Our team is welcoming and friendly and believes in providing active support and advice to the families of the young people that are entrusted to their care. We actively support staff development, endeavouring to help them progress through qualification levels and become experts.
Our team aims to make sure your child feels right at home at our nursery with love and support offered from the moment we open the door. We believe successful working in partnership with parents and carers builds a stronger relationship. If you ever need any help or advice from our team, please do ask and we will be more than happy to help support you in any way we can.
Tracy is our Nursery Manager, she is level 3 qualified and has worked in childcare since she was 17 and has been our Nursery Manager since we opened in 2015. Tracy has lots of experience with working across all age groups in a variety of different settings. Tracy is our lead SENCO within the nursery and enjoys being able to support many different children through their journey at Applepips.
During her free time Tracy enjoys spending time with her two daughters.
Suzi is our Deputy Manager, she is level 3 qualified and runs our Butterflies Classroom. Suzi has worked in a variety of different settings, experiencing looking after children of all ages but has a passion for working with Pre-schoolers. Suzi is also a SENCO within the nursery and enjoys supporting and watching the children grow as they get ready to embark on their next journey of starting ‘big school’.
During her free time Suzi enjoys going on muddy walks with her family.
Rebecca is our Senior Practitioner, she is level 3 qualified and runs our Caterpillar Classroom. Rebecca enjoys supporting the smallest of our children to start their journey with us at ApplePips and is always on hand for a cuddle when needed. Rebecca enjoys getting messy with the children and exploring the outdoors environment with them.
During her free time Rebecca enjoys spending time socialising with friends.
Trin is our Nursery Practitioner, she is level 2 qualified and works alongside Rebecca in the Caterpillar classroom. Trin enjoys getting to know all the new children as they start with us and is often heard singing a variety of nursery rhymes with them to support early communication skills. Trin is keen to continue her childcare development and is currently working towards her Level 3 Childcare qualification.
During her free time Trin enjoys teaching at a local gymnastics club and dining out with friends and trying new cuisines.
Jenny is our Nursery Practitioner, she is level 2 qualified and works alongside Suzi in the Butterflies classroom. Jenny enjoys being creative with the children in lots of different ways, from free painting to creating new dance moves. Jenny enjoys playing parachute games with the children outdoors as well as being as support children getting ready for their next journey of ‘big school.’
During her free time Jenny enjoys catching up on her favourite reality tv shows.
Tiegan is our Nursery Assistant, she is currently working towards completing her level 3 qualification in childcare. Tiegan spends most of her time within the Butterflies Classroom working alongside Suzi and Jenny. She does often support in the Caterpillar classroom as well, to help improve her experience with all ages. Tiegan enjoys exploring the garden with the preschool children and often plays games such as What’s the time Mr Wolf!
During her free time Tiegan enjoys spending the weekends with her sibling watching a good film.
Lana is our Bank Nursery Practitioner, she is level 3 qualified and works across the nursery supporting both the Classrooms when needed. Lana enjoys getting to know all the children and loves spending time reading them stories and hearing all about what their favourite thing to do is.
During her spare time Lana enjoys trampolining and is even a coach at a local club.
Elizabeth is our Bank Nursery Practitioner, she is level 2 qualified and enjoys working within our Butterflies Classroom. Elizabeth really enjoys doing art activities with the children and supporting their problem solving skills by completing puzzles with him.
During her free time Elizabeth enjoys to travel and spend time socialising with friends.