Meet the team

We have an exceptionally experienced team of staff who work at Grace Dieu Nursery. Impressively, our nursery team have over 130 years collective experience of working with children! 

Jenny – Nursery Manager – has over 20 years experience working with children, she joined Grace Dieu Nursery in July 2017, having previously worked at a 116 place setting for 6 years.

Nicky – Deputy Manager – has over 30 years experience of working with children. She is a qualified Nursery Nurse (NNEB) and holds HLTA status (teaching assistant). She is the Blossom Room Leader.

Charlotte– Room Leader (Catkins), has 8 years Nursery experience and has a Foundation Degree in Children and Young people Services and she is a Level 4 Nursery Practitioner.

Kerry-Anne – Room Leader (Pine Cones) she is a Level 3 Nursery Practitioner with 8 years Nursery experience.

Amanda – (Acorn) one of our newest members of the team, she holds a Level 4 Foundation Degree and has over 20 years experience of working with children.

Alison – (Cygnets) has been NNEB qualified for 27 years. She has been the Lead Nursery Nurse in Cygnets for 14 years, and prior to this was a nursery manager and pre school manager for a group of day nurseries.

Dawn – (Cygnets) has worked with children and in education settings for 20 years.  She is a Level 3 Nursery Practitioner.

Andrea – (Blossom) holds the equivalent of a Level 3 and has worked within a nursery setting for over 3 years.

We also have a number of additional team members including Amber (our full-time apprentice who supports all rooms) Margaret (our lunch time supervisor), Claire U (in Acorns),  and Claire E (who works across all rooms).

The Nursery is a part of the Pre-Prep at Grace Dieu Manor School, which is led by Nicola Dexter, Head of Pre-Prep.