40 Years of Busy Bees

Busy Bees at Colton Mill

Meet the Team

Kirsty Johnson - Centre Director

Kirsty Johnson

Centre Director

Hello, I am Kirsty and I am the Centre Director here at Busy Bees Colton Mill. 

I commenced my employment with Busy Bees, as a level 3 practitioner in 2006. Since that time, I have completed a management qualification, and progressed in my role, when I became Centre Director in 2015. I hold a level 3 Diploma in childhood studies, as well as a range of other qualifications. My working days are Monday to Thursday. Assistant Centre Director, Cassie steps up to the Centre Director role on Friday's.

I look forward to showing you around our outstanding childcare setting in Leeds.


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Team Member Cassie Appleyard

Cassie Appleyard

Assistant Centre Director

Team Member Lucy Porter

Lucy Porter

Senior Room Manager

Team Member Ellie Ambrose

Ellie Ambrose

Early Years Educator

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