Middle Room Team

Middle Room Team Leader

Dawn joined the nursery back in 2012 and holds a Level 3 qualification in childcare, she also holds many qualifications in care for the elderly which she did for ten years prior to working with us. Dawn is a mum herself and her daughter Amy used to work at the nursery too. Outside of nursery, Dawn likes to visit her daughter in Wales and spend time walking and travelling with her husband Duncan. They have visited many places together, one of their favourites being India. Dawn is collector of teddy bears and loves Winnie the Pooh and Jungle Book.

Nursery Practitioner

Heather has been a member of our team since 2001 and holds her Level 3 NVQ in Early Years and Education. Although currently based in our Middle Room, Heather has worked with all age ranges across our setting and loves supporting and watching the children grow and develop. Outside of nursery, Heather and her husband run their own travel website. They have visited over 50 countries and are often jet setting around the globe, including getting married in Lapland last year. The children love hearing all about her travel stories during circle time.

Deputy Room Leader

Alice joined our team in 2021 and is based with our Middle Room children. Alice holds a Foundation Degree in Early Childhood and Youth Professional Studies, and her knowledge of early educational theory is a key influence her practice. Alice has worked in childcare since 2007 and has gained experience working with varied age groups and children with SEND. As a mother to two girls herself, Alice loves being able to see children grow, develop and thrive under her care.

Nursery Practitioner

Hazel has been a part of our team since 2005 and holds a Level 3 qualification in childcare. Hazel is a mum of one herself and is a keen cyclist. She loves the outdoors, which helps inspire her practice.

Nursery Practitioner

Sarah has been a part of the nursery team since 2007 and holds a Level 3 qualification in Childcare and also Play worker. Sarah has a Degree in animation and loves doing creative exploring with the children. As a mum of two girls, Sarah loves nothing more than following the children's lead and letting their imaginations spark their play and learning.

Nursery Practitioner

Jess joined the team in 2023 and holds a Level 3 qualification in Early Years. Jess has worked with children over the past five years and enjoys reading, art and looking after her pets.

Nursery Practitioner

Lauren joined the nursery in 2023, and holds a Level 2 in Childcare and Development.