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Laura Adie

Nursery Manager

 

My name is Laura Adie and I am delighted to be the Nursery Manager here at Busy Bees Newhaven Nursery.

With over 10 years experience in early years education, I have worked in a wide range of different childcare settings and have a passion for watching children grow and become the best they can be.

I have my SVQ 3 IN Childcare Education  and also SVQ Level 4.  I am currently studying for my BA Childhood Practice at Edinburgh University. Throughout my years in a  childcare settings I have also completed many courses such as Designated Person - Child Protection, Health and Safety, First Aid and Food Hygiene as well as human resources and sales.  

I live here in Edinburgh with my family. I spend alot of my free time spending quality time with my nephews or out with my black lab Lockie. 

The staff here at Busy Bees are experienced and enthusiastic practitioners providing an excellent level of care in a fun, safe and stimulating environment. We focus on children as individuals ensuring they have an excellent foundation to learning, meeting their individual needs.We always go above and beyond to provide the very best service and the highest quality care and education.

I would love for you to book a visit to experience our nursery for yourself, meet myself and our team and ask any questions to learn more about everything we can offer your child.

I look forward to hearing from you soon

 

Laura Adie 

 





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Corinne Muirhead
Financial Administrator

I started working at our Head Office site in 2007 providing financial administration for most of our Scottish nurseries. I have been based at Edinburgh Newhaven since 2015. I enjoy working here, getting to know our families and being able to help them with their financial queries. If there is anything you need please just let me know.
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Laura Anderson
Room Manager

Hello, I am Laura and I am the Room Manager for the Starfish Room (18 months - 2.5 year). I have my SVQ Level 2 & 3 in childcare and I have been working in childcare for 6 years. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.
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Gemma Charnley
Room Manager

Hi, I am Room Manager for our Turtles Room (6 weeks to 18 months). I have worked in childcare for over 7 years and I am qualified to SVQ 3 in Childcare. I love getting to know different children and helping them to grow and develop into individuals. I enjoy that every day in the nursery is different. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, I like reading, shopping and trips away.
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Hassina Ford
Qualified Early Years Educator

Hi, my name is Hassina, I have worked here at Newhaven Nursery for over 7 years. I have my HNC in Early Education and Childcare and I am fully trained in First Aid at Work. I work in the Turtle Room where I enjoy the challenge of looking after children and watching them grow and develop. Out of work I enjoy spending time with my beautiful daughter Darcy.
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Brenda Budge
Qualified Early Years Educator

Hi I'm Brenda. I have worked in childcare for over 15 years and have spent time working with all age groups. I currently work in our Starfish room where I enjoy seeing the children grow and develop. In my spare time I enjoy meeting friends for dinner and spending time with my 4 sons and their families.
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Angela Flynn
Early Years Educator

I have worked at Newhaven Nursery for 3 years, I have enjoyed working in all the rooms since I have been here. I am working towards my SVQ 2 to become a qualified Early Years Educator. I have attended many training courses over the years including Building the Ambition, Child Protection and Pre Birth to Three. I love watching the children learn and grow in the nursery. I have 2 children myself, Sara and Kieran who I enjoy spending my free time with along with my husband Paul.
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Shannon McGregor
Qualified Early Years Educator

My name is Shannon, I have been working in childcare for 2 years and I have completed my SVQ level 3 in Childcare. I enjoy working with children and watching them grow and develop their own personalities.
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Derri Cummings
Qualified Early Years Educator

I passed my NPA in Playwork and Childcare in 2014 and went on to qualify with Carousel in 2016. I am passionate about working with children as it makes me feel proud watching them grow and learning new things everyday.