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Anna Nichols

Nursery Manager

I hold a Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies and graduated in 2014, I also hold a NVQ Level 3 in childcare qualification. I hold an up to date Paediatric First aid certificate and am trained in SENCo – I have had 4 years of experience supporting SEN children and am very passionate about inclusive practice. I managed my previous setting for 4 years and started at the setting in 2010 as the nursery apprentice. I am a very passionate about my career and I am very driven to succeed in my role. I am very excited to be starting with Busy Bees and I can’t wait to put my stamp on the nursery - I am always striving to ensure that the childcare provision is of a high quality and the children’s interests are captured to provide a happy, stimulating environment.  

 

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Rachael Jones
Assistant Manager

Rachael has worked at Busy Bees for 2 years, Rachael previously worked at Busy Bees in Reading as a Room Manager in Babies. Rachael now works in our Pre-School Room as Senior Room Manager and is also our Childcare Representative, she oversees Childcare throughout the whole Nursery. Rachael is named person for Behaviour Management and secondary SENCo. Rachael has a little girl who comes to the nursery as well.
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Louise Rance
Financial Administrator

Louise has been working at Busy Bees since September 2006. She works part time/term time only and has two children aged 6 years and 4 years.
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Carol Grace
Chef

Carol joined Busy Bees in January 2015. Carol previously worked as a Manager in a residential home and within the care industry as a cook. She have 3 grown up children and 5 grandchildren.
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Tinies & Crawlers Room
Room Team

Rachael is our Senior Room Manager, she is also our Training Mentor and Behaviour Management Coordinator, she has been with us since September 2016, she is supported by Marna who joined us in March 2017 as Early Years Educator and Katie who works part-time and has been with us since 2007.
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First Steps Room
Room Team

Barbara is our Room Manager and has been at the nursery since December 2016, she is supported by Vicky who is currently working towards her NVQ Level 3, she started with us in July 2013 and Deborah who started in April 2017 and is a Qualified Early Years Educator and also Valerie who has just started with us as Early Years Educator.
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Little Robins Room
Room Team

Vicky is our Senior Room Manager and also our Health and Safety Representative, she joined us in April 2017, she is supported by Hayley who joined in October 2015 and Jordan who joined in September 2015, both Hayley and Jordan are working toward their NVQ Level 3.
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Pre-School Room
Room Team

Vanessa is our Pre-School Teacher and has been with us since March 2008, she is supported by Claire who is Level 2 Early Years Educator and also our Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo), she has been with us since February 2011, and Nitta who is our Lunch Cover Assistant, she joined in August 2017.