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Jade Scotting

Nursery Manager

I am the Centre Director, I have Level 3 Diploma in Leadership and Management. I am trained in Paediatric First Aid as well as First Aid at Work. I am the Designated Safeguarding Lead for the centre and the SENCO buddy. I am passionate about ensuring the children have the best start in life, I love reading stories using story sacks to make the story more fun. I have a 5 year old daughter who has just started school. I enjoy supporting my staff to ensure they are developing to the best of their abilities.

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Chelsea Barnes
Assistant Manager

I am the Assistant Centre Director for the centre. I am Level 3 qualified, currently studying Level 3 Leadership and Management and have been working here at Busy Bee's since March 2018. I am PAFA as well as FAW trained as well as DSL trained. I am the Centre's Childcare Rep and the Health and Safety Rep. I love ensuring children have the best possible start in life and enjoy sharing stories with the children.
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Nicky Watkin
Room Manager

I am the room manager in the under 2's room. I have worked at Trinity Road since 2011 and I am Level 3 qualified. I am PAFA trained and I am also DSL trained. I love allowing children to explore messy and sensory play.
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Elaine
Room Manager

I am the Room Manager of preschool as well as the center's SENCO. I am Level 3 qualified. I am PAFA trained, FAW trained and DSL trained. I like getting dirty and messy with paint, cornflour and mud. I love exploring the mud kitchen with the children, mixing mud, water, sand and water together and listening to what the children are making and expanding the vocabulary.
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Becky Davis
Room Manager

Becky joined Busy Bees in May 2017 and is the room manager of the 2-3's, Dolphins. Becky has a level 3 management qualification. Becky enjoys getting messy with the paint and watching the children grow and develop. Becky is currently on maternity leave.
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Amy Horner
Teacher

I am based in preschool and have worked at Busy Bee's since January 2020. I am a qualified teacher and have worked in reception and year 3. I love travelling and finding out about the world and fostering that same curiosity in children. I enjoy exploring different types of art with children and encouraging their creativity through indoor and outdoor activities.
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Mandy Everest
Chef

I am the head chef and have been working at Busy Bee's since February 2017. I have worked in school settings for the last 13 years, I love watching the children grow and develop as they go through the rooms. I have 5 children and enjoy spending time with them and my grandchildren on the weekends.
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Gemma Cameron
Qualified Early Years Educator

I am based in the 2-3's room and have worked at Busy Bee's since June 2010, I am Level 3 qualified. I am PAFA trained and have also received safeguarding training. I have a little boy called Wesley who attends the centre. I really enjoy messy play activities getting all of the children involved as well as using puppets to tell a story.
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Maria Del Carmen Camacho Lopez
Qualified Early Years Educator

I am based in preschool, I am Level 3 qualified and have a degree in pedagogy - the science and art of education. I am PAFA trained and have received safeguarding training. I like to find new craft ideas and adapt them for my preschool children, to then see the exciting creations the children have come up with.
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Sara Thomas
Qualified Early Years Educator

I am based in the 2-3's room and have worked at Busy Bee's since April 2015, I am Level 3 qualified. I am PAFA trained I have also received safeguarding training. I enjoy singing nursery rhymes with the children and like to get the children involved with the actions.
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Jane Hall
Qualified Early Years Educator

I am based in preschool and am Level 3 qualified. I am PAFA trained and have received safeguarding training. I enjoy reading and sharing stories with the children and making the stories interesting using props and puppets. I have a daughter who now attends school.
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Paige Alford
Qualified Early Years Educator

I am based in the under 2's room and I am Level 3 qualified . I am PAFA trained and have received safeguarding training. I enjoy doing messy play, my favourite activity is body painting when we all get really messy!
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Kara Lee
Qualified Early Years Educator

I am based in the 2-3's room and I am Level 3 qualified. I am PAFA trained I have also received safeguarding training. I have a daughter called Ellie. I enjoy sharing stories with the children, reading and using props to tell a story. I also enjoy singing songs and nursery rhymes with the children, encouraging their learning and development.
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Sharna Read
Qualified Early Years Educator

I am based in the Under 2's room and I am Level 3 qualified. I enjoy supporting the children with their learning and development as well as creating fun and educational activities for the children.
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Cheryl Thompson
Early Years Educator

I am based in the 2-3's room and have worked at Busy Bee's since May 2019. I have 2 daughters that both attend school. I am currently studying for my Level 2 qualification. I like exploring new activities with the children.
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Lily Everest
Early Years Educator

I am based in preschool and am Level 2 qualified and have been working at Busy Bees since April 2018. I am currently studying my Level 3. I enjoy interacting with the children and playing with the magnets to see what we can create together. I also like reading stories with the children and watching them enjoy the stories.
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Fran Meli
Assistant Chef

I am the assistant chef and have worked for Busy Bee's since April 2018 and transferred to Trinity Road in May 2019. I have 2 daughters that attend school. I enjoy covering in the rooms for lunch and enjoy reading them stories.
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Chloe Bunnet
Qualified Early Years Educator

I am a relief member of staff, I am Level 3 qualified and have been working for Busy Bee's since 2015. I am currently studying Health Studies at University. I cover in all rooms and enjoy reading stories and singing with the children.
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Suzanne Singh
Qualified Early Years Educator

I am a relief member of staff, I started at Busy Bee's in July 2019 and am Level 3 qualified. I work 3 days a week and I cover in all rooms. I enjoy getting involved in all activities but singing and stories are my favourite. I have a little boy called Arlo and enjoy spending time with him and going for adventures.