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Joanne Wood

Nursery Manager

Hi my name is Joanne Wood and I am the manager of Bolton Acorns Busy Bees. I have worked in the company since 2007 and I am a level 5 qualified practitioner. You will see me in all base rooms from time to time as I enjoy supporting the staff and helping the children to develop further. I am very passionate about helping the team to meet their full potential. 

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Nicola Welburn
Assistant Manager

Hi my name is Nicola Welburn and I am the assistant manager for Bolton Acorns Busy Bees. I have worked for the company since 2012 and I am a level 3 qualified practitioner. As well as being the assistant manager I am also the childcare representative for the nursery. My biggest passion is health and safety and ensuring that it is at its highest level.
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Emma Williams
Senior Room Manager

Hi my name is Emma Williams and I am the senior and third in charge of the nursery. I am based in the 0-2 year's room and I am a level 3 qualified practitioner. My passion is to give the 0-2's amazing experiences and opportunities.
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Lucy Allen
Room Manager

Hi my name is Lucy and I am the base room manager in the over 3's. I have worked for the company since 2012 and I am level 3 qualified practitioner and I have also got a degree in early years and childhood studies. I enjoy giving children new and exciting opportunities by setting up different activities.
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Amy Ferrier
Room Manager

Hi my name is Amy Ferrier and I am the room manager of the 2-3 years room. I have worked for the company since 2016 and have lots of experience with the age group. As well as being a room manager i am also the nursery Senco.
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Rebecca Harrison
Qualified Early Years Educator

Hi my name is Rebecca Harrison and I am a level 3 qualified practitioner. I have been with the company since 2016 and I am based in the 2-3 years room. I enjoy helping the children grow and develop through providing highly stimulating activities that are planned from their own individual interests.
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James Clarke
Qualified Early Years Educator

Hi my name is James Clarke and I am a level 3 qualified practitioner. I have worked for the company since 2014 and I am based in the over 3's room. My passion for childcare came from me having a younger brother and sister and helping to look after them.
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Chloe Power
Early Years Educator

Hi my name is Chloe Power and I am an Early years educator. I have been with the company since 2018 and I work in the over 3's room. My passion is to help children to get ready for when they move onto school.
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Brogen Freakley
Early Years Educator

Hi my name is Brogen Freakley and I am an early years educator. I started with the company in 2019. I am based in the 2-3 years room which I love. I enjoy taking the children on adventures into the garden and helping them develop through fun activities.
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Jaeden McCrimmon
Qualified Early Years Educator

Hi my name is Jaeden McCrimmon and I am a level 2 qualified practitioner. I have worked with the company since 2018 and I am based in the 2-3 years room. I enjoy helping the children to develop by getting them involved in many different activities whether these are indoors or outdoors.
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Samantha Lister
Qualified Early Years Educator

Hi my name is Samantha Lister, I am a level 2 qualified practitioner and I am based in the 0-2 years room. I have worked with the company since the beginning of 2019. I enjoy working with babies giving them new experiences.
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Becca-Jo Smith
Early Years Educator

Hi my name is Becca-Jo Smith and I am support staff for the nursery, which means I get to have experiences in all rooms. I enjoy working with all the age groups although I do enjoy giving the younger children more experiences through sensory play.
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Sam Ward
Qualified Early Years Educator

Hi my name is Sam Ward, I am a level 3 qualified practitioner and I am support staff for the nursery. I have been working for the company since 2018. I enjoy working in all age groups.