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.