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Sarah or Claire

Nursery Manager

Sarah Welburn and Claire McGowan both share the Centre Director role at Preston Ashton House.

My name is Sarah Welburn. I have worked for Busy Bees since 2009. I am the Centre Director for the upper floor classrooms, this is a very fulfilling role which I thoroughly enjoy. I am based half in the office and half in the classrooms. I have a Foundation degree in childcare and Early Years and my level 5 Management. I have a wide range of knowledge and experience working in the Early Years sector.

My name is Claire McGowan I started working a t Busy Bees at Ashton House in 2002, working towards my level 3 qualification in childcare. I became room manager of the baby room in 2006 and in 2008 I became senior area manager of the baby area. I had a little boy in 2009. After my maternity leave I became assistant manager for a year in 2011. I then had a little girl in 2012 I came back to work as a senior room manager in the 2’s area until 2016 when I became the Centre Director for the under 3's.

 

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Tasha & Danielle
Assistant Manager

My name is Tasha I am the Assistant Floor Manager for the lower floor at Ashton House. I have a B A Hons in Education and Professional Studies and a Level 5 degree in Management.
My name is Danielle i am the Assistant Floor Manager for the upper floor at Ashton House. I have a level 3 in childcare and leadership and management.
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Jen Carr
Financial Administrator

My name is Jen I have worked at nursery since 2008.I have recently become the Financial Administrator after being the Assistant Manager and working in the Pre-School room. I am enjoying this new challenge and role.
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Senior Team
Senior Room Manager

We are a dedicated senior team supporting the centre, ensuring we are delivering outstanding care, service, quality and value to all our families.
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Kitchen Team
Chef

We have dedicated chefs in our centre, they ensure our children receive our award-winning menus everyday.
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Bumbles Team
Early Years Educator

We are dedicated to providing high quality childcare, we are proud to deliver high quality childcare and exceptional learning opportunities in exciting, nurturing environments, perfectly designed for children under 5.
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Bombles Team
Early Years Educator

We have a large team of educators at our centre all with unique strengths which make our nursery burst with various areas of expertise supporting all our children's learning outcomes and forming special key person relationships.
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Buzz Team
Early Years Educator

We are passionate and dedicated to ensuring every child and their family receive the best start in life and the skills for their next journey of starting school.
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Housekeepers
Early Years Educator

Our centre housekeepers ensure our nursery is clean and tidy, they educate our children on the importance of hand washing and cleaning all those nasty germs away.