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Our fabulous staff

Staff and Management

The Nursery is managed by Joanne Rickford who holds a  Diploma in Pre-School Practice (Cache / NVQ3 Equiv) and has many years childcare experience.  She is a mother of three and involved in the local community.
We have a dedicated team of staff, most of the permanent staff hold at least a Certificate in Pre-School Practice (level 2/3) qualification and they are committed to training and making a career in Childcare.  All staff have had DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checks and senior management are registered with Ofsted.


Our team are:

Mrs Joanne Rickford - Nursery Manager, SENCO  and Safeguarding Officer

Mrs Lucy Hartland - Assistant Nursery Manager, Training Officer, Speech & Language specialist and Keyworker

Mrs Pen Butler - Senior Nursery Assistant,  Creative co-ordinator and Keyworker

Mrs Katie Hearn - Nursery Assistant and Keyworker

Mrs Joanna Lindsay - Nursery Assistant and Keyworker

Mrs Nicola Owen - Nursery Assistant and Keyworker

Miss Lara Hudd - Nursery Assistant

Miss Margarita Valkova - Nursery Assistant

Mrs Faye Jahansouz - Nursery Assistant 

The Nursery is supported by a Committee of volunteer parents.  All new parents are automatically invited to join the Committee.

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