years Educator

  • Employee since 2010

  • Level 3 in Children and Young Peoples Workforce

  • 12 Hour Paediatric First Aid Trained

  • Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene

  • Food Allergy and Intolerance Training

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Donna Powell

Early Years Educator

  • Employee since 2016

  • Level 3 in Childcare and Education

  • 12 Hour Paediatric First Aid Trained

  • Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene

  • Food Allergy and Intolerance Training

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Susan Kendrick

Cook

  • Employee since 2017

  • Level 2 Health and Food Hygiene

  • Fire Safety Awareness

  • Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene

  • Food Allergy and Intolerance Training

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Maxine Flint

Nursery Regional Manager

  • Employee since 2008

  • Level 5 in Leadership and Management

  • Level 3 in Early Years and Education

  • BA Honours in Early Years

  • Foundation Degree in Early Years

  • Fire Safety Awareness

  • Safer Recruitment

  • Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene

  • Advanced Safeguarding and Designated Safeguarding Lead Training

  • Food Allergy and Intolerance Training

 

“We have a big job to do and we could not do it without you – we are nothing without our devoted staff who are the driving force of our business.”

Owner: Dr. Krishnan Satkunam

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