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Busy Bees in Guiseley

Busy Bees in Guiseley

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  • 15 Park Road
  • Guiseley
  • Leeds
  • LS20 8AR
Ofsted Outstanding for Busy Bees in Guiseley2018
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Meet the Team

Rebecca Wall & Kimberley Hudson

Nursery Manager

 

Hello, my name is Rebecca and I manage the nursery Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. My Assistant Manager, Kimberley, steps up to Manager on a Monday and Tuesday.  I have been a Manager with Busy Bees since 2006 and hold a level 4 qualification in Early Years and a degree in Business Management. Before I was manager at Guiseley, I worked at our Leeds Colton Mill Busy Bees as a Business Manager for 7 years. I am the Designated Safeguarding Lead for the setting, a Paediatric First Aider and First Aider at Work and have other professional training such as in SEND work, Safeguarding Children and Catering-related training such as Food Hygiene. 

I have always been passionate about my job. There is nothing more rewarding for me than seeing young children learn, grow and achieve and develop their own little personalities. I like to ensure that this is at the forefront of what I do and that this passion can be embedded into the strong staff team that we have here at Guiseley. Together, we ensure that the children are highly cared for and given a high quality variety of learning opportunities every day. 

I also believe in strong parent partnerships to ensure the best outcomes for our little ones both at home and at nursery. 

I have two children of my own; a girl,now at Primary School (who used to attend here) and a toddler boy, who currently attends this nursery.   

Kim and I work well as a team to ensure the best possible care and outcomes for all the children here at Guiseley. 

Hello my name is Kimberley and I have worked at Busy Bees Guiseley since 2013. I am the Assistant Manager and step up to the role of Manager on a Monday and Tuesday (and Designated Safeguarding Lead). I hold a level 3 qualification in Childcare Learning and Development and a Level 4 qualification in Leadership and Management.  I have additional training and experience in Safeguarding, Food Hygiene, Behaviour Management and First Aid, amongst other professional development.

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Kimberley Hudson
Assistant Manager

Hi I'm Kim. I have worked at the setting since July '13 and I work full time. I am the Assistant Manager for the nursery and I work in the Poppies room and also oversee the Sunflowers room. I am the Behaviour Management Co-ordinator for the setting and provide support to staff and parents if they are experiencing challenging or difficult times with children. I have completed my level 3 in Management through Busy Bees and look forward to embedding new skills to help me and others in the nursery.
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Katy Edwards
Financial Administrator

Hi, I'm Katy. I've worked at the nursery since January 2014. I am available in nursery Mon-Thurs and happy to help with any queries about finances and your child's sessions at the nursery. I am responsible for co-ordinating the NEG funding throughout the year and have lots of experience with child care vouchers and invoices. I also have an NVQ 2 in Child Care so have been known to help out in the rooms at times. If you need to know anything about the finance side please do call in to see me.
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Hazel Bradley
Senior Room Manager

Hi, I am Hazel and I have worked at Busy Bees since 2006 and I am a Senior Room Manager in the under Twos. I am qualified to level 4 and have lots of experience dealing with feeding, weaning and the early development stages, especially having had two girls of my own too.
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Kirsty Midgley
Senior Room Manager

Hello, my name is Kirsty and I am the Senior Room Manager in our Tulips room, also overseeing the Daffodils room. I step to the role of Assistant Manager on a Monday & Tuesday and I work full time. I am the H&S coordinator for the setting and the Nursery SENCO. I have been in childcare since 2007. I have my level 3 in Childcare and level 3 Management qualification. I am very passionate about working with children and watching them grow. I have 2 children of my own, one at school, one at nursery
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Michelle Tansley
Senior Room Manager

Hi, my name is Michelle. I am the Senior Room Manager of Crocus room. I have worked at Busy Bees Guiseley since 2008 and have worked in every room in the nursery during this time. I have a first class degree in early childhood studies from Leeds Trinity University. I have a young son who attended Busy Bees and really enjoyed his time here. When I am not at work I enjoy spending time with my family including our family pet Jess the dog.
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Sandra McCambley & Luke Bodkin
Chef

Meet our catering team.

Sandra is our chef who works every morning. She holds a level 3 qualification in Food Safety and Hygiene for Supervisors.

Luke is our Assistant Chef and has been in catering for over 15 years. He works fulltime, 830am until 5pm everyday.

They work together to produce the fine home cooked nutritionally balanced meals and snacks on offer at nursery throughout the week. They are also happy to discuss nursery food and weaning with parents and answer any queries.
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Emily, Lucy and Chloe.
Room Team

Hi, We are the Sunflowers team! We support the eldest children of the nursery with their transition to school, following a Preschool Project every Summer. We know how important it is to help support children with their 'school readiness', from being able to dress themselves and learning to use the toilet without assistance,to a good understanding of the values of sharing and turn taking. We focus on these plus the educational elements of the curriculum to ensure the best start for every child.
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Alison, Lindsey, Abigail and Caitlin
Room Team

Hello, we are the Daffodils team and we look after the toddlers, supporting them with their emerging physical development, communication and language and personal, social and emotional development. We ensure the children feel secure here in all senses. Our troop love the outdoors and everything we do indoors we like to take outside too. We have direct access to the garden and so this makes free flow playtime easy and fun, allowing the children choice about where as well as how to play
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Kirsty, Jonathon, Jo and Shannon
Room Team

Hello, we are the Tulips team and we support two to two and a half year olds each day. Tulip's children are a creative bunch and love to make a mess! We enjoy supporting them with the fine motor skills and communication by providing them with many different play opportunities in the water, sand, dough, gloop, baking, chalking, sticking and gluing, construction and role play to name but a few ! They also love stories and songs and have favourite rhymes that we sing using props and puppets.
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Hazel, Jenny, Michelle, Chelby, Aimee & Krystal
Room Team

Hello, we are the Babies team and we work in Foxgloves and Bluebells (3 months to 18 months). We have over 15 years of experience between us supporting nursery-aged children and have first hand experience of all the fun that accompanies weaning, sleeping, first steps and first words. We have seen it all ! and are happy to support with any parent concerns or queries about any aspect of any babies development. We focus on babies care, sensory experiences,communication and physical development.
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Kim, Lorraine, Tuhina and Michelle
Room Team

Hi, We are the Poppies gang and we support children aged 3 +. We enjoy lots of different activities with the children from ICT, role play, creative and craft fun, sand and water activities, gloop and play dough to construction, books, singing and outdoor play. We have very strong values and like to discuss how we share and care for our friends and our classroom. We also like to support the children with independence and with their earliest writing skills through our 'Shake and Write' enhancement
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Michelle, Donna & Olivia
Room Team

Hey there, we are the Crocus team and we support the 2-3 age group. We encourage the children's physical, personal and social and communication and language development through our daily planned activities as well as introducing maths, art, knowledge of the world and science to their play. We love the outdoors and exploring the children's imaginations following their interests. You will also find us singing and dancing a lot as the children find this so much fun, it keeps us all happy and fit!

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