We have an amazing team of highly skilled and qualified nursery staff….

Heather Ashcroft – Owner

I am currently completing a PhD at the University of Chester. The research is about children and adolescents with complex health care needs.
I also have a Masters in Health Visiting (2010) and a degree in Nursing (2006).

I am always available for families wanting to discuss their children’s needs within the Nursery environment and provide health related advice when needed. I look forward to meeting you.

Louise Hassall – Manager

Diploma in Childcare
NVQ 3
Management and Leadership

I became a nursery nurse in June 2000 and have been in the managers role for the last four years. I like spending time with my family, going on holidays, the gym and swimming. I also likes going to festivals.
I do not like spiders and portaloos!

Angie Evans – Deputy Manager

NVQ 2 and 3
Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Management, has also completed level 2 Team Leading

Started- February 2005

Likes Zumba, spending time with friends and family and also reading.
Dislikes fish and snakes.

Vicky Willetts – Nursery Practitioner in 0-2’s Room

NNEB Diploma
NVQ 4
A1 Assessor

Started – June 2011

Likes spending time with her family and also going on holidays. She also enjoys trips to the beach.
Dislikes being cold and tomatoes.

Cara Edwards – Nursery Practitioner in 2-3’s Room

NVQ Level 3 in Childcare

Stacey Aston – Nursery Practitioner in 2-3’s Room

NVQ Level 3

Lauren Hassall – Relief Staff

Started – March 2011

Currently at University studying LLB Law degree.

Likes reading on her Kindle, swimming and spending time with friends.
Dislikes feet.

Sophie Large – Relief Staff

Children’s Care Learning and Development.
Currently working towards Early Childhood Studies Degree.

Started – July 2011

Likes going on holiday and spending time with her family and friends. She also likes craft activities.
Dislikes not being busy and is very scared of pigeons.

Jane Edwards

Works within our after school club and throughout the nurser

Natasha Gow – Apprentice

Currently completing an Apprenticeship in childcare.

Michelle Hall – Nursery Practitioner in 0-2’s Room

Michelle is our first apprentice to qualify and is now level 2 working towards level 3.