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Emma Powell

Nursery Manager

Hi I am Emma Powell and I am the Nursery Manager here at Busy Bees Quedgeley.

I joined Busy Bees in November 2018. I have worked and managed in private Nurseries, Schools and Pre-Schools for a number of years and I have experience working with a range of different age groups. 

I have a real passion for children's development and learning and believe that every child deserves the very best start in life. I am one of the Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL's) for the Nursery. 

I have 2 daughters of my own Bethan is at university studying fashion and art and Jessica is at Hartbury college studying uniform services. 

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Lee Friend
Assistant Manager

Hi I'm Lee and I am the Assistant Manager and SENDCo here at Busy Bees Quedgeley. I joined Busy Bees in May 2019. Alongside Emma, I am also the Designated Safeguarding Lead. I have worked in a variety of settings over the years from Nurseries to Primary Schools in a range of senior roles. I have a real drive for ensuring every child is given the best opportunities and start in life. I love to come up with new ideas of how to wow the children whilst learning new things. I'm always happy to help!
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Eva Vass
Financial Administrator

Hello I am Eva and I am the Financial Administrator here at Busy Bees Quedgeley. I enjoy being able to welcome our families into the Nursery as well as spending time with the children.
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Harriet Hughes
Senior Room Manager

Hello I'm Harriet and I'm one of the Senior Room Managers here at Busy Bees Quedgeley as well as Third In Charge working closely with Emma and Lee. I have many years experience working with children from birth to 3. I enjoy creating welcoming and stimulating environments for the children to learn, grown and develop. I am also the Nursery Health & Safety Coordinator and the Nursery Childcare Rep.
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Jess Scaife
Senior Room Manager

Hi my name is Jess. I am the Senior Room Manager based within the First Steps Room. I joined the team in July 2018 having transferred from the Harrogate Busy bees. I have lots of Childcare experience covering all ages from being a nanny, working in schools as a TA and nursery settings in England and back home in Australia!
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Nikki Webley
Room Manager

Hello. My name is Nikki and i'm the Room Manager of Pre-School here at Busy Bees Quedgeley. I joined the team in April 2019. I really enjoy being with the children and giving them opportunities to explore.
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Sheniece Brown
Room Manager

Hello, I'm Sheniece and I am the Room Manager based in our Baby Unit. I have many years experience working with children from babies to Pr-School.
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Sophie Saunders
Room Manager

Hi my name is Sophie I have a level 3 childcare qualification and I am the Room Manager in Toddlers. I started at Busy bees in February 2018
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Jane Dibbins
Chef

Hi my name is Jane and I am the Head Chef at Busy Bees in Quedgeley
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Charlotte Wren
Early Years Educator

Hi, My name is Charlotte and I am a member of the Baby team working within the First Steps room. We have fantastic facilities and equipment which supports babies development.
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Cat Parry
Qualified Early Years Educator

Hi my name is Cat, I am a level 3 qualified Early Years Educator. I joined Busy Bees in January 2018 as a member of the Baby team and I work within the under 1's room.
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Lauren Chapple
Early Years Educator

Hello, I am Lauren. I am an Early Years Educator based within the Toddler Room. I am currently studying my Level 3 in Childcare. I enjoy conducting music and singing sessions with the children.
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Bryony Collier
Early Years Educator

Hello, I'm Bryony. I joined Busy Bees in May 2019 and I am based in Pre-School. I love being creative and allowing the children to express themselves.
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Shannon Webb
Qualified Early Years Educator

Hello, I'm Shannon and I'm one of the Early Years Educators based in our Toddler Room. I really enjoy sharing stories and getting creative. I'm always happy to help in any room and love to get to know the parents.
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Molly Tremlett
Early Years Educator

Hello I'm Molly. I work mostly in the Pre-School but also work in all rooms and I love to get to know all of the children in our Nursery. I have a little boy of my own who attends Nursery. I'm currently training to gain my childcare qualification and aspire to become a SENDCo.