Daisy Chain prides itself in having a team of caring, skilled and highly qualified staff, employing all childcare practitioners trained to level 3 In Early Years or above. In addition, the majority of staff are trained in paediatric first aid. Practitioners are encouraged to attend specialised training courses to further their personal development and to enhance the nursery provision.
All staff are checked by the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service, previously known as CRB).
Nursery Manager (Maternity Leave from Oct 2020)
Samantha has been at Daisy Chain since 2008. She joined us after gaining her Degree in Early Childhood Studies BA (hons).
Samantha was promoted from Deputy Manager to Manager in August 2015.
Samantha has acheived an Early Years Professional Status, a Level 3 award in First Line Management, and is First Aid qualified.
Tanya Goodliffe - Acting Nursery Manager
NNEB in Childcare, Level 3 Award in First Line Management,
Cristie Tolomeo - Toddler Room Leader/ Deputy Manager
Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Children's Care, Learning and Development, Level 5 in Leadership and Management for the Children and Young Peoples Workforce,
Rebecca Pitchford - Senior Nursery Practitioner (Part time)
Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce: Early Learning and Childcare Pathway, Working towards Level 5 in Leadership and Management for the children and young people’s workforce, Level 2 NVQ in Team Leading,
Chloe Culley - Pre-School Room Leader
Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Children's Care, Learning and Development
Rebecca Archer - Pre-School Nursery Practitioner
CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education,
Chloe Wand - Toddler Room Leader (Maternity Cover)
Level 3 diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
Adam Silcock - Baby Room Leader
NVQ Level 2 and 3 in Childcare Learning and Development,
Hifza Tariq - Nursery Practitioner
CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education, First Aid.
Dawn King -Nursery Lunchtime Cook
Level 2 in Food Hygiene
08.00 to 18.00 Monday to Friday. (7.30am and 7.45am starts also available, please enquire)
Daisy Chain Day Nursery