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The Team

My name is Teresa Smith and I am the proud owner of Valley Nursery. I would like to introduce my wonderful team of whom, I am immensely proud of :

Nursery Manager Vicky Gaunt:

I have worked with children for a number of years and have a Level 3 in Children and Young Peoples Workforce. I enjoy seeing the children develop and learn in the friendly environment that we've created here at Valley Nursery.

Deputy Manager Leanne Rogers:

I have worked in childcare for over 10 years and have a level 5 qualification in leadership for the children and young peoples workforce. I am very passionate in what I do, and seeing the children flourish inspires me to broaden my expertise to ensure I can provide the best possible care and learning for each individual child here at Valley Nursery. I am also the room leader of the baby room and work alongside Sharon and Lauren who i am exceptionally proud of.

Third in charge Estelle Howes:

I hold a level 3 diploma in childcare and education. I like to think of myself as a welcoming and warm person. I enjoy spending quality time with the children and seeing them grow and develop. Alongside my management role, I am the Room leader of the toddler room.

Toddler Room practitioner Kerry Cook:

I joined the Valley nursery team in October 2017. I work in the toddler room and have a level 3 diploma in childcare and education. I really enjoy learning new skills and using what I know to give the children the best possible learning experience.

Toddler Room Practitioner Ria Brundson:

I first started working at Valley nursery in 2015 as a lunch time assistant. I am now working towards my level 2 childcare qualification in the toddler room working alongside Estelle and Kerry. I am learning new skills everyday and look forward to using what I learn to put into practice.

Preschool practitioner Jessica Coady :

I have been working in children since 2014. I have a level 3 qualification in childcare and learning development. I have built my knowledge up, and use it to ensure the children have the best development here at Valley Nursery.

Baby Room - Sharon Kerley:

I enjoy working with children and have worked in childcare for over 15 years. I am also a parent and have 3 children and 1 granddaughter who I look after on a regular basis. I hope that my experience will be an asset to the nursery.

Baby Room Lauren Hamilton:

I joined Valley nursery in July 2015 as a level 2 student. I am now a full member of the team with a level 3 qualification. I am learning new skills everyday and enjoy putting the new knowledge I gain into practice.

Preschool Room Leader Stacey Swain:

I am the room Leader of the Preschool room. I hold a level 3 diploma in childcare and education and have worked in childcare for many years. I love working as part of a team and sharing my ideas and experiences to promote a positive and stimulating environment.

Preschool Practitioner Jasmine Page:

I hold a level 3 certificate in playwork. I am apart of the preschool team. I enjoy being with the children and carrying out a range of stimulating and new activities to support the children to learn and develop new skills. I am currently away on maternity leave but look forward to returning later in the year (2018).

Preschool practitioner Sara Chowdhary:

I am new to the Valley nursery team. I am based in the Preschool room and am really enjoying getting to know the children and the parents as well as the staff team. I look forward to broadening my knowledge to fulfill my role. Currently, I am doing my level 3 diploma.


Admin Helen Webster

I have worked in the nursery since its inception, providing an admin service to the team. I have watched the nurser,y and the children who attend, grow and flourish in the bright happy environment.


The Team
The Team
The Team
The Team
The Team