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. She is also Forest School trained.
Claire E – Deputy Manager & Blossom Room Leader – has over 25 years experience of working with children. She is a qualified Nursery Nurse and holds a Management Qualification.
Deanne – Level 3 Cache Diploma
Brooke – NVQ Level 3
Charlotte– Catkins Room Leader, has 8 years Nursery experience and has a Foundation Degree in Children and Young people Services and she is a Level 4 Nursery Practitioner.
Anna – Cache Level 2. Speaks Polish.
Adele – NVQ Level 3
Kerry-Ann – Pine Cones Room Leader, she is a Level 3 Nursery Practitioner with 11 years Nursery experience.
Beth – Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care
Carla – NVQ 2 in Health & Social Care
Amanda – Acorns Room Leader, holds a Level 4 Foundation Degree and has over 20 years experience of working with children. Forest School trained.
Sherry – NNEB and Play works trained
Claire U – NNEB & Forest School trained
Penny – NVQ 2 & 3 in Childcare. Speaks Greek.
Rhiannon – NVQ 2 in Childcare
Amber & Heather our full-time apprentices who support in all rooms
Margaret, Sarah & Linda our lunch time supervisors and Bank staff, all qualified
Lauren & Stacey – Bank Staff
Alison – Cygnets Lead, 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.
Nicky – Cygnets Deputy – has over 30 years experience of working with children. She is a qualified Nursery Nurse (NNEB) and holds HLTA status (teaching assistant).
Rebecca – Cygnets – has 5 years of Nursery experience, Level 3 in childcare and education, a Foundation Degree in young peoples and children’s services and is Level 3 Forest School trained.
The Nursery is a part of the Pre-Prep at Grace Dieu Manor School, which is led by Nicola Dexter, Head of Pre-Prep.