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Chelsea Kyriakides

Nursery Manager

I am the Nursery Manager here at Daventry Busy Bees and i have worked throughout the nursery since 2010. I enjoy watching the children grow and thrive during their time at nursery. 

I work closely with the staff within the rooms to promote a healthy and happy environment.

There is nothing I enjoy more than watching the children develop through the fantastic activities and learning opportunities we have here at Daventry. 

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Naomi De Groot
Assistant Manager

My name is Naomi and I am Assistant Manager here at Busy Bees, Daventry. I have worked in child care since May 2013. I work together with Chelsea and the team to ensure there are no missed opportunities within the children's learning. I have a daughter of my own who also comes to nursery and thrives from her time here. I am Senior room manager of the Baby room and I work closely with the team in supporting new children settle into nursery and watching them grow.
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Tracy Martins
Financial Administrator

Hello! I'm Tracy, I am the Financial Administrator of Daventry Busy Bees. I have two children of my own and I have a Level 3 NVQ in Business Admin.
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Jody Bell
Senior Room Manager

I'm Jody Bell, I have worked at Busy Bees for 10 years, I am Senior room manager of Toddlers and work closely with Jade to ensure the children have fantastic learning opportunities available. I hold a level 3 in childcare, Food hygiene and also Paediatric first aid.
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Vicky Houghton
Room Manager

Hi, my name is Vicky I have worked at Busy Bees Daventry since 2010. I have a level 3 qualification that I achieved through Busy Bees Training Academy. As Assistant Room Manager I work closely alongside Naomi in the Baby Room and enjoy creating sensory experiences for all children to explore.
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Linsy Rodrigues
Chef

Hello I am Linsy, I am the Chef at Daventry Busy Bees. I have worked here for over 13 years and I have 3 lovely children and also 4 adorable grandchildren! We hold a 5 Star Rating in Food Hygiene.
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Mel Bayes
Early Years Educator

I am Mel. I work full time in Toddlers and I hold a level 2 qualification in Childcare and i am currently busy completing my level 3 in Childrens and Young Peoples Workforce. I enjoy my time in Toddlers and searching for new ways to develop learning through play.
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Lynda Wild
Early Years Educator

Hi, I am Lynda and I work in Preschool. I only work term time as I have two children of my own. I am working towards my level 3 qualification with Busy Bees Training Academy. I previously worked here when it was owned by Leapfrog and enjoy seeing the improvements Busy Bees have made.
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Iram Sheikh
Early Years Educator

I am Iram, I work in Pre-school but also help out in all rooms. I have worked at Busy Bees in Daventry for nearly 5 years and am also term time only. I have recently started to complete my qualification in Childcare. I am very passionate about Childcare and take pride in watching the children grow.
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Danni Phillips
Early Years Educator

Hi, My name is Danni, I work full time at nursery and have a little boy who is 3 years old and also goes to nursery. I work along side Jody in Toddlers. I am currently Level 2 qualified and am working towards my Level 3 with Busy Bees Training Academy
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Jade Taylor
Qualified Early Years Educator

Hi, I am Jade, I work fulltime in Toddlers alongside Jody and Jade. I have worked at Busy Bees, Daventry for nearly 3 years. I hold a level 3 qualification in Childcare and enjoy developing new exciting areas for children to discover.
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Mica Burr
Early Years Educator

Hi, my name is Mica, I have lived in Mauritius all my life but moved to Daventry in January 2017. I work full time in the Baby room and am looking to complete my qualification in Childcare, I pride myself in providing a warm, loving, home from home feel.
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Vicky Freeman
Early Years Educator

Hi, my name is Vicky. I have worked at Busy Bees in Daventry for 2 years. I help staff in all rooms and enjoy the time I get to spend with different age groups. I have two young children of my own that go to school.
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Bev Goddard
Assistant Chef

Hi, I am Bev, I work in the kitchen as the assistant Chef with Linsy, I hold a Food Hygiene certificate and have two daughters of my own. I work closely with Linsy to ensure all allergies and dietary requirements are catered for individually.
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Caitlin King
Early Years Educator

My name is Caitlin; I currently work in Pre-school but help out in all rooms when needed. I am a apprentice here at Daventry and am working towards my Level 3 with the Busy Bees Training Academy. I enjoy learning new ways to provide the children with fantastic learning opportunities.
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Sarah-Jane Lewis
Qualified Early Years Educator

I'm Sarah-Jane, I work in the First Step room and work closely with Naomi and the team to ensure the environment is happy and healthy for the children to thrive and develop throughout their time here at nursery.
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Sam Bates
Early Years Educator

My name is Sam and I am the House Keeper here at Daventry. I enjoy being around the children and teaching them the importance of keeping the nursery clean and tidy
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Mica Kingsford
Early Years Educator

My name is Mica and i am based in Dragonflies, I work together with Jody and the team to ensure the children are getting the most out of their time here at Nursery. I have a little boy of my own who loves being at here Nursery.
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Tracey-May Braund
Early Years Educator

Hi, my name is Tracey-May, I am currently on maternity leave but I have worked at Daventry since July 2018. I am based in the First Step room and am currently working towards my BA hons in Early Childhood.
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Rachel Steedman
Early Years Educator

My name is Rachel, this is my first job in child care and I am finding this very enjoyable. I work together with Chelsea and the team across all rooms to ensure the children get The Best Start In Life.
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Emma Leathley
Early Years Educator

My name is Emma, I have worked in at Busy Bees Daventry since December 2018. I am based in the baby room and I work alongside Naomi and the team to ensure the children get the best opportunities available for them.
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Annie Riddick
Early Years Educator

I'm Annie, I am level 2 qualified and have a little girl of my own. I work closely with the senior room managers and the team across all rooms to ensure the children have many exciting activities available to support them with their learning.
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Megan Maull
Early Years Educator

My name is Megan, I am currently completing my level 2 child care qualification with Busy Bees Training Academy. I am based in the Toddler room and I work alongside Jody and Jade to ensure the children have many fun and challenging learning opportunities.
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Catherine Kirby
Early Years Educator

I'm Catherine, I work alongside the team across all rooms to ensure the children are experiencing fantastic learning opportunities and having fun while doing so.