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Sherrie Vernum

Nursery Manager

Good morning/afternoon Everyone

I am Sherrie, the Centre Director at Treetops for Busy Bees in Gloucester. I come with a wealth of more than 46 years experience in childcare with 42 years in Nursery Management. I enjoy mentoring the staff team to share my knowledge and experiences, which support the team provide a rich learning environment for babies and children.

I have two sons of my own, who I am very proud of, they both have two sons and a daughter each which makes me a Nanny to six adorable grandchildren.

I have an Open door policy so please feel free to pop in for a chat and a cup of tea/coffee.

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Sarah Hawkins
Assistant Manager

Hi, I am Sarah and currently on Maternity Leave.
I am the Assistant Centre Director. I am qualified level 3 in Childcare and young person workforce. I also hold Designated Safeguarding Lead and Pediatric First Aid. I love messy play and being outdoors. I also hold a Level 3 in Leadership and Management. I'm also the nursery SENCO which i'm very passionate about.
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Karen Hurst
Financial Administrator

hi my name is Karen i have worked at busy bees for over 10 years, i'm level 3 qualified in childcare and also hold a designated safeguarding lead qualification and first aid at work. In my spare time i enjoy spending time with my husband and daughter.
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Chloe Martin
Senior Room Manager

Hi I am Chloe.I am Senior with the 2-3 year old and I am currently Acting Assistant Centre Director in Sarah's absence. I have adorable twin boys who love Nursery life. I enjoy supporting staff to achieve their full potential but I also love messy activities and outdoor physical play with the Toddlers.
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Kimberley Brooks
Senior Room Manager

Hi my name is Kim I'm the senior room lead for preschool. I'm very passionate about my job and find it very rewarding seeing the children grow and learn ready for school. I hold a level 3 qualification in childcare and am also pediatric and first aid at work trained. I aspire to start my management training in the near future.
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Sophie Fletcher
Senior Room Manager

Hi my name is Sophie i am level 3 qualified in childcare. I've worked in childcare for nearly 10 years, and i love working with the babies and watching them hit their milestones.
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Melita Sutherland
Room Manager

Hi My name is Melita, i work full time in the toddlers room and hold a level 3 childcare qualification. i enjoy taking the children outside and getting involved in lots of messy activities.
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Sophie Lea
Room Manager

Hi my name is Sophie, I hold a teacher status and work under Kim in the preschool room. I love spending time with my fiancee and son in my spare time.
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Michelle Hockley
Chef

Hi I am Michelle and the Chef in Nursery. I find it really rewarding to provide healthy cooked meals for the babies and children. I am also a Qualified Early Years Educator which gives me a great understanding of child development.
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Michelle Hensley
Early Years Educator

Hi my name is Michelle, I'm level 3 qualified in childcare and also am pediatric and first aid at work trained. I really enjoy messy play and hatching butterflies with the children every year. I work in the toddlers room part time.
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Laura Payne
Qualified Early Years Educator

Hi my name is Laura, i work with the preschool children and hold a level 4 in childcare and am pediatric and first aid at work qualified. I love arts and crafts and am very creative. In my spare time I like to be with my 2 sons.
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Kirsty Pugh
Qualified Early Years Educator

Hi my name is Kirsty, im the health and safety coordinator for busy bees and also hold a level 2 in childcare. I enjoy being outside.
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Lauren Hopkins
Qualified Early Years Educator

Hi I am Lauren and I am a Qualified Early Years Educator within the Toddler Team. My passion is with this age group as I adore to see the children enjoy their chosen activities. You will tend to find my in the outdoor area with the children enjoying the fresh air and well equipped garden activities. I also have my own baby boy who I adore.
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Martha Harris
Qualified Early Years Educator

Hi I am Martha, a Qualified Early Years Educator. I support all rooms with caring for the babies and children. I find children amazing when playing with messy activities and exploring their surroundings. I support Preschool children with their school readiness.
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Rocio Arcos Liora
Early Years Educator

Hi my name is Rocio i work part time in the preschool room and have just started my level 3 qualification in childcare. I hold a pediatric first aid certificate. i love going back to Spain to see my family and spending time with my Daughter. I also am a qualified social worker.
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Rachel Walker
Qualified Early Years Educator

Hi I am Rachel and currently on Maternity Leave.
I support babies and toddlers with their learning and enjoy being outside. I have two beautiful children of my own.
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Roxana Caramidaru
Qualified Early Years Educator

Hi I am Roxana, I am currently on Maternity Leave.
I support Babies and Toddlers and help with their personal care and daily routines. I enjoy getting messy with the children. I have a son of my own and another one due in February.
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Sylvia Conner
Early Years Educator

Hi my name is Sylvia, I work in all of the rooms and thrive in the toddlers room. In my spare time I enjoy reading books and spending time with family.
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Kay Phipps
Early Years Educator

Hi my name is Kay, I work every morning in the toddlers room. in my spare time i like to walk my dogs and spend time with my grandchildren.
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Suzy Cole
Early Years Educator

Hi my name is Suzy, I work every afternoon in the toddlers room and like to take my dogs for long walks when I'm not working.
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Mary- Jane Mcauley
Room Team

Hi My name is Mary- Jane, I'm the nursery apprentice and i currently work in the pre school room. In my spare time I like to watch the soaps and spend time with family.