West Bridgford

At Hollies Day Nurseries we have a unique 'Support Team' to mentor, support and guide our team in all aspects of childcare and development.

Lizzy 2Lizzy Barlow: Nursery Group Leader & Forest School Coordinator.

Lizzy has been with Hollies Day Nurseries since 2005 and is our Nursery Group Leader & Forest School Coordinator. Lizzy works across all sites   to embed our philosophy of 'bringing outdoor learning to life'. Lizzy is  our Group SENDCO (Special Educational Need & Disabilities Coordinator) and Group Designated Safeguarding Officer.

Qualifications:

Foundation Degree in Children's and Young People's Service's, NVQ Level 3 in Childcare, Learning and Development, Forest School Practitioner Level 3, Paediatric First Aid, Out Door First Aid, Food Hygiene Level 2 and Advance Safeguarding 'Train the Trainer'.

Tina ManzoTina Manzo - Nursery Leader 

Tina has worked at West Bridgford since 1995.

Qualifications:

BTEC in Childcare, Learning and Development, Paediatric First Aid, Food Hygiene Level 2, Safeguarding and Child Protection.

Tina is also the nursery SENDCO (Special Educational Need & Disabilities Coordinator) and Behaviour Leader

 

Sarah ClarkstoneSarah Clarkstone - Deputy Leader

Sarah has worked at West Bridgford since April 2012. 

Qualifications:

NVQ Level 3 in Childcare Learning and Development, Nursery Language Lead, Paediatric First Aid, Food Hygiene Level 2 and Safeguarding.

 

Laura Blacknell - Baby Room Leader & Senior Practitioner (Maternity leave)

Laura has worked at West Bridgford since 2018.

Qualifications:

Health and Social Care Level 2 and 3 - distinction, NVQ Level 3 in Childcare Learning and Development, Safeguarding & Child, Paediatric First Aid Protection. 

Nicole FosterNicole Foster - Baby Room Leader & Senior Practitioner 

Nicole has worked at West Bridgford since 2008.

Qualifications: 

NVQ Level 3, Working towards NVQ Level 3 in Childcare, Learning and Development

 

Laura RoseLaura Rose - Senior Practitioner

Laura has worked at West Bridgford since 2017.

Qualifications:

NVQ Level 3 in Childcare Learning and Development, Safeguarding & Child Protection. Food Hygiene Level 2, Paediatric First Aid.

 

Charlotte ThomasCharlotte Thomas - Qualified Practitioner

Charlotte has worked at West Bridgford since 2016.

Qualifications:

NVQ Level 2,Working towards NVQ Level 3 in Childcare, Learning and Development. Paediatric First Aid, Food Hygiene Level 2 and Safeguarding and Child Protection.

 

Jen RidgleyJennifer Ridgley  - Toddler Room Leader & Senior Practitioner

Jen has worked at West Bridgford since 2008.

Qualifications: 

NVQ Level 3 in Childcare, Learning and Development, Paediatric First Aid, Food Hygiene Level 2 and Safeguarding and Child Protection.

 

michelle RobinsonMichelle Robinson - Senior Practitioner 

Michelle has worked at West Bridgford since 1997.

Qualifications: 

NVQ Level 3 in Childcare, Learning and Development, Paediatric First Aid, Food Hygiene Level 2 and Safeguarding and Child Protection.

 

Demi HallDemi Hall - Senior Practitioner 

Demi re-joined West Bridgford in 2017.

Qualifications: 

NVQ Level 3 in Childcare, Learning and Development, Paediatric First Aid, Food Hygiene Level 2 and Safeguarding and Child Protection.

 

Kim Pennant - Senior Practitioner 

Kim has worked at West Bridgford since 2003.

Qualifications: 

NVQ Level 3 in Childcare, Learning and Development, Paediatric First Aid, Food Hygiene Level 2 and Safeguarding and Child Protection.

Donna MuggridgeDonna Muggridge - Pre School Room Leader & Senior Practitioner

Donna has worked at West Bridgford since May 2003 

Qualifications: 

NVQ Level 3 in Childcare, Learning and Development. Safeguarding & Child Protection, Working towards NVQ Level 3 in child care, Food Hygiene Level 2, Paediatric First Aid.

 

Humma SethiHuma Sethi - Senior Practitioner 

Huma has worked at West Bridgford since2015.

Qualifications:

BA Education Studies, Safeguarding & Child Protection, Paediatric First Aid.

 

Mariam ShahMariam Shah - Senior Practitioner

Mariam has worked at West Bridgford since 2015

Qualifications:

NVQ Level 3 in Childcare Learning and Development, Safeguarding & Child Protection. Food Hygiene Level 2, Paediatric First Aid.

 

Betty Clarkstone - Nursery Chef

Betty has worked at West Bridgford since 2011.

Qualifications:

Food Hygiene Level 2 and Health and Safety. 

Myles2Myles Pike - Accounts Administrator

Myles joined Hollies in February 2015. 

Qualifications:

AAT Level 2, NVQ IT Level 3, Customer Service Level 2, currently working towards his AAT Level 3, Myles has 8 years experience in Customer Service.

 

HelenHelen Doherty - Accounts Administrator

Helen joined Hollies in September 2002. 

Qualifications:

AAT Accountancy Level 3, BSC Degree in Computing, over fifteen years experience, Safeguarding & Child Protection.

 

Sadi

Sadi Meakin: Key Person Mentor

Sadi works supporting the teams with observations, and tracking children’s development. Sadi is also responsible alongside the management team for implementing new ideas to ensure the pratice is of the highest standard at all times. 

Team members can seek support from Sadi in any areas of practice and during supervision if it is identified that a practitioner needs further support with an area of their practice they will be signposted to the Key person mentor.